Dove Awards 2014 Winners: Pre-Show Awards Given Out to Switchfoot, Skillet, Michael W. Smith, and More [LIST]

Dove Awards

The 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards kicked off earlier this after in a pre-show. The Doves pre-show featured a number of winners and performers before the main taping.

The hosts of the event were Johnathan McReynolds and Meredith Andrews.

The following artists brought home a Dove Award:

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year- Duets by Donnie McClurkin
Rock Contemporary Album of the Year- Fading West by Switchfoot
Special Event Album of the Year- Cathedrals by Family Reunion
Country Album of the Year- Love With Open Arms by Doug Anderson
Country Album of the Year- Drive by Doug Anderson
Blue Grass Song of the Year- "Won't it be Wonderful There" by Dailey & Vincent
Blue Grass Album of the Year- Every Mile by Nathan Stanley
Christmas Album of the Year- Christmas is Here by Brandon Heath
Long Form Video of the Year- Fading West by Switchfoot
Short Form Video of the Year- "Shake" by MercyMe
Rock Song of the Year- "Not Gonna Die" by Skillet
Inspirational Album of the Year- Hymns by Michael W. Smith
Inspirational Song of the Year- "You Amaze Us" by Selah
Rock Contemporary Song of the Year- "Love Alone is Worth the Fight" by Switchfoot
Instrumental Album of the Year- To Kids From 1 to 92 by Tracy Phillips
Rock Album of the Year- Rise by Skillet
Contemporary GospelUrban Album of the Year- Greater Than by Tye Tribbet
Impact Award- Eddie DeGarmo
Grady Nutt Humor Award- Akintunde
Outstanding Mainstream Contribution to Gospel Music Award- SiriusXM Satellite Radio
Pop Contemporary Song of the Year- "Oceans [Where My Feet May Fail]" by Hillsong United
RapHip-Hop Song of the Year- "100" by KB featuring Andy Mineo
Southern Gospel Album of the Year- Oh What a Savior by Ernie Haase and Signature Sound
Spanish Album of the Year- Aviva by Soulfire Revolution
Recorded Music Packaging- The Extremist by Demon Hunter
Praise and Worship Song of the Year- "Oceans [Where My Feet May Fail]"
Children's Album of the Year- 25 Favorite Bible Songs by Veggietales
Choral Collection of the Year- Everlasting Praise 4 by Mike Speck and Stan Whitmire
Musical of the Year- Highest Glory by Marty Funderburk