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StowTown Records Garners Eight GMA Dove Award Nominations

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on February 25, 2012 – 5:32 pm -

NASHVILLE, TENN.  The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the nominations for the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards earlier this week at a press conference in Atlanta, GA at the Georgian Hotel.

StowTown Records is pleased to congratulate Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Doug Anderson, The Collingsworth Family and producer Wayne Haun on their GMA Dove Award nominations in the following categories:

  • Song of the Year: “I’ve Been Here Before,” Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
  • Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: “I’ve Been Here Before,” Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (Here We Are Again)
  • Country Recorded Song of the Year: “Dreamin’ Wide Awake,” Doug Anderson (Dreamin’ Wide Awake)
  • Country Album of the Year: Dreamin’ Wide Awake, Doug Anderson
  • Inspirational Song of the Year: “I’ll Take What’s Left,” Doug Anderson, (Dreamin’ Wide Awake)
  • Southern Gospel Album of the Year: Part Of The Family, The Collingsworth Family
  • Long Form Music Video of the Year: Fear Not Tomorrow, The Collingsworth Family
  • Producer of the Year: Wayne Haun

 

StowTown Records, founded in 2011 under the direction of Ernie Haase and Wayne Haun, is distributed worldwide through Provident Distribution. The independent label has quickly gained industry attention with chart-topping releases from their artist roster. For more information on StowTown Records, visit www.StowTownRecords.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The GMA Dove Awards is Christian/Gospel music’s biggest night of the year, where top artists from every style of gospel music come together for a night of music and celebration as the GMA bestows the industry’s highest honor. The 2012 GMA Dove Awards will be held on Thursday, April 19th at Atlanta’s famed Fox Theater. For more information, please visit www.doveawards.com or www.gospelmusic.org.


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ISRAEL HOUGHTON AND JOHN MARK McMILLAN EACH HONORED WITH 3 DOVE AWARD NOMINATIONS

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on February 18, 2011 – 10:39 am -

MOBILE, Ala. – February 16, 2011 – Nominations were announced today for the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards with Integrity Music’s signed and distributed artists and songwriters receiving 14 nominations, including three each for Israel Houghton and John Mark McMillan.
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the nominations today from the Grand Salon of the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  Integrity’s own Carlos Whittaker was among the artists participating in the press conference.
Carlos Whittaker announced nominations at the Atlanta press conference.
Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage
Integrity Music’s nominations include:
Israel Houghton
Male Vocalist
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song for “You Hold My World”
Contemporary Gospel Album for Love God. Love People.
John Mark McMillan
New Artist
Worship Song for “How He Loves”
Rock/Contemporary Album for The Medicine
Don Poythress
Inspirational Recorded Song for writing “Joseph” (with Tony Wood)
Paul Baloche
Worship Song for writing “How Great Is The Love” (with Meredith Andrews, Jacob Sooter)
Shout Praises Kids – Today is the Day
Children’s Music Album
Cuan Gran Amor-En Vivo Miami, Ingrid Rosario
Spanish Language Album
Devocion, Danilo Montero
Spanish Language Album
Mi Declaracion, Hector Sotelo
Spanish Language Album
Annette Oden
Musical for “Just Run”
Jeff Sandstrom/Annette Oden
Youth/Children’s Musical for “Get to the Manger”
Fresh from winning his fourth straight GRAMMY Award on Sunday, Israel Hougthon’s three Dove nominations include Male Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year and Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year, recognizing him for his critically and commercially successful Love God. Love People. Love God. Love People. released in August on Integrity Music/Columbia Records and has garnered praise from critics reaching out to a diverse variety of music fans nationally and beyond. The album features the musically masterful energy that has become synonymous with Houghton recordings, and includes special guest appearances by Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond and Take 6’s Claude V. McKnight, III, Mark Kibble and Joey Kibble, and was recorded and engineered at Abbey Road Studios.
The eight-time Dove Award winning Houghton now hits the road for the Love Revolution Tour, which will visit more than 20 cities in February and March.  Tour dates can be found at www.israelhoughton.net.

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