BMI Congratulates its 2020 Dove Award Winners

Posted in News on November 5, 2020

The announcement of the 51st Annual Dove Award winners over the weekend included an overwhelming number of BMI songwriters. Below is the complete list. Many, many congratulations to all of our winners!

Artist of the Year
for KING & COUNTRY**; (Label) Curb / Word Entertainment

Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year
God & Country - Jimmy Fortune; (Producer) Ben Isaacs

Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year
“Ain’t No Grave” - Karen Peck & New River; (Writers) Jonathan David Helser, Melissa Helser, Molly Skaggs

Children’s Album of the Year
Sing: Remembering Songs - Ellie Holcomb*; (Producer) Nate Dugger

Choral Collection of the Year
Top Anthem Collection; (Arrangers) Bradley Knight, Cliff Duren, Mike Speck, Marty Parks

Christmas/Special Event Album of the Year
Christmas - Phil Wickham; (Producer) Jonathan Smith

Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year
Tauren Wells; (Label) Provident Music Group

Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year
LONG LIVE LOVE - Kirk Franklin; (Producers) Kirk Franklin, Maxwell Stark

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
“People” - Jonathan McReynolds; (Writer) Jonathan McReynolds

Gospel Worship Album of the Year
Broken Record - Travis Greene; (Producers) Travis Greene, Brunes Charles

Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year
“Something Has To Break (Live)” - Kierra Sheard; (Writers) J. Drew Sheard, Kierra Valencia Sheard, Mia Fieldes, Jonathan Smith

Inspirational Album of the Year
Firm Foundation – Selah*; (Producer) Brent Milligan

Instrumental Album of the Year
Untitled Hymn: A Collection of Hymns (Instrumental) - Chris Rice*; (Producer) Ken Lewis

Musical of the Year
Messiah Overcame, An Easter Musical - (Creators) Mike Harland*, John Rowsey; (Arrangers/Orchestrators) Cliff Duren, Jim Hammerly

New Artist of the Year
We The Kingdom**; (Label) Capitol CMG

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
Citizen of Heaven - Tauren Wells; (Producers) Chuck Butler, Jordan Sapp, Kirk Franklin, Max Stark, Rascal Flatts**

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
“Rescue” - Lauren Daigle; (Writer) Lauren Daigle

Producer of the Year
Ed Cash & Steven V. Taylor* (Team)

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year
MOOD // DOOM - Social Club Misfits**; (Producers) Martin Santiago, Jordan Sapp

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year
“Follow God” - Kanye West; (Writer) Kanye West

Recorded Music Packaging of the Year
Rescue Story - Zach Williams; (Art Director/Graphic Artist)

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year
Victorious – Skillet; (Producers) John Cooper, Korey Cooper

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
“Legendary” – Skillet; (Writers) John L. Cooper, Korey Cooper

Short Form Video of the Year
God Only Knows - for KING & COUNTRY**; (Featured Artist) Dolly Parton

Song of the Year
“Way Maker” - (Writer) Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu, (Publisher) Integrity Music Europe

Songwriter of the Year – Artist
Zach Williams

Southern Gospel Album of the Year
Pure Love - Legacy Five**; (Producers) Wayne Haun, Trey Ivey

Southern Gospel Artist of the Year
Joseph Habedank; (Label) Daywind Records

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
“The Power of an Empty Tomb” - The Erwins**; (Writer) Joel Lindsey

Spanish Language Album of the Year
Aleluya (En La Tierra) - Elevation Worship**; (Producers) Chris Brown, Steven Furtick

Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year
“Loco Amor” - Christine D’Clario*; (Writer) Ricky Jackson

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
The Return – The Clark Sisters**; (Producers) J. Drew Sheard II, Eric Dawkins, Justin Brooks, Kurt Carr

Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
“I’m All In” - Maranda Curtis; (Writers) Maranda Curtis, Asaph Ward

Worship Recorded Song of the Year
“The Blessing (Live)” - Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes, Elevation Worship**; (Writers) Kari Jobe Carnes, Cody Carnes, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick

*Not affiliated with BMI
**Not all members affiliated with BMI


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