Dove Award winning group, Austins Bridge, received a record number of Dove nominations at February’s announcements in Nashville, TN. The categories Austins Bridge received nominations are as follows:
Country Album of the Year – “Live At Oak Tree”
Country Recorded Song of the Year – “Dry Bones”
Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year – “Hold On To Jesus”
Long Form Music Video of the Year – “Live At Oak Tree: Austins Bridge”
“We are so surprised, no, shocked would be a word,” says Austins Bridge. “We had no idea we would be in the running for anything this year let alone four Dove nominations! It is such an honor to be in contention with such a highly esteemed group of artists. We are truly blessed. Thank you Jesus and thank you to everyone in the industry who voted for us.”
Live At Oak Tree is a live album performance and video taping that gives viewers the experience of a recording studio and concert at the same time. The CD showcases the amazing acoustic performances by Austins Bridge and was produced by Paul Corley, Tre Corley, Norman Holland, Michael Turner and Shannon Lancaster.
Austins Bridge won their first Dove award for Bluegrass Song of the Year, “He’s In Control,” which is from their self-titled debut project. They also received two additional 2008 Dove nominations from the same album for New Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year.
Austins Bridge is poised to release their sophomore project, Times Like These, on May 4, 2010. The CD was produced by Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) and the first single from the project, “Mercy,” will go for adds at radio March 5th.
For more information on Austins Bridge please visit their website, www.austinsbridge.com.
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