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Dove Awards: Southern Gospel

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Album of the Year (1969 - 1975)
Southern Gospel Album (1976 - 2015)
Southern Gospel Recorded Song (1989 - 2015)
Southern Gospel Performance (2013 - 2014)
Multiple Awards Taken
The Gaither Vocal Band
The Cathedrals
The Crabb Family
The Martins
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
The Oak Ridge Boys
Karen Peck & New River
The Nelons
The Kingsmen
Jason Crabb
The Talleys
The Speers
The Hemphills
Brian Free & Assurance
Multiple Nominations, No Awards
Greater Vision
The Hoppers
The Cathedral Quartet
The Imperials
The Rambos
The Legacy Five
The Stamps
The Happy Goodman Family
Young Harmony
The Booth Brothers
Michael English
Poet Voices
Crossway
Janet Paschal
The Florida Boys
The Downings
The Greenes
Kelly Nelon Thompson
Triumphant Quartet
Bowling Family
Collingsworth Family
John Hagee
Goodman Revival
Kirk Talley
Vestal Goodman
The Talley Trio
Lord Song
J. D. Sumner
The Hoskins Family
George Younce
Jimmy Swaggart
Ricky Perkins

1969, 1st Dove Awards

Album

WIt's Happening, The Oak Ridge Boys
NThanks to Calvary, The Statesmen
NSigns of a Good Life, The Stamps
NPortrait of Excitement, The Happy Goodman Family
NNow, The Imperials

1970, 2nd Dove Awards

Album

WFill My Cup, Lord, The Blackwood Brothers
NThis Is My Valley, The Rambos
NThe Old Rugged Cross Made The Difference, The Speers
NLove Is The Thing, The Imperials
NHappiness is the Downings, The Downings

1971, 3rd Dove Awards

Album

NThe King Is Coming, The Speers
NInternational, The Oak Ridge Boys
NGospel Is Alive and Well, The Imperials
NMy God and I, The Blackwood Brothers
NSheltered in the Arms of God, The Blackwood Brothers

1972, 4th Dove Awards

Album

WLight, The Oak Ridge Boys
NHe's Still King of Kings, The Blackwood Brothers
NThis Is How It Is... Live, The Downings
NImperials, The Imperials
NL-O-V-E Love, The Blackwood Brothers

1973, 5th Dove Awards

Album

WStreet Gospel, The Oak Ridge Boys

1974, 6th Dove Awards

Album

WBig And Live, The Kingsmen
NFollow the Man With the Music, The Imperials
NOak Ridge Boys, The Oak Ridge Boys
NAlleluia! A Praise Gathering For Believers, Bill Gaither
NA Father's Prayer, The Blackwood Brothers

1975, 7th Dove Awards

Album

WI Just Feel Like Something Good Is About To Happen, The Speers, Doug Oldham
NRejoicing... Live, Lanny Wolfe Trio
NJubilation, The Kingsmen
NI Feel So Good About It, The Downings
NHappy Goodman Family Hour, The Happy Goodman Family

1976, 8th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WBetween The Cross and Heaven, The Speers
NHarvest of Hits, The Hinsons
NWe Three Are One, The Rambos
N24 Karat Gospel, The Kingsmen
NThat's One Family Live, The Hemphills
NLive at Murray State University, The Stamps
NSinger, Rusty Goodman
NPresenting..., Willie Wynn & The Tennesseans
NOld Fashion, Down Home, Hand Clappin', Foot Stomping, Southern Style, Gospel Quartet Music, The Oak Ridge Boys
NLewis Family Style Gospel, The Lewis Family
NLearning to Lean, The Blackwood Brothers
NIt Made News In Heaven, The Kingsmen
NHere they Come, The Florida Boys

1977, 9th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WThen and Now, The Cathedrals
NWithout a Doubt, The Hemphills
NJust A Little Closer Home, The Kingsmen
NCornerstone, The Speers
NBill Gaither Songs, The Blackwood Brothers

1978, 10th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WKingsmen Live In Chattanooga, The Kingsmen
NThe Sun's Coming Up, Rex Nelon
NSunshine and Roses, The Cathedral Quartet
NRefreshing, The Happy Goodman Family
NIn God's Sunshine, The Hemphills

1980, 11th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WFrom Out of the Past, The Kingsmen
NYou Ain't Heard Nothing Yet, The Cathedral Quartet
NHome Cookin', The Hemphills
NFeelings, The Nelons
NBreakout, Mercy River Boys

