The annual Gospel Music Award (GMA) Dove Awards is back and this year for the celebration of an incredible 50 years! The GMA Dove Awards have hosted the most talented artists within Gospel music since 1969, including the incredibly talented, late Whitney Houston, Tori Kelly, Dolly Parton, Tauren Wells and Reba McEntire. On October 15th, prepare to be taken back as, yet, another group of outstanding talent takes the stage at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
According to several news sources, the 50th annual awards show has identified its performers and the gospel music world could not be more excited! With main performances by TobyMac, Hillsong Worship and Kirk Franklin, there will also be countless performances of every genre and style, for all to enjoy. Whatever your favorite style of Christian music is, you can guarantee to enjoy the best of rock, hip-hop, pop, gospel, worship, inspirational, bluegrass and more at this momentous event.
This anniversary year is known to be the “golden year” celebration, commemorating all 50 years of talent and excellence that the awards have seen. With artists and celebrities, both old and new, coming together for one spectacular night there is no telling what the energy will be like in the atmosphere.
There is one artist that has grabbed the attention of the gospel music world, as well as recognition on mainstream music charts. Christian singer, Lauren Daigle, has been awarded two GRAMMYs and topped five charts, making Billboard history. At only 27 years old, Daigle has made remarkable accomplishments and there is no denying that the favor of God is on her life and her musical career/ platform. According to a press release by Music Industry Weekly,
“Daigle’s album, Look Up Child, sets the record for the biggest Christian album of 2018, biggest traditional sales frame for any Christian album in nine years, and the biggest sales week for a Christian female artist in over twenty years.”
Hosting the DOVE Awards 50th Anniversary ceremony will be the Christian television network, Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN). TBN is the largest Christian network in the world and has hosted the DOVE Awards for the last four consecutive years. The ceremony will be taped live and aired on Trinity Broadcast Network on Sunday, October 20th, at 7 PM Central Time.
The opportunity is available to attend the event and join in all the incredible performances by your favorite Christian artists. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.doveawards.com