Today, the Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced that New Artist of the Year nominees and Bethel Music artists Brandon Lake and Dante Bowe will perform at this year’s GMA Dove Awards. Lake is nominated for seven awards this year including Long Form Video for “House of Miracles” which he will be performing. Bowe is nominated for three awards including Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for ‘joyful,’ which he will be performing. The 52nd GMA Dove Awards are set to air exclusively on TBN, Friday, October 22nd, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET and again at 10:00 p.m. ET. The event will take place live and in person in Nashville, TN, October 19th, 2021. A limited number of tickets and Fan Experiences are still available on doveawards.com.
This year, Bethel Music has earned 16 nominations, breaking their previous record of most nominations in a single year. The nominations span 12 categories, including the coveted New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year. Collective members Brandon Lake, Dante Bowe, Cory Asbury, and Brian Johnson are all nominated in individual categories and Bethel Music as a whole is up for Worship Album of the Year and Recorded Music Packaging of the Year for their album Revival’s In The Air.
Bethel Music recently released their long-awaited 12th compilation album, Homecoming. The ambitious 16 song offering marks the first time that all members of the collective have appeared on one album. Recorded over three nights in July 2021, Homecoming is an outpouring of love and a testament to the community that Bethel Music has built over the last twenty years. Homecoming is now available HERE.