The GMA Dove Awards will return to a live, in-person event Oct. 19. The show, broadcast from Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, will air exclusively on TBN on Fri., Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. ET and again at 10 p.m. ET.
Dove Award-winning Artists Natalie Grant and Jonathan McReynolds will co-host this year’s GMA Dove Awards. A few of the artists set to perform on the show include Lauren Daigle, Elevation Worship, KB, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams.
“We are thrilled to welcome back an in-person Dove Awards this year and equally excited about our impressive list of nominees,” said GMA President Jackie Patillo. “As we continue to celebrate the immense creativity and diversity within our community, we’re looking forward to an awards program this year’s nominees deserve.”
This year’s top nominations include Steven Furtick with ten (10) nominations, Chris Brown with nine (9), Wayne Haun with eight (8), seven (7) nominations each for Elevation Worship and Brandon Lake, six (6) to For King & Country and five (5) nods to CeCe Winans, Ed Cash, Tiffany Hammer (Hudson) and Zach Williams. For a complete list of nominees, visit www.doveawards.com.
Annually, the GMA Dove Awards celebrate the contributions of artists from every style of Christian/Gospel music. The theme of this year’s show, “Stronger Together,” highlights the strength in unity and resilience among the Christian/Gospel music community over the past year.
Voted on by the GMA Professional Membership, this year’s nominees were chosen from over 4,600 submitted entries and include a wide range of creativity and artistic integrity in both artist and non-artist categories. The nominations for the 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards were previously announced at a live streamed event in August
The 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards is a production of the Gospel Music Association. For more on GMA, visit www.gospelmusic.org. For the latest on the Dove Awards, go to www.doveawards.com. Also, follow @gmadoveawards on Facebook, Twitter, and @gospelmusicassoc on Instagram.