Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue GMA Dove Awards nominations announced
GMA Dove Awards nominations announced PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 02:17 PM EST

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) today announced the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards nominees at a press conference in Atlanta, which was streamed live at www.hearitfirst.com.

Artist of the Year nominees are Casting Crowns, Jason Crabb, Laura Story, LeCrae and The Isaacs. New Artist of the Year nominees are Jamie-Grace, Dara Maclean, Royal Tailor, Beyond The Ashes and The City Harmonic.

Nominees were announced at The Georgian Terrace Hotel by GRAMMY-nominated R&B artist Montell Jordan, known for the hit “This is How We Do It”; BET Lift Every Voice host CoCo Brother; Daytime-EMMY-nominated comedian Chonda Pierce; and World Heavyweight Champion wrestler A.J. Styles.

“The GMA is excited to again honor the artists, songwriters and creative individuals in our community through the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards,” said Jackie Patillo, GMA’s executive director. “This event not only celebrates great work, but provides a platform to further our mission of exposing, promoting and celebrating the gospel through music.”

Atlanta will host the Dove Awards for a second time at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, April 19. Last year, Sherri Shepherd hosted a sold-out show that aired on the Gospel Music Channel and drew 1.5 million viewers.

The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards nominees include Chris August, Chris Tomlin, Jason Crabb, Kirk Franklin and Steven Curtis Chapman for Male Vocalist of the Year; Francesca Battistelli, Kari Jobe, Laura Story, Mandisa and Natalie Grant for Female Vocalist of the Year; and Casting Crowns, David Crowder Band, Gaither Vocal Band, Needtobreathe and The Isaacs for Group of the Year.

Click here for a full list of nominees.

 

In this current issue:

Vote in March in Christian Retailing’s Best awards

News image

It’s time to vote! Christian Retailing invites anyone involved in...

READ MORE

New Hampshire store wins Joyce Meyer book display contest

News image

In 2014, Faithwords, a division of Hachette Book Group, held...

READ MORE

‘Expect’ to transform lives at ICRS in Orlando

News image

The International Christian Retailing show returns to Orlando, Florida, this...

READ MORE

New product accessibility highlights AmericasMart March Market

News image

Industry-leading educational programming and collaborations complement an efficient product sourcing...

READ MORE

‘God’s Not Dead’ takes top honors at Movieguide Awards

News image

Pure Flix Entertainment’s best-selling DVD God’s Not Dead received top...

READ MORE

‘The Devil in Pew Number Seven' to hit the big screen

News image

AFFIRM Films and Mass Hysteria Entertainment Inc. have announced their...

READ MORE

The Parable Group launches 2nd annual writing contest

News image

The Parable Group, its retail partners and WestBow Press—the strategic...

READ MORE

Destiny Image: 'We made the right decision'

News image

Citing major financial considerations, Nori Media Group CEO Don Nori...

READ MORE

LifeWay signs letter of intent on Nashville property

News image

After analyzing more than a dozen offers to purchase its...

READ MORE

700 Club, Joni to feature lauded HCI authors

News image

HCI Books authors Tonier Cain and Erin Merryn will get...

READ MORE

InterVarsity Press inks Tampa pastor to book deal

News image

Pastor, author and recording artist Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen has...

READ MORE

Worthy signs Sandra Hagee Parker for debut book

News image

Worthy Publishing announces it signing of author Sandra Hagee Parker—daughter...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a