GMA Dove Awards 2016 Winners: Lauren Daigle Awarded Artist Of The Year; 'Good, Good Father' Wins For Song Of The Year

Ashley CarsonOct 12, 2016 09:36 AM EDT
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During the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards show, awards were handed out in a total of 44 different categories. The sold-out awards show was held Tuesday at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, Oct. 16.

Below are a few highlights among the winners at the 2016 Dove Awards. For a full list of winners, please visit the awards show's official website.

Song of the Year: "Good, Good Father" (writers) Pat Barrett, Tony Brown; (publishers) Vamos Publishing, Capitol CMG Parago, Common Hymnal Publishing, Housefires Sounds, Tony Brown Publishing Designee, songs, sixsteps Music

Artist of the Year: Lauren Daigle, Centricity Music

New Artist of the Year: Jordan Feliz, Centricity Music

Southern Gospel Album of the Year: Karen Peck & New River, Daywind Record

Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY, Word Entertainment

Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song of the Year: "The Way That You Love Me" Jonathan McReynolds; (writers) Chuck Harmony, Claude Kelly

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year: "Trust In You" Lauren Daigle; (writers) Paul Mabury, Michael Farren, Lauren Daigle

Gospel Artist of the Year: Kirk Franklin, Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records

Worship Album of the Year: "EMPIRES" Hillsong UNITED; (producers) Michael Guy Chislett, Joel Houston

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: "This Is Not A Test" TobyMac; (producers) Christopher Stevens, Toby McKeehan, David Garcia

Instrumental Album of the Year: "Without Words: Synesthesia" Bethel Music (producers) Bobby Strand, Chris Greely

Chris Tomlin At 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards (2016)
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Chris Tomlin during a press conference at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards in this photo taken on Oct. 11, 2016. Tomlin was presented the special SoundExchange Digital Radio Award for having been played over 1 billion times on digital radio.


The GMA Dove Awards celebrate the contributions of artists from every style of Christian/Gospel music. For more information, visit the official Dove Awards website.

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