The 2018 Dove Awards Nominees

2018 Dove Awards Nominees

The most important night on the Christian music calendar approaches! The 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards is set to take place in Nashville on October 17 – and we have to say, the list of nominees is outstanding!

The Dove Awards celebrate the very best in Christian music each year – from worship to urban to gospel and beyond.  So, let’s take a look at some of the category nominees and maybe make some of our own predictions about who will win!

Click here to view the full list of nominees for this year’s Dove Awards

Artist of the Year

Hillsong UNITED
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Zach Williams

Song of the Year

“All My Hope” – Crowder
“Blessings” – Lecrae
“I’ll Find You” – Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly
“Broken Things” – Matthew West
“Control (Somehow You Want Me)” – Tenth Avenue North
“Different” – Micah Tyler
“Hills and Valleys” – Tauren Wells
“I Just Need U” – tobyMac
“O’Lord” – Lauren Daigle
“Old Church Choir” – Zach Williams
“Reckless Love” – Cory Asbury
“So Will I (100 Billion X)” – Hillsong United
“Unfinished” – Mandisa

Songwriter of the Year

Matthew West
Tauren Wells
Zach Williams

New Artist of the Year

Cory Asbury
Koryn Hawthorne
Mosaic MSC
Pat Barrett
Tauren Wells

Artist of the Year – CCM

Tauren Wells
Zach Williams

Artist of the Year – Southern Gospel

Gaither Vocal Band
Bradley Walker
Joseph Habedank
Mark Lowry
Karen Peck & New River

Artist of the Year – Gospel

CeCe Winans
Kirk Franklin
Jekalyn Carr
Travis Greene
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Worship Song of the Year

“Do It Again” – Elevation Worship
“Reckless Love” – Cory Asbury
“So Will I (100 Billion X)” – Hillsong United
“Spirit of the Living God” – Meredith Andrews
“Tremble” – Mosaic MSC

Worship Album of the Year

Reckless Love – Cory Asbury
There Is More – Hillsong Worship
Love Has A Name – Jesus Culture
Good News – Rend Collective
Bright Faith Bold Future – Vertical Worship

Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year

“Walking On Water” – NEEDTOBREATHE
“Gone” – Red
“Brave” – Skillet

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

Everything Or Nothing – Carrollton
Gone – Red
Unleashed Beyond – Skillet

Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year

“All My Hope” – Crowder
“O’Lord” – Lauren Daigle
“When We Pray” – Tauren Wells
“I Just Need U” – tobyMac
“Old Church Choir” – Zach Williams

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

Wonder – Hillsong United
Out of the Dark – Mandisa
All In – Matthew West
Different – Micha Tyler
Hills and Valleys – Tauren Wells

Southern Gospel Song of the Year

“He Can Take It” – Brian Free & Assurance
“Hallelujah Band” – Gaither Vocal Band
“Just When You Thought” – Joseph Habedank
“Clear Skies” – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
“Washed by the Water” – Jason Crabb

Souther Gospel Album of the Year

We Have This Moment – Gaither Vocal Band
Clear Skies – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Still Happy – Goodman Revival
Hope For All Nations – Karen Peck & New River
What’s Not To Love – Mark Lowry

Bluegrass/Country/Roots Song of the Year

“I Will Someday” – Bradley Walker ft. The Isaacs
“Chain Breaker” – Gaither Vocal Band
“Jailbreak” – Jospeh Habedank
“Dinner On The Ground” – Little Roy & Lizzy Show ft. Oak Ridge Boys
“Daddy and Son” – The Nelons

Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year

Blessed: Hymns and Songs of Faith – Bradley Walker
Unexpected – Jason Crabb
Sing It Again – Jeff & Sheri Easter
Going Home – Little Roy & Lizzy Show

Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year

“I Got That” – Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
“A Great Work” – Brian Courtney Wilson
“Not Lucky, I’m Loved” – Jonathan McReynolds
“Won’t He Do It” – Koryn Hawthorne
“You” – Snoop Dogg ft. Tye Tribbett

Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year

A Long Way from Sunday – Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
A Great Work – Brian Courtney Wilson
Make Room – Jonathan McReynolds
Snoop Dogg Presents The Bible of Love – Various
The Bloody Win – Tye Tribbett

Traditional Gospel Song of the Year

“Stay With Me” – Jekalyn Carr
“Close” – Marvin Sapp
“I Survived It” – Ricky Dillard & New G
“And You Don’t Stop” – The Walls Group
“He Got Up” – VaShawn Mitchell ft. Dorinda Clark-Cole

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year

One Nation Under God – Jekalyn Carr
10 – Ricky Dillard & New G
I Am Redeemed – Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Urban Worship Song of the Year

“The Name Of Our God” – Tasha Cobbs Leonard
“Your Great Name” – Todd Dulaney
“You Waited” – Travis Greene

Urban Worship Album of the Year

Heart. Passion. Pursuit. – Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Your Great Name – Todd Dulaney
Crossover: Live – Travis Greene

Rap & Hip Hop Song of the Year

“Not Today Satan” – KB ft. Andy Mineo
“War Cry” – Social Club Misfits ft. Tauren Wells
“Smile” – Tedashii
“Forever” – Trip Lee
“Praying Hands” – Ty Brasel ft. Trip Lee

Rap & Hip Hop Album of the Year

Today We Rebel – KB
Crooked – Propaganda
Into The Night – Social Club Misfits

Christmas/Special Event Album of the Year

It’s Finally Christmas – Casting Crowns
Christmas Live in Phoenix – for KING & COUNTRY
The Peace Project – Hillsong Worship
Light of Christmas – tobyMac
Country Roots & Gospel Favorites – Gaithers & Friends

Instrumental Album of the Year

Piano Chill: Songs of Faith – Christopher Phillips
A Thankful Heart – Craig Duncan
I’m Gonna Keep On – Jeff Stice

Children’s Album of the Year

Bright Ones: Bright Ones (Bethel Kids)
Be Held: Lullabies for the Beloved – Christy Nockels
The Little Giant – Kathie Lee Gifford
Getty Kids Hymnal: For The Cause – Keith & Kristyn Getty
Mommy & Me Worship 2 – Lifeway

Inspirational Film of the Year

God’s Not Dead: Light In The Darkness
I Can Only Imagine
Paul, Apostle Of Christ
Same Kind Of Different As Me
The Star


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