ASCAP Members Receive 86 Dove Awards Nominations

August 16, 2018

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced the nominees for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, honoring the finest in Christian and gospel music, ASCAP is thrilled to congratulate our members on their 86 nominations. We wish them nothing but the best for this year’s ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday, October 16, at Lipscomb University. TBN will exclusively air the show on Sunday, October 21st.

Here’s who we’ll be rooting for on October 16 in Nashville, TN:

SONG OF THE YEAR
“All My Hope”- David Crowder
“Blessings” - Allen Swoope, Lecrae Moore
“Broken Things” - Andrew Jacob Pruis, Jason Houser, Matthew West
“I’ll Find You” - Danny Majic, Justin Franks, Lecrae Moore, Victoria Kelly
“Old Church Choir” - Colby Wedgeworth
“Reckless Love” - Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury
“Unfinished” - Ben Glover, Colby Wedgeworth

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR
“Do It Again”- Matt Redman
“Reckless Love” - Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury
“Tremble” - Andres Figueroa

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (ARTIST)
Lecrae
Matthew West

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (NON-ARTIST)
Colby Wedgeworth

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
for KING & COUNTRY, Joel Smallbone

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bradley Walker
Mark Lowry

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jekalyn Carr
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Hillsong UNITED
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Cory Asbury
Pat Barrett

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
David Garcia
Tommee Profitt
Natasha Leonard

RAP/HIP HOP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Not Today Satan (ft. Andy Mineo) ” – Andrew Mineo, Joseph Prielozny, Kevin Burgess
“War Cry (ft. Tauren Wells)” – David Frank, John Thomas Roach, Tommee Profitt
“SMILE” – Shama Joseph, Tedashii Anderson

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Gone” – Jason McArthur

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“All My Hope” – David Crowder
“When We Pray” – Colby Wedgeworth
“Old Church Choir” – Colby Wedgeworth

SOUTHERN GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Washed By The Water” – Dave Barnes

BLUEGRASS/COUNTRY/ROOTS RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“I Will Someday (ft. The Isaacs)” – Chris Stapleton

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“I Got That” – Anthony Brown
“A Great Work” – Brian Courtney Wilson
“Not Lucky, I’m Loved” – Jonathan McReynolds
“Won’t He Do It” – Loren Hill
“You (ft. Tye Tribbett)” – Jevon Hill, Tye Tribbett

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Stay With Me” – Jekalyn Carr
“And You Don’t Stop”Warryn Campbell

URBAN WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“The Name Of Our God” – Matt Redman, Natasha Leonard
“Your Great Name” – Dontaniel Jamel Kimbrough

SPANISH LANGUAGE RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Dame Más” – Genessis Holguin, Phil Sillas

WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Resurrection Power” – Ryan Ellis
“Reckless Love” – Cory Asbury, Caleb Culver
“Tremble” – Andres Figueroa

RAP/HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Today We Rebel – Clinton Lightfoot, G Roc, Howard Reeves, Joseph Prielozny, William Josiah
Crooked – Courtland Urbano,
INTO THE NIGHT – Ben Lopez, Rey King

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Unleashed Beyond – Kane Churko (SOCAN), Kevin Churko (SOCAN) (producers)

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Wonder – Joel Houston (APRA), Michael Guy Chislett (producers)
Out Of The Dark – Ben Glover, Colby Wedgeworth, David Garcia (producers)
All In – David Garcia (producer)
Different – Colby Wedgeworth (producer)
Hills and Valleys – Colby Wedgeworth (producer)

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Clear Skies – Kris Crunk (producer)
Still Happy – Johnny Minick, Michael Sykes, Tanya Goodman Sykes (producers)

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR
A Long Way From Sunday – Adam Blackstone, Anthony Brown, Dana Sorey, Warryn Campbell (producers)
A Great Work – Shaun Martin, Warryn Campbell
Make Room – Darryl “Lil’ Man” Howell, Jonathan McReynolds (producers)
Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love – Demetrius Sims, DJ Battlecat, Jevon Hill, Soopafly, Uncle Chucc, Warryn Campbell (producers)
The Bloody Win – Jevon Hill, Tye Tribbett (producers)

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
10 – Will Bogle (producer)
The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir – I Am Reminded; Carol Cymbala, Bradley Knight (producers)

URBAN WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Heart. Passion. Pursuit. – Natasha Leonard (producer)
Your Great Name – Dontaniel Jamel Kimbrough (producer)
Crossover: Live From Music City – Jevon Hill (producer)

SPANISH LANGUAGE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Impulso – Sean Cook (producer)
Jesús Salva – Sergio Gonzalez (producer)

WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
There Is More – Michael Guy Chislett, Brooke Ligertwood (APRA) (producers)
Love Has A Name – Jeremy Edwardson (producer)

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Piano Chill: Songs of Faith – Jack Jezzro (producer)

CHILDREN’S MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Be Held: Lullabies For The Beloved – Nathan Nockels (producer)
Getty Kids Hymnal – For the Cause – Fionan deBarra (IMRO) (producer)
Kathie Lee Gifford Presents The Little Giant – David Pomeranz, Mark Cabaniss, Kathie Lee Gifford (producers)

CHRISTMAS / SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Peace Project – Michael Guy Chislett (producer)
Light of Christmas – David Garcia (producer)

MUSICAL OF THE YEAR
Christmas Is in the Heart – Steve W. Mauldin
How to Have the Best Christmas Ever – Daniel Semsen, Heidi Petak

YOUTH / CHILDREN’S MUSICAL OF THE YEAR
Angels Say What?! – Nick Robertson
Nailed it! – Nick Robertson

SHORT FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR
I’ll Find You (ft. Tori Kelly) – Danny Majic, DJ Frank E (producers)
INSPIRATIONAL FILM OF THE YEAR
I Can Only Imagine - Mission Pictures International (producer)
Same Kind of Different As Me, Paramount Pictures (producer)
The Star - The Jim Henson Company, Walden Media (producers)