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Published: 3/29/2012

SESAC congratulates our Dove Award nominees

SESAC congratulates all the nominated songwriters and publishers in the upcoming 43rd annual Dove Awards.  The Dove Awards will take place on April 19, in Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre.  SESAC’s affiliated nominees are as follows:

Song of the Year
(award given to the writer and publisher)

"Alive" recorded by Natalie Grant
written by Bernie Herms, Nichole Nordeman

"Hold Me" recorded by Jamie Grace
written by Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan, Christopher Stevens
published by Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Tunes (SESAC), Songs of Third Base (SESAC)

"Your Great Name" recorded by Natalie Grant
written by Krissy Nordhoff, Michael Neale

Female Vocalist of the Year
Natalie Grant

New Artist of the Year
Jamie Grace

Producer of the Year
Ian Eskelin

Rock Recorded Song of the Year
(award given to the Artist and Songwriter)

"Invisible" recorded by Disciple
written by Ben Glover, Kevin Young, Brad Noah, Rob Hawkins
INO Records

"Your Love Is A Mystery" recorded by Hawk Nelson
written by Hawk Nelson
BEC Recordings

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
(award given to the Artist and Songwriter)

"Born Again" recorded by newsboys
written by The Write Bros*, Michael Tait, Wes Campbell
InPop

"Crazy Love" recorded by Hawk Nelson
written by Hawk Nelson, Ian Eskelin, Tony Wood
BEC Recordings

"Drifting" recorded by Plumb with Dan Haseltine
written by Tiffany Arbuckle Lee, Matt Bronleewe, Dan Haseltine
Curb Records

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
(award given to the Artist and Songwriter)

"Alive (MARY MAGDALENE)" recorded by Natalie Grant
written by Nichole Nordeman, Bernie Herms
WOW Joint Venture

"Hold Me" recorded by Jamie Grace
written by Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan, Chris Stevens
Gotee Records

"Someone Worth Dying For" recorded by MIKESCHAIR
written by Benjamin Glover, Michael Alan Grayson, Samuel Anton Tinnesz
Curb Records

"Your Great Name" recorded by Natalie Grant
written by Michael Neale, Krissy Nordhoff
Curb Records

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
(award given to the Artist and Songwriter)

"All Things New" recorded by Nicol Sponberg
written by Carl Cartee, Jeromy Deibler, Ronnie Freeman, Jason Ingram
Curb Records

"Hope Of The Broken World" recorded by Selah
written by Carl Cartee, Jennie Riddle
Curb Records

"Love Is a Cross" recorded by Russ Taff
written by Jesse Butterworth, Joy Williams, Regie Hamm
Spring Hill Music

Country Recorded Song of the Year
(award given to the Artist and Songwriter)

"I Get To" recorded by Jeff & Sheri Easter
written by Wil Nance, Sherrie Austin, Steve Williams
published by Spring Hill Music Group, She Loved Music

Worship Song of the Year
(awards given to writer and publisher)

"When the Stars Burn Down" written by Jonathan Lee, Jennie Riddle
published by Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Tunes (SESAC), JLee Publishing (SESAC)

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

Ad Astra Per Aspera recorded by Abandon Kansas
produced by Mark Lee Townsend
Gotee Records

Crazy Love recorded by Hawk Nelson
produced by Ian Eskelin
BEC Recordings

Mountains Move recorded by Kristian Stanfill
produced by Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp
EMI CMG

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

A Beautiful Life recorded by MIKESCHAIR
produced by Matt Brownlewee
Curb Records

Hundred More Years recorded by Francesca Battistelli
produced by Ian Eskelin
Fervent

One Song at a Time recorded by Jamie Grace
produced by Chris Stevens, David Garcia, Arch Nemesiz
Gotee Records

Inspirational Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

Captivated recorded by Nicole C. Mullen
produced by Ed Cash
Maranatha! Music

Hope Of The Broken World recorded by Selah
produced by Jason Kyle, Todd Smith, Allan Hall, Bernie Herms
Curb Records

Urban Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

Angel & Chanelle recorded by Trin-i-tee 5:7
produced by Steven Saxton, Andrew Scott, PJ Morton, Tito Ali, Stan Jones, Brendan Brady, Fred Jerkins III, Imani Pressley, Rockwilder & Flip, David Mullen
Music World Gospel

Instrumental Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

Jesus Calling: Instrumental Songs For Devotion
recorded by Various Artists
produced by Steve Ivey
Sparrow Records

Childrens Music Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

From The Inside out For Kids recorded by Kids Choir
produced by Matt Huesmann & Steve Ivey
Sparrow Records

Special Event Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

The Story recorded by Matthew West, Leigh Nash from Sixpence None the Richer, Mark Hall & Megan Garret from Casting Crowns, Brandon Heath, Bart Millard from Mercy Me, Michael Tait From newsboys, Blanca Callahan from Group 1 Crew, Lecrae, Chris Tomlin, Peter Furler, Mandisa, Todd Smith from Selah, Michael W Smith, Jeremy Camp, Dan Haseltine from Jars of Clay, Matt Hammit from Sanctus Real, Steven Curtis Chapman, Natalie Grant, Mac Powell from Third Day, Nichole Nordeman, Amy Grant, Francesca Battistelli, Darlene Zschech
produced by Bernie Herms, Brown Bannister
EMI Provident, Word

Christmas Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)

Christmas in Diverse City recorded by TobyMac featuring Leigh Nash, Owl City, Jamie Grace, Nirva Ready, Maj, Bage Real, Liquid, Superherose, Arch Nemesis, Tim Rosenau, Toddiefunk, Byron "Mr Talbox Chambers"
produced by Toby McKeehan, Christopher Stevens, Mike Woods, David Garcia, Victor Oquendo, SUPERHEROSE, Tre Corley, Arch Nemeciz, Tim Rosenau, Matthew Edwards, DOA Allen for the DESIGNATED HITTERS, Todde (toddiefunk) Lawton, Byron 'Mr. Talkbox" Chambers
ForeFront Records

Short Form Music Video of the Year
(award given to artist, director, producer)

"Crazy Love" recorded by Hawk Nelson
directed by John Reuben
BEC Recordings

"You Are More" recorded by Tenth Avenue North
directed by Wes Edwards, produced by Drew Langer
Ruckus Films; Reunion Records






 
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