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2012 Dove Awards Songs of the Year

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Doug Anderson - Dreamin' Wide Awake

Doug Anderson - Dreamin' Wide Awake

StowTown Records
Song of the Year
(Song Title - Artist; Songwriter; Production Company; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Blessings" - Laura Story; Laura Story; New Spring Publishing (ASCAP), Laura Stories (ASCAP); Fair Trade - Purchase/Download

  • "Alive" Natalie Grant; Bernie Herms and Nichole Nordeman; Wow Partners; Wow Partners - Purchase/Download

  • "Celebrate Me Home" - Perrys; Joel Lindsey & Wayne Haun; PsalmSinger Music; Daywind Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)" - Casting Crowns; Michael Bleecker, Mark Hall; Word Music/SWECS; Beach Street - Purchase/Download

  • "Hold Me" - Jamie Grace; Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan, Christopher Steve; Universal Music-BrentwoodBenson Tunes, Songs of Th; Gotee Records - Purchase/Download

  • "I Smile" - Kirk Franklin ; Kirk Franklin, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Frederic; Bridge Building Music (BMI), Aunt Gertrude Music P; Gospocentric - Purchase/Download

  • "I've Been Here Before" - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Ernie Haase, Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun; PsalmSinger Music; StowTown Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Please Forgive Me" - Gaither Vocal Band; Gerald Crabb; Chestnut Mound Music; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "Who Am I" - Jason Crabb; Rusty Goodman; Playin' TAG Music; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "Your Great Name" - Natalie Grant; Krissy Nordhoff, Michael Neale; Tow Nords Music (ASCAP), Integrity's Praise Music (BMI); Curb Records - Purchase/Download
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Hallelujah" - (single) - LeCrae; Reach Records

  • "Intoxicated" - Genesis Snapshots - Jayess; Zoe Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Please Don't Let Me Go" - Outta Space Love - Group 1 Crew; Manwell Reyes, Pablo Villatoro, Andy Anderson, David Garcia; Fervent - Purchase/Download

  • "Riot" - Blacklight - Tedashi; Reach Records - Purchase/Download

  • "The Overdose" - Rehab Deluxe - LeCrae; Reach Records
Rock Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Slumber" - The Reckoning - NEEDTOBREATHE; Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart; Atlantic Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Born Again" - Born Again (Miracle Edition) - Newsboys; Seth Mosely, Juan Otero,michael Tate, Wes Campbell; InPop - Purchase/Download

  • "Crazy Love" - Crazy Love - Hawk Nelson; Jason Dunn & Daniel Biro, Ian Eskelin, & Tony Wood; BEC Recordings - Purchase/Download

  • "Drifting" - (single from an upcoming album) - Plumb with Dan Haseltine; Tiffany Arbuckle Lee, Matt Bronleewe, Dan Haseltine; ; Curb Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Lucy" - Awake - Skillet; John L. Cooper; Atlantic/Ardent/Fair Trade - Purchase/Download
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Blessings" - Blessings - Laura Story; Laura Story; Fair Trade Services, LLC - Purchase/Download

  • "Alive" - Music Inspired By The Story - Natalie Grant; Nichole Nordeman, Bernie Herms; WOW Joint Venture - Purchase/Download

  • "Hold Me" - One Song at a Time - Jamie Grace; Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan, Chris Stevens; Gotee Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Someone Worth Dying For" - A Beautiful Life - MIKESCHAIR; Benjamin Glover, Michael Alan Grayson, Samuel Anton Tinnesz; Curb Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Your Great Name" - Love Revolution - Natalie Grant; Michael Neale, Krissy Nordhoff; Curb Records - Purchase/Download
Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Hope Of The Broken World" - Hope Of The Broken World - Selah; Carl Cartee, Jennie Riddle; Curb - Purchase/Download

  • "All Things New" - On Our Way Home - Nicol Sponberg; Carl Cartee, Jeromy Deibler, Ronnie Freeman, Jason Ingram; Curb Records - Purchase/Download

  • "I Surrender" - New Day - The Martins; Chris Eaton, Joyce Sanders; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "I'll Take What's Left" - Dreamin' Wide Awake - Doug Anderson; Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun; StowTown - Purchase/Download

  • "Love Is a Cross" - Faroe Islands - Russ Taff; Jesse Butterworth, Joy Williams, Regie Hamm; Spring Hill Music - Purchase/Download
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Producer; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Celebrate Me Home" - Blue Skies Coming - Perrys; Joel Lindsey & Wayne Haun; Daywind Records - Purchase/Download

  • "If There Ever Was A Time" - Together Again - The Crabb Family; Caleb Collins, Sue Smith; Jason Crabb; Gaither - Purchase/Download

  • "I've Been Here Before" - Here We Are Again - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun, Ernie Haase; StowTown - Purchase/Download

  • "Please Forgive Me" - Greatly Blessed - Gaither Vocal Band; Gerald Crabb; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "Victory In Jesus" - A Life Time of Music - John Hagee; Difference Media
Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Mama's Teaching Angels How to Sing" - Naturally - The Isaacs; Dottie Rambo; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "Indescribable" - Indescribable: Bluegrass Meets Worship - Chigger Hill Boys & Terri; Jesse Reeves & Laura Story; Daywind - Purchase/Download

  • "Let It Go" - A Mother's Prayer - Ralph Stanley; Sara Evans, Billy Smith, Terry Smith; Rebel Records

  • "Precious Memories" - Drive Time - Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver; Crossroads Records - Purchase/Download

  • "The Water is Calling" - Already Home - Marcy Each; Marcy Each, Lyn Rowel; Vine - Purchase/Download
Country Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Good Things Are Happening" - Reach Out - Karen Peck & New River; Wayne Haun & Sonya Isaacs; Daywind - Purchase/Download

  • "Dreamin' Wide Awake" - Dreamin' Wide Awake - Doug Anderson; Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun; StowTown - Purchase/Download

  • "I Get To" - Expecting Good Things - Jeff & Sheri Easter; Wil Nance, Sherrie Austin, Steve Williams; Spring Hill Music Group, She Loved Music - Purchase/Download

  • "Pray About Everything" - Breathe Deep - Guy Penrod; Bob Regan, Jeff Stevens; Gaither Music Group, Servant Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Why Me" - The Song Lives On - Jason Crabb (feat. William Lee Golden and Bill Gaither); Kris Kristofferson; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download
Urban Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Sweeter" - The Love Album - Kim Burrell - Purchase/Download

  • "All I Need" (feat. Chris Lee) - Captured - FLAME; Marcus Gray, Chris Lee Cobbins, Abraham Olaleye; Clear Sight Music - Purchase/Download

  • "Make It Loud" - Make It Loud - Martha Munizzi; Martha Munizzi, Danielle Munizzi, Khristian Dentley, Pablo Villatoro; Martha Munizzi Music - Purchase/Download

  • "Sovereign King" - From the Heart - Deborah; Zoe Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Windows" - (single) - