The 46th Annual DOVE Awards

Every year the Gospel Music Association celebrates high achievements in Contemporary Christian music with the Dove Awards. This year the 46th Annual ceremony was held at the Allen Theater in Nashville, Tennessee and the broadcast, complete with live musical performances, aired last night on TBN.

for KING & COUNTRY (Photo courtesy of the Dove Awards)
for KING & COUNTRY (Photo courtesy of the Dove Awards)

Here is the list of this year’s winners:

  1. Song of the Year: How Can It Be – Lauren Daigle
  2. Songwriter of the Year: Matt Maher
  3. Songwriter of the Year (non-artist): Seth Mosley
  4. Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY
  5. Southern Gospel Artist of the Year: Gaither Vocal Band
  6. Gospel Artist of the Year: Tasha Cobbs
  7. Artist of the Year: Lecrae
  8. New Artist of the Year: Lauren Daigle
  9. Producer of the Year: Seth Mosley
  10. Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year: All I Need is You – Lecrae
  11. Rock Song of the Year: Good to Be Alive – Skillet
  12. Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: Brother – NEEDTOBREATHE
  13. Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year: How Can It Be – Lauren Daigle
  14. Inspirational Song of the Year: O Love of God – Laura Story
  15. Southern Gospel Song of the Year: Hidden Heroes – The Talleys
  16. Bluegrass Song of the Year: God is There – Lizzy Long & Rhonda Vincent
  17. Country Song of the Year: Sweet Jesus – The Oak Ridge Boys
  18. Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year: I Luh God (ft. Big Shizz) – Erica Campbell
  19. Traditional Gospel Song of the Year: How Awesome is Our God – Israel & New Breed
  20. Worship Song of the Year: Because He Lives – Matt Maher
  21. Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Anomaly – Lecrae
  22. Rock Album of the Year: Of Beauty and Rage – Red
  23. Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Anchor – Colton Dixon
  24. Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. – for KING & COUNTRY
  25. Inspirational Album of the Year: Above it All – Phillips, Craig & Dean
  26. Southern Gospel Album of the Year: Pray Now – Karen Peck & New River
  27. Bluegrass/Country Album of the Year: Angels Among Us – Alabama
  28. Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year: Forever Yours – Smokie Norful
  29. Traditional Gospel Album of the Year: Worth Fighting For – Brian Courtney Wilson
  30. Children’s Music Album of the Year: Kids – The Hoppers
  31. Spanish Language Album of the Year: Como En El Cielo – Miel San Marcos
  32. Christmas Album of the Year: The Spirit of Christmas – Michael W. Smith & Friends
  33. Worship Album of the Year: No Other Name – Hillsong Worship
  34. Musical of the Year: We’re Glad You Came (A Musical Celebration of the Savior’s Birth) – Jeff Burngardner, Joel Lindsey
  35. Youth/Children’s Musical of the Year: Back To The Cross (A Kids Musical Adventure Through Time) – Christy Semsen
  36. Choral Collection of the Year: Splendor of Heaven – Geron Davis, Tyler Brinson
  37. Recorded Music Packaging: Crowder’s “Neon Steeple” – Shelley Giglio, Mike McCloskey, Leighton Ching, Becca Wildsmith, Leighton Ching, Zack Arias, and Mary Caroline Mann.
  38. Short Form Video of the Year: You Can’t Stop Me – Andy Mineo
  39. Log Form Video of the Year: No Other Name (Live at Hillsong Conference) – Hillsong Worship
  40. Inspirational Film of the Year: Mom’s Night Out – The Erwin Brothers, Affirm Films, Pure Flix Entertainment, and TriStar Pictures

What do you think of this year’s list? Let us know in the comment section below and click here for more information on the DOVE Awards.


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