45th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Dove Awards

Last night, the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards took place at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to the official awards ceremony, Hear It First streamed the Dove Awards pre-show and red carpet events live! (To see a replay these events, click here!)

 

During the Dove Awards pre-show, Hillsong UNITED’s popular worship song “Oceans/Where Feet May Fail” won both Pop-Contemperary Song of the Year, and Praise and Worship Song of the Year. Performers included JJ Weeks Band, performing their song “Let Them See You.”

 

During the Dove Cares Red Carpet event, Jaci Velasquez interviewed various contemporary Christian artists, including For King and Country, Sidewalk Prophets, Colton Dixon, Fire Flight, Red, Bart Millard of MercyMe, Lecrae, and 1 Girl Nation.

 

Bart Millard and Lecrae were co-hosts at the official Dove Awards ceremony. Performers included Mandisa, performing her song “Overcomer,” and the Newsboys, performing “God’s Not Dead.” Hillsong UNITED’s “Oceans” went on to win the Song of the Year award, and the band themselves won Artist of the Year, making it a night full of wins for Hillsong UNITED. Ellie Holcomb won the award for New Artist of the Year.  The movie God’s Not Dead won Inspirational Film of the Year.

 

Would you like to see the Dove Awards, but you didn’t make it to Tenessee for the event? The Dove Awards will be replayed on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) this Sunday – October 12!

http://generationarise.com/dove-awards/

 

Hear From Lindsey of the Dove-Award-Nominated Group, 1 Girl Nation!

250x250The 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards are coming up soon! I got to chat with Lindsey of 1 Girl Nation, a music group that is one of the Dove Award nominees for New Artist of The Year!

1 Girl Nation is an all-girl Christian pop group. Their songs have a catchy beat, and a great message about living for Christ, even while you’re young! They have performed at Lifest, Disney’s Night of Joy, and are currently traveling on the While We’re Young tour, which is named after one of their songs.

Head over to Generation Arise to check out the interview, and hear a little more about Lindsey’s perspective on 1 Girl Nation, the heart behind what they do, and what being a part of the group has meant to her personally!

Hear From Lindsey of Girl Nation – Part 1

How did 1 Girl Nation get started? How did the group end up being called 1 Girl Nation? Find out this and more in part 1 of “Hear From Lindsey Of 1 Girl Nation!”

http://generationarise.com/hear-from-lindsey-of-1-girl-nation-part-1/

Hear From Lindsey of 1 Girl Nation – Part 2

How do the strengths of each of the members of the group complement each other? Check out part 2, and learn more about the girls who make up 1 Girl Nation!

http://generationarise.com/hear-from-lindsey-of-1-girl-nation-part-2/

Hear From Lindsey of 1 Girl Nation – Part 3 

One piece of advice for all young people? Read part 3 to see what Lindsey had to say!

http://generationarise.com/hear-from-lindsey-of-1-girl-nation-part-3/