Capitol CMG celebrated 24 nominations last week at the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards press conference, which were held in Nashville at Lipscomb University. Among their nominations, the label nabbed nods in top categories such as Artist of the Year (UNITED, Mandisa), New Artist of the Year (Hillsong Young & Free), and Song of the Year (“Hello My Name Is,” “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” and “Overcomer”).

Leading the Dove nominations were Grammy-winning artist Mandisa and Hillsong UNITED each respectively receiving five nominations. Newcomers Hillsong Young & Free were recognized with four nominations; Colton Dixon received two nominations for his hit single “Never Gone;” and Passion also received two nods for their project Passion: Take It All.

Congratulations to all of our nominated artists,” states Peter York, President, Capitol CMG Label Group. “This has been an incredible year of inspiring music released by our artists, and it is always an honor to see them recognized by their peers and industry. We look forward to a wonderful night of celebrating our diverse and special industry.”

The GMA Dove Awards will be held on October 7 at Allen Arena at Lipscomb University. Here is a complete list of Capitol CMG’s nominations:

 

Song of the Year

“Hello My Name Is” – Matthew West, (writer) Matthew West (publishers) Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing/External Combustion Music/Songs for Delaney/Warner/Chappell Music, LLC

“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Salomon Ligthelm (publisher) Hillsong Music Publishing/EMICMGPublishing.com

“Overcomer” – Mandisa, (writers) David Garcia, Christopher Stevens, Ben Glover (publishers) Ariose Music/9T One Songs/Meaux Mercy/LarryDavid Music/Capitol CMG Publishing/Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing/D Soul Music

Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year

“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, Hillsong Music/Sparrow Records, (producer) Michael Guy Chislett

“Overcomer” – Mandisa, Sparrow Records, (producer) Christopher Stevens & David Garcia

Artist of the Year

UNITED

Mandisa

New Artist of the Year

Young & Free

Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year

“Never Gone” – Colton Dixon, (writers) Gannin Arnold, Colton Dixon, Adam Watts, Andy Dodd

Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year

“Alive” – Hillsong Young & Free, (writers) Aodhan King, Alexander Pappas

“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Salomon Ligthelm

Worship Song of the Year

“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Salomon Ligthelm (publisher) Hillsong Music Publishing/EMICMGPublishing.com

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

Overcomer – Mandisa, (producers) David Garcia, Christopher Stevens, Chuck Butler, Ronald Rawls

We Are Young & Free – Hillsong Young & Free, (producers) Michael Guy Chislett, Joel Davies

Spanish Language Album of the Year

Aviva – Soulfire Revolution, (producers) Jeremy Edwardson, Jonathan Berlin

Special Event Album of the Year

Passion: Take It All – Chris Tomlin, Kristian Stanfill, Christy Knockels, David Crowder, Matt Redman, (producer) Nathan Nockels

Praise and Worship Album of the Year

Majestic – Kari Jobe, (producer) Jeremy Edwardson

Passion: Take It All – Passion, (producer) Nathan Nockels

We Are Young & Free – Hillsong Young & Free, (producers) Michael Guy Chislett, Joel Davies

Recorded Music Packaging of the Year

Brave – Shawn McDonald, (art director & design) Sarah Sung (photography) David Bean

Short Form Video of the Year

“Never Gone” – Colton Dixon, (director) Eric Welch, (producer) Karen Martin, Broken Poet Productions

“Overcomer”– Mandisa, (director) Eric Welch, (producer) Karen Martin, Broken Poet Productions

“Speak Life” – TobyMac, (director) Eric Welch, (producer) Ben Stansbury, Broken Poet Productions

Long Form Video of the Year

Glorious Ruins – Hillsong LIVE, (director) Ben Field, (producer) Ben Field, Hillsong Film

Story Source: Merge PR

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