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Homecoming Friends Nominated for 2014 Dove Awards
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The Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for this year's Dove Awards on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards ceremony will take place Tuesday, October 7, in the Allen Arena of Nashville's Lipscomb University.

Like last year, producer/writer/vocalist Wayne Haun tops the list once again, this time with 12 nominations. Below is a listing of other Gaither Homecoming Friends who are up for awards this year. This list is not inclusive of all nominees or categories; visit doveawards.com/nominees for the complete list.

SONG OF THE YEAR

“I Can Trust Him” – The Perrys, (writers) Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey, (publishers) PsalmSinger Music/DaySpring Music/Songs From The Inside

“Revival” – Karen Peck & New River, (writers) Kenna Turner West, Karen Peck Gooch, Don Poythress (publishers) Christian Taylor Music/ClearBox Rights/Integrity Worship Music/Eight Oaks Music/Karen Peck Music

“Say Amen” – Brian Free & Assurance, (writers) Jason Cox, Michael Farren, Kenna Turner West, (publishers) Christian Taylor Music/Winding Way Music/ClearBox Rights/Farren Love and War Music/Wordspring Music

“That’s Why” – Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, (writers) Ernie Haase, Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey, (publishers) Ernie Sig Sound Music/Hefton Hill Music/PsalmSinger Music/Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs

SOUTHERN GOSPEL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

“Love Is Stronger” – Jason Crabb, Gaither Music Group, (producer) Jay DeMarcus

“Revival” – Karen Peck & New River, Daywind Records, (producer) Wayne Haun

“Say Amen” – Brian Free & Assurance, Daywind Records, (producer) Ricky Free

“Search Me O God” – Cathedrals Family Reunion, StowTown Records, (producer) Wayne Haun

“That’s Why” – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, (producer) Wayne Haun

INSPIRATIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR

“As Long As You Will Walk With Me” – Devin McGlamery, (writer) Wayne Haun

“Stronger” – TaRanda Greene, (writers) Joel Lindsey, Tony Wood, Barry Weeks

SOUTHERN GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR

“I Can Trust Him” – The Perrys, (writers) Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey

“Love is Stronger” – Jason Crabb, (writers) Michael Mobley

“Revival” – Karen Peck & New River, (writers) Kenna Turner West, Karen Peck Gooch, Don Poythress

“Say Amen” – Brian Free & Assurance, (writers) Jason Cox, Michael Farren, Kenna Turner West

“That’s Why” – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, (writers) Wayne Haun, Ernie Haase, Joel Lindsey

BLUEGRASS SONG OF THE YEAR

“Daniel Prayed” – The Isaacs, (writer) G.T. Speer

“If These Old Walls Could Talk”
– Wilburn & Wilburn, (writers) Dianne Wilkerson, Jerry Salley

“Lord, In The Morning” – The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, (writers) Don Eidman

“Won’t It Be Wonderful There” – Dailey & Vincent, (writer) Mildred Johnson

COUNTRY SONG OF THE YEAR

“Love With Open Arms” – Doug Anderson (writers) Jeff Bumgardner, Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey

“That Whosoever Was Me” – Adam Crabb (writers) Lee Black, Jason Cox, Kenna Turner West

“While I Still Can” – Devin McGlamery, (writers) David A. Speegle, Diane McDougal, Greg McDougal

INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Everlasting – Sandi Patty, (producer) Steve Wingfield

Hymns – Michael W. Smith, (producers) Michael W. Smith, Kyle Lee, Jim Daneker,

Love Is A Verb – Devin McGlamery, (producers) Wayne Haun

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

For All He’s Done – Greater Vision, (producer) Gerald Wolfe

Oh What a Savior – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, (producer) Wayne Haun

Revival – Karen Peck & New River, (producer) Wayne Haun

The Lord Is Good – The Collingsworth Family, (producer) Wayne Haun

Unashamed – Brian Free & Assurance, (producer) Ricky Free

BLUEGRASS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

I’d Do It All Over Again – Easter Brothers, (producers) Jared Easter, Steve Schramm, Gerald Crabb

The Living Years – The Isaacs, (producers) Ben Isaacs, Bill Gaither

COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

All Things New – Gordon Mote, (producers) Gordon Mote, Frank Rogers, Wayne Haun, Russell Mauldin

Drive – Doug Anderson, (producer) Wayne Haun

Here Comes Sunday – Wilburn & Wilburn, (producer) Ben Isaacs

Surrender – Adam Crabb, (producers) Adam Crabb, Jason Crabb

Triplicity – Red Roots, (producers) Rick Schweinsberg, Micah Schweinsberg

SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Cathedrals Family Reunion – Gerald Wolfe, Ernie Haase, Danny Funderburk, Scott Fowler, Mark Trammell, (producers) Wayne Haun, Gerald Wolfe, Landon Beene,

CHRISTMAS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Christmas – The Hagees, (producers) Aaron Crabb, Michael Sykes

SHORT FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR

"Love is Stronger" - Jason Crabb, (director) Roman White, (producer) Roman White, Revolution Pictures