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Full Show - Dove Awards 2021



The 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards presentation ceremony was held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at the Allen Arena located in Nashville, Tennessee. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of musicians and other figures within the Christian music industry for the year 2021.


The nominees were announced on August 11, 2021, with producer and songwriter Steven Furtick leading ten nominations among non-artists, whilst Elevation Worship and Brandon Lake led the artist nominations with seven each. CeCe Winans won the most awards, with 4 including Gospel Artist of the Year, alongside producer Jason Ingram and worship band Elevation Worship, who both also clinched 4 awards each, the latter winning Song of the Year for "The Blessing". Pop duo For King & Country won their second consecutive Artist of the Year, whilst Maverick City Music took home the New Artist of the Year award.


Here’s a list of all the winners at the 2021 GMA Dove Awards below:


Song Of The Year: “The Blessing,” from Kari Jobe (writers: Kari Jobe, Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Steven Furtick)


Contemporary Christian Artist Of The Year: We the Kingdom


Gospel Artist Of The Year: CeCe Winans


Gospel Worship Album Of The Year: ‘Believe for It,’ CeCe Winans


Gospel Worship Recorded Song Of The Year: “Believe for It,” CeCe Winans


Artist Of The Year: for King & Country


New Artist Of The Year: Maverick City Music


Worship Recorded Song Of The Year: “Graves into Gardens,” Elevation Worship feat. Brandon Lake


Rap/Hip-Hop Album Of The Year: ‘His Glory Alone,’ KB


Southern Gospel Album Of The Year: ‘Change Is Coming,’ Joseph Habedank


Contemporary Gospel Album Of The Year: Koryn Hawthorne


Inspirational Film Of The Year: ‘A Week Away’


Songwriter Of The Year(non-artist): Jason Ingram


Songwriter Of The Year (artist): Brandon Lake