Nominations for the 45 Annual GMA Dove Awards were announced this morning at an official press conference at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Southern gospel producer, singer and songwriter Wayne Haun leads this year’s nominations with an impressive 12 nods. Meanwhile, Hillsong UNITED, Mandisa, Lecrae and Matt Maher follow with five nominations each. Artists including TobyMac, Natalie Grant, Brandon Heath, FLAME and Love & The Outcome, among others, were on hand at the press conference to personally announce the nominees in 20 of the 42 total categories.
The Dove Awards will take place at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University October 7, 2014. The pre-show will begin at 2 p.m. CST followed by a red carpet arrival. The televised portion will begin at 6:30 p.m. CST. For the first time, the Dove Awards will be broadcast on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), which reaches more than 100 million homes in the U.S. In addition, TBN has incredible global distribution across multiple platforms. Air dates and times will be announced at a later date.
For a full list of nominees, visit www.doveawards.com/nominees.