Posts Tagged ‘Dove Awards’

Five Dove Award Nominations For Tyscot Records

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

AnthonyBrownTyscot Records, the nation’s oldest Black Gospel label is ecstatic with the news of its five nominations for the 47th annual Dove Awards.  Anthony Brown & group therAPy continue their year of celebration as Worth is a contender in the Song of the Year  and  Urban Worship Recorded Song of the Year categories.  Brown was also nominated for Gospel Artist of the Year and Everyday Jesus was nominated for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year.

Briana “Bri” Babineaux earned her first Dove Award nomination in the newly created category of Urban Worship Album of the Year for her debut album “Keys To My Heart” that debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Albums sales chart this past spring.

 

Chicago Mass Nets Two Dove Award Nominations

Friday, August 12th, 2016

CMC new press photo1The Chicago Mass Choir celebrates their two Dove Award nominations, one in the Traditional Gospel Album of the Year and the other in the  Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year categories.
The news comes as the choir returns from their Michigan weekend, visiting Saginaw and worshiping with Bishop J Drew Sheard and Greater Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Detroit, Michigan.  Their latest album, We Give You Praise, continues its climb on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart making it to number 16 this week.

 

Lecrae Tells Life Story In New Book

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Grammy award winner Lecrae gives details of his journey and all the things that make for faith and freedom in Unashamed, his life story in his own words.  lecrae

The Atlanta based Christian hip hop artist has won seven Dove Awards,  won two Soul Train Music Awards and garnered a BET Hip Hop Awards nomination and one Billboard Music Award nomination.  His seven studio albums and mixtapes have sold more than 1.5 million copies.  In the book, he shares the experiences that have caused him to grow closer to God and deeper in His faith.

If you live for people’s acceptance, you’ll die from their rejection.” – Lecrae

I had learned to be unashamed in the midst of a fallen world. Now I needed to learn to be unashamed in the midst of a religious world.” – Lecrae

“Critics always have a lot of fury. But they rarely have a lot of facts.” – Lecrae

The book is available on Amazon and iTunes as well as in stores.

 

2015 Dove Awards Highlights

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

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Last night’s 46th Annual Dove Awards went off in grand fashion at the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University, featuring hosts Duck Dynasty’s Sadie Robertson and Erica Campbell.

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Erica Campbell To Host Doves

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

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The Gospel Music Association has announced that Erica Campbell will host the 46th Annual Dove Awards along with Duck Dynasty’s Sadie Robertson. The awards are set for October 13 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena.

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Dove Awards Nominees Announced

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards090_israelNominees were announced today for the 46th Annual Dove Awards, which will return to the city of Nashville at the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University on October 13th.  The show will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on October 18th.

In the Gospel Artist of the Year category, nominations went to Erica Campbell, Fred Hammond, Israel & New Breed, Jonathan McReynolds, Tamela Mann and Tasha Cobbs.  For a full list of nominees, see the list here: 46th Annual Dove Award Nominees

NARAS Pairs Up Edwin Hawkins and Erica Campbell For Conversation

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Erica NewThe Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy will host a conversation with 4 time Grammy winners Edwin Hawkins and Erica Campbell on August 28th. Hawkins is regarded by many as the father of contemporary gospel music and is known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day with his Edwin Hawkins Singers. Campbell, one half of gospel duo Mary Mary is celebrating her 4 Dove Award nominations for Help, her debut solo CD and the release of her new radio single You Are. Help held the top spot on the Billboard Gospel Charts for seven weeks. Edwin Hawkins
Campbell is slated to perform at the October 7th Dove Awards telecast. “Feeling very blessed for every acknowledgement and every opportunity I’m given,” said Campbell. “I’m so very excited to partner with N.A.R.A.S. and interview the gospel legend Edwin Hawkins. It is going to be an amazing night.”

Erica Campbell, Tamela Mann, Hezekiah Walker and Lecrae Receive Dove Award Nominations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

DOVE-awards-press-conferenceThe Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards which will be held on October 7th at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennesse.  TBN will broadcast the event live.  Nominees in the Gospel Categories are as follows: (more…)

Jonathan McReynolds in Nashville for Dove Awards Festivities

Monday, October 14th, 2013

JRJonathan McReynolds makes the rounds as a Dove Award nominee performing during the official Pre-Show for the Dove Awards  streaming live  via Hearitfirst.com  on Tuesday, October 15th.  McReynolds debut CD Life Music made it to #3 on the Billboard charts and  received a nomination in the Contemporary Gospel, Urban Song of the Year category. You can also catch Jonathan as he shares hosting duties with Chanel at the Urban Soul Cafe Pre Dove Party on Monday, October 14th.

 

Best Days Deluxe Edition From Tamela Mann

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

On the heels of rTamelaeceiving 5 Dove Award nominations (including Song of the Year for Take Me to the King) comes news of the October 29th release of Tamela Mann’s Best Days Deluxe Edition.  The special set features 5 new recordings including 3 live versions of Best Days hits and two new songs.

Best Days Deluxe Edition contains live versions of concert fan-favorites “Guest of Honor,” “Best Days,” and “Take Me To The King,” which is featured in a medley with “I Surrender All.” It also includes an updated version of the classic Kirk Franklin/Tamela Mann collaboration “Now Behold The Lamb” and newly released Gospel radio single “I Can Only Imagine.”