Dove Award Nominations 2010 Announced

It is that time of year again, and the GMA Dove Award Nominations were made public this morning. The winners will be announced April 21st, 2010 with Natalie Grant and Bart Millard hosting at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. I have listed all the nominations below that I know, but let me know if there are any that I missed.

2010 DOVE AWARD NOMINATIONS

Song of the Year song

(title; writer; publisher – award to the writer and publisher)
“Born To Climb”; Jeff & Sherri Easter; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey; Bridge Building Music, Psalm Singer Music, Hefton Hill Music (BMI)
“By Your Side”; Tenth Avenue North; Essential Publishing
“Free To Be Me”; Francesca Battistelli;  Word
“God Is There”; Diamond Rio; Marty Roe, Jimmy Olander, Bernie Herms; Ole, Warner Chappell, Word Music
“I Will Rise”; Chris Tomlin; Louie Giglio, Matt Maher, Jesse Reeves; worshiptogether.com Songs, sixsteps Music, Spirit and Song.com, Vamos Publishing, Thank You Music
“Let The Waters Rise”; MIKESCHAIR; Sam Tinnesz, Mike Grayson, Ben Glover
“Revelation Song”; Phillips, Craig & Dean; Jennie Lee Riddle; Jennie Lee Riddle, Gateway Create Publishing, Integrity’s Praise Music
“Somebody Like Me”; Jason Crabb; Neil Thrasher, Michael Boggs; 2009 Sweet Summer Music, Kobalt Songs, Crosstown Uptown Music, Major Bob Music, Upsurge Music (ASCAP)
“Two Hands”; Jars of Clay; Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark, Jeremy Lutito, Gabe Rushchival; Dudie Music, Chigostick Music, Bridgebuilding, Pogostick Music
“Why Can’t All God’s Children Get Along”; Karen Peck & New River; Stephen Hill; Christian Taylor Music (BMI), Dingo Bat Music (BMI)

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jeremy Camp
Jason Crabb
Michael English
Brandon Heath
Donnie McClurkin
Smokie Norful
Bebo Norman
Mark Schultz

Female Vocalist of the Year

Francesca Battistelli
Karen Peck Gooch
Natalie Grant
Heather Headley
Mandisa
Dawn Michele
Laura Story

Group of the Year

Casting Crowns
Gaither Vocal Band
Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship Crusade Choir
Jars of Clay
NEEDTOBREATHE
Skillet
Tenth Avenue North

Artist of the Year

Francesca Battistelli
Casting Crowns
Jason Crabb
Jars of Clay
Mary Mary
Skillet
tobyMac

New Artist of the Year

Crystal Aikin
Bluetree
Jonny Diaz
Kari Jobe
Revive
Sidewalk Prophets
Brian Courtney Wilson

Producer of the Year

Ed Cash
Ian Eskelin
Wayne Haun
Bernie Herms
Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp

Dove Awards in Recorded Song Categories are given to the Artist and Songwriter, if other than the Artist.

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“America”; America; Tracy Edmond; Tracy Edmond, Ken White; Curb Records
“End Of My Rope”; Five-Two Television; KJ-52; Jonah Sorrentino, Aaron Sprinkle; BEC Recordings
“Go On”; The Forecast EP; B.Reith; Brian Reith; Gotee Records
“Lost”; The Big Picture; Da’ TRUTH; Emmanuel Lambert Jr, Freddy Washington Jr; Cross Movement Records
“Movin’”; Ordinary Dreamers; Group 1 Crew; Group 1 Crew, Jeremy James, Byron Chambers, Christopher Stevens; Fervent Records

Rock Recorded Song of the Year(Song; album; artist; writer; label)

“Bring Me To Life”; Welcome To The Masquerade; Thousand Foot Krutch; Trevor McNevan, Steve Augustine, Joel Bruyere; Tooth & Nail
“Fight Inside”; Innocence & Instinct; Red; Jasen Rauch, Rob Graves, Jason McArthur, Bernie Herms; Essential
“Hero”; Awake; Skillet; John L. Cooper, Korey Cooper; Atlantic, Ardent, INO Records
“Mess of Me”; Hello Hurricane; Switchfoot; Jonathan Foreman, Tim Foreman; Credential Recordings
“Mystery of You”; Innocence & Instinct; Red; Jasen Rauch, Anthony Armstrong, Rob Graves, Jason McArthur; Essential Records

