The Biggest Celebration Of Gospel’s Elite Primeres Tonight On TBN! Will You Be Tuned In?

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 17: (Photo by Grant Exline /Icon Sportswire)

The 48th Annual Dove Awards

Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, and Travis Greene, whenever you hear the names of these powerhouse gospel singers you know a praise festival is near.  The highly anticipated 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards  airs tonight on TBN. Will you be tuned in to the biggest celebration of gospel’s elite?

Via Dove Awards

This year’s award show was held at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena.  The show will honor inspiring Christian/Gospel entertainment from Rock, Pop and Gospel to Country, Spanish Language, film and more, the night also featured one-of-a-kind performances from artists across the world.  Taking the stage to create unique collaborations, Travis Greene, along with The Oak Ridge Boys, joined Zach Williams to open the Dove Awards Show, performing Williams’ hit “Chain Breaker.”  Koryn Hawthorne paired up with Branan Murphy, performing their song “All The Wrong Things” on the Dove Awards Pre-Show, and Tasha Page-Lockhart also presented an award on the Dove Awards Pre-Show.

Be sure to tune into the biggest celebration of gospel tonight!

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Chris Tomlin, sixsteprecords/Sparrow Records
for KING & COUNTRY, Word Entertainment
Hillsong United, Hillsong Music Australia/Sparrow Records
MercyMe, Fair Trade Services
TobyMac, ForeFront Records

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Chain Breaker” – (writers) Jonathan Smith, Mia Fieldes, Zach Williams
“Come Alive (Dry Bones)” – (writers) Lauren Daigle, Michael Farren
“Even If” – (writers) Bart Millard, Ben Glover, Crystal Lewis, David Garcia, Tim Timmons
“Eye Of The Storm” – (writers) Bryan Fowler, Ryan Stevenson
“Feel Invincible” – (writers) John Cooper, Seth Mosley
“Great Are You Lord” – (writers) David Leonard, Jason Ingram, Leslie Jordan
“King Of The World” – (writers) Sam Mizell, Becca Mizell, Natalie Grant
“O Come To The Altar” – (writers) Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Steven Furtick, Wade Joye
“The Lion & The Lamb” – (writers) Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson, Leeland Mooring
“Thy Will” – (writers) Bernie Herms, Emily Lynn Weisband, Hillary Scott
“What a Beautiful Name” – (writers) Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

“Ever Be” – (writers) Bobby Strand, Chris Greely, Gabriel Wilson, Kalley Heiligenthal
“Fierce” – (writers) Chris Quilala, Joshua Silverberg, Mia Fieldes
“O Come To The Altar” – (writers) Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Steven Furtick, Wade Joye
“The Lion & The Lamb” – (writers) Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson, Leeland Mooring
“What a Beautiful Name” – (writers) Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Let Them Fall In Love – CeCe Winans
Worship Journal Live – Fred Hammond
One Way – Tamela Mann
Secret Place – Vashawn Mitchell
Demonstrate – William Murphy

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Bri (Brianna Babineaux), Marquis Boone Enterprises/Tyscot Records
Micah Tyler, Fair Trade Services
Social Club Misfits, Capitol CMG Label Group
Steven Malcolm, Word Entertainment
Zach Williams,  Provident Label Group

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

CeCe Winans, Pure Springs Gospel
Kirk Franklin, Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Inspiration
Tamela Mann, TillyMann Music Group
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Motown Gospel
Travis Greene, RCA Inspiration

BLUEGRASS/COUNTRY/ROOTS RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

“Don’t Give Up On Me” – Bradley Walker
“Little White Church House” – Doug Anderson
“When Grandpa Sang Amazing Grace” – The Nelons
“Back to God” – Reba McEntire
“Rocks” – The Isaacs

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Very Next Thing – Casting Crowns
Rise – Danny Gokey
The River – Jordan Feliz
Lifer – MercyMe
Chain Breaker – Zach Williams

INSPIRATIONAL FILM OF THE YEAR

“Ben Hur” – (producers) LightWorkers Media, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Paramount Pictures, Sean Daniel Company
“The Case For Christ” – (producers) Triple Horse Studios, Pure Flix Entertainment
“I’m Not Ashamed” – (producers) Visible Pictures, Big Film Factory, Pure Flix Entertainment
“Priceless” – (producer) Roadside Attractions
“The Shack” – (producers) Netter Productions, Summit Entertainment

Dove Awards
NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 17: (Photo by Jay Medeiros/Icon Sportswire)
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