Capitol CMG Celebrates with Nine Wins at 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards

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Staff
Oct 9, 2014
Photo courtesy of Getty Images for Dove Awards

Capitol CMG Label Group celebrated nine Dove Award wins at the 45th Annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards. The label garnered wins in the top categories of Artist of the Year - Hillsong United, Song of the Year - "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail),” Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year - Overcomer, Praise & Worship Album of the Year - Kari Jobe Majestic. A complete list of Capitol CMG winners is below.

“We could not be more proud of our amazing artists who were recognized by the GMA voters,” shares Peter York, President, Capitol CMG Label Group. “All of us at CCMG congratulate those who won as well as the artists nominated for their amazing talents and for the impact their music is making.”

Walking away with a total of five Dove Awards, Hillsong UNITED won in every category in which they were nominated. Additionally, Hillsong was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. An award presented annually by the GMA, this special recognition is given to individuals and/or entities that have had a significant impact on the Christian and Gospel music industry. Representing UNITED and the Hillsong Church at last night’s awards were worship leader Jonathan Douglass (JD) and Steve McPherson, Manager of Hillsong Music Publishing.

Capitol CMG artists that were nominated for this year’s Dove Awards were newcomers Hillsong Young & Free who were recognized with four nominations, Colton Dixon received two nominations for his hit single “Never Gone,” and Passion received two nods for their project Passion: Take It All. The GMA Dove Awards were held in Nashville, Tennessee at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The show will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 12th. Check local listings for the broadcast time in your area.
Here is a complete list of Capitol CMG’s wins:

Song of the Year
“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Salomon Ligthelm (publisher) Hillsong Music Publishing/EMICMGPublishing.com
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Artist of the Year
Hillsong UNITED
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Songwriter of the Year
Chris Tomlin
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Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
Overcomer – Mandisa, (producers) David Garcia, Christopher Stevens, Chuck Butler, Ronald Rawls
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Praise and Worship Album of the Year
Majestic – Kari Jobe, (producer) Jeremy Edwardson
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Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year
“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, Hillsong Music/Sparrow Records, (producer) Michael Guy Chislett
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Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year
“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Salomon Ligthelm
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Worship Song of the Year
“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Salomon Ligthelm (publisher) Hillsong Music Publishing/EMICMGPublishing.com
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Spanish Language Album of the Year
Aviva – Soulfire Revolution, (producers) Jeremy Edwardson, Jonathan Berlin
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About Capitol Christian Music Group:
Capitol Christian Music Group is the world’s leading Christian Music company and market leader in recorded music, distribution, and music publishing. Part of Universal Music’s Capitol Music Group, Capitol Christian Music Group operates several divisions including Capitol CMG Label Group (Sparrow Records, ForeFront Records, Credential Recordings, sixstepsrecords, Hillsong), EMI Gospel, Capitol Christian Distribution and Capitol CMG Publishing. Led by President and CEO Bill Hearn and a strong executive team of long-time Christian and Gospel music veterans, Capitol Christian Music Group is characterized by a strong commitment to artists and songwriters, one another, our customer and community service.

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