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Published: 4/20/2012

SESAC Congratulates DOVE Award Winners


Congratulations to SESAC affiliates who took home awards at the 43rd Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards held recently at Atlanta’s Fox Theater. Natalie Grant was named Female Vocalist of the Year for the fifth time.  Other winners included teen sensation Jamie Grace who took home New Artist of the Year honors, Selah for Inspirational Album of the Year for Hope Of The Broken World, Leigh Nash, Natalie Grant and Todd Smith from Selah for Special Event Album of the Year for their collaborative effort, The Story, and Tenth Avenue North for Short Form Music Video of the Year for their clip “You Are More”.
The event will be broadcast on GMC on Tuesday, April 24 at 8:00 pm (ET). 

Female Vocalist of the Year
Natalie Grant

New Artist of the Year
Jamie Grace

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
(award given to the Artist and Songwriter)
"Hope Of The Broken World" recorded by Selah
written by Carl Cartee, Jennie Riddle
Curb Records

Inspirational Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)
Hope Of The Broken World recorded by Selah
produced by Jason Kyle, Todd Smith, Allan Hall, Bernie Herms
Curb Records

Special Event Album of the Year
(Award given to the Artist and Producer)
The Story recorded by Matthew West, Leigh Nash from Sixpence None the Richer, Mark Hall & Megan Garret from Casting Crowns, Brandon Heath, Bart Millard from Mercy Me, Michael Tait From newsboys, Blanca Callahan from Group 1 Crew, Lecrae, Chris Tomlin, Peter Furler, Mandisa, Todd Smith from Selah, Michael W Smith, Jeremy Camp, Dan Haseltine from Jars of Clay, Matt Hammit from Sanctus Real, Steven Curtis Chapman, Natalie Grant, Mac Powell from Third Day, Nichole Nordeman, Amy Grant, Francesca Battistelli, Darlene Zschech
produced by Bernie Herms, Brown Bannister
EMI Provident, Word

Short Form Music Video of the Year
(award given to artist, director, producer)
"You Are More" recorded by Tenth Avenue North
directed by Wes Edwards, produced by Drew Langer
Ruckus Films; Reunion Records