- SONG OF THE YEAR:
“What The Blood Is For”, Jason Crabb, writers RonnieÂ Â Freeman, Tony Wood, (publisher) Universal MusicÂ Â Brentwood Benson Publishing (ASCAP) // Lehajoes MusicÂ Â (ASCAP) // Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing (ASCAP) // SongsÂ From Exit 71 (ASCAP)
- SOUTHERN GOSPEL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR:
“What The Blood Is For”, Jason Crabb, Gaither Music Group, producer Wayne Haun
- INSPIRATIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR:
“Satisï¬ed”, Jason Crabb , writers Tony Wood,Â Ronnie Freeman
- SOUTHERN GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR:
“What the Blood Is For”, Jason Crabb,Â writers Ronnie Freeman, Tony Wood
- COUNTRY SONG OF THE YEAR:
“God’s Up to Something”, Jason Crabb,Â writers Terry Allen Dennis, Garret W. Parris
- INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
Love Is Stronger, Jason Crabb, producers Jay DeMarcus,Â Â Ed Cash, Wayne Haun
Nashville, Tenn.) August 23, 2013 â€“Â JASON CRABB, esteemed vocalist, songwriter, musician, author, and actor, garnered several nominations for theÂ 44thÂ Annual GMA Dove AwardsÂ in a press conference from Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN earlier this week.Â Love Is Stronger, the latest release from this 17-time Dove Award and Grammy winner, was honored for itâ€™s genre-crossing format receiving nods in six categories.
With a trio of heavyweight producers â€“Â Jay DeMarcus, Ed CashÂ andWayne HaunÂ â€“ Crabbâ€™s latest release,Â Love Is StrongerÂ (Gaither Music Group), transcended musical boundaries and resonated with music lovers and critics alike. The project – praised byÂ The Associated Press, EntertainmentÂ Tonight, FOX News,Â andÂ Billboard, among others – received nominations forÂ Song of the Year, Inspirational Album of the Year, Country Song of the Year, Inspirational Song of the Year, Southern Gospel Performance of the Year,andÂ Southern Gospel Song of the Year. Clearly, the industry has once again taken notice of the soulful voice and power-packed delivery of Jason Crabb.
â€œWith a heart full of gratitude, I say thank you to the GMA and all the members for honoring this project,” said Crabb. â€œBeing blessed to work with Jay DeMarcus, Ed Cash, and Wayne Haun to record these amazing songs penned by some of the most gifted writers was a special time for me. Truly, the entire process was a team effort – from the players, to the writers and everyone in between – this is a time of celebration for all of us!â€
In addition to the nominations, Crabb appeared during the press conference announcing nominations for several categories.
Crabb is currently on the road with his Love Is StrongerÂ tour and is set to make a major tour announcement in the next few days. Additonally, the gifted communicator has just released the first of ten books in a children series called One God, One You,Â introducing the characterÂ JaseÂ® Crabb – A Crabb On A Mission. The book is currently available atwww.JaseCrabb.com.
The 44thÂ Annual GMA Dove Awards will take placeÂ on Tuesday, October 15, 2013Â at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, TNÂ at 7:30 PM CST. Â The awards show will be televisedÂ on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM CSTÂ exclusively on the UP! Television Network.Â Tickets are now on sale at the Allen Arena box office in Nashville, TN and atÂ TicketsNashville.com.
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