The Gospel Music Association has announced the latest additions to the presenter and performer roster for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards
including: music icon and 2003 GMA Hall of Fame inductee Pat Boone
; Dove and Grammy Award winner Mandisa
; singer/songwriter and "American Idol" contestant Danny Gokey
; BET's "Celebration of Gospel" host and Dove winner Dr. Bobby Jones
; the Nashville Super Choir
supporting Hezekiah Walker; a star-studded southern gospel medley featuring the talents of Brian Free & Assurance, Karen Peck & New River, Wayne Haun
and Ernie Haase
. The GMA Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, October 7 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee; and will be taped for broadcast on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on October 12, 2014.
These top artists will join the recently announced co-hosts Bart Millard of Mercy Me and Lecrae, as well as Natalie Grant, Hezekiah Walker, Erica Campbell, Capital Kings, Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, author Karen Kingsbury, for KING & COUNTRY, 1 Girl Nation, Ellie Holcomb, David and Tamela Mann, Sandi Patty, Tedashii, Alan and Lisa Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" and Bill Gaither
as participants on the show. The pre-show hosts include Dove Award nominees Jonathan McReynolds and Meredith Andrews.