Gospel Music Assn

  1. Matt Redman, TobyMac & Jason Crabb Win Big at Dove Awards

    October 16, 2013 12:12 AM EDT Matt Redman, TobyMac and Jason Crabb were the top winners at the 44th annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards held last night (10/15) in Nashville at Allen Arena on the campus of David Lipscomb University. Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin hosted the sh ...

  2. TobyMac In The Driver's Seat

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT TobyMac keeps cruising with No. 1 Billboard 200 album and No. 1 Christian single. TobyMac may describe his eclectic, multigenre fusion as "music for the minivan," but it's proved to be a super-charged vehicle that consistently drive ...

  3. Exclusive: Steven Curtis Chapman Leaving EMI's Sparrow For Sony's Provident Label

    August 03, 2012 8:02 AM EDT NASHVILLE-After 25 years with Sparrow Records, Steven Curtis Chapman is exiting the EMI Christian Music Group label Sparrow to sign with Provident Music Group, Sony's Christian division. His label debut, Joy , a Christmas collection, will rel ...

  4. Backbeat: Jason Crabb, Natalie Grant, Laura Story Win Big At Dove Music Awards

    April 20, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Artist and male vocalist of the year winner Jason Crabb backstage with Gospel Music Channel founder/CEO Charlie Humbard. (Photo: Celeste Winstead) Jason Crabb cemented his status as a solo phenomenon by winning male vocalist and artist of the year ...

  5. Chapman, Heath, Casting Crowns Net Doves

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nashville veteran Steven Curtis Chapman, newcomer Brandon Heath and perennial favorites Casting Crowns topped the list of artists taking home honors at the Gospel Music Association's 40th annual GMA Dove Awards last night (April 23) at the Gr ...

  6. GMA Week Spawns Mainstream-Targeting Christian Tour

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's always an intriguing intersection of commerce and ministry as the faithful gather for the annual Gospel Music Assn.'s Music Week convention and Dove Awards show. Held April 19-23 in downtown Nashville, GMA Music Week attracts artist ...

  7. TobyMac Among Top Honorees At GMA Music Awards

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Natalie Grant, Chris Tomlin, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Israel & New Breed and the David Crowder band were among the top honorees at the 39th annual GMA Music Awards last night at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The focal ...

  8. Casting Crowns' Hall Leads Dove Awards Nods

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall leads the list of nominees for the 39th annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards. Hall earned six nominations, among them male vocalist and a song of the year nod for "East to West." His band, Casting Crown ...

  9. Dove Nominees For Songwriter Of The Year Revealed

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kirk Franklin, Mark Hall, Mat Kearney, Mac Powell and Aaron Shust are the final nominees for the Gospel Music Assn.'s Dove Award for songwriter of the year. The winner will be announced at the GMA Dove Awards on April 25 at Nashville's G ...

  10. Camp Turns Catharsis Into Christian-Rock Gold

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jeremy Camp seems to have lived a lifetime in less than 30 years, and his ability to color his music with that experience has made him one of the Christian industry's most successful artists. His last three albums have been certified gold, an ...

  11. BMI's Baird Dies

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT She was 59. Patricia Baird, BMI assistant VP, corporate relations, died yesterday (Aug. 21) in New York after a long fight with cancer. She was 59. During a career that spanned more than 35 years, Baird had become a well-known and respected journa ...

  12. Tomlin Leads Nominees For GMA Awards

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held April 5 in Nashville. Chris Tomlin leads the list of nominees for the Gospel Music Assn.'s 37th annual awards with nine nominations, among them artist and male vocalist of the year. "Holy is the Lord" and "How Great ...

  13. Nichols, Harrington Launch Pub Firm This Music

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Top Music Row songwriters Tim Nichols and Connie Harrington are launching a publishing company, to be called This Music. The new firm is a joint venture with publishing giant Warner/Chappell Music. Top Music Row songwriters Tim Nichols and Connie ...

  14. Franklin, St. James To Host GMA Music Awards

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nominees will be announced February 1. Kirk Franklin and Rebecca St. James have been tapped as hosts for the 37th annual GMA Music Awards, slated for April 5, 2006 at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Voted on by the members of the Gospel Mus ...

  15. Coalition Seeks Digital Radio Copyright Protection

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of music industry groups ranging from the RIAA to the Gospel Music Assn. is urging Congress to approve legislation that would ensure that copyrighted works are protected during digital rad WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- A ...

  16. Curtains 4HIM

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Final album due in November. After 16 years, the members of 4HIM are calling it quits. Andy Chrisman, Kirk Sullivan, Mark Harris and Marty Magehee will release their final album, "Encore...For Future Generations," on INO Records Nov. 22. ...

  17. Switchfoot Leads Gospel Awards

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Switchfoot, the Crabb Family and Casting Crowns were the big winners at the 36th annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards, held last night (April 13) at Nashville's Grand Ole OpryHouse. Switchfoot, the Crabb Family and Casting Crowns were the bi ...

  18. Smith Is Top Doves Contender

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gospel honors set for April 13. Michael W. Smith tops the nominees for the 36th annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards. Smith garnered eight noms, including artist of the year and song of the year for "Healing Rain," which he wrote with M ...

  19. Two Tsunami Relief Concerts Planned

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the victims of the recent Indian Ocean tsunami. Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the vic ...

