New Day Celebrates 61 Dove Award Nominations

Nashville, TN (August 20, 2020)
New Day Christian Distributors is pleased to announce that its exclusive roster of labels and independent artists have received 61 nominations for the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards. NDC label artists Aaron Cole, Anthony Brown, Joseph Habedank, and Joel Smallbone, were among some of the industry’s top artists and musicians to announce the nominees during the live announcement on Thursday, August 13th, 2020, via Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

Leading the NDC nominations were for King & Country with five, Jonathan McReynolds with four, and Karen Peck & New River and Keith and Kristyn Getty with three each.

Full List of NDC Artists Nominations:

Aaron Cole (Gotee): Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for Not By Chance

Andy Mineo (Reach): Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for Work In Progress, Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year for “Keepin it movin am & guv demo.mp3” (written by Andrew Mineo, Ignacio Saucedo, Isaac Borquaye)

Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy (Fair Trade/Tyscot): Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year for 2econd Wind: Ready, Contemporary Gospel Song of the Year for “Blessings on Blessings” (written by Anthony Brown).

Cochren & Co (Gotee): New Artist of the Year

Chris Rice (Fair Trade): Instrumental Album of the Year for Untitled Hymn: A Collection of Hymns

David Dunn (Tooth and Nail/BEC): Recorded Music Packaging of the Year for Perspectives

Demon Hunter (Tooth and Nail): Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year for “More Than Bones” (written by Patrick Judge, Ryan Clark), Rock Contemporary Album of the Year for War

Deitrick Haddon (eOne): Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year for TIME

Disciple (Tooth and Nail): Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year for Love Letter Kill Shot

Ellie Holcomb (Full Heart): Children’s Album of the Year for Sing: Remembering Songs, Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “Elizabeth” performed by Ellie Holcomb and Keith & Kristyn Getty (written by Kristyn Getty, Ellie Holcomb)

for King & Country (Curb/Word): Artist of the Year, Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “Burn The Ships” (written by Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone, Seth Mosley, Matt Hales), Short Form Video of the Year for “God Only Knows” (directed by Ben Smallbone), Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year for “Solo Dios Sabe (God Only Knows)” (written by Joel Smallbone, Jordan Reynolds, Josh Kerr, Luke Smallbone, Tedd Tjornhom)

Gawvi (Reach): Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for Heathen

Jason Crabb (Fuel): Southern Gospel Artist of the Year

Jonathan McReynolds (eOne): Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year for People, Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “People” (written by Jonathan McReynolds), Gospel Artist of the Year, Long Form Video of the Year for People (Visual Album)

Jekalyn Carr (Lunjeal): Gospel Artist of the Year

JJ Hairston (eOne): Gospel Worship Album of the Year for Miracle Worker, Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year for “Miracle Worker” (written by Rich Tolbert Jr.)

John P. Kee (eOne): Traditional Gospel Album of the Year for I Made It Out, Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “Truly Amazing God” (written by John P. Kee)

Joseph Habedank (Daywind): Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “Sometimes It’s The Radio” (written by Jimmy Yeary, Tony Wood, Joseph Habedank), Southern Gospel Artist of the Year

Karen Peck & New River (Daywind): Southern Gospel Artist of the Year, Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “The God I Serve” (written by Jimmy Yeary, Sonya Isaacs, Rebecca Bowman, Karen Peck Gooch), Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “Ain’t No Grave” (written by Claude Ely, Molly Skaggs, Jonathan David Helser, Melissa Helser)

KB (Reach): Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year for “Armies” (written by Kevin Elijah Burgess, Wes Writer, Ed Cash, Scott McTyeire, Chris Tomlinn, Mashell Leroy)

Keith & Kristyn Getty (Getty Music): Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “Elizabeth” performed by Ellie Holcomb and Keith & Kristyn Getty (written by Kristyn Getty, Ellie Holcomb), Children’s Album of the Year for Getty Kids Hymnal- Family Carol Sing, Inspirational Album of the Year for His Mercy Is More: The Hymns of Matt Boswell and Matt Papa

Laura Story (Fair Trade): Inspirational Album of the Year for I Give Up, Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year for “I Give Up” (written by Laura Story)

Lecrae (Reach): Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year for “Set Me Free” (written by Lecrae Moore, Osiris Williams, Christopher Hulvey, Erica Atkins-Campbell, Gabriel Azucena, J Raul Garcia, Torey D’Shaun)

Leeland (Integrity): Worship Recorded Song of the Year for “Way Maker” (written by Osinachi Okoro)

Ledger (Atlantic): Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year for “My Arms” (written by Jennifer Ledger, Colby Wedgeworth, Ethan Hulse)

Legacy Five (Daywind): Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “What Kind of Man” (written by Sue C. Smith, Kenna Turner West, Jason Cox), Southern Gospel Album of the Year for Pure Love

Maranda Curtis (Fair Trade): Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “I’m All In” (written by Maranda Curtis, Dana Sorey, Asaph Ward)

Matt Boswell & Matt Papa (Getty Music): Inspirational Album of the Year for His Mercy Is More: The Hymns of Matt Boswell and Matt Papa with Keith and Kristyn Getty, Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year for “His Mercy Is More” (written by Matt Boswell, Matt Papa)

Mercy Me (Fair Trade): Song of the Year for “Almost Home” (written by Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Ben Glover, Mike Scheuchzer, Nathan Cochran, Robby Shaffer)

Phil Wickham (Fair Trade): Worship Recorded Song of the Year for “Great Things” (written by Phil Whickham, Jonnas Mryin), Christmas/Special Event Album of the Year for Christmas

Red (Fuel): Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year for Declaration

Selah (Integrity): Inspirational Album of the Year for Firm Foundation, Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year for “Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me” (written by Michael Farren, Rich Thompson, Johnny Robinson)

Skillet (Atlantic): Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year for “Legendary” (written by John L. Carter, Korey Cooper, Seth Mosley), Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year for Victorious.

The Sound (New Day): Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “Can I Get A Witness” (written by Brent Baxter, Kenna Turner West, Jason Cox).

The Crabb Family (Daywind): Southern Gospel Album of the Year for 20/20

Todd Dulaney (eOne): Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year for “Proverbs 3” (written by Todd Dulaney, Jaylen Moore, Isaac Tarver)

Vashawn Mitchell (Fair Trade/Tyscot): Gospel Worship Album of the Year for Elements

William McDowell (Integrity): Gospel Worship Album of the Year for The Cry, Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year for “Only You Can Satisfy (Live) feat. Chris Lawson” (written by William McDowell, Chandler Moore)

Voting for the final winners will run from August 20th through August 27th. The celebration will air exclusively on Trinity Broadcasting Network on Friday, October 30th.

Visit: www.doveawards.com