Bebo Norman was nominated for Dove Awards in six categories including Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for “Great Light of the World,” from his album “Myself When I Am Real.”
Sixpence None the Richer, known for crossover hits like “Kiss Me” and “There She Goes,” was nominated for Group of the Year, Modern Rock/Alternative Album of the Year for “Divine Discontent,” and Modern Rock/Alternative Song of the Year for “Breathe Your Name.”
Mark Schultz was nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year and for writing Song of the Year nominee “Back In His Arms Again.”
The Australian band Paul Coleman Trio took home honors for New Artist of the Year. Their debut album, “New Map of the World,” was nominated for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year and received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album earlier this year.
CeCe Winans has received 18 Dove Awards over the years, including making history as the first black woman to be named Female Artist of the Year in 1996. She and Steven Curtis Chapman hosted the 34th Annual Dove Awards.
Amy Grant, winner of 20 Dove Awards and five Grammys, was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
Pat Boone, whose gospel musical career spans back to 1957, was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Backstage after his induction, Boone said he’d rather have that honor than any other award in the world.
YOSEMITE, Calif. (BP)--The Paul Colman Trio, an Australian Christian band, shared their personal testimony in Jesus Christ and performed a mini-concert for the TruthQuest California team in Jeness Park, the California Southern Baptist Convention's assembly.
David Hicks, of First Baptist Church Cleveland, Tenn., spends time writing in his journal after participating in an outreach effort and learning to surf at Pacific Beach in San Diego, July 12.