40th GMA Dove Awards

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The 40th Annual 'GMA Dove Awards presentation was held on April 23, 2009 recognizing accomplishments of musicians for the year 2008. The show was held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, and was hosted by Rebecca St. James, Matthew West, and Lisa Kimmey.

40th GMA Dove Awards
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DateApril 23, 2009
LocationGrand Ole Opry House, Nashville, Tennessee
Hosted byRebecca St. James, Matthew West, and Lisa Kimmey

Nominations were announced on February 20, 2009 by Lisa Kimmey, Dan Evans and Jackie Evans during a press conference at the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Information Center in Nashville, Tennessee.[1][2]

Steven Curtis Chapman won two awards, including Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year, while Tenth Avenue North won New Artist of the Year. Casting Crowns and Brandon Heath each won three awards. Other multiple winners include: Third Day, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and Michael W. Smith.

PerformersEdit

Pre-telecast[3]
Telecast ceremony

The following performed:

Artist(s) Song(s)
Mary Mary "Get Up"
Kierra Sheard
Francesca Battistelli
Steven Curtis Chapman "Cinderella"
Natalie Grant
Group 1 Crew
"Make It Matter"
Brandon Heath "Give Me Your Eyes"
MercyMe "I Can Only Imagine"

"Finally Home"

Jonathan Nelson
Remedy Drive "Daylight Is Coming"
Chris Sligh "Empty Me"
Tenth Avenue North "By Your Side"
Third Day "Revelation"
Chris Tomlin "I Will Rise"
Kim Hopper
Brian Free & Assurance
Ronnie Milsap
Jason Crabb
Reba Rambo-McGuire
Dony McGuire
Destiny McGuire
Sandi Patty
Larnelle Harris
Tribute to Dottie Rambo:[4]
Blind Boys of Alabama
Mac Powell
"Free at Last"
Edwin Hawkins
Donnie McClurkin
Mandisa
Phil Stacey
Melinda Watts
"Oh Happy Day"

PresentersEdit

Telecast ceremony

The following presented:[5]

AwardsEdit

GeneralEdit

Artist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Group of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Song of the Year
Songwriter of the Year
Producer of the Year

PopEdit

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

RockEdit

Rock Recorded Song of the Year
Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Rock Album of the Year
Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

Rap/Hip-HopEdit

Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song of the Year
Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year

InspirationalEdit

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
Inspirational Album of the Year

GospelEdit

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Southern Gospel Album of the Year
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

Country & BluegrassEdit

Country Recorded Song of the Year
Country Album of the Year
Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
Bluegrass Album of the Year

Praise & WorshipEdit

Worship Song of the Year
Praise & Worship Album of the Year

UrbanEdit

Urban Recorded Song of the Year
Urban Album of the Year

OthersEdit

Instrumental Album of the Year
Children's Music Album of the Year
  • Absolute Modern Worship for Kids 4 – Various artists
  • All God’s AnimalsTJ McCloud
  • David: Shepherd, Psalmist, Soldier, King! – Bible StorySongs
  • Shout Praises Kids – I Am Free – Jeff Sandstrom, Kurt Goebel, Stephen Leiweke, and Jeremy Redmon
  • Sleepytime Lullabies – Praise Baby
  • Tell The WorldHillsong Kids
Spanish Language Album of the Year
Special Event Album of the Year
Christmas Album of the Year
Choral Collection of the Year
  • Cradle That Rocked The WorldGeron Davis, Christopher Phillips, Jukka Palonen
  • Glorious Day – David Moffitt, Sue C. Smith, Travis Cottrell
  • He Still Leads – Christ Church Choir – Landy Gardner, Joy Gardner, Christopher Phillips
  • I’ll Say YesCarol Cymbala
  • Make a Joyful Noise – Regi Stone
Recorded Music Packaging of the Year

MusicalsEdit

Musical of the Year
  • Child of Wonder
  • East to West
  • God Bless the USA
  • Savior
  • The Risen Christ
Youth/Children's Musical
  • An Island Christmas
  • Angels We Have Heard
  • It’s a Wonder-Full Life
  • Lifesong
  • The Christmas County Spelling Bee

VideosEdit

Short Form Music Video of the Year
  • "Daylight" – Remedy Drive
    • Andy & Jon Erwin (video directors)
  • "Fan Mail" – KJ-52
    • Sam Sanchez (video director and producer)
  • "In the Valley of the Dying Sun" – House of Heroes
    • Danny Yourd (video director), Steve Hoover (video producer)
  • "Movin’" – Group 1 Crew
    • Andy & Jon Erwin (video directors), Dan Atchison (video producer)
  • "Slow Fade" – Casting Crowns
    • Andy & Jon Erwin (video directors)
Long Form Music Video of the Year

Artists with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nominations Announced for 40th GMA Dove Awards on CBN.com (February 20, 2008)
  2. ^ GMA DOVE AWARDS NOMINATIONS FOR 2009 ANNOUNCED TODAY Archived 2011-07-11 at the Wayback Machine on GospelMusicUpdate.com
  3. ^ DOVE AWARDS CELEBRATES 40TH YEARS WITH GOOD NEWS Archived 2014-05-03 at the Wayback Machine on GospelMusicUpdate (April 24, 2009)
  4. ^ "Dove Award Performers Announced for Live Show April 23rd". CMSpin. April 9, 2009. Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2011.
  5. ^ DOVE AWARDS CELEBRATES 40TH YEARS WITH GOOD NEWS Archived 2014-05-03 at the Wayback Machine on GospelMusicUpdate (April 24, 2009)

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