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Always”; Hello Hurricane; Switchfoot; Jonathan Foreman; Credential Recordings
“Can’t Take Away”; MIKESCHAIR; MIKESCHAIR; Sam Tinnesz, Mike Grayson, Jason Ingram; Curb Records
“How He Loves”; Church Music; David Crowder Band; John Mark McMillan; Sparrow Records/sixsteps Records
“Lay ‘Em Down”; The Outsiders; NEEDTOBREATHE; Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart; Atlantic Records
“You Gave Me A Promise”; Unbreakable; Fireflight; Dawn Richardson, Justin Cox, Glenn Drennen, Wendy Drennen, Phee Shorb, Rob Hawkins; Flicker

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“City On Our Knees”; Tonight; tobyMac; Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore, Cary Barlowe; ForeFront Records
“Free To Be Me”; My Paper Heart; Francesca Battistelli; Francesca Battistelli; Fervent Records
“Let The Waters Rise”; MIKESCHAIR; MIKESCHAIR; Sam Tinnesz, Ben Glover, Mike Grayson; Curb Records
“My Deliverer”; Freedom; Mandisa; Chad Cates, Jason Walker, Tony Wood; Sparrow Records
“Until The Whole World Hears”; Until The Whole World Hears; Casting Crowns; Mark Hall, Bernie Herms, Jason McArthur, Roger Glidewell; Beachstreet

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Hold On To Jesus”; Live At Oak Tree: Austins Bridge; Austins Bridge; Justin Rivers, Jason Baird; Daywind
“Hosanna”; You Deliver Me; Selah; Brenton Brown, Paul Baloche; Curb Records
“Jesus Saves”; Jesus Saves Live; Travis Cottrell; Travis Cottrell, David Moffitt; Indelible Creative Group
“Since The World Began”; Glory Revealed II: The Word of God in Worship; Matt Maher, Amy Grant, Ed Cash, Mac Powell; Mac Powell, Trevor Morgan; Reunion
“The Only Hope”; Bebo Norman; Bebo Norman; Bebo Norman; BEC Recordings

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Because He Lives”; Gaither Vocal Band Reunited; Gaither Vocal Band; William J. Gaither, Gloria Gaither; Gaither Music Group
“Born To Climb”; Expecting Good Things; Jeff & Sheri Easter; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey; She Loves Music
“If You Knew Him”; Almost Morning; The Perrys; Joseph Habedank, Rodney Griffin; Daywind
“Life Goes On”; Life Goes On; Talley Trio; Marty Funderburk, Gina Boe; Horizon
“Live With Jesus”; The Boys Are Back; Oak Ridge Boys; Paul Kennerly; Spring Hill Music Group

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“I Heard My Savior Calling Me”; Destination Life; Rhonda Vincent; Rounder Records
“On The Other Side”; Brothers From Different Mothers; Dailey & Vincent; Rounder
“This World Is Not My Home”; Ricky Skaggs Solo: Songs My Dad Loved; Ricky Skaggs; Albert Brumley; Skaggs Family Records
“When We Fly”; Breaking Like Dawn; Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long; Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun
“Working On A Building”; Mountain Soul II; Patty Loveless; Saguaro Road

Country Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Dry Bones”; Live At Oak Tree: Austins Bridge; Austins Bridge; PD Arr by Justin Rivers, Bubba Smith; Daywind
“God Is There”; The Reason; Diamond Rio; Marty Roe, Jimmy Olander; Word Records
“King of the World”; How You Live (Deluxe Edition); Point of Grace; Cindy Morgan; Word Records
“Somebody Like Me”; Jason Crabb; Jason Crabb; Neil Thrasher, Michael Boggs; Spring Hill Music Group
“Thank God For Kids”; Every Light That Shines At Christmas; Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Eddy Raven; Gaither Music Group

Urban Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Avaylable”; The 2econd Coming; Kortney “Mali Music” Pollard; Kortney “Mali Music” Pollard; Dedicated Music Group, Sound Walk
“Close To You”; Still; BeBe & CeCe Winans; BeBe Winans; B & C Records, Malaco
“Just Love”; Just Love; Brian Courtney Wilson; Brian Courtney Wilson, Jermaine Williams, Mark Spears; Spirit Rising Music, Music World Entertainment
“Just Wanna Say”; The Power of One; Israel Houghton; Aaron Lindsey, Israel Houghton, Tommy Sims; Integrity
“You Never Let Me Down”; Image of a Man; Marvin Winans Jr; Marvin Winans Jr, Rodney Jerkins; M2 Entertainment, Central South Distribution

Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Always Remember”; Greatest Hits; Men of Standard; Andrae Crouch; Muscle Shoals Sound Gospel, Malaco
“Don’t Do It Without Me”; Don’t Do It Without Me; Bishop Paul S. Morton; Bishop Neil C. Ellis, Chavone King, Rod Lumpkin II, Cambrell Poitier, Nadine T. Moss, Kingdom Glory Publishing BMI, Psalmic Flow Productions ASCAP; Light, Tehillah
“How I Got Over”; How I Got Over; Vickie Winans; Vickie Winans; Destiny Joy Music, Central South Distribution
“Justified”; Smokie Norful Live; Smokie Norful; Smokie Norful; EMI Gospel, TreMyles Music
“Oh Happy Day”; Oh Happy Day; Queen Latifah; Edwin Hawkins; Vector Recordings, EMI Gospel

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

(Song; album; artist; writer; label)
“Awesome God”; Love Unstoppable; Fred Hammond; Fred Hammond, Alan “Snoop” Evans, Ericka B. Warren, Verity
“Dear God”; Smokie Norful Live; Smokie Norful; Smokie Norful; EMI Gospel, TreMyles Music
“Every Prayer”; The Power of One; Israel Houghton (with guest Mary Mary); Aaron Lindsey, Israel Houghton, Dayna Caddell, Ricardo Sanchez; Integrity Music
“So Good”; People Get Ready; Melinda Watts; Melinda Watts, Freddy Washington Jr; Razor & Tie
“Souled Out”; Souled Out; Hezekiah Walker & LFC; Ester Bullock, Nate McNair; Verity
“The Power of One”; The Power of One; Israel Houghton; Israel Houghton, Ricardo Sanchez; Integrity Music
“Wait On The Lord”; We Are All One (Live In Detroit); Donnie McClurkin; Donnie McClurkin; Verity

Worship Song of the Year (awards given to writer and publisher)

(Song; writer; publisher)
“Alive Again”; Matt Maher, Jason Ingram; EMI CMG Publishing
“Hosanna”; Paul Baloche, Brenton Brown; Integrity Music
“I Will Rise”; Chris Tomlin; Louie Giglio, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher, Jesse Reeves; worshiptogether.com songs, sixsteps Music,Spiritandsong.com Publishing, Vamos Publishing, Thank You Music
“New Song We Sing”; Meredith Andrews, Jason Ingram, Keith Everette Smith; Word Music, Peertunes, J Ingram Music, Grange Hill Music
“Revelation Song”; Jennie Lee Riddle, Gateway Create Publishing, Integrity’s Praise Music

Dove Awards in Album Categories are given to the Artist and Producer, if other than the Artist.

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year
(Album; artist; producer; label)
Five Two Television; KJ-52; KJ-52; BEC Recordings
Now Is Not Forever; B.Reith; Brian Reith, Bryan Lenox, Jamie Moore, Sal Oliveri, Michael Gungor; Gotee
Reiterate; Grits
The Big Picture; Da’ TRUTH; Emmanuel Lambert, Freddy Washington Jr; Cross Movement Records
Thrilla; Delmar “Mr. Del” Lawrence; Mr. Del; Dedicated Music Group

Rock Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
Awake; Skillet; Howard Benson; Atlantic, Ardent, INO Records
Constellations; August Burns Red; Jason Suecof; Solid State Records
Crash; Decyfer Down; Paul Ebersold; INO Records
Innocence and Instinct; Red; Rob Graves; Essential
Searchlights; Abandon; Christopher Stevens; ForeFront Records
Welcome To The Masquerade; Thousand Foot Krutch; Aaron Sprinkle, Trevor McNevan; Tooth & Nail

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
Church Music; David Crowder Band; David Crowder*Band; Sparrow Records/sixsteps Records
Confessions; Pillar; Rob Graves; Essential Records
It Is Well; Kutless; Dave Lubben, Kutless, Brown Bannister; BEC Recordings
Love & War; BarlowGirl; Otto Price; Fervent Records
The Outsiders; NEEDTOBREATHE; Rick Beato, NEEDTOBREATHE, Jim Scott, John Alagia; Atlantic Records

