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RCA Inspiration Celebrates 12 Nominations for the 2020 GMA Dove Awards!

RCA Inspiration Celebrates 12 Nominations for the 2020 GMA Dove Awards!

RCA Inspiration celebrates twelve Dove Award nominations this year, with the full list of nominees just unveiled for the upcoming 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards, taking place in October. Seven artists are nominated, with hit makers Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Kierra Sheard, Le’Andria Johnson, Donald Lawrence, Donnie McClurkin, and Kurt Carr amongst seven categories for their acclaimed releases over the preceding year. Garnering two nods in the top categories of Song of the Year and Gospel Artist of the Year, the remaining ten Dove Award nominations span all the Gospel categories: Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (with a separate writer’s nod for Franklin), Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year, Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year, Traditional Gospel Album of the Year, and Gospel Worship Album of the Year. Each year the Gospel Music Association’s (GMA) Dove Awards celebrates the excellent artistry and successes across all varieties of Christian and Gospel music in the world, including Pop/Contemporary, Rap/Hip Hop, Traditional and Contemporary Gospel, Spanish Language, Worship, Bluegrass/Country/Roots, and more.

 

Phil Thornton, SVP and General Manager of RCA Inspiration says: “Congratulations to Kirk, Travis, Kierra, Le’Andria, Donald, Donnie, and Kurt on their nominations! Thank you to the GMA for honoring their music from this past year with this recognition. Gospel music has remained as vital as ever in uplifting our spirits and staying strong to help each other endure these challenging times. We look forward to celebrating all the music in store for this year’s Dove Awards!”

 

The full list of RCA Inspiration’s GMA Dove Awards nominations is below. The 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards will air on Friday, October 30, 2020 on TBN.

 

RCA Inspiration 2020 GMA Dove Awards nominations:

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Donald Lawrence, “Deliver Me (This is My Exodus)” feat. Le’Andria Johnson

Kirk Franklin, “Love Theory” (Fo Yo Soul/RCA)

 

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA)

Travis Greene

 

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

Travis Greene, “Won’t Let Go”

Kierra Sheard. “It Keeps Happening” (Karew Entertainment/ RCA Inspiration)

 

GOSPEL WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

Kierra Sheard, “Something Has to Break (Live)” featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard (Karew Entertainment/ RCA Inspiration)

 

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Kierra Sheard, KIERRA (Karew Entertainment/ RCA Inspiration)

Kirk Franklin, LONG LIVE LOVE (Fo Yo Soul/RCA)

 

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Donnie McClurkin, A Different Song CamDon Music/RCA Inspiration)

Kurt Carr, Bless Somebody Else (Kurt Carr Gospel/ RCA Inspiration)

 

GOSPEL WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Travis Greene, Broken Record

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