The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces Two-Time GRAMMY, Two-Time GMA Dove Award, Four-Time Stellar Award and Soul Train Award winning artist,producer and songwriter, pastor and television host Tye Tribbett along with award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY as the hosts for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 16. Tickets to the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards are now on sale at the Allen Arena box office or online here.
GMA's President and Executive Director Jackie Patillo states: "I am delighted to welcome for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett to the Dove Award stage. Tye has made a tremendous impact in Gospel music throughout his career, and for KING & COUNTRY has earned immense critical praise and a huge following in the CCM world. Together, they are going to make this year's show one of the best yet!"
Tribbett adds: "I can't really explain how elated I am to be co-hosting the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards this year! To be along side for KING & COUNTRY is a real dream come true! I cannot wait!"
The GMA Dove Awards celebrate the contributions of artists from every style of Christian/Gospel music. Nominees are determined by over 1,600 professional members, and winners will be voted on by the entire GMA membership of nearly 2,500. For more information, visit www.doveawards.com/live.
In addition to Tribbett co-hosting the GMA Dove Awards his whirlwind year continues as he prepares to release his sixth album Bloody Win (Motown Gospel) later this year. His debut as host of the new BET inspirational series titled Joyful Noise premieres on Sunday, October 9 at 9a EST/8a CST on BET. Special guests for the upcoming season include Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, Kelly Price, and more.