Dove Nominees Announced!

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The biggest night in Christian Music (the 43rd Annual Dove Awards)  is almost here.  If you were wondering who got the nod for the Dove this year, here are the nominees!  Who do you think will win?

Song of the Year

  • “Alive” by Natalie Grant (Bernie Herms and Nichole Nordeman; Wow Partners; Wow Partners)
”Blessings” by Laura Story (Laura Story; New Spring Publishing (ASCAP), Laura Stories (ASCAP); Fair Trade
  • “Celebrate Me Home” by the Perrys (Joel Lindsey & Wayne Haun; PsalmSinger Music; Daywind Records)
  • “
Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)” by Casting Crowns (Michael Bleecker, Mark Hall; Word Music/SWECS; Beach Street
  • “Hold Me” by Jamie Grace (Jamie Grace Harper Toby McKeehan Christopher Steve; Universal Music-BrentwoodBenson Tunes, Songs of Th; Gotee Records
  • “I Smile” by Kirk Franklin (Kirk Franklin, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Frederic; Bridge Building Music (BMI), Aunt Gertrude Music P; Gospocentric
  • “I’ve Been Here Before” by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (Ernie Haase, Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun; PsalmSinger Music; StowTown Records)
”Please Forgive Me” by the Gaither Vocal Band (Gerald Crabb; Chestnut Mound Music; Gaither Music Group)
  • “Who Am I” by Jason Crabb (Rusty Goodman; Playin’ TAG Music; Gaither Music Group)
  • “Your Great Name” by Natalie Grant (Krissy Nordhoff, Michael Neale; Tow Nords Music (ASCAP), Integrity’s Praise Music (BMI); Curb Records)


Male Vocalist of the Year 

Chris August
  • Chris Tomlin
  • Jason Crabb
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Steven Curtis Chapman



Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Francesca Battistelli
  • Kari Jobe
  • Laura Story
Natalie Grant



Group of the Year

  • Casting Crowns
  • David Crowder*Band
  • Gaither Vocal Band
  • The Isaacs



Artist of the Year

Jason Crabb
  • Laura Story
  • LeCrae
  • The Isaacs



New Artist of the Year

  • Beyond The Ashes
  • Dara Maclean
  • Royal Tailor
  • The City Harmonic


*Source: CCM Magazine – read more here.