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
Come Alive; Mark Schultz; Shaun Shankel, Brown Bannister, Bernie Herms, Paul Mills; Word Records
MIKESCHAIR; MIKESCHAIR; Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp; Curb Records
Speaking Louder Than Before; Jeremy Camp; Brown Bannister, Jeremy Camp; BEC Recordings
The Long Fall Back To Earth; Jars of Clay; Jars of Clay, Ron Aniello; Essential, Gray Matters
These Simple Truths; Sidewalk Prophets; Ian Eskelin; Fervent Records

Inspirational Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
A Grand New Day; Women of Faith Worship Team; Chance Scoggins; Myrrh Records
Fearless; Phillips, Craig & Dean; Bernie Herms; INO Records
Jesus Saves Live; Travis Cottrell; Travis Cottrell; Indelible Creative Group
Live At Oak Tree: Aaron & Amanda Crabb; Aaron & Amanda Crabb; Paul Corley, Tre Corley, Norman Holland, Michael Turner, Shannon Lancaster; Daywind
You Deliver Me; Selah; Jason Kyle, Todd Smith, Alan Hall; Curb Records

Southern Gospel Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
Almost Morning; The Perrys; Wayne Haun; Daywind
Gaither Vocal Band Reunited; Gaither Vocal Band; Bill Gaither, David Phelps; Gaither Music Group
North America Live!; The Hoppers; Kim Hopper, Connie Hopper, Dean Hopper, Mike Hopper; Canaan Records
Treasure; Janet Paschal; Wayne Haun; Vine
Worth It; Brian Free & Assurance; Barry Weeks; Daywind

Bluegrass Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
Blue Ridge Mtn. Memories; The Marksmen Quartet; Rural Rhythm Records
Breaking Like Dawn; Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long; Kevin Ward, Lizzy Long; Vine
I Have Been Blessed; The Far City Boys; Kevin Street, Aaron Ramsey, Dave Moody; Lamon Records
I Just Want To Thank You Lord; Larry Sparks; Rural Rhythm Records
Lord Bless This House; Nothin Fancy; Darin Vincent; Pinecastle
The Isaacs….Naturally; The Isaacs; Bill Gaither, Ben Isaacs; Gaither Music Group

Country Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
Jason Crabb; Jason Crabb; Tommy Sims, Norro Wilson, Jason Crabb, Barry Jennings; Spring Hill Music Group
Live At Oak Tree: Austins Bridge; Austins Bridge; Paul Corley, Tre Corley, Norman Holland, Michael Turner, Shannon Lancaster; Daywind
Never Going Back; Collin Raye; Michael Curtis; TimeLife, Integrity Music
The Reason; Diamond Rio; Michael D. Clute, Jimmy Olander; Word Records
Then Sings My Soul: 24 Favorite Hymns & Gospel Songs; Ronnie Milsap; Rob Gailbraith, Ronnie Milsap; Star Song Music

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
50 Years: It’s Been Worth It All; Dorothy Norwood; Dorothy Norwood, Derrick Lee; Malaco
Fall On Me; Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s; Jerry Peters, George Dean, James Bullard; MCG Records
Shout! Live; Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue; Mike Farris, Joe McMahan; INO Records
Stepping Up & Stepping Out; Clarence Fountain, Sam Butler and The Boys; Jim Tullio, Clarence Fountain, Sam Butler; Tyscot Records, One Entertainment

Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)
America; Tracy Edmond; Eric Morgeson, DJ Butcher; Curb Records
Audience of One; Heather Headley; Keith Thomas, Cedric Thompson; EMI Gospel
Love Unstoppable; Fred Hammond; Fred Hammond; Verity
Smokie Norful Live; Smokie Norful; Smokie Norful, Jason Tyson; EMI Gospel, TreMyles Music
Souled Out; Hezekiah Walker; Donald Lawrence, Clarence Singleton, Hezekiah Walker; Verity

Praise & Worship Album of the Year

(Album; artist; producer; label)

A Grand New Day; Women of Faith Worship Team; Chance Scoggins; Myrrh
Alive Again; Matt Maher; Paul Moak, Christopher Stevens; Essential
Awaken The Dawn; Keith & Kristyn Getty; Phil Naish; Getty Music
Church Music; David Crowder Band; David Crowder*Band; Sparrow Records/sixsteps Records
Jesus Saves Live; Travis Cottrell; Travis Cottrell; Indelible Creative Group

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