The Gospel Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2011 Dove Awards. The winners will be announced during their gala awards show on Easter Sunday (4/24) in Atlanta, GA.
There are two specific bluegrass categories: Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year and Bluegrass Album of the Year. Both are chock full of strong offerings.
Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
- Blaze of Glory – …Oh Well, Chigger Hill Boys & Terri; writers Marty Funderburk, Mike Richards
- I’m Going to Make Heaven My Home – Precious Memories, Lewis Tradition; writers Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs
- I’m Using My Bible for a Roadmap – Old Fashioned Hymns and Gospel Songs, George Hamilton IV w/Del McCoury & The Moody Bros; writers Don Reno, Charles Schroeder
- Mountaintop – Straight From the Heart of Dixie, Lizzy Long & Little Roy Lewis; writers Wayne Haun, Lyn Rowell, Lizzy Long
- Standing – Cherryholmes IV Common Threads, Cherryholmes; writer Sandy Cherryholmes
- Workin’ on a Road – Expecting Good Things, Jeff & Sherri Easter; writer Lester Flatt
Bluegrass Album of the Year
- …Oh Well – Chigger Hill Boys & Terri, Daywind
- Just a Little Closer Home – Paul Williams & The Victory Trio, Rebel Records
- Light On My Feet; Ready To Fly – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Horizon
- Look to the Light – Various Artists, Rural Rhythm Christian
- Singing From the Heart – Dailey & Vincent, Rounder Records
- Sounds Like Heaven to Me – Lou Reid & Carolina, Rural Rhythm Christian
Congratulations and best of luck to all the nominees!