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Published: 8/11/2016

SESAC Affiliates Sweep Dove Awards Nominations

SESAC artists, songwriters and publishers garnered over 50 nods at the recently announced nominations for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards.  A staggering 50+ nominations were given to SESAC affiliates in a wide range of categories including Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Produce of the Year and Artist of the Year among many others. The 47 Annual GMA Dove Awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 16, reaching over 100 million viewers in the U.S., plus global and multi-platform distribution. Voting for the final winners will run August 23 through August 30.

See below for a full listing of SESAC nominations:

SONG OF THE YEAR
“First”
Writers: Jason Ingram, Lauren Daigle, Paul Mabury

“Flawless”
Writers: Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Mike Scheuchzer, Nathan Cochran, Robby Shaffer

“The River”
Writers: Jordan Feliz, Joshua Silverberg

“Touch The Sky”
Writers: Joel Houston, Dylan Thomas

“Trust In You”
Writers: Lauren Daigle, Michael Farren, Paul Mabury

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Joel Houston
Lauren Daigle

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (NON-ARTIST)
Jason Ingram
Michael Farren
Paul Mabury

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lauren Daigle

GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Hezekiah Walker

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lauren Daigle

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jordan Feliz
Travis Greene

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Seth Mosley

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“God is On The Move”
Writers: Mikey Howard, Cliff Williams, Ian Eskelin, Tony Wood
Recorded by: 7eventh Time Down

“Move”
Writers: Adam Agee, Seth Mosley
Recorded by: Audio Adrenaline

“Live On Forever”
 Writers: Matt Fuqua, Josh Havens, Jason Ingram
Recorded by: The Afters

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“My Story”
Writer: Jason Ingram
Recorded by: Big Daddy Weave

“The River”
Writer: Joshua Silverberg, Jordan Feliz
Recorded by: Jordan Feliz

“Trust In You”
Writers: Paul Mabury, Michael Farren, Lauren Daigle
Recorded by: Lauren Daigle

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Life Music: Stage Two
Recorded by: PJ Morton

COUNTRY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
"Seconds Count"
Writer: Coy Fulmer
Recorded by: Shenandoah ft. Karen Peck

INSPIRATIONAL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Till I Met You”
Writer: Bryan Fowler
Recorded by: Laura Story

“Heaven’s Shore”
Writer: David Phelps
Recorded by: David Phelps

SOUTHERN GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“I am Blessed”
Writer: Michael Farren
Recorded by: Karen Peck & New River

BLUEGRASS RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“I’ll Fly Away”
Writer: Albert E. Brumley
Recorded by: Joey + Rory

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Better”
Writer: Hezekiah Walker
Recorded by: Hezekiah Walker

“It’s Alright, It’s OK feat. Anthony Hamilton”
Recorded by: Shirley Caesar

URBAN WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Intentional”
Writer: Travis Greene
Recorded by: Travis Greene

WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR
“Touch the Sky”
Writers: Joel Houston, Dylan Thomas

“Even So Come”
Writer: Jason Ingram

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sound Of The Saints
Produced by: Seth Mosley, Joshua Silverberg
Recorded by: Audio Adrenaline

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Empires
Produced by: Joel Houston
Recorded by: Hillsong UNITED

Be One
Recorded by: Natalie Grant

How Can It Be
Produced by: Paul Mabury, Jason Ingram
Recorded by: Lauren Daigle

Love Riot
Produced by: Seth Mosley
Recorded by: Newsboys

INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Brave New World
Produced by: Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury
Recorded by: Amanda Cook

URBAN WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Hill
Produced by: Travis Greene
Recorded by: Travis Greene

One Place Live
Produced by: VaShawn Mitchell
Recorded by: Tasha Cobbs

Sounds of Revival
Produced by: Clay Bogan III
Recorded by: William McDowell

BLUEGRASS/COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Hymns That Are Important To Us
Produced by: Joe West
Recorded by: Joey + Rory

CHILDREN’S MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Come Alive
Produced by: Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury
Recorded by: Bethel Music Kids

SPANISH LANGUAGE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Eterno Live
Produced by: Michael Farren
Recorded by: Christine D’Clario

WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Empires
Produced by: Joel Houston
Recorded by: Hillsong UNITED

SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Passion Salvations Tide Is Rising
Produced by: Seth Mosely
Recorded by: Passion

CHRISTMAS ALBUM OF THE YEAR
It's Christmas!
Recorded by: MercyMe

SHORT FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR
"Live On Forever"
The Afters

 
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