Huge- Guvna B picks up Dove Award Nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song.
Updated: Aug 14, 2020
Here's one for the history books!!
Massive Congratulations goes out to the Ghanian/UK native (Isaac Borquaye) who landed himself a nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year at the 2020 Dove Awards. A feat only one other brit has ever achieved in the Rap/Hip Hop Recorded category. Mobo &. Stella nominated UK artist JayEss was nominated for his 2011 hit song ‘Too Many Fakes’ ft Dwayne Tryumf and Victizzle and his 2012 song 'Intoxicated' at the 43rd Dove awards.
If Guvna B takes home this award, he will be the 2nd British artist to win a Dove Awards after Lola Godheld made history in 2011 for her urban recorded song of the year "Wait On The Lord" taken from the UK Gospel Complication Album "The Brits Are Coming". The double Mobo winner, Guvna B previously performed at the Dove Awards pre-show In 2016.
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominations for the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards recognizing an array of new songs and first-time nominees, as well as esteemed performers and hit songs that have been a bright light during this difficult time.
“Keepin It Movin” was the lead single from Andy’s mixtape WORK IN PROGRESS, which was released August 2019. Directed and edited by Pete Wall (Light Media), the video captures scenes from Andy’s 2018 European tour including the 2-hour challenge where Andy and Guvna B quickly recorded and shot the video for the song
The awards show will be held ‘live’ on October 15 in Nashville, Tennessee and will air exclusively on TBN October 20 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. Previously announced performers include Bill Gaither, Gaither Vocal Band, Matt Maher, Mark Lowry, Bart Millard, Michael English, Russ Taff, David Phelps, Riley Clemmons, Aaron Cole, Austin French, Josh Baldwin, Kelontae Gavin, MercyMe, Lecrae, Phil Wickham, Brian Johnson and the Bethel Music Band, Steven Curtis Chapman, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Cece Winans, TobyMac, Hillsong Worship and Kirk Franklin. Lauren Daigle leads artist nominations with six, followed by for KING & COUNTRY and Kirk Franklin with five nods each. Top nominated writer/producer Wayne Haun scored 10 nominations.
The 50th celebration will be a powerful evening paying tribute to 50 years of special appearances and sensational stage highlights over the decades. Performances representing modern Rock, Rap/Hip Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Inspirational, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country, Worship and more will make up an evening praising the rich musical diversity from the past, present and future of Gospel and Christian music. Nominees are determined by GMA’s professional members, and winners will be voted on by the entire GMA membership. For more information on the GMA Dove Awards, visit www.doveawards.com.