41st Dove Award Winners

2010 Dove Awards Winners & Nominees

Male Vocalist of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Group of the Year

Artist of the Year

New Artist of the Year

  • Sidewalk Prophets – WINNER
  • Crystal Aikin
  • Bluetree
  • Jonny Diaz
  • Kari Jobe
  • Revive
  • Brian Courtney Wilson

Producer of the Year

  • Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp – WINNERS
  • Ed Cash
  • Ian Eskelin
  • Wayne Haun
  • Bernie Herms

Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year
(song, album, artist, writer if different from artist)

Rock Song of the Year

  • "Mess of Me" – Hello HurricaneSwitchfoot – Jonathan & Tim Foreman – WINNER
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  • "Bring Me To Life" – Welcome To The Masquerade – Thousand Foot Krutch – T. McNevan, S. Augustine & J. Bruyere
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  • "Fight Inside" – Innocence & Instinct – Red – J. Rauch, R. Graves, J. McArthur & B. Herms
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  • "Hero" – AwakeSkillet – John L. & Korey Cooper
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  • "Mystery of You" – Innocence & Instinct – Red – J. Rauch, A. Armstrong, R. Graves & J. McArthur
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Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year

  • "Lay ‘Em Down" – The Outsiders – NEEDTOBREATHE – Bear & Bo Rinehart – WINNER
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  • "Always" – Hello HurricaneSwitchfoot – J. Foreman
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  • "Can’t Take Away" – MIKESCHAIR – MIKESCHAIR – S. Tinnesz, M. Grayson & J. Ingram
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  • "How He Loves" – Church Music – David Crowder*Band – J. McMillan
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  • "You Gave Me A Promise" – Unbreakable – Fireflight – D. Richardson, J. Cox, G. Drennen, W. Drennen, P. Shorb & R. Hawkins
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Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year

Inspirational Song of the Year

Southern Gospel Song of the Year

  • "Born To Climb" – Expecting Good Things – Jeff & Sheri Easter – W. Haun & J. Lindsey – WINNER
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  • "Because He Lives" – Gaither Vocal Band Reunited – Gaither Vocal Band – William J. & Gloria Gaither
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  • "If You Knew Him" – Almost Morning – The Perrys – J. Habedank & R. Griffin
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  • "Life Goes On" – Life Goes On – Talley Trio – M. Funderburk & G. Boe
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  • "Live With Jesus" – The Boys Are Back – Oak Ridge Boys – P. Kennerly
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Bluegrass Song of the Year

  • "When We Fly" – Breaking Like Dawn – Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long – J. Lindsey, W. Haun & T. Herndon – WINNER
  • "I Heard My Savior Calling Me" – Destination Life – Rhonda Vincent
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  • "On The Other Side" – Brothers From Different Mothers – Dailey & Vincent
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  • "This World Is Not My Home" – Ricky Skaggs Solo: Songs My Dad Loved – Ricky Skaggs – A. Brumley
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  • "Working On A Building" – Mountain Soul II – Patty Loveless
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Country Song of the Year

  • "Somebody Like Me" – Jason Crabb – Jason Crabb – N. Thrasher & M. Boggs – WINNER
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  • "Dry Bones" – Live At Oak Tree – Austins Bridge – PD Arr by J. Rivers & B. Smith
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  • "God Is There" – The Reason – Diamond Rio – M. Roe, J. Olander & B. Herms
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  • "King of the World" – How You Live (Deluxe Edition)Point of Grace – C. Morgan
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  • "Thank God For Kids" – Every Light That Shines At Christmas – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – E. Raven
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Urban Song of the Year

  • "Close To You" – Still – BeBe & CeCe Winans – B. Winans – WINNER (TIE)
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  • "Just Wanna Say" – The Power of One – Israel Houghton – A. Lindsey, I. Houghton, & T. Sims – WINNER (TIE)
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  • "Avaylable" – The 2econd Coming – Kortney "Mali Music" Pollard
  • "Just Love" – Just Love – Brian Courtney Wilson – B.Wilson, J. Williams & M. Spears
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  • "You Never Let Me Down" – Image of a Man – Marvin Winans Jr – M. Winans Jr & R. Jerkins
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Traditional Gospel Song of the Year

  • "Justified" – Smokie Norful LiveSmokie Norful – WINNER
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  • "Always Remember" – Greatest Hits – Men of Standard – A. Crouch
  • "Don’t Do It Without Me" – Don’t Do It Without Me – Bishop Paul S. Morton – Bishop N. C. Ellis, C. King, R. Lumpkin II, C. Poitier & N. T. Moss
  • "How I Got Over" – How I Got Over – Vickie Winans
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  • "Oh Happy Day" – Oh Happy Day – Queen Latifah – E. Hawkins
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Contemporary Gospel Song of the Year

Worship Song of the Year
(Song, writer)

  • "Revelation Song" – Jennie Lee Riddle – WINNER
  • "Alive Again" – Matt Maher, Jason Ingram
  • "Hosanna" – Paul Baloche, Brenton Brown
  • "I Will Rise" – Chris Tomlin
  • "New Song We Sing" – Meredith Andrews, Jason Ingram, Keith Everette Smith

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year

Rock Album of the Year

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

Inspirational Album of the Year

Southern Gospel Album of the Year

Bluegrass Album of the Year

Country Album of the Year

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year

  • Shout! Live – Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue – WINNER
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  • 50 Years: It’s Been Worth It All – Dorothy Norwood
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  • Fall On Me – Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s
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  • Stepping Up & Stepping Out – Clarence Fountain, Sam Butler and The Boys
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Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

Praise & Worship Album of the Year