Dove Awards GMC on April 24
April 18, 2012

Produced by the Gospel Music Association (GMA), the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on April 19 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta.

"This is an event that has a history of bringing together people who are not only giving us a new favorite song to sing, but who are anointed with a heavenly message," said GMA Executive Director Jackie Patillo.

The Dove Awards will air on the Gospel Music Channel on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 8 p.m. EST and again at 10 p.m. EST.

A lists of nominees is as follows:

Song of the Year

Alive: Natalie Grant; Bernie Herms and Nichole Nordeman; Wow Partners; Wow Partners
Blessings; Laura Story; Laura Story; New Spring Publishing (ASCAP), Laura Stories (ASCAP); Fair Trade

Celebrate Me Home: Perrys; Joel Lindsey & Wayne Haun; Psalm Singer Music; Daywind Records

Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me): Casting Crowns; Michael Bleecker, Mark Hall; Word Music/SWECS; Beach Street

Hold Me: Jamie Grace; Jamie Grace Harper Toby McKeehan Christopher Steve; Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Tunes, Songs of Th; Gotee Records

I Smile: Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Frederic; Bridge Building Music (BMI), Aunt Gertrude Music P; Gospocentric

I've Been Here Before: Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Ernie Haase, Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun; PsalmSinger Music; StowTown Records

Please Forgive Me: Gaither Vocal Band; Gerald Crabb; Chestnut Mound Music; Gaither Music Group

Who Am I:Jason Crabb; Rusty Goodman; Playin' TAG Music; Gaither Music Group

Your Great Name: 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
Casting Crowns
Jason Crabb
Laura Story
The Isaacs

New Artist of the Year
Beyond The Ashes
Dara Maclean
Royal Tailor
The City Harmonic

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

Hallelujah: LeCrae; Reach


Please Don't Let Me Go: Outta Space Love; Group 1 Crew; Manwell Reyes, Pablo Villatoro, Andy

Anderson, David Garcia;  Fervent

Riot: Backlight; Tedashi; Reach Records

The Overdose: Rehab Deluxe; LeCrae;  Reach Records

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

Dark Horses: Vice Verses; Switchfoot; Jonathan Foreman, Tim Foreman;  Credential Recordings/lowercasepeople/Atlantic

Faceless: Until We Have Faces; Red; Anthony Armstrong, Rob Graves, Jasen Rauch, Mark Holman;  Essential Records

Invisible: Horseshoes and Handgrenades; Disciple; Kevin Young, Ben Glover, Rob Hawkins;  Fair Trade Services, LLC

One Day Too Late:Awake; Skillet; John L. Cooper, Brian Howes; Ardent

Your Love Is A Mystery; Crazy Love; Hawk Nelson; Jason Dunn & Daniel Biro; BEC Recordings

Born Again:Born Again (Miracle Edition); Newsboys; Seth Mosely, Juan Otero,michael Tate, Wes Campbell;  InPop

Crazy Love:Crazy Love; Hawk Nelson; Jason Dunn, Daniel Biro, Ian Eskelin, & Tony Wood; ; BEC Recordings

Drifting:TBA; Plumb with Dan Haseltine; Tiffany Arbuckle Lee, Matt Bronleewe, Dan Haseltine;  Curb Records

Lucy: Awake; Skillet; John L. Cooper; ; Atlantic/Ardent/Fair Trade

Slumber; The Reckoning; NEEDTOBREATHE; Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart; ; Atlantic Records

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Alive (MARY MAGDALENE): Music Inspired By THE STORY; Natalie Grant; Nichole Nordeman, Bernie Herms;WOW Joint Venture

Blessings: Blessings; Laura Story; Laura Story; Fair Trade Services, LLC

Hold Me: One Song at a Time; Jamie Grace; Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan, Chris Stevens; Gotee Records

Someone Worth Dying For:A Beautiful Life; MIKESCHAIR; Benjamin Glover, Michael Alan Grayson, Samuel Anton Tinnesz;  Curb Records

Your Great Name: Love Revolution; Natalie Grant; Michael Neale, Krissy Nordhoff;  Curb Records

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

All Things New: On Our Way Home; Nicol Sponberg; Carl Cartee, Jeromy Deibler, Ronnie Freeman, Jason Ingram; Curb Records

Hope Of The Broken World: Hope Of The Broken World; Selah; Carl Cartee, Jennie Riddle;Curb

I Surrender: New Day; The Martins; Chris Eaton, Joyce Sanders; Gaither Music Group

I'll Take What's Left: Dreamin' Wide Awake; Doug Anderson; Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun;  StowTown

Love Is a Cross: Faroe Islands; Russ Taff; Jesse Butterworth, Joy Williams, Regie Hamm;  Spring Hill Music

Urban Recorded Song of the Year

All I Need feat. Chris Lee: Captured; FLAME; Marcus Gray, Chris Lee Cobbins, Abraham Olaleye;  Clear Sight Music

Make It Loud: Make It Loud; Martha Munizzi; Martha Munizzi, Danielle Munizzi, Khristian Dentley, Pablo Villatoro;  Martha Munizzi Music


Sweeter; The Love Album; Kim Burrell

Windows: Canton Jones; CAJO International

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

He Has His Hands On You: Here I Am; Marvin Sapp; Marvin Sapp, Stan Jones;  Verity

I Smile; Hello Fear; Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Frederick Tackett; ; Verity

I'd Rather Have Jesus: The Song Lives On; Jason Crabb; George Beverly Shea, Rhea F. Miller;  Gaither Music Group

The Promise: The Journey; Andrae Crouch; Andrae Crouch, Luther Mano Hanes; ; Riverphlo Entertainment

What I Have I Give: Treasures Unseen; Beyond The Ashes; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey, Depp Britt; ; Vine

Worship Song of the Year

Beautiful Things;Beautiful Things; Gungor; Michael Gungor, Lisa Gungor; ; EMI CMG Publishing

Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me):Mark Hall, Michael Bleecker; Mark Hall,Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/My Refuge Music (BMI) Michael Bleecker,Word Music (ASCAP); Come To The Well: Casting Crowns; Provident Label Group

Hosanna: Brooke Fraser; Hillsong Publishing

I Give Myself Away:William McDowell, Sam Hinn; Delivery Room Publishing; As We Worship Live; William McDowell; Light Records/Entertainment One

When the Stars Burn Down: Jonathan Lee and Jennie Riddle; UNIVERSAL MUSIC- BRENTWOOD BENSON TUNES (SESAC)/ JLEE PUBLISHING (SESAC). ADMIN BY UNIVERSAL MUSIC/ INTEGRITY PRAISE! MUSIC; When the Stars Burn Down; Travis Cottrell; Inciite Media

Your Great Name: Michael Neale, Krissy Nordhoff; Integrity's Praise Music; Love Revolution; Natalie Grant; Integrity Music

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