The Gospel Music Association has announced the latest additions to the presenter and performer roster for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards including: music icon and 2003 GMA Hall of Fame inductee Pat Boone; Dove and Grammy Award winner Mandisa; singer/songwriter and “American Idol” contestant Danny Gokey; BET’s “Celebration of Gospel” host and Dove winner Dr. Bobby Jones; the Nashville Super Choir supporting Hezekiah Walker; a star-studded southern gospel medley featuring the talents of Brian Free & Assurance, Karen Peck & New River, Wayne Haun and Ernie Haase.
The GMA Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, October 7 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn.; and will be taped for broadcast on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on October 12, 2014.
These top artists will join the recently announced co-hosts Bart Millard of MercyMe and Lecrae, as well as Natalie Grant, Hezekiah Walker, Erica Campbell, Capital Kings, Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, author Karen Kingsbury, for KING & COUNTRY, 1 Girl Nation, Ellie Holcomb, David and Tamela Mann, Sandi Patty, Tedashii, Alan and Lisa Robertson of Duck Dynasty and Bill Gaither as participants on the show. The pre-show hosts include Dove Award nominees Jonathan McReynolds and Meredith Andrews.
Nominee luncheon will be held Monday, October 6th at The Schermerhorn Symphony Center sponsored by the Cantinas Foundation.