The Gospel Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2008 Dove Awards, and their bluegrass categories are chock full of familiar names.
The awards will be announced at the 39th Annual Dove Awards on April 23 in Nashville, TN.
The Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year nominees are:
- He’s In Control from Austins Bridge by Austins Bridge; Justin Rivers, Mike Kofahl, John Ramsey (writers); Daywind Records
- I Will Find You Again from Lifetimes by Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs, Lizzy Long; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey, Cindi Ballard (writers); Vine Records
- Love Will Be Enough from Salt of the Earth by Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Janis Ian, Paul Overstreet (writers); Skaggs Family Records
- Salt of the Earth from Salt of the Earth by Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Jim Rushing, Ronald Scaife (writers); Skaggs Family Records
- The Key To Heaven from Flyin’ High by The Lewis Family; Caleb Collins, Lyn Rowell (writers); Vine Records
In the Bluegrass Album of the Year category, we have:
- God’s Masterpiece – The Marksmen; Mark Wheeler (producer); Rural Rhythm Records
- Lifetimes – Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs, Lizzy Long; Wayne Haun, Kevin Ward (producer); Vine Records
- Salt Of The Earth – Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Ricky Skaggs & The Whites (producer); Skaggs Family Records
- Tell Someone – Kenny & Amanda Smith Band; Kenny & Amanda Smith Band (producer); Rebel Records
- Where No One Stands Alone – Paul Williams & The Victory Trio; Paul Williams (producer); Rebel Records
Congratulations and best of luck to them all!