  20. Two Tsunami Relief Concerts Planned

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the victims of the recent Indian Ocean tsunami. Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the vic ...

  21. Hawkins, Le Fevre Among GMA Inductees

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ceremony set for Feb. 22. Artists Walter Hawkins, Mylon Le Fevre, Evie Tornquist and the Lewis Family will be inducted to the Gospel Music Assn. Hall of Fame during a ceremony Feb. 22 at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tenn., just outside Na ...

  22. GMA Awards To Air At Last

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST PAX picks up April event. In a case of "better late than never," the GMA Music Awards, previously known as the Dove Awards, are scheduled to air Dec. 27 on PAX TV. The Gospel Music Assn.'s annual awards show, which was held April 28 ...

  23. Dottie Peoples Gets Sirius Show

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gospel music veteran Dottie Peoples will host a new show exclusively on Praise, SIRIUS Satellite Radio's gospel channel. Gospel music veteran Dottie Peoples will host a new show exclusively on Praise, SIRIUS Satellite Radio's gospel chan ...

  24. Artists File Amicus Briefs In Grokster Case

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.S. recording artists today (Nov. 8) for the first time filed a "friend of the court" brief with the U.S. Supreme Court. The musicians are asking the Court to review the so-called <A HREF="http://www U.S. recording artists today ...

  25. GMA Sponsorship Exec Exits

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After four years as sponsorship manager, Daniel White is exiting the Gospel Music Assn. (GMA). After four years as sponsorship manager, Daniel White is exiting the Gospel Music Assn. (GMA). White is moving from Nashville to Austin to take a positi ...

  26. Keith Takes 4 ACM Awards

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith was the big winner last night (May 26) at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Toby Keith was the big winner last night (May 26) at the 39th annua ...

  27. Millard, Nordeman Top ASCAP Christian Honors

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MercyMe lead vocalist Bart Millard and Sparrow recording artist Nichole Nordeman shared songwriter of the year honors at the 26th annual ASCAP Christian Awards, held last night (May 24) at the Richlan MercyMe lead vocalist Bart Millard and Sparrow ...

  28. Higher Ground

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established artists to win one of his first two Dove Awards. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established ar ...

  29. Higher Ground

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established artists to win one of his first two Dove Awards. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established ar ...

  30. MercyMe, Switchfoot Top Dove Awards

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MercyMe, Switchfoot, Stacie Orrico and Jeremy Camp were the top winners at the Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual awards show last night (April 28) at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. The event conclud MercyMe, Switchfoot, Stacie Orrico a ...

  31. Higher Ground

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn. smiles upon comedian Brad Stine with a Grady Nutt Humor Award. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Gospel Music Assn. smiles upon comedian Brad Stine with a Grady Nutt Humor Award. Read Deborah Evans Price's c ...

  32. GMA Hands Out Industry Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn. presented several special awards during its annual membership meeting Monday (April 26). The Gospel Music Assn. presented several special awards during its annual membership meeting Monday (April 26). This year's Impact ...

  33. In The Spirit

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the first live awards show to be simulcast in movie theaters nationwide. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the firs ...

  34. Veteran Execs Launch Gospel Music Channel

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new gospel cable channel will launch this fall, headed by veteran cable executives Charles Humbard, former senior VP/GM of Discovery Networks, and Brad Siegel, former president of Turner Entertainme A new gospel cable channel will launch this fa ...

  35. Veteran Execs Launch Gospel Music Channel

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new gospel cable channel will launch this fall, headed by veteran cable executives Charles Humbard, former senior VP/GM of Discovery Networks, and Brad Siegel, former president of Turner Entertainme A new gospel cable channel will launch this fa ...

  36. In The Spirit

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the first live awards show to be simulcast in movie theaters nationwide. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the firs ...

  37. Dove Awards To Have Cinema Simulcast

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a first, the Gospel Music Assn.'s (GMA) 35th annual Dove Music Awards will be simulcast live at cinemas across the United States. In a first, the Gospel Music Assn.'s (GMA) 35th annual Dove Music Awards will be simulcast live at cinem ...

  38. Jaci Velasquez Starts Own Label

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Word recording artist Jaci Velasquez is launching her own record label, Apostrophe Records, Billboard.biz has learned. She is currently negotiating a distribution deal for the new venture. Word recording artist Jaci Velasquez is launching her own ...

  39. Chapman, Switchfoot Lead Dove Noms

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Steven Curtis Chapman, Switchfoot, Third Day, Stacie Orrico and CeCe Winans lead the nominees for the Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Dove Awards. Steven Curtis Chapman, Switchfoot, Third Day, Stacie Orrico and CeCe Winans lead the nominees ...

  40. Christian Sales Pick Up At Year's End

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The waning months of 2003 brought good news to the Christian/gospel music industry, as U.S. sales showed signs of rebounding. The waning months of 2003 brought good news to the Christian/gospel music industry, as U.S. sales showed signs of rebound ...

  41. Christian Sales Pick Up At Year's End

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Christmas season rescues 2003 from mediocrity. The waning months of 2003 brought good news to the Christian/gospel music industry, as U.S. sales showed signs of rebounding. Sales of Christian/gospel music ended the year down 5.2%, according to Nie ...