AU alumni well represented among Dove Award nominees

Tue, 2012-02-28 13:30 -- univcomm
February 28, 2012

Several Anderson University alumni have been selected as award nominees for the 43rd Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Winners will be announced at the GMA Dove Awards ceremony on April 19 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

dove-awardsAU alumni nominated for awards include:

  • Krissy (Stora) Nordhoff, BA '96 — Song of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, and Worship Song of the Year (for "Your Great Name")
  • Marshall Hall, BA '94— Country Album of the Year (for “Brighter One”)
  • Steven Curtis Chapman, Hon. D.M. '11 — Male Vocalist of the Year
  • Doug Stuckey, BA '94 (director) — Long Form Video of the Year (for "Tent Revival Homecoming" and "The Song Lives On")
  • Bill Gaither, BA '59 — with Gaither Vocal Band: Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (for “Please Forgive Me”), Children’s Music Album of the Year (for “I Am a Promise”); Bill and Gloria Gaither and Homecoming Friends — Long Form Video of the Year (for “Tent Revival Homecoming”)

Other Gaither Music Group Nominees:

  • Jason Crabb — Song of the Year (for “Who Am I”), Country Recorded Song of the Year (for “Why Me” featuring William Lee Golden and Bill Gaither), Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (for “I Saw the Light”), Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (for “I’d Rather Have Jesus”), and Long Form Video of the Year (for “The Song Lives On”)
  • The Martins — Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year (for “I Surrender”) and Country Album of the Year (for “New Day”)
  • The Crabb Family — Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (for “If There Ever Was a Time”)
  • The Isaacs — Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year (for “Mama’s Teaching Angels How to Sing”)
  • Guy Penrod — Country Recorded Song of the Year (for “Pray About Everything”)
  • Wes Hampton — Inspirational Album of the Year (for “A Man Like Me”)
  • Karen Peck and New River — Southern Gospel Album of the Year (for “Reach Out”)

Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing, and theology.