Recent Grammy nominee and multi-platinum recording artist TobyMac has been named a leader in nominations for the42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards. Announced February 16, 2011 in Atlanta, TobyMac garnered a total of six nominations including Best Artist, Song of the Year (“Get Back Up”), Rock Recorded Song of the Year (“Showstopper”), Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (“Tonight”), Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (“Get Back Up”) and Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year (TONIGHT). The 42nd Annual Dove Awards show will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia at 8:00 p.m. EST. The awards will be broadcast on GMC, America’s favorite network for uplifting music and entertainment, on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. EST.
Known for his dedication to the craft, in commenting on the nominations to The Tennessean, TobyMac stated, “These are the people that know you. They go to your shows, and they’re around the studio when you’re making your records. I’ve been doing this for a minute, and the last thing I want to do is (phone) it in. I want to be passionate about single hi-hat, kick drum, bassline, guitar riff, melody and lyric on the record…it tells me that the guys around me can see that I do that. That’s quite an honor.”
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