Word Entertainment, Warner Music Group’s Christian music division, has received 47 nominations across the 42 categories for all of its six business units, including the label, publishing, booking, films, church resources and distribution for this year’s 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards.

for KING & COUNTRY and Switchfoot led the pack with four nods each. for KING & COUNTRY are being honored for Song of the Year, Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year, Pop Contemporary Song of the Year and Long Form Video of the Year, while Switchfoot’s nominations include Artist of the Year, Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year, Rock Contemporary Album of the Year, and Long Form Video of the Year.

“The range of nominations across each of our six business units is a tremendous reflection of the talented staff and roster here at Word,” said Rod Riley, President and CEO of Word Entertainment. “Good luck to each of our nominees, and congratulations to everyone who’s had a hand in this incredible success!”

The 45th Annual Dove Awards show will air on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).

 

Word Label Group Dove Awards Finalists

·        Song of the Year: “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year: “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Artist of the Year: NEEDTOBREATHE

·        Artist of the Year: Switchfoot

·        New Artist of the Year: Love & the Outcome

·        Rock Song of the Year: “Not Gonna Die” – Skillet

·        Rock Song of the Year: “We Are The Brave” – VERIDIA

·        Rock Song of the Year: “Zombie” – We As Human

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Let it Be Love” – Family Force 5

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Love Alone is Worth the Fight” – Switchfoot

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Multiplied” – NEEDTOBREATHE

·        Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Country Song of the Year: “Only Jesus” – Point of Grace

·        Worship Song of the Year: “The Only Name (Yours Will Be)” – Big Daddy Weave

·        Worship Song of the Year: “Open Up the Heavens” – Meredith Andrews

·        Rock Album of the Year: We As Human – We As Human

·        Rock Album of the Year: Rise – Skillet

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Everfound – Everfound

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Fading West – Switchfoot

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Rivers in the Wasteland – NEEDTOBREATHE

·        Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: If We’re Honest – Francesca Battistelli, (producer) Ian Eskelin

·        Christmas Album of the Year:  Merry Christmas to You – Sidewalk Prophets

·        Long Form Video of the Year: “Hope is What We CRAVE – Live” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Long Form Video of the Year: “Fading West” – Switchfoot

 

Word Distribution Dove Awards Finalists

·        Song of the Year: “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Song of the Year: “Hurricane” – Natalie Grant

·        Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year: “Hurricane” – Natalie Grant

·        Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year: “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Gospel Performance of the Year: “I Love the Lord” – Natalie Grant

·        Artist of the Year: NEEDTOBREATHE

·        Artist of the Year: Switchfoot

·        New Artist of the Year: Love & the Outcome

·        Rock Song of the Year: “Not Gonna Die” – Skillet

·        Rock Song of the Year: “We Are The Brave” – VERIDIA

·        Rock Song of the Year: “Zombie” – We As Human

·        Rock Contemporary Song of the Year: “Don’t Deserve You” – Plumb

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Let it Be Love” – Family Force 5

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Love Alone is Worth the Fight” – Switchfoot

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Multiplied” – NEEDTOBREATHE

·        Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Hurricane” – Natalie Grant

·        Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Fix My Eyes” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Inspirational Song of the Year: “You Amaze Us” – Selah

·        Country Song of the Year: “Only Jesus” – Point of Grace

·        Worship Song of the Year: “The Only Name (Yours Will Be)” – Big Daddy Weave

·        Worship Song of the Year: “Open Up the Heavens” – Meredith Andrews

·        Rock Album of the Year: We As Human – We As Human

·        Rock Album of the Year: Rise – Skillet

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Everfound – Everfound

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Fading West – Switchfoot

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Rivers in the Wasteland – NEEDTOBREATHE

·        Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: If We’re Honest – Francesca Battistelli, (producer) Ian Eskelin

·        Inspirational Album of the Year: Four:Twelve – No Other Name

·        Children’s Music Album of the Year: 25 Favorite Bible Songs – Veggie Tales

·        Christmas Album of the Year:  Merry Christmas to You – Sidewalk Prophets

