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  • No single artist dominated 2018 Dove Awards

    October 19 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    No single artist dominated 2018 Dove Awards

    Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love” ballad garnered the worship pastor three wins at the 2018 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, but no single artist dominated the night that recognizes work in 40 categories. Reckless Love was named Song of the Year, Worship Song of the Year and Worship Album of the Year at the 49th annual event …

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  • ‘Queen of soul’ Aretha Franklin rooted in gospel

    August 20 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Queen of soul’ Aretha Franklin rooted in gospel

    From the submissive surrender of her “Amazing Grace” to the womanly exclamations of “Respect” and other provocative hits, the late queen of soul Aretha Franklin is widely remembered for the gospel music foundations she learned at her father’s Baptist church. New Bethel Baptist Church (non-SBC), the Detroit congregation where Franklin grew up singing in the choir …

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  • Hillsong Church leads Dove nominees

    August 15 2014 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Hillsong Church leads Dove nominees

    Music originating from Australia’s Hillsong Church leads the list of nominees for the 45th annual Dove Awards. Other top contenders – with five nominations each – include Lecrae, Mandisa and Matt Maher. The Dove Awards are sponsored by the Gospel Music Association to honor the best...

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  • Matt Redman, TobyMac winners at Doves

    October 17 2013 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Matt Redman, TobyMac winners at Doves

    English worship leader Matt Redman received top honors at the 44th annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards in Nashville Oct. 15, garnering the award for Songwriter of the Year and an impressive four awards for his song “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” which has quickly become a familiar anthem in churches around the world.

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