42nd GMA Dove Awards

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42nd GMA Dove Awards
DateApril 20, 2011
LocationFox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia
Hosted bySherri Shepherd
Television/radio coverage
NetworkGMC (April 24, 2011)

The 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards presentation was held on April 20, 2011, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. The show was broadcast on GMC[1] on April 24, 2011,[2] hosted by Sherri Shepherd from The Newlywed Game.[3]

Nominations were announced on February 15, 2011. The awards recognized the accomplishments of Christian musicians for the year 2010.


Telecast ceremony

The following performed:[4]

Artist(s) Song(s)
Chris Tomlin "Our God"
Francesca Battistelli
Britt Nicole
Janet Paschal
Kerrie Roberts
Laura Story
Audrey Assad
Natalie Grant
Sandi Patty
Tribute to Sandi Patty
"Via Dolorosa"
"We Shall Behold Him"
"In the Name of the Lord"
"Love in Any Language"
Point of Grace
Kenny Rogers
"Standing On the Rock of Your Love"
Steven Curtis Chapman
Mark Hall
Third Day
"Children of God"
Tenth Avenue North "You Are More"
Mary Mary "Wave My Flag"
Jason Crabb "Sometimes I Cry"
Francesca Battistelli "This Is the Stuff"
Kirk Franklin "Smile"


The following presented:



Artist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Group of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Song of the Year
Songwriter of the Year
Producer of the Year


Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year


Rock Recorded Song of the Year
Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Rock Album of the Year
Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year


Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song of the Year
Rap/Hip–Hop Album of the Year


Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
Inspirational Album of the Year


Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Southern Gospel Album of the Year
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

Country & Bluegrass[edit]

Country Recorded Song of the Year
Country Album of the Year
Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
Bluegrass Album of the Year
  • ...Oh WellChigger Hill Boys & Terri
  • Just a Little Closer Home – Paul Williams & The Victory Trio
  • Light On My Feet, Ready To FlyDoyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Look to the Light: Songs of Faith from the Pen of Rick Lang – Various Artists
  • Singing From the HeartDailey & Vincent
  • Sounds Like Heaven to Me – Lou Reid & Carolina

Praise & Worship[edit]

Worship Song of the Year
Praise & Worship Album of the Year


Urban Recorded Song of the Year
Spanish Language Album of the Year
Special Event Album of the Year
Christmas Album of the Year
Choral Collection of the Year
  • All I NeedGeron Davis and Bradley Knight
  • Big Mighty GodLari Goss and Russell Mauldin
  • Declare Your NameCarol Cymbala (orchestrated by Chris MacDonald)
  • National Quartet Convention CollectionMarty Hamby
  • Rise and Sign (featuring the Prestonwood Student C) – Bradley Knight
Recorded Music Packaging of the Year


Musical of the Year
  • "What's Up, Zak?" A Musical Encounter with Jesus
  • As Sure As My Redeemer Lives... So Shall I
  • God Coming Down
  • Just Run
  • The Star Still Shines


Short Form Music Video of the Year
Long Form Music Video of the Year

Artists with multiple nominations and awards[edit]


External links[edit]