·        Long Form Video of the Year: “Hope is What We CRAVE – Live” – for KING & COUNTRY

·        Long Form Video of the Year: “Fading West” – Switchfoot

·        Inspirational Film of the Year: When Calls the Heart (directors) Michael Landon JR/ Brian Bird, (producer) Believe Pictures

·        Musical of the Year: Redeemed…The Gospel Changes Everything – (creators) Bradley Knight, Dale Mathews

·        Musical of the Year: The Only Name (Yours Will Be) – (creator) Cliff Duran

·        Youth / Children’s Musical of the Year: God Made You Special – A Musical about God’s Love…and You! – (creators) Cherry Garasi, Pamela Vandewalker

·        Youth / Children’s Musical of the Year: The Agape League – A Superhero Adventure about the Fruit of the Spirit – (creators) Christy Semsen, Daniel Semsen

·        Choral Collection of the Year: 1st Corinthians 16:13 – Men’s Choirbook – (creators) Russel Mauldin, Cliff Duren

·        Choral Collection of the Year: Everyday Sunday – (creator) Lari Goss

 

Word Music Publishing Dove Awards Finalists

·        Song of the Year: “I Can Trust Him” – The Perrys (writer) Joel Lindsey

·        Song of the Year: “Say Amen” – Brian Free & Assurance, (writer) Michael Farren

·        Southern Gospel Performance of the Year: “Say Amen” – Brian Free & Assurance, (writer) Michael Farren

·        New Artist of the Year: Love & the Outcome

·        Producer of the Year: Ian Eskelin

·        Rock Song of the Year: “We Are The Brave” – VERIDIA

·        Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Let it Be Love” – Family Force 5

·        Southern Gospel Song of the Year: “I Can Trust Him” – The Perrys, (writer) Joel Lindsey

·        Southern Gospel Song of the Year: “Say Amen” – Brian Free & Assurance, (writer) Michael Farren

·        Worship Song of the Year: “Open Up the Heavens” – Meredith Andrews

·        Worship Song of the Year: “The Only Name (Yours Will Be)” – Big Daddy Weave

·        Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Royal Flush – FLAME, (producer) Justin Ebach

·        Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Everfound – Everfound

·        Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: If We’re Honest – Francesca Battistelli, (producer) Ian Eskelin

·        Christmas Album of the Year:  Merry Christmas to You – Sidewalk Prophets

·        Long Form Video of the Year: “New Life Worship” – Strong God

 

Word Church Resources Dove Awards Finalists

·        Musical of the Year: Redeemed…The Gospel Changes Everything – (creators) Bradley Knight, Dale Mathews

·        Musical of the Year: The Only Name (Yours Will Be) – (creator) Cliff Duran

·        Youth / Children’s Musical of the Year: God Made You Special – A Musical about God’s Love…and You! – (creators) Cherry Garasi, Pamela Vandewalker

·        Youth / Children’s Musical of the Year: The Agape League – A Superhero Adventure about the Fruit of the Spirit – (creators) Christy Semsen, Daniel Semsen

·        Choral Collection of the Year: 1st Corinthians 16:13 – Men’s Choirbook – (creators) Russel Mauldin, Cliff Duren

·        Choral Collection of the Year: Everyday Sunday – (creator) Lari Goss

 

25 Entertainment Dove Awards Finalists

·        Song of the Year: “Hurricane” – Natalie Grant

·        New Artist of the Year: Love & the Outcome

·        Gospel Performance  of the Year: “I Love the Lord” – Natalie Grant

·        Rock Song of the Year: “We Are the Brave” – VERIDIA

·        Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Hurricane” – Natalie Grant

·        Inspirational Song of the Year: “Who is Like Our God” – Laura Story

·        Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year: “Hurricane” – Natalie Grant

·        Worship Song of the Year: “Open Up the Heavens” – Meredith Andrews

·        Rock Contemporary Album of the Year: Everfound – Everfound

·        Christmas Album of the Year: Merry Christmas to You – Sidewalk Prophets

Story Source: Hoganson Media

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