Nashville, TN (September 8, 2022) - The Gospel Music Association is pleased to announce Erica Campbell and Chris Tomlin as the hosts for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. The GMA Dove Awards are happening live and in person in Nashville, TN, October 18th, 2022. This year’s broadcast will air exclusively on TBN and the TBN app, Friday, October 21st, 2022 at 8:00p.m. ET and 10:00p.m. ET, with an encore presentation on October 28th, 2022 at 8:00p.m. ET and 10:00p.m. ET.
“So honored to be a part of Christian and gospel music‘s biggest night,” says Erica Campbell. “Let's bring healing to this broken world, and encourage us all in the process to keep sharing the gospel! I’m so excited to host this year’s Dove Awards alongside Chris Tomlin. This is going to be great!
“What an honor it is to co-host this year's Dove Awards alongside Erica Campbell,” shared Chris. “I have been fortunate enough to attend the Doves for many years and each time I am reminded of the power of a song. I have always said songs are like arrows out of a bow…. you never know how far they will go, how far they will reach, and how God is going to use them and I’m so excited to have the opportunity to celebrate not only the incredible artists, but also all the writers, producers, musicians, and teams that work passionately to create something that truly has an eternal impact.”
Erica Campbell (half of the gospel duo Mary Mary) is a multi-platinum artist, TV personality and host of the nationally syndicated radio show Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell. She is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist with 16 Stellar Awards, three NAACP Image Awards, two American Music Awards, four Soul Train Awards and 13 Dove Awards.
GRAMMY Award-winning artist Chris Tomlin, heralded as the “most often sung artist in the world” by TIME magazine, has inspired and uplifted an entire generation of believers. He has 17 #1 singles, has sold 12 million albums with 5.6 Billion career streams, won a GRAMMY, three Billboard Music Awards and 27 Dove Awards.
The 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards are produced by the Gospel Music Association. Jackie Patillo and Justin Fratt serve as showrunners and executive producers, alongside Curtis Stoneberger and Paul Wright as producers. Russell E. Hall returns as director, Michael Nolan as scriptwriter, Scott Moore and Go Live Productions as production manager.
About Gospel Music Association & Foundation
Since 1964, the Gospel Music Association's mission has been to expose, promote and celebrate the Gospel through music. As a trade organization, the GMA serves creatives and professionals within the Christian and Gospel music industry. It supports this richly diverse community by providing for basic needs through the GMA Foundation, preserving the legacies of the genre’s trailblazers through the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and celebrating the work of today’s artists through events like the GMA Dove Awards - which reaches millions of people around the world annually.
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