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Dove Awards Shine Spotlight on BMI’s Best

Posted in News on April 13, 2003
Many of BMI's top Gospel music talents were honored at the 34th Annual Dove Awards, presented at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville (4/10). The Crabb Family, Vince Gill, The Lewis Family, Wayne Haun, Nate Clemons and Jars Of Clay each were double winners at the Gospel Music Association's awards ceremony, which was hosted by BMI superstars Steven Curtis Chapman and CeCe Winans. A highlight of the evening was the induction of the Blind Boys of Alabama to the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame.


Vince Gill

The Crabb Family

Other BMI victors included tobyMac, Kirk Franklin, Sanchez Harley, Gerald Crabb, Monroe Jones, Eddie Carswell, GRITS, Teron Carter, Stacy Jones, Ric Robbins, Otto Price, Kenne Bell, Jars of Clay, Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark, Audio Adrenaline, Mark Stuart, Will McGinniss, Pillar, Charlie Peacock, Jennifer Knapp, Marc Byrd, Michael Clemons, the Blind Boys of Alabama, John Chelew and Dorothy Love-Coates.

The 34th Annual Dove Awards will be broadcast on April 19 on PAX TV.


Wayne Haun

The Lewis Family

BMI's 2003 Dove Awards Winners

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
"Don't You Wanna Go?"
The Crabb Family; Gerald Crabb, songwriter

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
"Walkin' and Talkin'"
The Lewis Family; Wayne Haun, songwriter

Country Recorded Song of the Year
"The River's Gonna Keep on Rolling"
Vince Gill, songwriter


CeCe Winans

Jars of Clay

Urban Recorded Song of the Year
"Meditate"
Michael Clemons and Nate Clemons, songwriters

Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
"Holding On"
Dorothy Love-Coates, songwriter

Rap/Hip Hop/Dance Album of the Year
The Art of Translation
GRITS; Teron Carter, Stacy Jones, Ric Robbins, Otto Price, Kenne Bell, songwriters


Charlie Peacock

Audio Adrenaline

Modern Rock/Alternative Album of the Year
The Eleventh Hour
Jars of Clay; Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark, songwriters

Hard Music Album of the Year
Fireproof
Pillar

Rock Album of the Year
Lift
Audio Adrenaline; Mark Stuart, Will McGinniss, songwriters


Gerald Crab

Blind Boys of Alabama

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
Woven & Spun
Charlie Peacock, producer

Inspirational Album of the Year
Legacy...Hymns & Faith
Vince Gill, producer

Southern Gospel Album of the Year
A Crabb Collection
The Crabb Family; Mike Bowling, producer


Dorothy Love-Coates

Pillar

Bluegrass Album of the Year
50th Anniversary Celebration
The Lewis Family; Wayne Haun, Buddy Spicher, producers

Urban Album of the Year
This Is Your Life
Nate Clemons, producer

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
Higher Ground
Blind Boys of Alabama; John Chelew, producer


Kirk Franklin

Jennifer Knapp

Marc Byrd

Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year
The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin
Kirk Franklin, artist/producer; Sanchez Harley, producer

Children's Music Album of the Year
Jonah, A Veggie Tales Movie Original Soundtrack
Monroe Jones; producer

Special Event Album of the Year
City On a Hill -- Sing Alleluia
Jars Of Clay, Jennifer Knapp, Marc Byrd


Monroe Jones

Steven Curtis Chapman

Toby McKeehan

Musical of the Year
The Christmas Shoes
Eddie Carswell

Short Form Music Video of the Year
"Irene"
tobyMac