GMA To Announce Dove Awards Nominees On Februrary 16th In Atlanta
January 25, 2011 at 6:27 AM (PT)
The GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION (GMA) announced that the 42nd ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS press conference will be held on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16th in ATLANTA at the FOX THEATRE's GRAND SALON at 10a (ET). The press conference will be streamed live at HEARITFIRST.COM and GMC TV.
This year marks the first time that the GMA DOVE AWARDS will take place outside NASHVILLE in 40 years. The show will be taped live at the FOX THEATRE on APRIL 20th and will air on GOSPEL MUSIC CHANNEL (GMC) on SUNDAY APRIL 24th at 8p (ET).
"The GMA has been working hand in hand with the ATLANTA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU to make sure we have a very eventful and successful awards show debut in ATLANTA. This city offers such a diverse musical landscape and we are thrilled to be here,” said GMA Chairman ED LEONARD.
Nominees in the select categories will be announced by the participating artists, while the remaining categories will be made available online at www.gospelmusic.org and www.watchGMCtv.com and www.hearitfirst.com.