Curb | Word Entertainment proudly celebrates 13 artist nominations for the 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards today, 8/11, with for KING & COUNTRY, Natalie Grant, Blanca, Steven Malcolm, Ty Brasel, and Fisk Jubilee Singers receiving one or more nominations. The GMA Dove Awards are happening live and in person in Nashville, TN, on October 19, 2021. The broadcast will air exclusively on TBN on October 22, 2021 at 8 PM EST and again at 10 PM EST.

“How exciting that our wonderful Christian artists are being honored for their amazing work,” shares Curb | Word Entertainment Chairman, Mike Curb. “I am thrilled for the recognition they have received from the Gospel Music Association with these nominations.”

for KING & COUNTRY earned 7 nominations with Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “TOGETHER (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly), Song of the Year for “TOGETHER,” Christmas/Special Event Album of the Year and Recorded Music Packaging of the Year for A Drummer Boy Christmas, Long Form Video of the Year for “Burn The Ships Concert Film,” Contemporary Christian Artist and Artist of the Year.

Natalie Grant earned two nominations with Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year for No Stranger, and Long Form Video of the Year for “Natalie Grant & Bernie Herms at Ryman Auditorium.”

Blanca received a nomination for Spanish Language Album of the Year for Renovada.

Steven Malcolm received a nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year for “Glory On Me (feat. Childish Major & Taylor Hill).”

Ty Brasel received a nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for The Divine Storm.

Fisk Jubilee Singers received a nomination for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year for Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album).

Curb | Word Entertainment is excited to celebrate these nominations, as well as all other fellow nominees. For more information about the Dove Awards and a full list of nominations, go to

About Curb | Word Entertainment:In 2016, Curb Records acquired Word Entertainment, combining two of the music industry’s most respected global brands, and more than a century of collective experience. Today, Curb and Word are two of the world’s leading independent music companies. Owned and operated by Mike Curb, the Curb | Word family includes the labels Curb, Word, Squint, Fervent, Sidewalk, MCC and IVAV, as well as Curb Publishing, Word Publishing, 25 Live, Curb Films, Word Films, Word Entertainment, and Curb Sports, representing top artists and entertainers in Country, Christian, Pop, Rock, and Hip-Hop. For more information, visit