The 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards were handed out on Tuesday, October 16 in the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville. The awards will be televised on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on Sunday, October 21 at 8 p central. The big winner was first-time nominee, newcomer Tauren Wells, who took home four awards, including Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year and New Artist of The Year. Superstar Zach Williams took home Artist of the Year.
The night was filled with many remarkable performances, including Nolensville High School Band with KB, first-time collaborations including Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly, Jason Crabb and Rascal Flatts, as well as Natalie Grant and Koryn Hawthorne.
Watch the video shared on social media of the Nolensville High School Band (credit Ellen Joiner).
New Artist of the Year: Tauren Wells