1981, 12th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WWorkin', The Hemphills
NExpressions of Love, The Nelons
NHomeward Bound, Jimmy Swaggart
NBetter Hurry Up, The Happy Goodman Family
NCrossing Over, The Rambos

1982, 13th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WOne Step Closer, The Nelons
N60th Anniversary Celebration, The Speers
NReunion, The Rambos
NLive Naturally, The Kingsmen
NGood Things, The Hemphills

1983, 14th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WFeeling At Home, The Nelons
NChosen, The Goodmans
NContinental Country, The Continental Singers
NHallelujah, The Speers
NGive The World A Smile, Grady Nutt & The Kingsmen

1984, 15th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WWe Shall Behold The King, The Nelons
NMore Than A Dream, Tanya Goodman-Sykes
NMemories Made New, The Rambos
NLive at the University of Alabama, The Kingsmen
NLive in Atlanta, The Cathedrals

1985, 16th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WThe Best Of And A Whole Lot More, Rex Nelon
NHemphills Together, The Hemphills
NWherever I Am, The Talleys
NReaching Out, The Florida Boys
NLiving Waters, Jimmy Swaggart

1986, 17th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WExcited, The Hemphills

1987, 18th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WThe Master Builder, The Cathedrals

1988, 19th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WSymphony Of Praise, The Cathedrals

1989, 20th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WGoin' In Style, The Cathedrals

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Champion Of Love" The Cathedrals

1990, 21st Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WI Just Started Living, The Cathedrals

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "I Can See The Hand Of God" The Cathedrals

1991, 22nd Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WClimbing Higher & Higher, The Cathedrals

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "He Is Here" The Talleys

1992, 23rd Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WHomecoming, The Gaither Vocal Band

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Where Shadows Never Fall" Glen Campbell

1993, 24th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WReunion: A Gospel Homecoming Celebration, Bill Gaither, Gloria Gaither

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "There Rose A Lamb" Gold City

1994, 25th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WSouthern Classics, The Gaither Vocal Band
NWorship His Glory In A Cappella Praise, The Cathedral Quartet
NKelly Nelon Thompson & The Nelons, Kelly Nelon Thompson
NHe Still Reigns, The Speers
NAcapella Gold, Gold City

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Satisfied" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "What A Change" Kelly Nelon Thompson & The Nelons
N "We've Got to Get America Back to God" Kelly Nelon Thompson & The Nelons
N "It's Not What's Over the Door" The Cathedral Quartet
N "He Still Reigns" The Speers

1995, 26th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WHigh And Lifted Up, The Cathedrals
NRenewed, Gold City
NHomecoming Hymns, various artists
NGood Ol' Gospel, The Cathedral Quartet
NChapter X Live, The Bishops
NA Taste of Heaven, The Florida Boys

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "I Bowed On My Knees" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Newborn Feeling" Friends IV
N "Jesus Saves" The Cathedral Quartet
N "Calvary Came Through" Gold City
N "Til The Storm Passes By" J. D. Sumner, The Stamps

1996, 27th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WThe Martins, The Martins
NStanding In The Gap, Gold City
NPartners, Joel and LaBreeska Hemphill
NJesus' Rockin Chair, The Greenes
NA Reunion, The Cathedrals

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Out Of His Great Love" The Martins
N "Serenaded By Angels" Kirk Talley
N "Oh, Come Along" The Cathedrals
N "Jesus Rockin Chair" The Greenes
N "Get Up In Jesus' Name" Marty Raybon

1997, 28th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WWherever You Are, The Martins
NSouthern Gospel Classics Volume 2, The Gaither Vocal Band
NRadio Days, The Cathedrals
NPreparing the Way, Gold City
N75th Diamond Jubilee, The Speers

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Only God Knows" The Martins
N "When Jesus Says Its Enough" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Still Drinking Water From The Well" The Cathedrals
N "River Medley" The Martins
N "He's Still On The Throne" Gold City

1998, 29th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WLight of the World, The Martins
NWhen I See The Cross, Greater Vision
NLovin' God & Lovin' Each Other, The Gaither Vocal Band
NI Believe, George Younce
NFar Away, Kirk Talley

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Butterfly Kisses" Bob Carlisle
N "Yes I Know" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Heavens Child" The Martins
N "Grace" The Martins
N "For God So Loved" Brian Free & Assurance

