Dove Award Winners List

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Casting Crowns

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Sidewalk Prophets

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Jennie Lee Riddle

SONG OF THE YEAR (song title; writer; publisher – award goes to the writer and publisher)
“By Your Side”; Tenth Avenue North; Mike Donehey, Phillip Larue, Jason Ingram; Sony ATV/Timber Publishing, West Main Music, Formerly Music, (SESAC), (admin by Song/ATV Music Publishing), Peertunes, Ltd., GrangeHill Music, Windsor Way Music, (SESAC), (admin by Peertunes, Ltd.), Songs of Razor and Tie, Maxx Music Publishing, (ASCAP), (admin. By Songs of Razor and Tie)

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Brandon Heath

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Francesca Battistelli

GROUP OF THE YEAR
NEEDTOBREATHE

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp

Dove Awards in Recorded Song Categories are given to the Artist and Songwriter, if other than the artist.
Song: album; artist; writer; label

RAP/HIP HOP RECORDED SONG
“”Movin”; Ordinary Dreamers; Group 1 Crew; Group 1 Crew, Jeremy James, Byron Chambers, Christopher Stevens; Fervent Records

ROCK RECORDED SONG
“Mess Of Me”; Hello Hurricane; Switchfoot; Jonathan Foreman, Tim Foreman; Credential Recordings

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG
“Lay ‘Em Down”; The Outsiders; NEEDTOBREATHE; Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart; Atlantic Records

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG
“City On Our Knees”; Tonight; tobyMac; Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore, Cary Barlowe; Forefront Records

INSPIRATIONAL RECORDED SONG
“The Only Hope”; Bebo Norman; Bebo Norman; Bebo Norman, Jason Ingram; BEC Recordings

SOUTHERN GOSPEL RECORDED SONG
“Born To Climb”; Expecting Good Things; Jeff & Sheri Easter; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey; She Loves Music

BLUEGRASS RECORDED SONG
“When We Fly”; Breaking Like Dawn; Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long; Joel Lindsay, Wayne Haun,
Ty Herndon

COUNTRY RECORDED SONG
“Somebody Like Me”; Jason Crabb; Jason Crabb; Neil Thrasher, Michael Boggs; Spring Hill Music Group

URBAN RECORDED SONG (tie)
“Close To You”; Still; BeBe & CeCe Winans; BeBe Winans; B & C Records, Malaco
and
“Just Wanna Say”; The Power of One; Israel Houghton; Aaron Lindsey, Israel Houghton, Tommy Sims; Integrity

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG
“Justified”; Smokie Norful Live; Smokie Norful; Smokie Norful; EMI Gospel, TreMyles Music

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL RECORDED SONG
“The Power of One”; The Power of One; Israel Houghton; Israel Houghton, Ricardo Sanchez; Intergrity Music

WORSHIP SONG (award given to writer and publisher)
“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.
Album; artist; producer; label

RAP/HIP HOP ALBUM (album; artist; producer; label)
Five Two Television; KJ-52; KJ-52; BEC Recordings

ROCK ALBUM
Innocence and Instinct; Red; Rob Graves; Essential

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
The Outsiders; NEEDTOBREATHE; Rick Beato, NEEDTOBREATHE, Jim Scott, John Alagia; Atlantic Records

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
The Long Fall Back To Earth; Jars of Clay, Ron Aniello, Essential Records, Gray Matters

INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM
Fearless; Phillips, Craig & Dean; Bernie Herms; INO Records

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ALBUM
Gaither Vocal Band Reunited; Gaither Vocal Band; Bill Gaither, David Phelps; Gaither Music Group

BLUEGRASS ALBUM
The Isaacs…Naturally; The Isaacs; Bill Gaither, Ben Isaacs; Gaither Music Group

COUNTRY ALBUM
The Reason; Diamond Rio; Michael D. Clute, Jimmy Olander; Word Records

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM
Shout! Live; Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue; Mike Farris, Joe McMahan; INO Records

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM
Love Unstoppable; Fred Hammond; Fred Hammond; Verity

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Joy Comes In The Morning; Stan Whitmire; Stan Whitmire; Spring Hill Music Group

PRAISE & WORSHIP ALBUM
Church Music; David Crowder Band; David Crowder*Band; Sparrow Records/sixsteps Records

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