Awards to be held live Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at Lipscomb University and will air on TBN on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at 8:00 pm CT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards (buy tickets) on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming.
“We are thrilled to announce the first round of performers and look forward to a memorable show celebrating this year’s theme, Sound the Remedy,” GMA President Jackie Patillo said. “We believe the message of Gospel and Christian music offers God’s remedy to the world, and these artists are a testament to that.”
Fans will have the opportunity to take part in the GMA Dove Awards VIP Experience that includes a “behind the scenes” viewing of rehearsal, red carpet photo opportunity, access to the pre-telecast and much more. The Choir Experience includes all VIP perks plus a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with Reba McEntire during the telecast, as well as a backstage tour. Early bird pricing ends August 31, 2017.
“I am excited and honored to perform at this year’s show,” shared Reba McEntire, who has two Dove Awards nominations. “Recording a faith-filled album has been on my heart for many years, and to see how Sing It Now (buy) has been embraced is really special. I’m thrilled this collection of my favorite hymns and some new songs of hope continue to touch people.”
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