44th GMA Dove Awards

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44th GMA Dove Awards
Date October 15, 2013
Location Nashville
Host Amy Grant & Kirk Franklin
Television/Radio coverage
Network UP (October 21, 2013)
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The 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards presentation ceremony was held on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Allen Arena. It returned to Nashville, Tennessee after being away for two years.[1] The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of musicians and other figures within the Christian music industry since the previous ceremony in April 2012. The ceremony was produced by the Gospel Music Association and was hosted by singers Kirk Franklin and Amy Grant.[2] The awards show was broadcast on the UP television network on October 21, 2013.[2]

Performers[edit]

The show opened with TobyMac and his band Diverse City performing the song "Eye on It" with Britt Nicole. Other televised performers were Jason Crabb with Jay Demarcus of Rascal Flatts on "Love is Stronger", Trip Lee with KB and Andy Mineo on "One Sixteen", and New Artist nominee Tasha Cobbs. A Bill Gaither tribute was held with "He Touched Me" sung by Daily and Vincent, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, and The Isaacs followed by Bill Gaither performed with The Gaither Vocal Band on their song "Alpha And Omega". The Passion Band featuring Kristian Stanfill and Brian and Jenn Johnson performed their song "One Thing Remains" followed by a short performance by New Artist nominee Rhett Walker Band. Bart Millard of MercyMe and Amy Grant performed "If I Could See (What the Angels See)"; they were followed by New Artist nominee Colton Dixon. Big Daddy Weave performed their song "Redeemed" which was nominated for Song of the Year. It was followed by New Artist nominee Capital Kings' short performance. The next segment opened with Tamela Mann performing her Gospel "Take Me to the King". The segment ended with New Artist nominee For King & Country who won the award. In a Billy Graham tribute, Michael W. Smith sang "Just as I Am" and the Newsboys followed with the song "We Believe". The televised show closed with NEEDTOBREATHE's performing "Difference Maker" and "Keep Your Eyes Open".

Presenters and introducers[edit]

Winners[edit]

Televised winners include:

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Evans-Price, Deborah. "Matt Redman, TobyMac & Jason Crabb Win Big at Dove Awards". Billboard magazine. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Sarachin, Justin. "The 44th Annual Dove Awards 2013 Airs Tonight on Up Network". Christian Post. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "2013 Dove Awards". TV Guide. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 

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