The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has recently announced the first round of performers and the full list of nominees for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards. This historic event will be October 15 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Christian music’s biggest event of the year will feature performances by Gospel legend Kirk Franklin, genre innovator TobyMac, and world-renowned Hillsong Worship.
The Dove Awards will air in the U.S. exclusively on TBN (Trinity Broadcast Network) on Sunday, October 20, 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. Find your TBN local listings here.
— The Dove Awards (@GMADoveAwards) August 22, 2019
With more performers to be announced in the coming weeks, the anticipation for The Dove Awards is running high.
The Dove Awards official site had this to say about the upcoming event:
“The 50th celebration will be a powerful evening of high-energy and unforgettable vocal events paying tribute to 50 years of special appearances and sensational stage highlights over the decades. Performances representing modern Rock, Rap/Hip Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Inspirational, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country, Worship and more will make up an evening praising the rich musical diversity from the past, present and future of Gospel and Christian music.”
The list of nominees was announced on August 14th LIVE on their Facebook page. The nominees include Lauren Daigle, King & Country, Danny Gokey, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Brian Johnson, Phil Wickham, Josh Baldwin, Kirk Franklin, Bethel Music, Hillsong Music, Casting Crowns, Francesca Battisteli, Matthew West, David Crowder, Aaron Cole, Austin French, Jekalyn Carr, Matt Redman, Tauren Wells, Gaither Vocal Band, and more. See the full list of nominees here.
Since 1969 the GMA Dove Awards has honored outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian Music and Christian entertainment. The evening promises to be filled with outstanding performances by the world’s top Christian artists. We congratulate all the nominees and thank you for glorifying God with your gifts.
For more information or to purchase tickets to the show, visit www.doveawards.com.