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43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards WINNERS!
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Homecoming magazine gives a huge congratulations to the winners of this year's Dove Awards! Click HERE to see the list of nominees of Homecoming friends for each category.


PEOPLE

Male Vocalist of the Year:
Jason Crabb

Female Vocalist of the Year:
Natalie Grant

Group of the Year:
NEEDTOBREATHE

Artist of the Year:
Jason Crabb

New Artist of the Year:
Jamie-Grace

Producer of the Year:
Ed Cash


SONGS

Song of the Year:
"Blessings"; Blessings; Laura Story; Laura Story; New Spring Publishing (ASCAP), Gleaning Publishing (ASCAP)

Rap / Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year:
"Hallelujah"; Rehab Deluxe Edition; Lecrae; LeCrae Moore, Charles Cornelius, Joseph Prielozny, Nelson Chu; Reach Records

Rock Recorded Song of the Year:
"Dark Horses"; Vice Verses; Switchfoot; Jonathan Foreman, Tim Foreman; Credential Recordings/lowercasepeople/Atlantic

Rock / Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year:
"Slumber"; The Reckoning; NEEDTOBREATHE; Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart; Atlantic Records

Pop / Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year:
"Blessings"; Blessings; Laura Story; Laura Story; Fair Trade Services, LLC

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year:
"Hope Of The Broken World"; Hope Of The Broken World; Selah; Carl Cartee, Jennie Riddle; Curb

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year:
"Celebrate Me Home"; Blue Skies Coming; The Perrys; Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun; Daywind

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year:
"Mama's Teaching Angels How to Sing"; Naturally; The Isaacs; Dottie Rambo; Gaither Music Group


Country Recorded Song of the Year:
"Good Things Are Happening"; Reach Out; Karen Peck & New River; Wayne Haun, Sonya Isaacs; Daywind


Urban Recorded Song of the Year:
"Sweeter"; The Love Album; Kim Burrell; Kathy Burrell, Shanachie Records

Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year:
"Hold On"; Change The Atmosphere; Christ Tabernacle Choir; Wayne Haun, Steve Carey, Matthew Garinger; Vine

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year:
"I Smile"; Hello Fear; Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Fred Tackett; Verity

Worship Song of the Year:
"Your Great Name"; Michael Neale, Krissy Nordhoff; Integrity's Praise! Music (BMI), Two Nords Music (ASCAP)


ALBUMS

Rap / Hip Hop Album of the Year:
Rehab: The Overdose; Lecrae; Lecrae, Torrance Esmond,Kadence, Tony

Rock Album of the Year:
Vice Verses; Switchfoot; Neal Avron; EMI CMG

Rock / Contemporary Album of the Year:
The Reckoning; NEEDTOBREATHE; Rick Beato, Greg Wells, NEEDTOBREATHE; Atlantic Records

Pop / Contemporary Album of the Year:
Blessings; Laura Story; Nathan Nockels; Fair Trade Services, LLC

Inspirational Album of the Year:
Hope Of The Broken World; Selah; Jason Kyle, Todd Smith, Allan Hall, Bernie Herms; Curb Records

Southern Gospel Album of the Year:
Reach Out; Karen Peck & New River; Wayne Haun; Daywind



Bluegrass Album of the Year:

Grassroots Rambos; Rambo McGuire; Dony McGuire; Rambo McGuire Records



Country Album of the Year:

Dreamin' Wide Awake; Doug Anderson; Wayne Haun; StowTown

Urban Album of the Year:
Church on the Moon; Deitrick Haddon; Fred Jenkins Deitrick Haddon, Cordell Walton, Blaze, AJ Encore, Ebony Eugene Suber, David Haddon, Calvin Frazier, Fred Jerkins III, wowJones; Verity Gospel Music Group

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year:
Promises; Richard Smallwood; Steven Ford, Richard Smallwood, Donald Lawrence, Daniel Weatherspoon; Verity Gospel Music Group

Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year:

Hello Fear; Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Shaun Martin; Verity Gospel Music Group

Instrumental Album of the Year:
Unfailing Love: 20 Worship Songs of Comfort and Peace; Stan Whitmire; Stan Whitmire; Green Hill Productions

Childrens Music Album of the Year:
Groovy; Denver and the Mile High Orchestra; Jamie Statema, Denver Bierman and Darren Rust; Go Fish Kids Records

Spanish Language Album of the Year:
Top 25 Cantos de Alabanza 2012; Various; Phil Sillas; Maranatha! Music

Special Event Album of the Year:
The Story; Matthew West, Leigh Nash from Sixpence None the Richer, Mark Hall & Megan Garret from Casting Crowns, Brandon Heath, Bart Millard from Mercy Me, Michael Tait From Newsboys, Blanca Callahan from Group 1 Crew, Lecrae, Chris Tomlin, Peter Furler, Mandisa, Todd Smith from Selah, Michael W Smith, Jeremy Camp, Dan Haseltine from Jars of Clay, Matt Hammit from Sanctus Real, Steven Curtis Chapman, Natalie Grant, Mac Powell from Third Day, Nichole Nordeman, Amy Grant, Francesca Battistelli, Darlene Zschech; Bernie Herms, Brown Bannister; EMI, Provident, Word

Christmas Album of the Year:
Oh For Joy; David Crowder*Band; David Crowder*Band; SixSteps/ Sparrow Records

Praise and Worship Album of the Year:
And If Our God is For Us...; Chris Tomlin; Ed Cash, Dan Muckala; EMI CMG

Choral Collection of the Year:
Everlasting Praise 3; Mike Speck, Stan Whitmire; Lillenas Publishing Company

Recorded Music Packaging of the Year:
Christmas In Diverse City; TobyMac; Jan Cook; Eddy Boer for Boerhaus; Lee Stephen, Ryan Lampa, Nick West; EMI CMG


PERFORMANCE

Musical of the Year:
Down From His Glory; Mike Speck; Lillenas Publishing Company

Youth/Childrens Musical of the Year:
God of This City; Susie Williams, David Ebensberger & Luke Gambill; Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing

Short Form Music Video of the Year:
"You Are More"; Tenth Avenue North; Wes Edwards; Drew Langer; Ruckus Films; Reunion Records

Long Form Music Video of the Year:
"Fear Not Tomorrow"; The Collingsworth Family; Curt Casassa; Jim Hammond; P&KC Music; P&KC Music

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