Christian rock band Third Day big winner at 32nd Dove Awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Christian rock band Third Day emerged victorious in five categories -- including artist and group of the year -- at the Gospel Music Association's 32nd annual Dove Awards, held April 26 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn.
"We've had success here at the Doves in the past," said Third Day lead singer Mac Powell, whose band won four Doves before this year. "But now I feel like people think of us as more than just that rock band that they aren't afraid to take their kids to see."
Southern Baptists shine in spotlight of Dove Awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Several Southern Baptist songwriters and musicians found themselves in the warm spotlight of the Dove Awards, winning accolades for their ministry performances during the 2001 season.
Popular movie, soundtrack feature voices of Baptist sisters, choir
WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. (BP)--In the recent movie "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" a river baptism scene features a choir singing the song "Down to the River to Pray."
While the faces of the choir aren't familiar, the voices are, especially to members of First Baptist Church in White House, Tenn.
Third Day, Nicole Mullen take home Dove Awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The winners at 32nd Annual Dove Awards included:
FIRST-PERSON: Dove Awards bring together artists of varied music styles & hairstyles
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--When it comes to Christian music there is a lot of diversity not only in the artists' musical styles, but also in their fashion tastes. And that's what makes the Dove Awards so cool. You have people winning awards dressed in leather and then you have some singers decked out in tuxedos. And there were Christian artists at the Dove Awards attempting to make some strange fashion statements.
Nominees for Dove Awards set as show heads to national TV
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)-Contemporary Christian singers Michael W. Smith and Fred Hammond headline a list of diverse musical artists nominated for the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards.
Dick Clark to produce annual Christian music awards show
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–The Gospel Music Association has signed a long-term agreement with dick clark productions to produce the 31-year-old Dove Awards and promote the Christian music awards program to network television. GMA President Frank Breeden told The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville that the Dove Awards have been consistently on cable or syndicated TV for 15 […]