- Oct 22, 2021
- PROVIDENT ENTERTAINMENT RECEIVES 25 AWARDS AT THE 52nd ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS
22 October 2021 – NASHVILLE, TN – The Provident Entertainment family of artists, labels, songwriters, and publishers are pleased to announce they received an astounding 25 GMA Dove Awards during the 52nd Annual awards show held earlier this week in Nashville, TN. With a theme of “Stronger Together,” the recognized winners, including the top award for Song Of The Year (“The Blessing”), are across all Provident Entertainment entities – Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Distribution, and Essential Music Publishing.
Top accolades include multiple wins for Elevation Worship, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, and Jason Ingram, and Koryn Hawthorne, KB, Marvin Sapp, Matt Maher, Jacob Sooter, Tauren Wells, Alexis Slifer, and Chuck Butler each received one. Provident Entertainment went into the awards with multiple nominations in 23 categories.
Performances during the evening were given by KB (joined by Matt Redman), Zach Williams, CAIN, Koryn Hawthorne, Mali Music (performing with co-host Jonathan McReynolds), Kelontae Gavin (with Dante Bowe), and Elevation Worship closed out the show.
Terry Hemmings, Provident Entertainment CEO, shares, “From the awards and nominee recognitions to the stellar performances that were given, all of us at Provident Entertainment are so proud of our artists, songwriters, and partners for an amazing night celebrating life-changing music. We are honored to represent such a diverse array of talent and are so grateful to the Gospel Music Association for their tireless work on behalf of our industry.”
The awards are voted on by the GMA Professional Membership and include a wide range of creativity and artistic integrity in both artist and non-artist categories.
Below is a complete list of all Provident Entertainment winners.
SONG OF THE YEAR
“The Blessing” – (Writers) Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe, Steven Furtick; (Publishers) Capitol CMG Paragon, Kari Jobe Carnes Music, Music by Elevation Worship Publishing, Worship Together Music, Writer’s Roof Publishing
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (NON-ARTIST)
RAP/HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
His Glory Alone – KB; (Producers) Kevin Elijah Burgess, Quinten Coblentz, Wes Writer, Jacob Cardec, Mashell Leroy, DJ Pez, Tee-Wyla Swoope
WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Old Church Basement – Elevation Worship / Maverick City Music; (Producers) Chris Brown, Tony Brown, Steven Furtick, Jason Ingram, Jonathan Jay
POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Famous For (I Believe)” – Tauren Wells; (Writers) Chuck Butler, Krissy Nordoff, Jordan Sapp, Alexis Slifer, Tauren Wells
CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
I AM – Koryn Hawthorne – (Producers) Troy Taylor, Johntá Austin, Jeremy “TryBishop” Hicks, Camper , KJ Scriven, Greg Cox , Anthony “Kid Class” Wyley, Connor Little, Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Jacob Sooter
TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Chosen Vessel – Marvin Sapp;(Producer) Aaron Lindsey
WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Graves Into Gardens” – Elevation Worship feat. Brandon Lake; (Writers) Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, Tiffany Hudson, Brandon Lake
SPANISH LANGUAGE RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
“Donde Está El Espíritu De Dios” – Christine D’Clario; (Writers)Christine D’Clario, Ben Fielding, Jason Ingram, Seth Mosley, Chris Tomlin
RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR
Graves Into Gardens – Elevation Worship
[All bolded titles/names are affiliated with Provident Entertainment and its entities]