More Great Performers Added to the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards Amazing Lineup
Fans Can Vote For “Artist of the Year” and “New Artist of the Year” Categories at www.watchgmctv.com
NASHVILLE, TN (March 23, 2011) – The 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards hosted by TV star and comedienne Sherri Shepherd, announce more performers to the already amazing lineup. Multi-nominated Audrey Assad, Deitrick Haddon, Kirk Franklin, first time and multi-nominee Kerrie Roberts, and nominees Smokie Norful, Laura Story and Tenth Avenue North will join the previously announced performers at the fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m. for the annual awards show. The awards show will be televised on gmc, America's favorite network for uplifting music and entertainment, on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 7 p.m. ET.
The GMA Dove Awards, Gospel music’s biggest night of the year, will feature artists from every style of Gospel/Christian music coming together for an exciting evening of music and celebration.
Dove Awards will be handed out in 43 categories. The Dove Awards nominations go to recordings released during the eligibility year from November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010 and voted on by the members of the GMA. The complete list of nominations is available at www.gospelmusic.org. These artists join the previously announced artists Francesca Battistelli, Jason Crabb, Natalie Grant, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, LeCrae, Mary Mary, Britt Nicole, Comedian Chonda Pierce, Point of Grace, Kenny Rogers, Marvin Sapp and Chris Tomlin on the awards show. More exciting appearances will be announced soon.
Tickets to the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards are now on sale at the Fox Theatre box office in Atlanta or at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices range from $25 to $200. The phone number for Ticketmaster is (800) 745-3000.
Fans can now vote for the Dove Awards’ top honors in the “Artist of the Year,” and “New Artist of the Year” at www.watchgmctv.com.