Posts Tagged ‘GMA’

Fantasia Drops New Music With Tye Tribbett

Monday, July 25th, 2016

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Fantasia is set to drop her latest project The Definition of… this Friday, and the album features a collaboration with Tye Tribbett. Check out the debut of the song “I Made It” as performed by Fantasia this morning on Good Morning America.

 

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Anthony Brown, William McDowell and VaShawn Mitchell at Immerse 2016

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Vashawn_PUB2Immerse, the education and networking summit sponsored by the Gospel Music Association takes place June 13-15 on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN.  New to this year’s event is the addition of a faith based film track for aspiring filmmakers, screenwriters and actors.

The three day conference provides aspiring artists, songwriters and other music professionals an outlet to inspire creativity, foster community and advance education. Among the presenters and artists this year are Stellar Award winners, Anthony Brown, William McDowell, VaShawn Mitchell, Jonathan McReynolds,  Grammy nominated producer Daniel Weatherspoon and music professionals Phil Thornton,  Benita Bellamy, Eboni Funderbunk and Demetrus Alexander.

Bishop Hezekiah Walker Honored By GMA

Friday, May 13th, 2016

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Earlier this week, Bishop Hezekiah Walker was inducted into the Gospel Music Association’s Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The Grammy Award-winning gospel artist was honored along with singer/songwriter Russ Taff; founder of Christian Copyright Licensing International, Howeard Rachinski, and other industry luminaries.

The honorees were celebrated with tributes and performances from Lady Antebellum’s Hillary, Richard Smallwood, JJ Hairston, Michael English, Amy Grant and Pastor Donnie McClurkin. You can view the ceremony when it airs on JUCE TV June 5 at 10p .

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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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…)

Take 6 Inducted In GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

The Gospel Music Association will celebrate the music of Grammy and Dove Award winners Take 6 during its annual GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Induction and Honors Ceremony on April 29th.   The event will take place at the Allen Arena on the Lipscomb University campus in Nashville.  CTake6PhotoByAnthonyScarlati_8x10_SEPIA0

With 18 albums, 12 Grammy and 5 Dove Awards to their credit, Take 6 has come a long ways from their humble beginnings on the campus of Oakwood College.  Their self titled debut CD  released in 1988 won two of their first Grammy Awards and saw them rank in the top ten on both the Jazz and Contemporary Christian charts.

DOVE Award Nominations

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Award Season Continues as the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees were announced. Congratulations to the following Gospel artist nominated in the following categories along with some of today’s Top Contemporary Christian Acts:

Male Vocalist Of The Year:

Israel Houghton

Marvin Sapp

Artist Of The Year:

Marvin Sapp

New Artist of The Year:

Forever Jones

Rap/ Hip Hop Recorded Song Of The Year:

“Background”- LeCrae

Urban Recorded Song of the Year:
“All I Need” from ” Just Love Deluxe”- Brian Courtney Wilson, Stan Jones
“Finally” from “Finally”- Lowell Pye, Asaph A. Ward
“He Knows” from  “All In One”-Karen Clark Sheard, Kendall Hunter, James L. Moss, Paul D. AllenTraditional Gospel

Recorded Song of the Year:
“Favor”; A City Called Heaven; Shirley Caesar; David Frazier; Light Records, Shu-Bel Records
“The Greatest Name”; Smokie Norful Presents; Victory Cathedral Choir; Smokie Norful; EMI Gospel, TreMyles Music
“The Master Plan”; The Master Plan; Tamela Mann; Tamela Mann, Myron Butler; Tillymann Music Group

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
“He Wants It All”; Get Ready; forever JONES; Dominique’ Jones
“I Choose to Worship”; Under an Open Heaven; Wess Morgan; Wess Morgan, Joseph Morgan
“Nobody Greater”; Triumphant; VaShawn Mitchell, Darius Paulk
“The Best In Me”; Here I Am; Marvin Sapp; Marvin Sapp, Aaron Lindsey
“You Hold My World”; Love God, Love People; Israel Houghton; Aaron Lindsey, Israel Houghton, Tommy Sims

The Dove Awards will be taped live in Atlanta at the  Fabulous Fox Theater on April 20th and will Air on GMC (Gospel Music Channel) on April 24th at 8:00 p.m. EST. Sherri Shepherd from ABC’s, “The View” will serve as host of this year’s awards.

The Dove’s Have A New Home…

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

The Gospel Music Association recently announced that the 2011 Dove Awards will be held on April 20, 2011 but not in Nashville, TN. The 2011 Dove Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA at the Fabulous Fox Theater. This is an interesting change as the award ceremony had been held at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville for the past few years.  GMC formerly known as Gospel Music Channel which is headquartered in Atlanta, recently renewed its partnership with GMA and plans to broadcast the ceremony with the help of the city of Atlanta.