Provident Distribution Family Receives 61 GMA Dove Award Nods

Provident Distribution family of artists, labels, songwriters and film makers are pleased to announce the incredible 61 GMA Dove Award nominees announced today at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Award press conference held at Lipscomb University. The awards will held on Tuesday, October 11 in Nashville, TN at Allen Arena at Lipscomb University. The awards show will be televised on TBN at 9:00 PM CST on Sunday, October 16.

Among those nominated, the Provident Distribution family has multiple nominees such as producer/writers Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury, Bethel Music, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Kirk Franklin, Chicago Mass Choir, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound and Travis Greene. Below is a complete list of all Provident Distribution nominees.

SONG OF THE YEAR
“First”
(writers) Hank Bentley, Jason Ingram, Lauren Daigle, Mia Fieldes, Paul Mabury
(publishers) All Essential Music, CentricSongs, Open Hands Music, Upside Down Under, Flychild Publishing, Be Essential Songs, So Essential Tunes, Bentley Street Songs

“Flawless”
(writers) Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Ben Glover, David Garcia, Mike Scheuchzer, Nathan Cochran, Robby Shaffer, Solomon Olds
(publishers) Soul Glow Activator Music, 9t One Songs, Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing, D Soul Music, MercyMe Music, Wet As A Fish Music, Ariose Music

“Just Be Held”
(writers) Bernie Herms, Mark Hall, Matthew West
(publishers) My Refuge Music, Atlas Holdings, Highly Combustible Music, House of Story Music Publishing, Be Essential Songs

“No Longer Slaves”
(writers) Jonathan David Hesler, Brian Johnson, Joel Case (publishers) Bethel Music Publishing

“Trust In You”
(writers) Lauren Daigle, Michael Farren, Paul Mabury (publishers) CentricSongs, Farren Love And War Publishing, Flychild Publishing, So Essential Tunes, Integrity’s Alleluia! Music

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (NON-ARTIST)
Jason Ingram
Paul Mabury

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Casting Crowns, Reunion Records
Danny Gokey, BMG Rights Management

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, StowTown Records
The Perrys, StowTown Records

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Kirk Franklin, Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Hollyn, Gotee Records
Travis Greene, RCA Inspiration

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Kirk Franklin
Wayne Haun

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Move” – Audio Adrenaline, (writers) Adam Agee, Seth Mosley
“Take Me Over” – Red, (writers) Johnny Andrews, Anthony Armstrong, Randy Armstrong, Josh Baker, Michael Barnes, Rob Graves, Jason McArthur
“Live On Forever” – The Afters, (writers) Jordan Mohilowski, Dan Ostebo, Matt Fuqua, Josh Havens, Jason Ingram

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“My Story” – Big Daddy Weave, (writers) Mike Weaver, Jason Ingram
“Just Be Held” – Casting Crowns, (writers) Mark Hall, Bernie Herms, Matthew West
“Tell Your Heart To Beat Again” – Danny Gokey, (writers) Bernie Herms, Randy Phillips, Matthew West
“Trust In You” – Lauren Daigle, (writers) Paul Mabury, Michael Farren, Lauren Daigle

INSPIRATIONAL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Pieces” – Bethel Music & Amanda Cook, (writers) Amanda Cook, Steffany Gretzinger
"Till I Met You” – Laura Story, (writers) Laura Story, Christopher Stevens, Bryan Fowler

SOUTHERN GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Jesus Changed Everything” – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, (writers) Ernie Haase, Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey
“Keep On” – Perrys, (writers) Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey

COUNTRY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Love Covered My Sin” – Doug Anderson (writers) Wayne Haun, Randall Garland, Val Dacus

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Wanna Be Happy?” – Kirk Franklin, (writer) Kirk Franklin

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Thank You, Thank You Jesus” – Chicago Mass Choir, (writer) Percy Gray, Jr.

URBAN WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Intentional” – Travis Greene, (writer) Travis Greene

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR
“No Longer Slaves” (writers) Jonathan David Hesler, Brian Johnson, Joel Case (publisher) Bethel Music Publishing
“Even So Come” – (writers) Jess Cates, Jason Ingram, Chris Tomlin
(publishers) S. D. G. Publishing, Sixsteps Songs, Worship Together Music, Open Hands Music, So Essential Tunes, Lily Makes Music

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sound Of The Saints – Audio Adrenaline, (producers) Seth Mosley, Joshua Silverberg, Nick Baumhardt
Dead Man Walking – John Tibbs, (producer) Ben Shive

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Love Riot – Newsboys, (producers) Mark Needham, Zach Hall, Seth Mosley, Mike X O’Conner

INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Brave New World – Amanda Cook, (producers) Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury, Amanda Cook
Walls – Gateway Worship, (producers) Walker Beach, Josh Alltop, Miguel Noyolla

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
That Day Is Coming – Collingsworth Family, (producer) Wayne Haun
Happy People – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, (producers) Ernie Haase, Wayne Haun, Todd Collins

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Losing My Religion – Kirk Franklin, (producer) Kirk Franklin
You Shall Live – Marvin Sapp, (producer) Aaron W. Lindsey

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
We Give You Praise – Chicago Mass Choir, (producers) Percy Gray, Jr., Demetrius Banks, Cornelius Doles, Felica Welch, Dr. Feranda Williamson

URBAN WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Covered: Alive in Asia – Israel Houghton & New Breed, (producers) Israel Houghton, Kevin Camp
The Hill – Travis Greene, (producers) Victor Navejar, Travis Greene

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Without Words: Synthesia – Bethel Music, (producers) Bobby Strand, Chris Greely

CHILDREN’S MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Come Alive – Bethel Music Kids, (producers) Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury

CHRISTMAS ALBUM OF THE YEAR
God With Us – Laura Story, (producers) Brown Bannister, Cliff Duren, Andrew Osenga
It’s Christmas! – MercyMe, (producers) Brown Bannister, Ben Shive

WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Have It All – Bethel Music, (producers) Chris Greely, Bobby Strand
A Live Worship Experience – Casting Crowns, (producer) Mark A. Miller
Here As It Is In Heaven – Elevation Worship, (producers) Mack Brock, Aaron Robertson

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR
Have It All – Bethel Music, (art director) Kiley Goodpasture (graphic artist & photographer) Stephen Hart
Come Alive – Bethel Music Kids, (art director) Kiley Goodpasture (graphic artist & photographer) Stephen Hart (photographer) Justin Posey

SHORT FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR
"Tell Your Heart To Beat Again" – Danny Gokey, (director & producer) Kristen Barlowe
"Live On Forever" – The Afters, (director & producer) Nathan William

LONG FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR
"Come Alive" – Bethel Music Kids, (director) David Noroña (producer) Kiley Goodpasture

INSPIRATIONAL FILM OF THE YEAR
Risen, (director) Kevin Reynolds (producers) LD Entertainment, AFFIRM Film
War Room, (director) Alex Kendrick (producers) Kendrick Brothers Pictures, AFFIRM Films, Provident Film
Woodlawn, (directors) Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin (producer) Erwin Brothers Entertainment, Provident Films, Pure Flix Productions

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