2017 Dove Awards Winners Announced
The 48th Annual Dove Awards took place on October 17th using Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville as its venue. The show was hosted by Kari Jobe and Tasha Cobbs Leonard and celebrated Gospel music and the people who make it.
Top honors went to Cece Winans, Tamela Mann, Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin and VaShawn Mitchell in the Gospel Categories:
Gospel Artist of the Year Cece Winans
Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year My World Needs You – Kirk Franklin, Songwriter
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year Change Me – Tamela Mann, Thomas Clay, Songwriter
Urban Worship Recorded Song of the Year Joy – VaShawn Mitchell
Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year Let Them Fall In Love – Cece Winans
Traditional Gospel Album of the Year The Journey Live – Donnie McClurkin
The Dove Awards will make its broadcast debut on October 22nd on TBN.