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BLOG: Dove Winners Receive Grammy Nods

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The nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards have been announced and several of our Dove Awards Winners have received nods including Lauren Daigle, Matt Maher, Tasha Cobbs and more! Congratulations to all of our Christian and Gospel Grammy Nominees! See the complete list here.

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BLOG: 60 Seconds with Dove Nominee Kari Jobe

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Kari Jobe will serve as a presenter at this year’s Dove Awards. The worship leader recently released Majestic (Revisited), a reimagined special edition of her 2014 Dove Award-winning album, Majestic (Sparrow Records). Kari has been quite the road warrior this year, performing at Chris Tomlin’s sold-out “Worship Night in America” events and joining the line-up of the multi-worship artist OutCry Tour. She’ll head out with Matt Redman on the “Unbroken Praise Tour” this fall, hitting cities throughout the U.K. Next year, she’s poised to release her biggest achievement to date—a baby. The songstress will give birth to her first child in early 2016. Kari recently gave us 60 seconds of her time to talk wardrobe malfunctions, red carpet maternity wear and dressing room must-haves…

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NEWS: Billboard Exclusively Premieres Crowder’s “Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)” Music Video

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Billboard is exclusively unveiling “Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains),” the latest music video from GRAMMY® Nominee Crowder. With camera shots captured by drones, the music video features a festival atmosphere, complete with lasers, neon and banjos. Crowder also invited special guest Tedashii to take part in the filming. After the recording, guests were invited to partake in bull riding, a petting zoo and delight in food trucks.

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BLOG: 60 Seconds with Dove-Nominated Band MercyMe

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MercyMe is slated to perform at this year’s Dove Awards. After performing “Greater” at last year’s show—sporting bold matching shirts—who knows what the band has up their sleeves this time! Before they take the Dove stage, they’ll release their sophomore Christmas album, MercyMe, It’s Christmas! (Fair Trade Services), on Oct. 9. The project is the band’s first Christmas release in a decade and includes three originals, along with a slew of holiday classics.

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NEWS: GMA Announces Performers and Presenters for 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards – October 13

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The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces initial list of performers and presenters set to appear at the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Top acts Casting Crowns, Kirk Franklin, Lauren Daigle and Danny Gokey are set to perform. Bill Gaither, Blanca, Michael W. Smith and Michelle Williams will present top honors as they join recently announced co-hosts Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson for Gospel Music’s biggest night of the year.

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NEWS: for KING & COUNTRY to Appear on THE TODAY SHOW and FRONT AND CENTER

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for KING & COUNTRY, the two-time 2015 Grammy nominated duo of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, have hit the ground running in 2015. In addition to their current U.S. tour, their highest debuting album of their career (#13 on the Billboard Top 200), the band will visit New York City to appear on the Today Show and to tape their first-ever all-performance television special for the critically acclaimed music series, Front and Center on which the likes of Lady Antebellum, Counting Crows, Cyndi Lauper, The Fray, Jack Johnson, Train, John Hiatt and Keith Urban have appeared.

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INDUSTRY UPDATE: Ellie Holcomb on the Importance of Building Community

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The independent songwriter enjoyed a memorable year in 2014, from a very successful Kickstarter campaign and a spot on Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God tour to a hit album, As Sure as the Sun, and the aforementioned Dove Award win for New Artist. Yet for those who think Ellie’s the new girl on the block, she wants you to know that such success comes with a “slow build” of the community around her.

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NEWS: 2014 Dove Awards Recap + Winners

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Tonight, the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards were handed out in 42 categories, as well as 4 special awards, with Hillsong UNITED taking home 5 honors, including the coveted “Artist of the Year” and “Song of the Year” trophies. Switchfoot and Skilletjoined Hillsong UNITED as multiple winners of the evening. Co-hosted by Lecrae and MercyMe’s Bart Milliard, the awards drew a record attendance at the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University. The entire show will be broadcast exclusively on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 12.

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NEWS: More 2014 Dove Performers + Presenters

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The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces more presenters and performers to appear at the 45th Annual GMA Doves Awards (www.doveawards.com). Current nominees set to appear are for King & Country, 1 Girl Nation, Ellie Holcomb, Tedashii, David and Tamela Mann, Al and Lisa Robertson of Duck Dynasty and Sandi Patty. The Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, October 7 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn.; set to air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on October 12, 2014. For Dove updates and breaking news, please visit the Gospel Music Association’s social networks.

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NEWS: Bart Millard + Lecrae to Host 2014 Dove Awards

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The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces multi-Dove Award winning powerhouses Bart Millard of MercyMe and Lecrae as co-hosts for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards (www.doveawards.com). The Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN and will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).

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