Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) won Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year, for LONG LIVE LOVE. Travis Greene won Gospel Worship Album of the Year, for BROKEN RECORD. Kierra Sheard (Karew Entertainment/RCA Inspiration), won Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year, for “Something Has to Break (Live)” feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard.
Tauren Wells and Travis Greene also performed on the show. Wells brought together a historic lineup of collaborators to the Dove Awards stage, performing his hit song “Famous For (I Believe)” with Jenn Johnson, Christine D’Clario, and Jekalyn Carr together for the first time.
Greene delivered a soaring performance of his chart-topping song “Won’t Let Go” on the stage.
Phil Thornton, SVP and General Manager of RCA Inspiration says:
“We’re elated to celebrate the Dove Award wins for Tauren, Kirk, Travis, and Kierra’s music this year!
The unifying power of music and message of faith continues to lift us up in these times, and we’re honored by the incredible work these artists do in taking Christian and Gospel music to new heights.”
Celebrating the diverse genres of Christian and Gospel music and film, the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards aired exclusively on TBN.