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Friday, 20 April 2012 09:44 AM EDT

The 43rd Annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards saw Laura Story  and Needtobreathe each take home three awards at the event held last night, April 19 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. Story also won a fan-voted award for Songwriter of the Year.

Story won Song of the Year and Pop Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “Blessings” and Pop Contemporary Recorded Album of the Year for Blessings (Fair Trade Services).

Needtobreathe also took home a trio of awards for Group of the Year, Rock Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “Slumber” and Rock Contemporary Album of the Year for The Reckoning (Atlantic Records).

Jason Crabb came away with the Male Vocalist of the Year award as well as Artist of the Year. Natalie Grant was named Female Vocalist of the Year, and Jamie-Grace won New Artist of the Year.

Among the other winners were Kirk Franklin and took the Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year category with Hello Fear (Verity Gospel) and Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “I Smile.”

Hip-hop artist Lecrae also garnered two Doves in Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year for “Hallelujah” and Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for Rehab: The Overdose (Reach Records).

The awards ceremony will be nationally televised on GMC on Tuesday, April 24, at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET. Click here to view the winners’ list.

Editor's note: This story has been updated since its original publication.

 

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