Nashville, TN (October 25, 2021)
The Provident Entertainment family of artists, labels, songwriters, and publishers are pleased to announce they received an astounding 25 GMA Dove Awards during the 52nd Annual awards show held earlier this week in Nashville, TN. With a theme of Stronger Together, the recognized winners, including the top award for Song Of The Year (“The Blessing”), are across all Provident Entertainment entities—Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Distribution, and Essential Music Publishing.

Top accolades include multiple wins for Elevation Worship, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, and Jason Ingram, and Koryn Hawthorne, KB, Marvin Sapp, Matt Maher, Jacob Sooter, Tauren Wells, Alexis Slifer, and Chuck Butler each received one. Provident Entertainment went into the awards with multiple nominations in 23 categories.

Performances during the evening were given by KB (joined by Matt Redman), Zach Williams, CAIN, Koryn Hawthorne, Mali Music (performing with co-host Jonathan McReynolds), Kelontae Gavin (with Dante Bowe), and Elevation Worship closed out the show.

Terry Hemmings, Provident Entertainment CEO, shares, “From the awards and nominee recognitions to the stellar performances that were given, all of us at Provident Entertainment are so proud of our artists, songwriters, and partners for an amazing night celebrating life-changing music. We are honored to represent such a diverse array of talent and are so grateful to the Gospel Music Association for their tireless work on behalf of our industry.”

The awards are voted on by the GMA Professional Membership and include a wide range of creativity and artistic integrity in both artist and non-artist categories.

(photo credits: Jamie Gilliam @bandboxcreative, Terry Wyatt @terrywyattphoto & Jamie Gilliam @bandboxcreative)

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