44th Annual GMA Dove Award Nominations
August 21, 2013 at 10:14 AM (PT)
The GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION (GMA) announces the nominees for the 44th Annual GMA DOVE AWARDS. The show will take place on TUESDAY 10/15, 7:30p CT at ALLEN ARENA on the campus of LIPSCOMP UNIVERSITY in NASHVILLE. It will be broadcast on MONDAY 10/21 at 7:00p CT exclusively on the UP! Television Network.
Key partners were introduced including FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY, CATINAS RANCH, KIA MOTORS, DOVE CARES and HEARITFIRST.COM. HEARITFIRST.COM will live stream the red carpet, pre-telecast and other non-broadcast show activities.
Nominees for ARTIST OF THE YEAR are CHRIS TOMLIN, FRANCESCA BATTISTELLI, LECRAE, TAMELA MANN, and TOBYMAC.
The nominees for NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR include CAPITAL KINGS, COLTON DIXON, FOR KING & COUNTRY, RHETT WALKER BAND and TASHA COBBS.
Executive Director/JACKIE PATILLO stated, “Congratulations to all the nominees of the 44th Annual GMA DOVE AWARDS. The DOVES celebrate the impact of all genres of Gospel music, recognizing talent, ministry and outstanding performances. The excitement and energy of the DOVE AWARDS show is something we all look forward to, and this year will prove to be better than ever.
Nominees in all 42 categories can be found at www.doveawardsvoting.com/nominees.