43rd GMA Dove Awards

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43rd GMA Dove Awards
43rd GMA Dove Awards Logo.png
DateApril 19, 2012
LocationFox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia
Hosted byDavid Mann & Chonda Pierce
Websitehttp://www.doveawards.com Edit this on Wikidata
Television/radio coverage
NetworkGMC (April 24, 2012)

The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards presentation ceremony was held on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 7:30 P.M. EST at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of musicians and other figures within the Christian music industry for the year 2011. The ceremony was produced by the Gospel Music Association and was hosted by actor David Mann and comedian Chonda Pierce. The awards show was broadcast on the Gospel Music Channel on April 24, 2012.[1][2]


The following musical artists performed at the 43rd GMA Dove Awards:[1]

Nominees and winners[edit]

This is a complete list of the nominees for the 43rd GMA Dove Awards. The winners are in bold.[3]


Song of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Group of the Year
Artist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Producer of the Year;

Rap/Hip Hop & Urban[edit]

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year
Urban Recorded Song of the Year
Urban Album of the Year


Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Rock Album of the Year
Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year


Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year


Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
Inspirational Album of the Year


Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
  • "God Is Great" –Ricky Dillard & New G
  • "Here Comes Jesus" – Russ Taff
  • "Hold On" – Christ Tabernacle Choir
  • "I Saw the Light" – Jason Crabb
  • "Let the Church Say Amen" – Andraé Crouch
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Southern Gospel Album of the Year
Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

Country & Bluegrass[edit]

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
Country Recorded Song of the Year
Bluegrass Album of the Year
  • A Mother's PrayerRalph Stanley
  • Family Chain – John Bowman
  • Grassroots Rambos – Rambo McGuire
  • Indescribable: Bluegrass Meets Worship – Chigger Hill Boys & Terri
  • Satisfied – Paul Williams & the Victory Trio
Country Album of the Year

Praise & Worship[edit]

Worship Song of the Year
Praise & Worship Album of the Year


Instrumental Album of the Year
  • A Moments Peace, Vol. 3 – Great Worship Songs Players
  • FeedbackDerek Webb
  • Inspirational Moods: Inspiring Hymns featuring Piano and OrchestraMichael Omartian
  • Jesus Calling: Instrumental Songs For Devotion – Various Artists
  • Unfailing Love: 20 Worship Songs of Comfort and PeaceStan Whitmire
Children's Music Album of the Year
Spanish Language Album of the Year
  • 25 Concierto ConmemorativoMarcos Witt
  • De Vuelta Al Jardin – Christine D'Clario
  • Dile Al Corazon Que Camine – Jacobo Ramos
  • Más Fuerte Que Nunca – Coalo Zamorano
  • Somos Uno – Generación 12
  • Top 25 Cantos de Alabanza 2012 – Various
Special Event Album of the Year
Christmas Album of the Year
Choral Collection of the Year
  • A Brooklyn Tabernacle ChristmasCarol Cymbala, Jason Webb
  • Everlasting Praise 3Mike Speck, Stan Whitmire
  • O What A Savior – Dave Clark, Steve W. Mauldin
  • Ready to Sing the Songs of Bill and Gloria Gaither – Russell Mauldin and Johnathan Crumpton
  • When the Stars Burn DownTravis Cottrell
Recorded Music Packaging


Musical of the Year
  • Come and Adore Him – Dave Clark, Steve W. Mauldin
  • Down From His GloryMike Speck
  • GoneGeron Davis
  • Love Won – Kenna Turner West
  • Mary, Did You Know? A Ready to Sing Christmas – Russell Mauldin, Sue C. Smith and Johnathan Crumpton
Youth/Children's Musical of the Year
  • Extreme, Songs for Modern Youth Choir – Cliff Duren and Johnathan Crumpton
  • God of This City – Susie Williams, David Ebensberger & Luke Gambill
  • Help! My Kids Have to Sing at Christmas! – Cherry Garasi
  • The Amazing Grace Race – Celeste Clydesdale, David T. Clydesdale
  • The Great Christmas Giveaway – Celeste Clydesdale, David T. Clydesdale


Short Form Music Video of the Year
Long Form Video of the Year


  1. ^ a b Burbridge, Lesley (8 March 2012). "Star-Studded Line-Up of Top Music Artists to Perform at Gospel Music Association's 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards". Gospel Music Channel. Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  2. ^ Koonse, Emma (8 March 2012). "Dove Awards 2012 Lineup Announced". The Christian Post. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  3. ^ Evans Price, Deborah. "43rd Annual GMA Dove Award Winners". Gospel Music Channel. Archived from the original on 23 April 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  4. ^ "'The Story' wins Dove Award for Special Event Album of the Year". World Vision. Retrieved 28 April 2012.[permanent dead link]

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