Curb | Word Entertainment and Curb | Word Music Publishing proudly celebrate 25 nominations for the 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The GMA Dove Awards event will take place in Nashville, TN, on October 17, 2023. The broadcast will air exclusively on TBN and the TBN app on October 20, 2023 at 8 PM EST and again at 10 PM EST.
“It’s fantastic that our artists and songwriters are being recognized for their brilliant talent,” shares Curb | Word Entertainment Chairman, Mike Curb. “I am thrilled for the acknowledgment they have received from the Gospel Music Association with these nominations.”
for KING & COUNTRY earned 3 nominations with Artist of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “Love Me Like I Am (with Jordin Sparks),” and Short Form Music Video of the Year (Concept) for “Do You Hear What I Hear.” Joel and Luke Smallbone are also nominated for Song of the Year, as co-writers for “Love Me Like I Am.”
Big Daddy Weave earned a nomination for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year along with duet partner Katy Nichole for “God Is In This Story.”
Dylan Scott earned a nomination for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “Good Morning Mercy” with Jason Crabb.
Mo Pitney earned a nomination for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for Darin and Brooke Aldridge’s “Jordan” featuring Ricky Skaggs, Mo Pitney and Mark Fain.
Point of Grace earned a nomination for Inspirational Album of the Year for Turn Your Eyes, Vol. II, as well as for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “Matchless” with Tiffany Coburn.
Blanca earned a nomination for Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “New Day (feat. Jekalyn Carr)” and a nomination for Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year for her feature on Indiomar’s “Nubes.”
Steven Malcolm earned a nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for Tree.
Wayne Haun and Joel Lindsey earned a nomination for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for Ernie Haase and Signature Sound’s “I Know My Savior Cares.”
Tony Wood earned a nomination for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for Karen Peck and New River’s “The Keepers.”
Joel Lindsey earned a nomination for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for The Steels’ “A Hundred Different Altars.”
Michael Farren earned a songwriting nomination for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for Zach Williams’ “Jesus’ Fault” featuring Walker Hayes and a production nomination for Inspirational Album of the Year for Keith and Kristyn Getty’s Christ Our Hope In Life and Death.
Wayne Haun earned a nomination for Producer of the Year as well as three producer nominations for Southern Gospel Album of the Year for Guardians Quartet’s Come On In, The Perrys’ John 3:16, and Triumphant Quartet’s Hymns & Worship.
Tedd Tjornhom earned a nomination for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year for MercyMe’s Always Only Jesus.
Mark Campbell earned a nomination for Christmas/Special Event Album of the Year for Michael W. Smith’s Christmas At Home.
Dirty Rice and Joseph Prielozny earned a nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for Steven Malcolm’s Tree.
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 www.doveawards.com.
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 www.curb.com.