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BMI Affiliates Soar at the 2014 GMA Dove Awards

Posted in News on October 27, 2014
Pictured: Chris Tomlin
Pictured: Chris Tomlin

Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates all of the winners at the 45th Annual Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards, held October 7, 2014, in Nashville. The Dove Awards recognize the achievements of artists and writers in Christian music, and this year BMI writers took trophies in a wide array of genres including Southern gospel, bluegrass, rock and inspirational. BMI songwriter Chris Tomlin, the winner of last year’s Praise and Worship Album of the Year, won the prestigious Songwriter of the Year Award for 2014. Producer of the Year went to BMI affiliate Ed Cash, who also won the title in 2013.

Here’s a complete list of the 2014 BMI Dove Award winners:

Songwriter of the Year
Chris Tomlin

Southern Gospel Performance of the Year
“Say Amen” - Brian Free & Assurance, producer Ricky Free

Gospel Performance of the Year
“I Can Only Imagine” - Tamela Mann, producer Myron Butler

Producer of the Year
Ed Cash

Rock Song of the Year
“Not Gonna Die” – writers John Cooper and Korey Cooper

Inspirational Song of the Year
“You Amaze Us” – writers Jordan Mohilowski, Matthew Adcox and Douglas Fowler

Southern Gospel Song of the Year
“Revival” – writers Kenna Turner West and Karen Peck Gooch

Bluegrass Song of the Year
“Won’t It Be Wonderful There” - Dailey & Vincent

Country Song of the Year
“Love With Open Arms” - writers Jeff Bumgardner, Wayne Haun and Joel Lindsey

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year
Never Land - producer Tyshane Thompson

Rock Album of the Year
Rise – producer Howard Benson

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
Overcomer – producers Christopher Stevens, Chuck Butler and Ronald Rawls

Inspirational Album of the Year
Hymns – producer Jim Daneker

Southern Gospel Album of the Year
Oh What a Savior - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, producer Wayne Haun

Country Album of the Year
Drive - producer Wayne Haun

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
Duets - producers Donnie McClurkin, Asaph A. Ward, Aaron W. Lindsey, Trent Phillips, Justin Savage and Israel Houghton

Instrumental Album of the Year
…to kids from 1 to 92 - Tracey Phillips, producer Tracey Phillips

Special Event Album of the Year
Cathedrals Family Reunion - Gerald Wolfe, Ernie Haase, Danny Funderburk, (producers) Wayne Haun, Gerald Wolfe and Ernie Haase

Christmas Album of the Year
Christmas Is Here - Brandon Heath

Praise and Worship Album of the Year
Majestic - Kari Jobe

Musical of the Year
Highest Glory, creator Marty Funderburk

Youth/Children’s Musical of the Year
God Made You Special - A Musical about God’s Love…and You! creators Cherry Garasi and Pamela Vandewalker

Choral Collection of the Year
Everlasting Praise 4, creators Mike Speck and Stan Whitmire