Premier Festivals artists are in the running for Dove Awards this year, including Mr. Talkbox, Jonathan McReynolds, Koryn Hawthorne, Tasha Cobbs Leonard for Gospel categories, as well as Crowder, for KING & COUNTRY, TobyMac, Zach Williams, and Tauren Wells and more for pop/contemporary or rock categories. Several of the artists featured on Premier Festivals are in the running for Artist of the Year categories, too.

Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year: Hillsong UNITED, Lauren Daigle, Tauren Wells, TobyMac, and Zach Williams
Gospel Artist of the Year: Jekalyn Carr, Kirk Franklin, Koryn Hawthorne, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and Travis Greene.
Artist of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY, Hillsong UNITED, Lauren Daigle, MercyMe, and TobyMac.

For 50 years, the Gospel Music Association Dove Awards have honored outstanding achievements of Christian and Gospel music artists nationwide. Nominations were announced August 14 for this year’s awards, which will be held on Tuesday, October 15 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The Dove Awards celebrate Christian music’s rich musical diversity. Awards are presented to individuals representing modern Rock, Rap/Hip Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Inspirational, Southern Gospel, Urban, Bluegrass, Country, Worship and more!

For all the nominations, for more information and how to purchase tickets to the awards ceremony, go to the GMA Dove Awards home page: