NASHVILLE, Tenn. (developing story, updated October 10, 2016)—The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces more performers and presenters for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Matthew West, Big Daddy Weave, Greater Vision, Jonathan McReynolds, Joseph Habedank, Karen Peck & New River, Kingdom Heirs, The Isaacs, Hillsong UNITED, Natalie Grant, Tamela Mann, and Bethel Music will perform. Lecrae, Danny Gokey, Donald Lawrence, Hillary Scott, Jason Ingram, Jonathan Butler, LeAndria Johnson, Matt Maher, Michael Jr., Chris Cleveland (of Stars Go Dim), Veritas, Chris Tomlin, Donnie McClurkin, KB, Jordan Feliz, Priscilla Shirer and Ryan Stevenson will present. These new appearances join already announced performers TobyMac, Anthony Brown and Group TherAPy, Steven Curtis Chapman and Hollyn. Blanca and Travis Greene will host the pre-telecast.
Hosted by for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett, the awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Lipscomb’s University’s Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Tickets are now on sale at the Allen Arena box office or online here.
Top nominated artists include Lauren Daigle, Hillsong UNITED, Chris Tomlin, Kirk Franklin and Bill Gaither. CLICK HERE to view the full list of nominees.
The GMA Dove Awards celebrate the contributions of artists from every style of Christian/Gospel music. Nominees are determined by over 1,600 professional members, and winners will be voted on by the entire GMA membership of nearly 2,500. For more information, visit www.doveawards.com. This is a developing story.