Dove Awards 2011

List of Dove Awards 2011 Winners

Song of the Year

  • "All of Creation"- MercyMe
  • "Beautiful, Beautiful"- Francesca Battistelli
  • "Get Back Up"- tobyMac
  • "Hold My Heart"- Tenth Avenue North
  • "Lead Me"- Sanctus Real
  • "Let The Waters Rise"- MIKESCHAIR
  • "Love Came Calling"- Triumphant Quartet
  • "Our God"- Chris Tomlin
  • "Sometimes I Cry"- Jason Crabb
  • "Starry Night"- Chris August

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Doug Anderson (Signature Sound)
  • Chris August
  • Jason Crabb
  • Brandon Heath
  • Israel Houghton
  • Marvin Sapp
  • Chris Tomlin

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Audrey Assad
  • Francesca Battistelli
  • Natalie Grant
  • Britt Nicole
  • Janet Paschal
  • Kerrie Roberts
  • Laura Story

Group of the Year

  • Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
  • Gaither Vocal Band
  • Sidewalk Prophets
  • Tenth Avenue North
  • MercyMe
  • MIKESCHAIR
  • NEEDTOBREATHE

Artist of the Year

  • Francesca Battistelli
  • Jason Crabb
  • Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
  • Natalie Grant
  • Marvin Sapp
  • tobyMac
  • Chris Tomlin

New Artist of the Year

  • Audrey Assad
  • Chris August
  • Forever Jones
  • John Mark McMillan
  • No Other Name
  • Kerrie Roberts
  • Kristian Stanfill

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Background"- Rehab- LeCrae
  • "Calling You"- Five-Two Television- KJ-52
  • "No Be Nah"- Sex, Drugs and Self-Control- John Reuben
  • "Too Many Fakes"- The British Are Coming- JayEss
  • "Walking on the Stars"- Outta Space Love- Group 1 Crew

Rock Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Anchor"- Satellites and Sirens- Satellites and Sirens
  • "Dear X (You Don’t Own Me)"- Horseshoes & Handgrenades- Disciple
  • "Showstopper"- Tonight- tobyMac
  • "Start Again"- Innocence And Instinct- Red
  • "The Sound (John M. Perkins Blues)"- Hello Hurricane- Switchfoot

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Beautiful Things"- Beautiful Things- Gungor
  • "Lift Up Your Face"- Move- Third Day
  • "Something Beautiful"- The Outsiders- NEEDTOBREATHE
  • "Straight To Your Heart"- MIKESCHAIR- MIKESCHAIR
  • "Tonight"- Tonight- tobyMac

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

  • "All of Creation"- The Generous Mr. Lovewell- MercyMe
  • "Beautiful, Beautiful"- My Paper Heart- Francesca Battistelli
  • "Get Back Up"- Tonight- tobyMac
  • "Keep Changing the World"- MIKESCHAIR- MIKESCHAIR
  • "Lead Me"- Pieces of a Real Heart- Sanctus Real
  • "Starry Night"- No Far Away- Chris August

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Christ Is Risen"- Alive Again- Matt Maher
  • "Great Are You Lord"- Fearless- Phillips, Craig & Dean
  • "I Feel a Song Coming On"- The Stage Is Bear- Ryan Seaton
  • "Joseph"- Because It’s Christmas- Jason Crabb
  • "You Deliver Me"- You Deliver Me- Selah

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Better Day"- Greatly Blessed- Gaither Vocal Band
  • "Faithful One"- Room For More- Booth Brothers
  • "I Thirst"- A Tribute to the Cathedral Quartet- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
  • "Live With Jesus"- The Boys Are Back- Oak Ridge Boys
  • "Love Came Calling "- Love Came Calling- Triumphant Quartet

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Blaze of Glory"- …Oh Well- Chigger Hill Boys & Terri
  • "I’m Going To Make Heaven My Home"- Precious Memories- Lewis Tradition
  • "I’m Using My Bible For a Roadmap"- Old Fashioned Hymns and Gospel Songs- George Hamilton
  • "Mountaintop"- Straight From the Heart of Dixie- Lizzy Long & Little Roy Lewis
  • "Standing"- Cherryholmes IV Common Threads- Cherryholmes
  • "Workin’ On A Road"- Expecting Good Things- Jeff & Sherri Easter

Country Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Are You the One"- Breathe Deep- Guy Penrod
  • "God’s Gonna Ease My Troublin’ Mind"- The Boys Are Back- Oak Ridge Boys
  • "Living In The Arms Of Mercy"- Something’s Happening- The Hoppers
  • "Run and Tell"- Shine- Bowling Family
  • "There Is Nothing Greater Than Grace"- No Changin’ Us- Point of Grace

Urban Recorded Song of the Year

  • "All I Need"- Just Love Deluxe- Brian Courtney Wilson
  • "Finally"- Finally- Lowell Pye
  • "He Knows"- All In One- Karen Clark Sheard
  • "Life"- Life- Beckah Shae
  • "Wait On The Lord"- The British Are Coming- Lola Godheld

Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Favor"- A City Called Heaven- Shirley Caesar
  • "Go Tell It On The Mountain"- Because It’s Christmas- Jason Crabb
  • "Jesus Has Been This Way Before"- The British Are Coming- Beverly Moore
  • "The Greatest Name"- Smokie Norful Presents- Victory Cathedral Choir- Smokie Norful
  • "The Master Plan"- The Master Plan- Tamela Mann

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

  • "He Wants It All"- Get Ready- forever JONES
  • "I Choose to Worship"- Under an Open Heaven- Wess Morgan
  • "Nobody Greater"- Triumphant- VaShawn Mitchell
  • "The Best In Me"- Here I Am- Marvin Sapp
  • "You Hold My World"- Love God, Love People- Israel Houghton

Worship Song of the Year

  • "Christ Is Risen"- Matt Maher
  • "Greatness of Our God"- Reuben Morgan (Hillsong)
  • "How Great Is The Love"- Meredith Andrews (TIE)
  • "How He Loves"- John Mark McMillan
  • "Our God"- Chris Tomlin(TIE)

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year

  • Between Two Worlds- Trip Lee
  • Outta Space Love- Group 1 Crew
  • Rapture Ruckus- Rapture Ruckus
  • Rehab- Lecrae
  • Sex, Drugs and Self-Control- John Reuben

Rock Album of the Year

  • Horseshoes & Handgrenades- Disciple
  • LIVE- DecembeRadio
  • Memento Mori- Flyleaf
  • The World Is A Thorn- Demon Hunter
  • Travel III- Future Of Forestry

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

  • Move- Third Day
  • Pieces Of A Real Heart- Sanctus Real
  • Satellites & Sirens- Satellites & Sirens
  • The Medicine- John Mark McMillan
  • The Rising- Charlie Hall
  • Tonight- TobyMac

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

  • The Shelter- Jars of Clay
  • Love Revolution- Natalie Grant
  • No Far Away- Chris August
  • The Light Meets the Dark- Tenth Avenue North
  • Until the Whole World Hears- Casting Crowns

Inspirational Album of the Year

  • Acappella- Brian Free & Assurance
  • Acoustic Sunday- Kevin Williams
  • Downtown Church- Patty Griffin (TIE)
  • The Edge of the Divine- Sandi Patty(TIE)
  • The Stage Is Bare- Ryan Seaton

Southern Gospel Album of the Year

  • A Tribute to the Cathedral Quartet- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
  • Greatly Blessed- Gaither Vocal Band
  • Never Walk Alone- Brian Free & Assurance
  • Shine- The Bowling Family- Mike & Kelly Bowling
  • Something’s Happening- The Hoppers

Bluegrass Album of the Year

  • …Oh Well- Chigger Hill Boys & Terri
  • Just A Little Closer Home- Paul Williams & The Victory Trio
  • Light On My Feet- Ready To Fly- Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Look to the Light: Songs of Faith from the Pen of Rick Lang- Various Artists
  • Singing From The Heart- Dailey & Vincent
  • Sounds Like Heaven To Me- Lou Reid & Carolina

Country Album of the Year

  • Breathe Deep- Guy Penrod
  • Expecting Good Things- Jeff & Sherri Easter
  • Mosaic- Ricky Skaggs
  • No Changin’ Us- Point of Grace
  • Times Like These- Austins Bridge
  • Turn Up the Music- Crawford Crossing

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year

  • A City Called Heaven- Shirley Caesar
  • At The Revival- Mighty Clouds Of Joy
  • Smokie Norful Presents- Victory Cathedral Choir
  • The Master Plan- Tamela Mann
  • Waymaker- The Original Messengers

Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

  • Get Ready- forever JONES
  • Gospel According to Jazz 3- Kirk Whalum
  • Here I Am- Marvin Sapp
  • Love God. Love People- Israel Houghton
  • Triumphant- VaShawn Mitchell

Spanish Language Album of the Year

  • Altisima Adoracion- V Music
  • Con Todo- Hillsong
  • Cuan Gran Amor – En Vivo Miami- Ingrid Rosario
  • Devocion- Danilo Montero
  • Lluvia de Luces- Sonnus
  • Mi Declaracion- Hector Sotelo

Special Event Album of the Year

  • One Voice – Every Tribe, Tongue & Nation
  • Passion: Awakening
  • Rock Of Ages
  • Sweetpea’s Songs for Girls- VeggieTales
  • The British Are Coming

Christmas Album of the Year

  • Another Sentimental Christmas- Russ Taff
  • Christmas Like This- Ayiesha Woods
  • Home for the Holidays- Point of Grace
  • The Essential Christmas Collection
  • The Isaacs Christmas- The Isaacs

Praise & Worship Album of the Year

  • A Beautiful Exchange- Hillsong Live
  • As Long As It Takes - Meredith Andrews
  • Everywhere- Geron Davis
  • The Shelter- Jars of Clay
  • Passion: Awakening
  • We Cry Out: The Worship Project- Jeremy Camp