2017 Dove Awards: Capitol Christian Music Group Recognized With 43 GMA Dove Award Nominations

Press ReleaseAug 14, 2017 09:07 AM EDT
Capitol Christian Music Group

Capitol Christian Music Group (Capitol CMG) is honored with 43 Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award nominations. Included in this year's honorees are Chris Tomlin, Crowder and Hillsong Worship with four nods each, Kari Jobe and TobyMac garnering three nominations a piece and Hillary Scott (Hillary Scott & The Scott Family), Hillsong UNITED and VaShawn Mitchell securing two nominations each. 

Nominees represent all of Capitol CMG's entities including Capitol CMG Label Group, Capitol Christian Distribution, Capitol CMG Publishing and Motown Gospel. The 48th annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. 

"It is always humbling, exciting and incredibly rewarding for the team at Capitol CMG to see the artists we believe in so deeply nominated for GMA Dove Awards for their creative efforts," shares Peter York, President of Capitol CMG. "Congratulations to each artist represented in this prestigious list and our sincere congratulations to every nominee! Well done!"

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Voting for the final winners will run Aug. 21 through Aug. 28.


SONG OF THE YEAR 

"Even If"

(writers) Bart Millard, Ben Glover, Crystal Lewis, David Garcia, Tim Timmons

(publishers) Capitol CMG Publishing, Music Services, Inc., Lori Kelly Rights & Licenses, Essential Music Publishing LLC

"Eye Of The Storm"

(writers) Bryan Fowler, Ryan Stevenson

(publishers) Capitol CMG Publishing

"The Lion And The Lamb"

(writers) Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson, Leeland Mooring

(publishers) Capitol CMG Publishing, Bethel Music Publishing

"What A Beautiful Name"

(writers) Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood

(publishers) Capitol CMG Publishing, Hillsong Music Publishing

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (ARTIST)

Chris Tomlin

Hillary Scott

Kirk Franklin

 

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

Kari Jobe, Sparrow Records

 

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Motown Gospel

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Chris Tomlin, sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records

Hillsong UNITED, Hillsong Music Australia/Sparrow Records

TobyMac, ForeFront Records

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Social Club Misfits, Capitol CMG Label Group

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR 

Tommee Profitt (Capitol CMG Writer)

Michael Guy Chislett (Capitol CMG Writer)

 

RAP/HIP HOP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

"Oh Lord" - NF, (writers) Nate Feuerstein, David Garcia

 

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

"Run Devil Run" - Crowder, (writers) David Crowder, Rebecca Lauren Olds, Solomon Olds

 

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

"Work It Out" - Tye Tribbett, (writers) Tye Tribbett, Jevon Hill

 

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR 

"Fix Me" - Tim Bowman Jr., (writers) Aaron W. Lindsey, Israel Houghton, Tim Bowman Jr

 

URBAN WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

"Joy" - VaShawn Mitchell, (writers) Pat Barrett, Tony Brown

 

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

"The Lion And The Lamb"

(writers) Leeland Mooring, Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson

(publishers) Capitol CMG Publishing, Bethel Music Publishing

"What A Beautiful Name"

(writers) Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood

(publisher) Capitol CMG Publishing, Hillsong Music Publishing 

"Fierce"

(writers) Mia Fieldes, Josh Silverberg, Chris Quilala

(publishers) Capitol CMG Publishing, Jesus Culture Music, Essential Music Publishing LL

 

RAP/HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Misadventures Of Fern and Marty - Social Club Misfits, (producers) Elvin "Wit" Shahbazian, 42 North, Tommy Revenge, Ruslan Odnoralov, Black Knight, Raymond Castro, Social Club Misfits

 

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR 

American Prodigal - Crowder, (producers) David Crowder, David Garcia, Solomon Olds, Ed Cash, Hank Bentley

 

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR 

Secret Place - VaShawn Mitchell, (producers) VaShawn Mitchell, Thomas Hardin Jr.

 

WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Never Lose Sight - Chris Tomlin, (producers) Ross Copperman, Jeremy Edwardson, Ed Cash 

Let There Be Light - Hillsong Worship, (producers) Michael Guy Chislett, Joel Houston, Brooke Ligertwood 

The Garden - Kari Jobe, (producer) Jeremy Edwardson 

 

CHRISTMAS / SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Tennessee Christmas - Amy Grant, (producers) Mac McAnally, Marshall Altman, Ed Cash 

These Christmas Lights - Matt Redman, (producer) Bernie Herm 

 

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR

American Prodigal - Crowder, (Art Directors) Toni Crowder, Shelley Giglio, Mike McCloskey, Leighton Ching, (Designer) Leighton Ching, (Photographers) Mary Caroline Russell, Eric Brown

The Garden - Kari Jobe, (Art Directors) Ezra & Jillian Cohen, Lindsey Pruitt, (Graphic Artist) Lindsey Pruitt, (Photographer) Cameron Powell 

 

SHORT FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Jesus - Chris Tomlin, (director) Sean Hagwell (producer) Kirsten Raye

Run Devil Run - Crowder, (director) Nate Corrona (producers) Leighton Ching & Shelley Giglio

Prada - Jimi Cravity, (director) Sean Hagwell (producer) Kirsten Raye

Trouble - New Respects, (director) Ry Cox (producer) Loren Hughes

Bring On The Holidays - TobyMac, (director) Allan Rosenow (producer) Nicole Rosenow

 

LONG FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Let There Be Light - Hillsong Worship, (directors) Sebastian Strand, Neal Johnson (producer) Ben Field

Of Dirt & Grace - Hillsong United, (directors) Joel Houston, Davie Rubie (producer) Jason Strong

Hits Deep Live - TobyMac, (director) Eric Welch (producer) Ben J. Stansbury

 

MUSICAL / CHORAL COLLECTION OF THE YEAR 

Come Let Us Adore, (creators) Sue C. Smith, Russell Mauldin

Hope Alive in Me, (creators) Travis Cottrell, David Moffitt, Sue C. Smit

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