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Published: 2/25/2009

GMA Dove Awards

SESAC is proud to honor all our GMA Dove Award nominees!
The 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on April 23rd in Nashville.  Visit theww.doveawards.com/doveawards/">Dove Awards website for more information.


SONG OF THE YEAR
Dove Award given to the songwriter and publisher.

“Give Me Your Eyes”
Recorded by Brandon Heath
Written by Jason Ingram
Published by Peertunes Ltd., Grange Hill Music, Windsor Way


“I’m Letting Go”
Recorded by Francesca Battistelli
Written by Ian Eskelin
Published by Designer Music, Honest & Popular Songs

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Addison Road

Remedy Drive

Tenth Avenue North

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Ian Eskelin

Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp

Dove Awards in Recorded Song categories are given to the artist and songwriter
(if other than the artist).

ROCK RECORDED SONG
“Shine Like The Stars”;
Expect The Impossible by Stellar Kart
Written by Adam Agee, Ian Eskelin

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG
“Give Me Your Eyes”
What If We by Brandon Heath
Written by Jason Ingram, Brandon Heath

“I’m Letting Go”;
My Paper Heart by Francesca Battistelli;
Written by Ian Eskelin, Francesca Battistelli, Tony Wood

INSPIRATIONAL RECORDED SONG
“Dependence”
Recorded by Jamie Slocum
Written by Jamie Slocum

COUNTRY RECORDED SONG
“Jesus And John Wayne”
Lovin’ Life by Gaither Vocal Band;
Written by Kim Williams, Gloria Gaither, William J. Gaither, Doug Johnson, Benjamin Gaither

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG
“Cry Your Last Tear”
Cry Your Last Tear by Bishop Paul S. Morton & the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Mass Choir
Written by Vashawn Mitchell

“Souled Out”
Souled Out by Hezekiah Walker
Written by Estee Bullock, Nate McNair

Dove Awards in Album categories are given to the artist and producer (if other than the artist).

ROCK ALBUM

To Know That You’re Alive
Recorded by Kutless
Produced by Peter Kipley

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Daylight Is Coming
Recorded by Remedy Drive
Produced by Ian Eskelin


Expect The Impossible
Recorded by Stellar Kart
Produced by Ian Eskelin

POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Bebo Norman
Recorded by Bebo Norman
Produced by Jason Ingram, Bebo Norman, Rusty Varenkamp

My Paper Heart
Recorded by Francesca Battistelli
Produced by Ian Eskelin

BLUEGRASS ALBUM
Bluegrass Worship
Recorded by Various Artists
Produced by Steve Ivey

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM
After 40 Years…Still Sweeping Through the City
Recorded by Shirley Caesar
Produced by Bubba Smith

Cry Your Last Tear
Recorded by Bishop Paul S. Morton & the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Mass Choir;
Produced by L. Trenton Phillips, Elvin Ross

SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM
Country Bluegrass Homecoming Volume One
Recorded by The Grascals, Lisa Daggs-Charette, Gaither Vocal Band, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Buddy Greene, The Isaacs, Gordon Mote, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, The Booth Brothers, George Jones, Wesley Pritchard, Reggie & Ladye Love Smith, Brittany Allen, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Charlotte Ritchie, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Jimmy Fortune, Dailey & Vincent, Jason Crabb, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Cherryholmes,Vince Gill, Sonya Isaacs, Becky Isaacs Bowman
Produced by Bill Gaither

Your Name
Recorded by Ian Eskelin, Adam Agee, Joel Auge, Leeland Mooring, Paul Baloche, Aaron Shust, Phil Wickham, Josh Reedy, Ayiesha Woods, Mark Stuart, Vicky Beeching, Jared Anderson, Christy Johnson, Sean Loche, Aaron Boyd, Jason Roy, Wes Willis, Lincoln Brewster
Produced by
Ian Eskelin

PRAISE & WORSHIP ALBUM
Opposite Way
Recorded by Leeland
Produced by Matt Bronleewe

The Invitation
Recorded by Meredith Andrews
Produced by Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp

Dove Award in the Recorded Music Packaging category given to the art director, graphic artist, illustrator and photographer.

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING
…Is My Friend
Recorded by Hawk Nelson
Invisible Creature
Don Clark; Don Clark; Jeremy Cowart, Neil Visel

Dove Awards in the Video categories are given to the artist, director and producer
(if other than the artist).


SHORT FORM MUSIC VIDEO

"Daylight"
Recorded by Remedy Drive
Directed by John Erwin, Andy Erwin

"In the Valley of the Dying Sun"
Recorded by House of Heroes
Directed by Danny Yourd

 
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