Tag Archives: Dove Awards

  • Why Gospel Singers Flock to Atlanta

    Jun 8, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Christian rapper Lecrae first came to Atlanta as a teenager for a youth conference in 1999, but what ultimately convinced him to lay down roots here was its thriving gospel music scene, says Shreveporttimes.com. “Atlanta is just a musical hub,” said the 32-year-old, who moved from Houston three years ago. “There are a slew of […]

  • Donnie McClurkin Springs Forth with More Good News!

    Apr 12, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *Ministry and music never stops for award-winning gospel singer Donnie McClurkin. After years of traveling the globe, keeping pace with his schedule still proves to be a challenge.  McClurkin’s kick off for the month of April included a stop at the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH where he honored gospel great and long time friend […]

  • Marvin Sapp Opens Up about Wife’s Death

    Apr 18, 11 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments


    *Gospel star Marvin Sapp recently spoke with the Associated Press to discuss how the rug was pulled out from under him seven months ago with the death of his wife. “Every day is a new day,” Sapp said in a phone interview. “There are days when I get up and I cry, thinking of her. […]

  • Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, and TobyMac Among Dove Award Nominees

    Feb 18, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *Chris Tomlin and TobyMac each received six nominations Wednesday for the Dove Awards, the gospel and Christian music show that will be held in Atlanta this year for the first time. Jason Crabb and Chris August drew five nods each for the 42nd annual show, which traditionally has been held in Nashville. Francesca Battistelli and […]

  • Sherri Shepherd to Host Gospel’s Dove Awards

    Feb 7, 11 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *The Gospel Music Association has tapped “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd to host The Dove Awards, Christian Music’s annual celebration of voices raised in faith. Shepherd says fans can expect “a hot night of Godly music and comedy” at the annual event, which has been moved to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre this year from its traditional […]

  • A Big Night at the Dove Awards

    Apr 26, 10 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *April 21 marked the 41st annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. The event was held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, where the best of Gospel was paid tribute. Celebrity appearances included David Mann, aka Mr. Brown on Tyler Perry’s “Meet the Browns,” American Idol winner, Jordan Sparks, BeBe and CeCe Winans, tobyMac […]