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  • MercyMe, Williams, Winans have big night at GMA Dove Awards

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (one month ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Gospel music veterans MercyMe were named Artist of the Year at the 48th annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards Oct. 17 in Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville.

    The band's frontman, Bart Millard, who wrote the monster hit "I Can Only Imagine" and the more recent chart-topper "Even If," took home the award for Artist Songwriter of the Year. According to the Tennessean, Millard told the crowd, "We've been a band for 23 years ... yay for old people!" Read More

  • Daigle again tops list of Dove Award nominees

    by Staff, posted Friday, August 11, 2017 (4 months ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Lauren Daigle again tops the list of artist nominees at this year's GMA Dove Awards with five nominations. Daigle was named last year's Artist of the Year and 2015's New Artist of the Year, after topping the charts with her song "How Can It Be." She is nominated for this year's Song of the Year for "Come Alive (Dry Bones)" and four other awards.

    Daigle is joined in the top nominee spot by newcomer Zach Williams, whose first solo single "Chain Breaker" reached No. 1 on the Hot Christian Songs chart earlier this year and is nominated for Song of the Year. Williams also received five nods, including a nomination in the New Artist category along with Bri, Micah Tyler, Social Club Misfits and Steven Malcolm. Read More

  • Andraé Crouch kindled 'new dimension' of worship

    by Laura Erlanson, posted Friday, January 09, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Legendary gospel songwriter and performer Andraé Crouch has died at the age of 72.

    Crouch's songs -- among them: "My Tribute," "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power," "Soon and Very Soon," "Bless the Lord" and "Through It All" -- have become standards and are included in the hymnals of both African American and Anglo churches. Read More

  • Hillsong big winner at 45th Dove Awards

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, October 08, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Dove Awards
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Hillsong UNITED, a worship band at Australia's Hillsong Church, was the big winner at the Gospel Music Association's 45th annual Dove Awards Oct. 7.

    The band was named Artist of the Year and their song "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" received awards for Song of the Year, Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year and Worship Song of the Year. The song has been at or near the top of the Christian charts for more than a year. Read More