Elevation Worship, Cece Winans among Dove Award nominees

Steven Furtick, the pastor of Elevation Church in North Carolina and songwriter for the worship group, had 10 nominations, making him the top non-artist nominee.

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CeCe Winans performs during the Dove Awards in 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee.

CeCe Winans performs during the Dove Awards in 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — North Carolina-based Elevation Worship and singer-songwriter Brandon Lake are each nominated for seven awards at the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards, and Elevation’s lead singer and songwriter Chris Brown earned nine nominations.

The 52nd annual Dove Awards are planned for Oct. 19 in Nashville, Tennessee, where the leading voices in gospel and worship music will be honored.

Steven Furtick, the pastor of Elevation Church in North Carolina and songwriter for the worship group, had 10 nominations, making him the top non-artist nominee. Other artists with several nominations include for KING & COUNTRY, CeCe Winans, Ed Cash and Zach Williams.

Artist of the year nominees include Elevation Worship, for King & Country, Lauren Daigle, Phil Wickham and Zach Williams. Gospel artist of the year include CeCe Winans, Jonathan McReynolds, Kirk Franklin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Travis Greene.

The GMA Dove Awards will be taped Tuesday, October 19at Lipcomb University’s Allen Arena. The broadcast will air October 22 on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).Tickets for the in-person event are on sale atwww.doveawards.com.

Contributing: USA Today Network

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