Full List of 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees

Full List of 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees

Full List of 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees

Full List of 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees: The full list of the nominees for the 54th Annual GMA Dove awards have been released. The awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at the Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The nominees were announced by Jason Crabb, Jordan Feliz, Danny Gokey, Natalie Grant and JJ Hairston.


1. General

Song of the Year

1. “Build A Boat”

2. Fear Is Not My Future

3. God Really Loves Us

4. Goodness of God”

5. Gratitude

6. “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)

7. “Love Me Like I Am”

8. Perfectly Loved”

9. “Same God”

10. “Then Christ Came”

Songwriter of the Year – Artist

1. Brandon Lake
2. Chris Brown
3. Dante Bowe
4. Kirk Franklin
5. Phil Wickham

Songwriter of the Year – Non Artist

1. Ben Glover
2. Ethan Hulse
3. Jason Ingram
4. Jeff Pardo
5. Jonathan Jay

Artist of the Year

1. Brandon Lake
(record Llabel) Provident Entertainment
2. CeCe Winans
(record label) Fair Trade Music
3. For King & Country
(record label) Curb | Word Entertainment
4. Lauren Daigle
(record label) Centricity Music
5. Phil Wickham
(record label) Fair Trade Music

New Artist of the Year

1. Ben Fuller
2. Hulvey
3. Jon Reddick
4. Katy Nichole
5. Naomi Raine

Producer of the Year

1. Jeff Pardo
2. Kenneth Leonard
3. Samuel ASH
4. Wayne Haun
5. Team: Ben Glover and Jeff Sojka

2. Rap/Hip Hop

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

1. “No Longer Bound” – Forrest Frank, featuring Hulvey

2. “Graves” – KB, Brandon Lake

3. “Spread The Opps” – Lecrae

4. “Jireh (My Provider)” – Limoblaze, featuring Lecrae, Happi

5. “Spin Back!” – Scootie Wop

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year

1. Church Clothes 4 – Lecrae

2. Sunday In Lagos – Limoblaze

3. Everyone Loves A Comeback Story – Social Club Misfits

4. Tree – Steven Malcolm

5. New Hollywood – WHATUPRG

3. Rock/Contemporary

a. Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

1. “The Lows” – Cochren & Co.

2. “Goodbye Ole Me” – Consumed By Fire

3. “Promise To Live” – Disciple

4. “Brother Jack” – Gable Price and Friends

5. “Psycho In My Head” – Skillet

b. Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

  1. Death Below – August Burns Red
  2. The Consequence Of Being Alive – Gable Price and Friends
  3. Remade In Misery – Memphis May Fire
  4. Dominion: Day of Destiny – Skillet
  5. ‘The Final Battle – Stryper

4. Pop/Contemporary

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

1. Brighter Days – Blessing Offor

2. I’m So Blessed (Best Day Remix) – Cain

3. Love Me Like I Am – For King & Country featuring Jordin Sparks

4. God Is in This Story – Katy Nichole, Big Daddy Weave

5. Thank God I Do – Lauren Daigle

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

1. My Tribe – Blessing Offor
2. Jesus Changed My Life – Katy Nichole
3. Always Only Jesus – MercyMe
4. Life After Death – TobyMac
5. A Hundred Highways – Zach Williams

5. Inspirational

a. Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

1. He’s Been Faithful – Brooklyn Tabernacle, featuring TaRanda Greene
2. Jesus What a Lovely Name – Gaither Vocal Band
3. Welcome – Jim & Melissa Brady
4. Christ Our Hope in Life and Death – Keith & Kristyn Getty, Michael W. Smith
5. They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love – Michael W. Smith

b. Inspirational Album of the Year

1. A Night of Worship – Brooklyn Tabernacle

2. Christ Our Hope in Life and Death – Keith & Kristyn Getty

3. Turn Your Eyes, Vol II – Point Of Grace

4. Turn Your Eyes, Vol II – Sarah Kroger

5. Greatest Hymns, Vol III – Selah

6. Southern Gospel

a. Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

1. I Know My Savior Cares – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

2. There Is a Mountain – Gaither Vocal Band

3. One Name – Jeff & Sheri Easter, featuring The Sound

4. The Keepers – Karen Peck & New River

5. A Hundred Different Altars – The Steeles

b. Southern Gospel Album of the Year

1. Think About There – Greater Vision

2. Come On In – Guardians Quartet

3. John 3:16 – The Perrys

4. Believe – The Hoppers

5. Hymns & Worship – Triumphant Quartet

7. Bluegrass/Country/Roots

a. Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year

1. “Jordan” – Darin & Brooke Aldridge, featuring Ricky Skaggs, Mo Pitney, Mark Fain

2. “Good Morning Mercy” – Jason Crabb, Dylan Scott

3. “Matchless” – Tiffany Coburn, featuring Point of Grace

4. “Way of the Triune God (Hallelujah Version)” – Tyler Childers

5. “Jesus’ Fault” – Zach Williams, featuring Walker Hayes

b. Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year

1. The Gospel Sessions, Vol I – Authentic Unlimited

2. Treasure – Jeff & Sheri Easter

3. Light in the Canyon – Sandra McCracken

4. Lost and Found – Southbound

5. Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven? – Tyler Childers

8. Contemporary Gospel

a. Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

1. “New Day” – Blanca, featuring Jekalyn Carr

2. “Your World” – Jonathan McReynolds

3. “Miracles” – Kierra Sheard, featuring Pastor Mike Jr.

