BMI Christian Music Awards To Shine Light on Songs June 23

Posted in News on June 9, 2003
BMI will honor the songwriters and publishers of the past year's most performed Christian songs at the 2003 BMI Christian Music Awards on Monday, June 23. Staged at the company's Music Row offices, the invitation-only event will spotlight the top songs in the Adult Contemporary, Christian Hit Radio, Rhythmic, Rock, Southern Gospel and Contemporary/Traditional Gospel categories.

Steven Curtis Chapman

Toby McKeehan

Dottie Peoples

Yolanda Adams

Paul Corbin, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville and Joyce Rice, Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville, will present Citations of Achievement recognizing the top five songs of each genre, with the ceremony culminating in the announcements of Christian Song, Songwriter, and Publisher of the Year (including all genres).

Rebecca St. James

Kevin Max

Michael Tait

Jennifer Knapp

Previous winners include past Songwriters of the Year Steven Curtis Chapman and Toby McKeehan, Dottie Peoples, Yolanda Adams, Rebecca St. James, Kevin Max, Michael Tait, Jars Of Clay, Jennifer Knapp, John L. Cooper, Pillar, Don Koch, Rodney Griffin, Gerald Crabb, Audio Adrenaline, Charlie Peacock, Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Bob Herdman and Joe Beck.

Jars Of Clay


BMI's Citations of Achievement are given in recognition of popularity in the field of Christian music, as measured by feature broadcast performances on American radio and television. The eligibility period ran January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002.

Gerald Crabb

Audio Adrenaline

Kirk Franklin

Donnie McClurkin


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