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Daywind Artists Shine At The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards

Written by SGN Scoops on April 20, 2012 – 11:06 am -

Hendersonville, TN (April 20, 2012) – The 43rd annual GMA Dove Awards celebrated another great year in Gospel music last night, April 19th, at the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.   Hosted by David Mann & Chonda Pierce, the crowd enjoyed performances by some of the top artists in the industry, including Kari Jobe, Lecrae, and Natalie Grant.  Daywind artist, Karen Peck, lit up the stage with a moving rendition of “I Go To The Rock,” alongside Yolanda Adams, Angie Stone, and Crystal Lewis.  Jason Crabb, Donnie McClurkin, and Wess Morgan also combined their talents to pay tribute to the legendary career of Russ Taff.

 Daywind artists brought home a total of three Dove Awards, with Karen Peck & New River receiving Southern Gospel Album of the Year for their 2011 project, Reach Out, and Country Song of the Year for “Good Things Are Happening.”  The Perrys received Southern Gospel Song of the Year for their #1 hit, “Celebrate Me Home.”  Although nominated several times, this marks the first Dove Award for both groups.

The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards will be televised on the Gospel Music Channel, Tuesday, April 24th, at 8:00 p.m & 10:00 p.m. ET.

Daywind Music Group is based in Hendersonville, TN and is distributed worldwide through New Day Christian Distribution.  Daywind is home to such great artists as Marshall Hall and Wilburn & Wilburn, and writers such as Kenna West and Caleb Collins, among others.  For more information on Daywind Records, visit daywindrecords.com.


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GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION’S 43RD ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS ANNOUNCE NOMINATED ARTISTS YOLANDA ADAMS, THE TENORS & TEDASHII JOIN STELLAR LINE UP OF TALENT TO PERFORM LIVE ON AWARDS SHOW

Written by SGN Scoops on April 3, 2012 – 11:27 am -

Atlanta, GA- (April 3, 2012) -The Gospel Music Association (GMA) today announced that music legend Yolanda Adams, nominated for Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year for Becoming, will perform, along with nominated artists The Tenors and Tedashii, at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards.

These accomplished artists will join the powerhouse talent already announced as performers for the awards show, including: Lecrae, Natalie Grant, Donnie McClurkin, Jason Crabb, Jamie-Grace, Kim Burrell, Kari Jobe, Danny Gokey, Ruben Studdard, Mandisa and The Isaacs .

The GMA released the news today that the presenters for the event will include GRAMMY nominated R&B artist and Worship Leader Montell Jordan.  He is known to millions for his iconic songs This is How We Do It and Let’s Ride and the soundtracks to The Nutty Professor, 8 Mile, Save the Last Dance and The Fighting Temptations.  Montell Jordan has served as the Worship Leader at Victory World Church in Atlanta since 2010.

Actress and music artist Tamela Mann, of Meet the Browns and Madea fame, is set to present at the ceremony.  She is acclaimed for her soulful soundtracks on Meet the Browns and Diary of a Mad Black Woman.

Aaron Lindsey is the Gospel music industry’s top-selling producer.  His most recent work Love God, Love People which he co-produced with longtime collaborator Israel Houghton and industry legend Tommy Sims was awarded a GRAMMY for Best Pop/Contemporary Album.  He produced the RIAA Gold-Certified Thirsty for Pastor Marvin Sapp which charted in the Billboard Top 10 for an unprecedented 105 weeks. Lindsey also produced Pastor Sapp’s Here I Am which set a record for Highest Charting Gospel Album in Billboard history.

The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on April 19 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  The award show is produced by the Gospel Music Association (GMA) to offer the most comprehensive platform celebrating Christian and Gospel music.  The awards ceremony will be nationally televised on GMC TV on April 24 at 8:00PM and 10:00PM ET.

The public is invited to purchase tickets to see and experience all of the performances and awards ceremony live at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on April 19 at www.ticketmaster.com.  Last year, the popular event sold-out and was one of the hottest tickets in Atlanta.

For more information and the complete list of nominated artists, please visit www.doveawards.com

***Credential requests for publicists and media outlets for the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards can be submitted to aarnold@rogersandcowan.com

 

About GMA:

Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Gospel/Christian music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating the Gospel through music of all styles including Pop, Rock, Praise & Worship, Urban Gospel, R&B, Hip Hop, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country and more. The GMA community membership consists of agents, artists, church leaders, managers, promoters, radio personnel, record company executives, retailers, songwriters and other industry visionaries. The GMA produces the GMA Dove Awards and IMMERSE. For more on supporting the GMA or becoming a member, please visit www.gospelmusic.org or contact the GMA directly at 615.277.1376. www.facebook.com/gospelmusicassociation

About the Fox Theatre:

The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment. The Fox’s 4,678 seat theatre is booked more than 300 performances a year ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. In December 2009, Billboard Magazine ranked the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as “The #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade (5,000 seats or less).” The Fox Theatre is located on Peachtree Street in the middle of the city. Not only is it on the National Historic Register, but it is one of the most beloved landmarks in the city because it is a real memory maker for the citizens of Atlanta. They may have come here to see their first performance or Broadway show; they had their first date here, and maybe even had their first kiss in the balcony. Our ballrooms are spectacular and have hosted everything from Sweet 16s to weddings and corporate events.

About GMC:

GMC (www.watchGMCtv.com) is America’s favorite television channel for uplifting music and family entertainment. The Parents Television Council™ has twice awarded its Entertainment Seal of Approval™ to GMC for being “an authentic family-friendly cable network.” GMC is the only television network brand to be so honored.  In 2011, GMC was the second fastest growing ad supported cable network in total day households and A18-49. GMC can be seen in more than 51 million homes on various cable systems around the country, as well as DISH Network on channel 188, DIRECTV on channel 338 and Verizon FiOS on channel 224. Follow GMC TV on Facebook and Twitter at http://facebook.com/gmctv and http://twitter.com/gmctv.

 


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