RCA Inspiration celebrates fifteen Dove Award nominations this year, with the full list of nominees just unveiled for the upcoming 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, taking place in October. Nine artists are nominated, with hit makers Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Koryn Hawthorne, Israel Houghton, Le’Andria Johnson, Donald Lawrence, William Murphy, Jason Nelson, and Marvin Sapp hailed in nine categories for their acclaimed releases over the preceding year. Garnering four nods in the top categories of Song of the Year and Gospel Artist of the Year, the remaining eleven Dove Award nominations span all the Gospel categories: Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year, Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (with a separate writer’s nod for Franklin), Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year, Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year, Traditional Gospel Album of the Year, Gospel Worship Album of the Year, as well as Short Form Video of the Year.
Additionally, Franklin received a nod in the category of Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year, as a producer on Tori Kelly’s album, Hiding Place. Each year the Gospel Music Association’s (GMA) Dove Awards are the biggest night, marking a milestone 50th anniversary this year celebrating the excellent artistry and successes across all varieties of Christian and Gospel music in the world, including Pop/Contemporary, Rap/Hip Hop, Traditional and Contemporary Gospel, Spanish Language, Worship, Bluegrass/Country/Roots, and more.
Phil Thornton, SVP and General Manager of RCA Inspiration says: “I am elated to celebrate Kirk, Travis, Koryn, Israel, Le’Andria, Donald, William, Jason, and Marvin’s nominations, and honor the incredible music and inspiration they continue to share, every day, with the world! We are so thankful to the GMA for these honors, and look forward to an unforgettable night at the Dove Awards to ring in their milestone 50th anniversary.”| | | Next → |