Lauren Daigle, Jordan Feliz, Andy Mineo winners at the 48th Dove Awards

THE ANNUAL Dove Awards organised by America's Gospel Music Association took place at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena on 13th October. The major winner was Louisiana's Lauren Daigle who won three awards. The full list of winners is: Song Of The Year: (writers) Pat Barrett, Tony Brown, "Good, Good Father"; Artist Songwriter Of The Year: Lauren Daigle; Non-Artist Songwriter Of The Year: Jason Ingram; Contemporary Christian Artist Of The Year: For King & Country; Southern Gospel Artist Of The Year: Karen Peck & New River; Gospel Artist Of The Year: Kirk Franklin; Artist Of The Year: Lauren Daigle; New Artist Of The Year: Jordan Feliz; Producer Of The Year: Bernie Herms; Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song Of The Year: Andy Mineo, "Uncomfortable"; Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song Of The Year: Needtobreathe, "Happiness"; Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song Of The Year: Lauren Daigle, "Trust In You"; Inspirational Recorded Song Of The Year: Laura Story, "Till I Met You"; Southern Gospel Recorded Song Of The Year: Karen Peck & New River, "I Am Blessed"; Bluegrass Recorded Song Of The Year: Jimmy Fortune, "Life's Railway To Heaven (with the Oak Ridge Boys)"; Country Recorded Song Of The Year: Jeff & Sheri Easter, "Small Town Someone (Lunch)"; Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song Of The Year: Jonathan McReynolds, "The Way That You Love Me"; Traditional Gospel Recorded Song Of The Year: Hezekiah Walker, "Better"; Urban Worship Recorded Song Of The Year: Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, "Worth"; Worship Song Of The Year: (writers) Jonathan David Hesler, Brian Johnson, Joel Case "No Longer Slaves"; Rap/Hip Hop Album Of The Year: NF, 'Therapy Session'; Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year: Jon Foreman, 'The Wonderlands: Sunlight & Shadows'; Pop/Contemporary Album Of The Year: TobyMac, 'This Is Not A Test'; Inspirational Album Of The Year: Amanda Cook, 'Brave New World'; Southern Gospel Album Of The Year: Booth Brothers, 'Still'; Bluegrass/Country Album Of The Year: Jeff & Sheri Easter, 'Small Town: Celebrating 30 Years Of Music & Marriage'; Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album Of The Year: Kirk Franklin, 'Losing My Religion'; Traditional Gospel Album Of The Year: Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, 'Everyday Jesus'; Urban Worship Album Of The Year: William McDowell, 'Sounds Of Revival'; Instrumental Album Of The Year: Bethel Music, 'Without Words: Synesthesia'; Children's Music Album Of The Year: Bethel Music Kids, 'Come Alive'; Spanish Language Album Of The Year: Christine D'Clario, 'Eterno Live'; Special Event Album Of The Year: Various, 'We Will Stand Live (CCM United)'; Christmas Album Of The Year: Danny Gokey, 'Christmas Is Here'; Worship Album Of The Year: Hillsong United, 'Empires'; Musical Of The Year: (creators) Dave Clark, Gerald Crabb, Mike Harland, That's Where The Story Begins; Youth/Children's Musical Of The Year: (creators) Christy Semsen, Daniel Semsen, The Kingdom Connection; Choral Collection Of The Year: (arranger & orchestrator) Marty Hamby, 'Southern Gospel Songs (10 New, Emerging and Classic Hits for Southern Gospel Choir)'; Recorded Music Packaging Of The Year: Hillsong United, 'Empires'; Short Form Video Of The Year: The Afters, "Live On Forever"; Long Form Video Of The Year: Joey + Rory, 'Hymns That Are Important To Us'; Inspirational Film Of The Year: War Room. CR

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