(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) April 25, 2008—sixstepsrecords artists received top honors at the Gospel Music Association’s 39th Annual Dove Awards held on Wednesday evening, April 23, at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. This year’s co-lead nominee, David Crowder received awards in three categories, while labelmate Chris Tomlin garnered two awards.
David Crowder Band was honored in the fields of Rock Contemporary Recorded Song for “Everything Glorious” and Praise & Worship Album for REMEDY. REMEDY also won best Recorded Music Packaging. Crowder additionally picked up a Dove for his contribution to the Special Event Album winner, Glory Revealed. This year’s wins add to David Crowder Band’s previous three career Dove Awards.
Chris Tomlin was recognized as well, awarded title of Male Vocalist of the Year his third consecutive year. Tomlin’s “How Great Is Our God” also took home the award for Worship Song. Both Chris Tomlin and David Crowder Band were featured performers on the telecast, Tomlin joining his Compassionart team for the world premiere of “So Great,” and David Crowder Band performing its hit single “Everything Glorious.”
The 39th Annual GMA Dove Awards was televised live on the Gospel Music Channel. Encore broadcasts are scheduled in the coming weeks. For a complete listing of show times, visit www.gospelmusicchannel.com.