2016 Dove Awards: Anthony Brown, Kirk Franklin, Jonathan McReynolds and More Win Big


The Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards just wrapped up yesterday (October 11) at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville with a bunch of noticable thank you’s and performances that included Anthony Brown and group therAPy, Tamela Mann, Tye Tribbett – who also hosted with for King & Country – Hillsong and more!

Is was a unique night for urban artists especially, as two new urban categories were added to the lineup this year.

Check out the winners below and catch the TV airing of the Dove Awards Sunday, October 16 on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).

Artist of the Year: Lauren Daigle
New Artist of the Year: Jordan Feliz
Gospel Artist of the Year: Kirk Franklin
Traditional Gospel Album of the YearEveryday Jesus – Anthony Brown & group therAPy
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the YearTherapy Session – NF
Rock/Contemporary Album of the YearThe Wonderlands: Sunlight & Shadows – Jon Foreman
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year: “Trust In You” – Lauren Daigle
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: “I am Blessed” – Karen Peck & New River
Worship Song of the Year: “No Longer Slaves” – (writers) Jonathan David Hesler, Brian Johnson, Joel Case
Rap/Hip-Hop Song of the Year: “Uncomfortable” – Andy Mineo
Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year: Losing My Religion – Kirk Franklin
Urban Worship Album of the YearSounds of Revival – William McDowell
Urban Worship Recorded Song of the Year: “Worth” – Anthony Brown & group therAPy
Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song of the Year: “The Way That You Love Me” – Jonathan McReynolds
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: “Better” – Hezekiah Walker
Urban Worship Recorded Song of the Year: “Worth” – Anthony Brown & group therAPy
Song of the Year: “Good, Good Father” – (writers) Pat Barrett, Tony Brown

See the full list of winners here.