1999, 30th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WStill The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Gaither Vocal Band
NThey Gave The World A Smile: The Stamps Quartet Tribute Album, The James Blackwood Quartet
NThat Says It All, George Younce
NRhythm & Rhyme, Poet Voices
NFaithful, The Cathedrals

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "I Believe In A Hill Called Mount Calvery" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "One Holy Lamb" Poet Voices
N "In Time, On Time, Every Time" Gold City
N "He Made A Change" The Cathedrals
N "Born Again" Janet Paschal

2000, 31st Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WGod Is Good, The Gaither Vocal Band
NVestal and Friends, Vestal Goodman
NThe Final Sessions, J. D. Sumner, The Stamps
NMister, Mister, Ricky Perkins
NFar Beyond This Place, Greater Vision

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Healing" The Cathedrals
N "Come Down Out Of The Boat" Ricky Perkins
N "When He Spoke" The Perrys
N "Praise His Name" Jeff and Sheri Easter
N "My Name Is Lazarus" Greater Vision
N "I Heard It First On The Radio" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "His Tomb Wasn't Empty" Karen Peck & New River

2001, 32nd Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WI Do Believe, The Gaither Vocal Band
NVestal and Friends, Vol. 2, Vestal Goodman
NStrong in the Strength, The Legacy Five
NPerfect Candidate, Greater Vision
NA Taste of Grace, Karen Peck & New River
NA Farewell Celebration, The Cathedrals

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "God Is Good All The Time" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "On The Road To Emmaus" The Steeles
N "I Stand Redeemed" The Legacy Five
N "Four Days Late" Karen Peck & New River
N "Dont Wanna Miss A Thing" The Martins

2002, 33rd Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WEncore, Old Friends Quartet
NPressed Down, Shaken Together, Running Over, Gold City
NNo Distractions, Crossway
NGlory Mountain, The Greenes
NDay Three, Lord Song

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "He's Watching Me" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "There'll Come A Day" Brian Free & Assurance
N "A Taste of Grace" Karen Peck & New River
N "The Blood Cried Out" Ernie Haase
N "Day Three" Lord Song

2003, 34th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WA Crabb Collection, The Crabb Family
NTriumph, Karen Peck & New River
NSafe Thus Far, The Hoskins Family
NLive at First Baptist Atlanta, Greater Vision
NGold City Camp Meetin', Gold City

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Don't You Wanna Go?" The Crabb Family
N "More Than Ever" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "I'm Gonna Sing" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "I Wanna Know How It Feels" Karen Peck & New River
N "I Rest My Case At The Cross" The Perrys

2004, 35th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WThe Walk, The Crabb Family
NQuartets, Greater Vision
NGreat Day, The Hoppers
NA Cappella, The Gaither Vocal Band
N Best of Friends Best of Friends, Joyce, Karen & Sheri

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "The Promise" The Martins
W "The Cross" The Crabb Family
N "When The Savior Wipes The Tears From Our Eyes" The Hoskins Family
N "He Forgets" The Legacy Five
N "Gentle Shepherd" The Gaither Vocal Band

2005, 36th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WDriven, The Crabb Family
NThis I Know, Crossway
NSome Things Never Change, Mark Lowry
NFaith, Hope, Joy, Young Harmony
NFaces, Greater Vision

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "He Came Looking For Me" The Crabb Family
N "It Looks Like Love To Me" Crossway
N "I Wish I Could Have Been There" The Perrys
N "I Will Find You Again" The Perrys
N "His Life For Mine" The Talley Trio
N "A Picture Of Grace" The Gaither Vocal Band

2006, 37th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WLive at Brooklyn Tabernacle, The Crabb Family
NLive in NYC, Brian Free & Assurance
NErnie Haase & Signature Sound, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
NCommon Thread, The Oak Ridge Boys
NBill Gaither, Bill Gaither

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Long As I Got King Jesus" Brian Free & Assurance
W "Through The Fire" The Crabb Family
N "Not That You Died" The Legacy Five
N "Greater Is He" The Crabb Family
N "Good Morning Lord" Young Harmony

2007, 38th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WGive It Away, The Gaither Vocal Band
NGraceland, Mike Bowling
NStrength, Young Harmony
NStepping Stones, Poet Voices
NIt's So God, Brian Free & Assurance

