POST UPDATED TO ADD VIDEO 10-17 – 2015 Dove Award Winners

POST UPDATED TO ADD VIDEO 10-17 – 2015 Dove Award Winners

The Dove Awards were presented yesterday in Nashville, Tennessee. Below is a list of winners with a connection to the Southern Gospel industry. Click HERE to view the entire list of winners.

Southern Gospel Artist of the Year/Gaither Vocal Band, Spring House Music Group

Southern Gospel Song of the Year/”Hidden Heroes”/The Talleys; (writers) Dixie Lynn Phillips, Sharon Phillips

Bluegrass Song of the Year/”God is There”/Lizzy Long & Rhonda Vincent; (writers) Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey

Country Song of the Year/”Sweet Jesus (ft. Merle Haggard)”/The Oak Ridge Boys; (writers) Merle Haggard, Kenny Vernon

Worship Song of the Year/”Because He Lives (Amen)”/Matt Maher; (writers) Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Ed Cash, Gloria Gaither, Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Bill Gaither; (publishers) Alletrop Music/Hanna Street Music/I Am A Pilgrim Songs/Open Hands Music/S.D.G. Publishing/Sixsteps Music/Sixsteps Songs, Worship Together Music/,, Essential Music Publishing

Southern Gospel Album of the Year/Pray Now/Karen Peck & New River (producer) Wayne Haun

Bluegrass/Country Album of the Year/Angels Among Us/Alabama (producers) Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen

Children’s Music Album of the Year/Kids/The Hoppers (producer) Mike Hopper

Musical of the Year/We’re Glad You Came (A Musical Celebration of the Savior’s Birth)/(Creators) Jeff Burngardner, Joel Lindsey

Choral Collection of the Year/Splendor of Heaven/(creators) Geron Davis, Tyler Brinson

UPDATED: The telecast happens Sunday, October 18 on TBN at 10:00 PM EDT. Here’s a sneak peak:


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David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both and David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

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