PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP RECEIVES FIVE GMA DOVE AWARDS

PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP RECEIVES FIVE GMA DOVE AWARDS

NASHVILLE, TN – (OCTOBER 18, 2017) – The Provident Music Group family of artists, labels, songwriters and publishers were awarded with five GMA Dove Awards last night at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards were held in Nashville, TN at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena and TBN will air the awards on October 22. 
 
The top Provident Music Group winner was Zach Williams with two awards, winning the coveted New Artist of the Year award as well as for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “Chain Breaker.” Casting Crowns was honored as Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year. Below is a complete list of all Provident Music Group winners.
 
About Provident Music Group: Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music, whose labels include Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration and Essential Worship, is home to an artist roster including Casting Crowns, Zach Williams, Third Day, Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Matt Maher, Tenth Avenue North, Fred Hammond, and more. Visit ProvidentLabelGroup.com and RCAInspiration.com for further information. 
 
 
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Casting Crowns 
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NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Zach Williams 

POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

“Chain Breaker” – Zach Williams
Writers: Jonathan Smith, Mia Fieldes, Zach Williams

 

 
CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR 
“My World Needs You” – Kirk Franklin
Writer: Kirk Franklin 
TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Journey LIVE – Donnie McClurkin
*all bolded names are designated Essential Music Publishing songwriters 
 

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