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Give It Away" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Prodigal's Dad" Kenny Bishop
N "Nothing But The Blood" The Crabb Family
N "God's Still God" Young Harmony

2008, 39th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WGet Away, Jordan, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
NThe Ride, The Hoppers
NSounds Like Sunday, Janet Paschal
NReal Faith, Brian Free & Assurance
NJourney of Joy, Karen Peck & New River

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Get Away Jordan" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "Over And Over" Jeff and Sheri Easter
N "Orphans of God" The Talley Trio
N "Last Night" Karen Peck & New River
N "Im Just Waiting For My Ride" The Hoppers

2009, 40th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WLovin' Life, The Gaither Vocal Band
NRoom For More, The Booth Brothers
NOn The Way Up, HisSong
NI Just Wanted You To Know, Kim Hopper
NEphesians One, Karen Peck & New River

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Reason Enough" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "I Believe God" Brian Free & Assurance
N "Big Mighty God" The Mike Lefevre Quartet
N "Yahweh" The Hoppers
N "Welcome To The Family" The Booth Brothers

2010, 41st Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WReunited, The Gaither Vocal Band
NNorth America Live!, The Hoppers
NAlmost Morning, The Perrys
NWorth It, Brian Free & Assurance
NTreasure, Janet Paschal

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Born To Climb" Jeff and Sheri Easter
N "Live With Jesus" The Oak Ridge Boys
N "Life Goes On" Talley Trio
N "If You Knew Him" The Perrys
N "Because He Lives" The Gaither Vocal Band

2011, 42nd Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WGreatly Blessed, The Gaither Vocal Band
NSomething's Happening, The Hoppers
NShine, Bowling Family
NNever Walk Alone, Brian Free & Assurance
NA Tribute To The Cathedral Quartet, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Better Day" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Love Came Calling " Triumphant Quartet
N "Live With Jesus" The Oak Ridge Boys
N "I Thirst" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "Faithful One" The Booth Brothers

2012, 43rd Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WReach Out, Karen Peck & New River
NThe Song Lives On, Jason Crabb
NPart of the Family, Collingsworth Family
NMiracles & Memories, Bowling Family
NA Lifetime of Music, John Hagee

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Celebrate Me Home" The Perrys
N "Please Forgive Me" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Ive Been Here Before" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "If There Ever Was A Time" The Crabb Family
N "Victory In Jesus" John Hagee

2013, 44th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WPure and Simple, The Gaither Vocal Band
WCanton Junction, Canton Junction
NGlorious Day, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
NA Tribute to the Songs of Bill & Gloria Gaither, The Booth Brothers
NSome People Change, Michael English

Southern Gospel Performance

W "What The Blood Is For" Jason Crabb
N "Why Can't We" The Isaacs
N "Stubborn (Psalm 15)" Michael English
N "Sometimes I Wonder" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "Glorious Freedom" The Gaither Vocal Band

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "What The Blood Is For" Jason Crabb
N "Stubborn (Psalm 15)" Michael English
N "Sometimes I Wonder" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "Hold On" Canton Junction
N "Glorious Freedom" The Gaither Vocal Band

2014, 45th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WOh, What A Savior, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
NUnashamed, Brian Free & Assurance
NThe Lord Is Good, Collingsworth Family
NRevival, Karen Peck & New River
NFor All He's Done, Greater Vision

Southern Gospel Performance

W "Say Amen" Brian Free & Assurance
N "That's Why" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
N "Search Me O God" The Cathedrals
N "Revival" Karen Peck & New River
N "Love Is Stronger" Jason Crabb

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Revival" Karen Peck & New River
N "I Can Trust Him" The Perrys
N "Love Is Stronger" Jason Crabb
N "Say Amen" Brian Free & Assurance
N "That's Why" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

2015, 46th Dove Awards

Southern Gospel Album

WPray Now, Karen Peck & New River
NLiving In Harmony, Triumphant Quartet
NThreads of Mercy, Ivan Parker
NSongs In The Key Of Happy, Goodman Revival
NSometimes It Takes A Mountain, The Gaither Vocal Band

Southern Gospel Recorded Song

W "Hidden Heroes" The Talleys
N "Pray Now" Karen Peck & New River
N "What A Happy Time" Goodman Revival
N "Sometimes It Takes A Mountain" The Gaither Vocal Band
N "Happy People" Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

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