Integrity Music celebrates nine GMA Dove Award nominations, which were announced today ahead of the 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards.
Matt Redman’s powerful live album “Lamb of God” received a nomination for Worship Album of the Year, Sarah Kroger’s “The London Sessions” for Inspirational Album of the Year, and Sandra McCracken’s “Light in the Canyon” for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year. Children’s worship brand Shout Praises Kids saw “Great Are You Lord” nominated for Children’s Recorded Song Of The Year (cowritten by Leslie Jordan), while Mitch Wong is nominated for his contribution to Brooke Ligertwood’s “Honey in the Rock” (Worship Recorded Song of the Year) and “The Keepers” by Karen Peck & New River (Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year). Songwriters Dwan Hill (with Blanca, ft. Jekalyn Carr’s “New Day”) and Dee Wilson (with Jonathan McReynolds’ “Your World”) were both nominated for Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year. Lastly, Citizens’ “i can’t find the edges of you” was recognized for Recorded Music Packaging of the Year.
“Today, we celebrate the artistry and creativity we get to serve each and every day,” said Integrity Music President, Jonathan Brown. “I am also proud of our team and the way they serve artists around the world and am constantly humbled that we get to see the power of music transform people’s lives.”
The association also announced this year’s theme, “Joyful Echo,” inspired by Isaiah 42:12, “Make God’s glory resound, echo His praises from coast to coast.” (The Message)
The winners for the 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards will be announced during the Nashville event held on October 17th, 2023, and will air exclusively on TBN and the TBN app on Friday, October 20th, 2023.
Worship album of the year
Lamb of God – Matt Redman
Inspirational Album of the Year
The London Sessions – Sarah Kroger
Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year
Light in the Canyon – Sandra McCracken
Children’s Recorded Song Of The Year
Great are you Lord – Shout Praises Kids (Writer: Leslie Jordan)
Worship recorded song of the year
Honey in the Rock (Writer: Mitch Wong)
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
The Keepers – Karen Peck & New River (Writer: Mitch Wong)
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
New Day – Blanca, ft. Jekalyn Carr (Writer: Dwan Hill)
Your World – Jonathan McReynolds (Writer: Dee Wilson)
Recorded Music Packaging of the Year
i can’t find the edges of you – Citizens