4. “Bless Me” – Maverick City Music, Kirk Franklin

5. “Get Up” – Tye Tribbett

b. Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

1. My Truth – Jonathan McReynolds

2. Kingdom Book One (Deluxe) – Maverick City Music, Kirk Franklin

3. Impossible – Pastor Mike Jr.

4. Overcomer (Deluxe) – Tamela Mann

5. All Things New – Tye Tribbett

9. Traditional Gospel

a. Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

1. “Alright” – Melvin Crispell III

2. “Finished (Live)” – Tamela Mann

3. “It Is Well” – Tasha Cobbs Leonard

4. “I Need You” – The Walls Group

5. “See The Goodness” – VaShawn Mitchell, featuring Donnie McClurkin

b. Traditional Gospel Album of the Year

1. Nothing Else Matters – Brent Jones

2. Transitions (Live) – Brian Courtney Wilson

3. Believe Again – JJ Hairston

4. I Go To The Rock – Whitney Houston

5. Worship & Justice – William Murphy

10. Gospel Worship

a. Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year

1. “One Name (Jesus) [Live]” – Naomi Raine

2. “Impossible” – Pastor Mike Jr., featuring James Fortune

3. “I Still Have You” – Smokie Norful

4. “The Moment (Live)” – Tasha Cobbs Leonard

5. “You’ve Been Good To Me” – Zacardi Cortez

b. Gospel Worship Album of the Year

1. Tent Revival – Forward City, Travis Greene

2. Closer Than You Think – Jonathan Traylor

3. Hymns (Live) – Tasha Cobbs Leonard

4. Encounter – Todd Galberth

5. Imprint – Zacardi Cortez

11. Spanish Language

a. Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year

1. “Guarda Tu Corazon” – Alex Zurdo

2. “So Good (Cuan Bueno)” – Doe, featuring Lilly Goodman

3. “Nubes” – Indiomar, featuring Blanca

4. “Coritos (En Vivo)” – Miel San Marcos, Daniel Calveti, Marcos Witt, Ingrid Rosario

5. “Suelto” – Sarai Rivera

b. Spanish Language Album of the Year

Grande y Fiel (En Vivo) – Gateway Worship Español
(producers) Kyle Lee, Danny Pena
Tu Reino Esta Aqui – Generacion 12
(producers) Lorena Castellanos, Johan Manjarres, Anthony Catacoli, Jairo Zuluaga, Andres Mazuera
Lo Que Vemos – Marcos Vidal
(producers) Mike Rodriguez, Eliseo Tapia
Rompiendo – Redimi2
(producers) Niko Eme, Brayan Booz, Barajas, Kanelo Pro, Music Mind, Nath, Cardec Drums, Chucky
X Siempre – Un Corazon
(producer) Steven Richards

12. Worship

a. Worship Recorded Song of the Year

1. “Gratitude (Radio Version)” – Brandon Lake

2. “Honey in the Rock (Live)” – Brooke Ligertwood, Brandon Lake

3. “Holy Forever” – Chris Tomlin

4. “Fear Is Not My Future (Radio Version)” – Maverick City Music, featuring Brandon Lake, Chandler Moore

5. “This Is Our God” – Phil Wickham

b. Worship Album of the Year

1. Come Up Here – Bethel Music

2. Honest Offering (Live) – Cain

3. God Is Good! (Live) – Cody Carnes

4. Lion: Live from the Loft – Elevation Worship

5. Lamb of God – Matt Redman

13. Other categories

Children’s Recorded Song Of The Year

“Sounding Joy” – Ellie Holcomb
(writers) Ellie Holcomb, Nathan Dugger
“Danzo En El Río” – Miel San Marcos Kids
(writer) Josué Morales, Luis Morales Jr.
“Great Are You Lord” – Shout Praises Kids
(writers) Leslie Jordan, David Leonard, Jason Ingram
“I Am Not My Own” – The Getty Girls
(writers) Skye Peterson, Ben Shive, Bryan Fowler, Thomas Anderson
“The Fruit of the Spirit” – Worship Together Kids
(writers) John Roberts, Terryl Padilla

