Nashville, TN (October 21, 2022)
The Provident Entertainment family of artists, labels, films, songwriters, and publishers celebrate their 21 GMA Dove Award wins at the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards.
The wins came from across several Provident Entertainment entities—Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Distribution, Films, and Essential Music Publishing. RCAI artist DOE walked away with multiple awards, as did songwriter and producer Jason Ingram.
The 53rd annual event was held Tuesday, October 18 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena and aired October 21 on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) and the TBN app. The theme for this year’s awards was Sound of Heaven.
Provident Entertainment went into the awards show with multiple nominations in 22 categories. Top nominations included Matthew West with seven, six for producer and songwriter Jonathan Smith, five noms for Chris Brown and Steven Furtick of Elevation Worship, and four for breakout artist DOE, including New Artist of the Year. Zach Williams was nominated for Artist of the Year, while breakout artist Ryan Ellis was for New Artist of the Year.
Voted on by the GMA Professional Membership, this year’s nominees were chosen from over 2,000 submitted entries and include a wide range of creativity and artistic integrity in both artist and non-artist categories.
Below is a complete list of Provident Entertainment winners.
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (NON-ARTIST)
SOUTHERN GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“My Feet Are On The Rock” – Gaither Vocal Band; (Writers) Josh Brownleewe, Matthew Hein, Abbie Parker, Lindsey Sweat
SOUTHERN GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Keeping On – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; (Producers) Kris Crunk, Brian Eads, Wayne Haun
INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM SONG OF THE YEAR
Be Still & Know – Jordan Smith; (Producer) Cason Cooley
WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Hymn of Heaven – Phil Wickham; (Producers) Adrian Disch, Jason Ingram, Ran Jackson, Ricky Jackson, Taylor Johnson, Kyle Lee, Jonathan Smith
RAP/HIP HOP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“King Jesus” – KB; (Writers) Kevin Elijah Burgess, Quinten Coblentz, Dylan Alexander Phillips, Wesley Smith
CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Clarity – DOE; (Producers) Chuck Butler, Bryan Fowler, Israel Houghton, Darryl “LiLMaN” Howell, Dewitt Jones, Dominique Jones, Judah Jones, Matt Maher, Jonathan McReynolds, Jerry M. Tate
GOSPEL WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Breathe” – Maverick City Music feat. DOE, Jonathan McReynolds, Chandler Moore; (Writers) Pat Barrett, Dominique Jones, Jonathan McReynolds, Chandler Moore