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PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP RECEIVES 16 DOVE AWARDS

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PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP RECEIVES 16 AWARDS

Zach Williams Wins Artist Of The Year; Tauren Wells Named New Artist Of The Year

 

 

Tauren Wells with his 4 GMA Dove Awards including New Artist of the Year (Photo: Jamie Gilliam)

Artist of the Year winner Zach Williams performs during the GMA Dove Awards (Photo: Jamie Gilliam)

 

Contemporary Gospel / Urban Recorded Song of the Year winner

Koryn Hawthorne performs with Natalie Grant (Photo: Jamie Gilliam)

Producer of the Year Winner Paul Mabury (Jason Ingram not pictured) (Photo: Jamie Gilliam)

 

 

NASHVILLE, TENN. (OCTOBER 17, 2018) - The Provident Music Group family of artists, labels, songwriters and publishers are pleased to announce they received a total of 16 GMA Dove Award wins at the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Held last night, Tuesday, October 16 in Nashville, TN at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena, the awards will air on TBN this coming Sunday, October 21.

Provident Music Group earned some of the top honors with Zach Williams being named Artist of the Year, and Tauren Wells named New Artist of the Year and Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year. Essential Music Publishing's Paul Mabury and Jason Ingram won Producer of the Year. Each of these winners also won other awards in various categories listed below. RCA Inspiration's artists walked away with top song honors with artists Koryn Hawthorne, Travis Greene and Marvin Sapp.

"We are so proud of our spectacular roster of writers, artists and producers and pleased to see their efforts and accomplishments recognized by our industry peers, friends and co-workers," shares Terry Hemmings, President/CEO, Provident Label Group/Sony Music. "Awards are special yet they are only a small reflection of the impact the music being written and produced by this community is having around the world. I want to thank the creators, managers and support teams who make this possible as well our partners at radio and streaming, who work to get our music to the listener. Congrats to our staff and our parent company as well for the hard work and support they provide  for our creative community."

Wells went into the awards leading the industry with seven nominations, (including Song of the Year, Songwriter - Artist, New Artist, Pop/Contemporary Album, Contemporary Christian Artist, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song, Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song) and Zach Williams was nominated for six (Artist of the Year, Songwriter - Artist, Song of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song, Contemporary Christian Artist, Bluegrass/Country/ Roots Recorded Song). RCA Inspiration's Travis Greene received three nominations (Gospel Artist, Urban Worship Recorded Song, Urban Worship Album). In addition, Essential Music Publishing and its writers received 27 nominations. Below is a complete list of all Provident Music Group winners.

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About Provident Music Group: Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music, whose labels include Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Essential Worship and Essential Music Publishing, is home to an artist roster including Casting Crowns, Zach Williams, Tauren Wells, Third Day, Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Matt Maher, Tenth Avenue North, Marvin Sapp, and more. Visit ProvidentLabelGroup.com and RCAInspiration.com for further information. 

 

 

 

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Tauren Wells

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NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Tauren Wells

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ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Zach Williams

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POP/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR 

“Old Church Choir” – Zach Williams, (writers) Colby Wedgeworth, Ethan Hulse, Zach Williams



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PRODUCER OF THE YEAR



(TEAM) Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury

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SONG OF THE YEAR

"Reckless Love"  - writers Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury, Ran Jackson, (publishers) Bethel Music Publishing, Richmond Park Publishing, Watershed Music Publishing

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CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL/URBAN RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR



“Won’t He Do It” – Koryn Hawthorne and Roshon Fegan, (writers) Loren Hill, Makeba Riddick, Rich Shelton



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TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

“Close”– Marvin Sapp, (writers) Aaron Lindsey, Marvin Sapp, Solomon Edwards Jr



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URBAN WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR



“You Waited” – Travis Greene, (writer) Travis Greene

 

ROCK/CONTEMPORARY RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

“Walking On Water” – NEEDTOBREATHE, (writers) Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart, Matt Maher

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RAP/HIP HOP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR

“War Cry (ft. Tauren Wells)” – Social Club Misfits, (writers) Andrew Wells, David Frank, Fernando Miranda, John Thomas Roach, Martin Santiago, Tommee Profit

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POP/CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR



Hills and Valleys – Tauren Wells, (producers) Bernie Herms, Brent Milligan, Casey Brown, Chuck Butler, Colby Wedgeworth, Jordan Sapp

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WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Reckless Love – Cory Asbury, (producers) Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury

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WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR

"Reckless Love"  - writers Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury, Ran Jackson

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CHILDREN'S MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Bright Ones (producers) Jacob Sooter, James G. Morales, Lael, Mike X O'Connor, Rick Seibold, Seth Mosley

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RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR 




Decade The Halls, Vol I – Tenth Avenue North, (Art Director) Tim Parker (Photographer) Eric Brown





*all bolded names are designated Essential Music Publishing songwriters 

 

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