With the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards on the horizon — promising to deliver feelings of hope as well as special performances from Tauren Wells (Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year nominee) featuring Christine D’Clario, Jenn Johnson and Jekalyn Carr (a historic multi-genre collaboration), Jeremy Camp, Travis Greene, Pastor Mike Jr., and The Sound and Switch — SiriusXM is offering an opportunity to feel extra uplifted in the week leading up to the show.
In advance of the October 30 broadcast (airing at 8 pm ET on TBN and livestreaming via The Message Facebook page), listeners can catch exclusive performance clips on The Message (Ch. 63), enLighten (Ch. 65), and Kirk Franklin’s Praise (Ch. 64) from Monday, October 26th through Friday, October 30th.
Celebrate with exclusive sneak peek performances from appearing artists like for KING & COUNTRY, Jeremy Camp, Apollo LTD, Tauren Wells, We The Kingdom, Leeland, and more! Listen all week for the songs you won’t hear anywhere else until you see them when the Gospel Music Association hands out Christian music’s biggest honours on Friday night.
As part of the show’s new direction, interview segments will take a deeper look into the year in Christian music featuring in-depth reflections from artists like Natalie Grant, Danny Gokey, Jonathan McReynolds, Karen Peck,Matthew West, Christine D’Clario, and Steven Curtis Chapman. Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes will share a special story-behind-the-song moment discussing the meaning of Dove Nominated Worship Song of the Year “The Blessing,” as well as Leeland, Mandisa, and Sinach sharing the origin of “Way Maker.” Another special element that’s new to the Dove Awards is a segment of fans and artists talking about favourite songs that have impacted their lives. For a full list of nominees, visit doveawards.com.