The 44th Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin, returned to Nashville, Tennessee. Just as the IBMA moved their awards show to Raleigh, North Carolina, the GMA returns to the music city. For more than four decades, the GMA Dove Awards has honored outstanding achievements and excellence in Gospel music. The most anticipated music event of the year for fans and industry alike, the show celebrates our rich musical diversity. Awards are presented to individuals representing modern Rock, Rap/Hip Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Inspirational, Urban, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country, Praise and Worship and more!