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April 24, 2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Groovy, the first children’s recording by Denver & The Mile High Orchestra, Christian music’s premier Big Band, received the Dove Award for Children’s Music Album of the Year at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards, presented in Atlanta last Thursday.

April 24, 2012

Nashville, TN — Talented Gotee Records’ singer/songwriter Jamie Grace continues to build on an incredible year with her highly successful album, One Song At a Time. With a best-selling record, two No. 1 singles, and a GRAMMY ® nomination under her belt, Jamie Grace can now add the GMA Dove Award for New Artist of the Year to her list of accolades.

April 24, 2012

Seattle, Wa — BEC Recordings announces the expansion to the label family with the signing of An Epic, No Less to the roster. Hailing from St. Louis, this new band will release their label debut Echo of Love on August 14, 2012. Today the debut radio single, “Mercy Light,” will be available for radio programmers and going for adds May 4 at CHR radio.

 

April 23, 2012

Nashville, Tenn. — Taking home four trophies—the most Dove Awards of any artist at last Thursday's ceremony—GRAMMY®-winning songwriter and worship leader Laura Story embellished her acclaimed career as she nabbed the award for Song of the Year for her celebrated, multi-week No. 1, “Blessings.” The song and album of the same name also won awards for Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year.

April 20, 2012

Dead Feather Moon (www.deadfeathermoon.com), The Howls (www.thehowls.com), Brandon and Leah (http://brandonandleah.com), and Jon Foreman & Friends will perform at the 8th annual Switchfoot Bro-Am Presented By Hurley (http://www.switchfoot.com/switchfoot/c/bro-am) at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, CA on Saturday, June 16th.

April 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Kirk Franklin is a nine-time GRAMMY ® award winner, two-time BET Award winner, recipient of over 39 Stellar Awards and eight NAACP Awards. Last night at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards, the No. 1 selling Gospel artist of all-time added two more accolades to his belt as he took home his 15th and 16th Dove Award for “Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year” for his latest chart-topping album Hello Fear. His No.

April 20, 2012

Nashville, Tenn. - Recent GRAMMY ® nominated female vocalist and dove award forerunner Natalie Grant was honored last night as she accepted her fifth Dove for “Female Vocalist of the Year” at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. The highly anticipated event was held at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, GA and will air on GMC TV on April 24 at 8PM and 10PM ET.

April 20, 2012

Nashville, Tenn. - Critically-acclaimed songstress Christy Nockels recently celebrated her best street week to date with her new album Into the Glorious, which debuted at No. 2 on the Christian Soundscan and iTunes® Christian & Gospel charts last week. The album scanned nearly 7000 copies, a 75% increase over her last album, Life Light Up’s debut.

April 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Lecrae (Reach Records), walked away with top honors this evening at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards (www.doveawards.com). Garnering two Dove’s in major categories, Lecrae won Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year: “Hallelujah,” (Rehab) and Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Rehab: The Overdose.

April 20, 2012

Multiple Grammy and Dove Award-winning recording artist John Schlitt is set to unleash The Greater Cause, his first full-length CD since his critically-acclaimed 2008 release, The Grafting. The Gospel Music Hall of Fame member returns to his rock roots with the new project, set to release May 8 through 4K Records and New Day Christian Distributors. 

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