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Published: 10/18/2017

SESAC Congratulates DOVE Award Winners

 


Congratulations to our SESAC affiliates who were winners in last night’s 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards which took place at Nashville Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The awards, which honor the best in Christian and Gospel music, will be televised exclusively on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 

SESAC’s winners are as follows:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
MercyMe

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (ARTIST)
Bart Millard

SONG OF THE YEAR
“What A Beautiful Name”
Writers: Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“HARD LOVE (feat. Lauren Daigle)”
Writers: Bo Rinehart, Bear Rinehart
Recorded by: NEEDTOBREATHE

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
(TIE)
“Eye of the Storm (feat. GabeReal)”
Writers: Bryan Fowler, Ryan Stevenson
Recorded by: Ryan Stevenson

“Chain Breaker”
Writers: Jonathan Smith, Mia Fieldes, Zach Williams
Recorded by: Zach Williams


WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR
“What A Beautiful Name”
Writers: Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Lifer
Produced by: Ben Glover, David Garcia
Recorded by: MercyMe

LONG FORM VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Of Dirt & Grace “
Directed by: Joel Houston, Davie Rubie
Produced by: Jason Strong
Recorded by: Hillsong United

 
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