44th GMA Dove Awards
|44th GMA Dove Awards|
|Date||October 15, 2013|
|Hosted by||Amy Grant & Kirk Franklin|
|Network||UP (October 21, 2013)|
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. 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. The awards show was broadcast on the UP television network on October 21, 2013.
|TobyMac and Diverse City
|"Eye on It"|
|"Love is Stronger"|
|Tasha Cobbs||"Break Every Chain"|
|Daily and Vincent
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Bill Gaither and The Gaither Vocal Band
|Tribute to Bill Gaither|
"He Touched Me"
"Alpha And Omega"
|The Passion Band
Brian and Jenn Johnson
|"One Thing Remains"|
|Rhett Walker Band||"When Mercy Found Me"|
|"If I Could See (What the Angels See)"|
|Colton Dixon||"Never Gone"|
|Big Daddy Weave||"Redeemed"|
|Capital Kings||"I Feel So Alive"|
|Tamela Mann||"Take Me to the King"|
|For King & Country||"Fix My Eyes"|
|Michael W. Smith
|Tribute to Billy Graham|
"Just as I Am"
"Keep Your Eyes Open"
Presenters and introducers
- Brandon Heath / Mandisa
- Montell Jordan / Jaci Velasquez / David Mann
- Julie Bulloch / Rusty Bulloch / Britt Nicole
- Dr. Louie Giglio
- Rick Warren / Joyce Meyer
- Francesca Battistelli
- Jamie Grace / Chris August
- Amy Grant
- LeCrae / Bart Millard
- Blanca Callahan from Group 1 Crew / Isaac Carree from Men of Standard
- Kari Jobe / Candace Cameron Bure
- Michael W. Smith
- Jason Crabb / Jon Foreman of Switchfoot
Televised winners include:
- Matt Redman – song of the year for "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)", Contemporary Christian performance of the year, and pop contemporary song.
- TobyMac – Artist of the Year and Pop / Contemporary album for Eye On It.
- For King & Country – New Artist of the Year
- Lecrae – Rap/Hip Hop Album for Gravity
- Jason Crabb – Southern Gospel Performance of the Year for "What the Blood is For"
- Chris Tomlin – Praise and Worship Album for Burning Lights
- Tamela Mann – Traditional Gospel Album of the Year for Best Days
- Tasha Cobbs – Gospel Performance of the Year for "Break Every Chain"
- "Uplift Someone" 2013 Award – Mandisa for the video and song "Overcomer"
- Bill Gaither tribute
- The Bible miniseries tribute
- Billy Graham tribute
- Evans-Price, Deborah. "Matt Redman, TobyMac & Jason Crabb Win Big at Dove Awards". Billboard magazine. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- Sarachin, Justin. "The 44th Annual Dove Awards 2013 Airs Tonight on Up Network". Christian Post. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- "2013 Dove Awards". TV Guide. Retrieved November 4, 2013.