FairTrade Services and FairTrade Music Publishing have been honored with a total of 12 nominations for the upcoming 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards.
MercyMe was nominated in the Song of the Year category for their chart-topping single "Flawless," along with the Christmas Album of the Year category for MercyMe, It's Christmas!, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Holiday Albums Chart. Laura Story's God With Us is also up for Christmas Album of the Year, while her song "Till I Met You" is up for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year. The Afters' hit single "Live On Forever" was nominated in the Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year and Short Form Video of the Year categories. Audio Adrenaline earned nods for chart-topping Sound Of The Saints, up for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year and "Move," up for Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year. Newsboys were nominated for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year for Love Riot. Fair Trade Services newcomer John Tibbs was honored with a nomination for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year for his debut album Dead Man Walking. Centricity Music’s Jordan Feliz's "The River" has been nominated for Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, cowritten by FairTrade Music Publishing's writer Colby Wedgeworth.
The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 11, live from Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. and will air exclusively on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 16.