Christmas / Special Event Album of the Year

The Manger – Anne Wilson
(producer) Jeff Pardo, Jonathan Smith
Milk & Cookies: A Merry Crowder Christmas – Crowder
(producers) Ben Glover, Jeff Sojka, Tommee Profitt
Sing: Christmas Songs – Ellie Holcomb
(producer) Nathan Dugger, Brown Bannister
Christmas at Home – Michael W. Smith
(producers) Michael W. Smith, Mark Campbell
This Is Christmas – Tasha Layton
(producer) Keith Everette Smith

Musical/Choral Collection

A Night of Worship with The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
(arranger) Carol Cymbala, (orchestrators) J. Daniel Smith, Chris McDonald, Jim Hammerly, Bradley Knight
Blessed Assurance
(arranger) Phil Nitz
Glorious Impossible
(creators) Sue C. Smith, Lee Black, Russell Mauldin, Johnathan Crumpton, (arranger/ orchestrator) Russell Mauldin
Tribute: Songs of Geron Davis
(arranger and orchestrator) Bradley Knight
(creator/arranger) John Bolin, (orchestrator) Cliff Duren

Recorded Music Packaging of the Year

As I Am – 1K Phew
(art director) Kevin Hackett
I Can’t Find The Edges of You – Citizens
(art directors) Zach Bolen, Matthew Warren, (graphic designer/photographer) Matthew Warren
Church Girls Love R&B – Jor’Dan Armstrong
(art director) Arvonecia Armstrong, (photographer) Tatyanna Chamere, (graphic designer) Kevin Hackett
The Stories I Tell Myself – Matt Maher
(art directors/graphic designer) Tony Matula, Laura Matula, Tim Parker, (photographers) Tony Matula, Laura Matula
Taya – Taya
(art director) Jay Argaet, (graphic designers) Caleb Nietschke, Luke Hastings, (photographer) Anabel Litchfield

14. Videos and films

Short Form Video of the Year (Concept)

“Do You Hear What I Hear?” – For King & Country
(director) Andrew Cherry, (producer) Mitchell Schleper
“Thank God I Do” – Lauren Daigle
(director) Caleb Mallery, (producer) Wandering Cameras
“Spread The Opps” – Lecrae
(director) Ray Neutron, (producer) Jessica Zerby
“Cornerstone” – TobyMac, featuring Zach Williams
(director) Eric Welch, (producer) Scott McDaniel
“Heart of God” – Zach Williams
(director) Sean Hagwell, (producer) Kirsten Hagwell

Short Form Video of the Year (Performance)

“Plans” – David Leonard
(director) Elliott Eicheldinger
“Holy Forever” – Jenn Johnson
(director/producer) Luke Manwaring
“Where The Glory Is” – Josh Baldwin
(director/producer) Luke Manwaring
“Graves” – KB, Brandon Lake
(director) Juan Garcia, (producer) Jayson Palacio
“The Goodness” – TobyMac, Blessing Offor
(director) Eric Welch, (producer) Steve Lamar, Scott McDaniel

Long Form Video of the Year

Come Up Here – Bethel Music
(director) Luke Manwaring, (producer) Caleb Marmolejo
God Is Good! (Live) – Cody Carnes
(director) Mait Hudson, (producer) Jacob Boyles
Grande y Fiel – Gateway Worship Español
(director/producer) Paul Trimble
The Way – Kathie Lee Gifford
(producer) Kathie Lee Gifford
I’ve Witnessed It (Live) – Passion
(director) Brian Zimmerman, (producers) Passion, Louie Giglio, Shelley Giglio, Rachel Baldwin

Feature Film of the Year’

Big George Foreman
(director) George Tillman Jr., (producer) David Zelon
Family Camp
(director) Brian Cates, (producers) Trey Reynolds, Darren Moorman, Jay However, Justin Tolley
I Heard the Bells
(director/producer) Joshua Enck
Jesus Revolution
(directors) Jon Erwin, Brent McCorkle
Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story
(director) Denise Dowse, (producers) Ericka Nicole Malone, Phillip E. Robinson, Vince Allen

Television Series of the Year’

Grace Notes
(director) Russ Kendall, (producers) Russ Kendall, Chantelle Squires, Jenny Latchman-Atkins
Journey Of Faith
(director) Corbin Bernsen, (producers) Corbin Bernsen, Chris Aronoff
The Chosen
(director) Dallas Jenkins, (producers) Dallas Jenkins, Chad Gundersen, Chris Juen
The Wingfeather Saga
(directors) John Sanford, Bill Breneisen, (producer) J. Chris Wall
When Calls The Heart
(directors) Peter DeLuise, Siobhan Devine, Neill Fearnley, (producers) Brian Bird, Brad Krevoy, John Tinker

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