Matt Maher Captures Four 2011 Dove Awards Nominations



Songwriter, recording artist and worship leader Matt Maher picked up a handful of nominations for the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards today for his work on “Christ Is Risen” from his sophomore Essential Records release Alive Again, and his contribution to The Essential Christmas Collection.
The Newfoundland-born Maher gathered a nomination for Worship Song of the Year, and two nominations as both artist and songwriter in the Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year category. He is also recognized with a nomination in the Christmas Album of the Year category for his recording of “Silent Night” on The Essential Christmas Collection.
Maher is currently on the road on The Rock & Worship Roadshow Tour with labelmates Jars of Clay, as well as MercyMe, Thousand Foot Krutch, The Afters and Lecrae. After that tour wraps in mid-March, Maher will be back on the road with Jars of Clay as part of The Shelter Tour, together with Derek Webb and Audrey Assad, running through May 7.
The 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards will be held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Ga. on Wednesday, April 20th. The awards show will be televised on GMC at 8:00p.m. ET/delayed PT on Easter Sunday, April 24th.
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