Saturday, February 20, 2010

41st Annual GMA Dove Award Nominees: Here are my predictions!

Here are my predictions in bold!! (and wishes in italic !)!

Artist of the Year:
Casting Crowns
Jars of Clay

New Artist of the Year:

Group of the Year
Casting Crowns
Jars of Clay I'd be happy with either...

Female Vocalist of the Year
Natalie Grant

Male Vocalist of the Year
Brandon Heath
Bebo Norman

Song of the Year
“I Will Rise” by Chris Tomlin and Louie Giglio
“Revelation Song” by Jennie Lee Riddle or
“Two Hands” by Jars of Clay

Producer of the Year
Ed Cash

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

“End of My Rope,” KJ-52, by Jonah Sorrentino, Aaron Sprinkle
“Movin',” Group 1 Crew, by Jeremy James, Byron Chambers, Christopher Stevens

Rock Recorded Song of the Year
"Mess of Me,” Switchfoot, by Jonathan Foreman, Tim Foreman

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
“How He Loves,” David Crowder*Band, by John Mark McMillan
“Lay 'Em Down,” NEEDTOBREATHE, by Bear Rinehart and Bo Rinehart

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
“City On Our Knees,” TobyMac, by Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore, Cary Barlowe
“Until The Whole World Hears,” Casting Crowns, by Mark Hall, Bernie Herms, Jason McArthur, Roger Glidewell

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
“Since the World Began,” Matt Maher, Amy Grant, Ed Cash, Mac Powell, by Mac Powell and Trevor Morgan

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
“Because He Lives,” Gaither Vocal Band, by William J. Gaither and Gloria Gaither
“Live With Jesus,” Oak Ridge Boys, by Paul Kennerley

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
“This World Is Not My Home,” Ricky Skaggs, by Albert Brumley

Country Recorded Song of the Year
“God Is There,” Diamond Rio, by Marty Roe, Jimmy Olander and Bernie Herms
King of the World,” Point of Grace, by Cindy Morgan

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

“The Power of One,” Israel Houghton, by Israel Houghton and Ricardo Sanchez

Worship Song of the Year
“I Will Rise” Chris Tomlin, by Louie Giglio, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher and Jesse Reeves

“Revelation Song,” by Jennie Lee Riddle

Dove Awards in album categories are given to the artist and producer, if other than the artist.

Rock Album of the Year
Awake, Skillet, Howard Benson

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

The Outsiders, NEEDTOBREATHE; Rick Beato, NEEDTOBREATHE, Jim Scott and John Alagia

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
Speaking Louder Than Before, Jeremy Camp; Brown Bannister and Jeremy Camp
The Long Fall Back to Earth, Jars of Clay; Jars of Clay, Ron Aniello

Inspirational Album of the Year
A Grand New Day, Women of Faith Worship Team; Chance Scoggins
Fearless, Phillips, Craig & Dean; Bernie Herms

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
Shout! Live, Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue; Mike Farris and Joe McMahan

Special Event Album of the Year
Glory Revealed II: The Word of God In Worship, Mac Powell, Shane Everett, Jonathan Shelton, Brian Littrell, Trevor Morgan, Mark Hall, Jason Crabb, Bear Rinehart, Matt Maher, Amy Grant, Ed Cash, Geoff Moore, Natalie Grant, Laura Story, Brandon Heath, Mike Donehey, Aaron Shust, Shawn Lewis, Sara Evans, Bethany Dicks Olds, Shane & Shane, Bethany Dillon, Kari Jobe; Mac Powell, David Nassar
Oh Happy Day, Jonny Lang, Fisk Jubilee Singers, 3 Doors Down, Robert Randolph, Clark Sisters, Jon Bon Jovi, Al Green, Heather Headley, Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin, Michael McDonald, Angelique Kidjo, Aaron Neville, Queen Latifah, Joss Stone, Buick Audra; Ken Levitan, Bill Hearn, Jack Rouner, Ken Pennell, Cedric Thompson I know right? NOT VOTING FOR MAC POWELL?? but its JON BON JOVI!!!

Christmas Album of the Year
Glory In the Highest: Christmas Songs of Worship, Chris Tomlin; Ed Cash
The Family Force 5 Christmas Pageant, Family Force 5; Joe Baldridge
I think if FF5 wins will be one of my highlights of the year!!

Praise & Worship Album of the Year
Church Music, David Crowder*Band; David Crowder*Band

Recorded Music Packaging
Long Fall Back to Earth, Jars of Clay; Tim Parker, Jars of Clay; Tim Parker; Kharyn Hill

Short Form Video of the Year
"Lose My Soul," TobyMac featuring Kirk Franklin and Mandisa; Danny Yourd; Danny Yourd and Steve Hoover
"Wait and See," Brandon Heath; Eric Welch; Tameron Hedge

Long Form Music Video of the Year
"Live Revelations," Third Day; Andy and Jon Erwin; Dan Atchison, Jonathan Erwin and Andrew Erwin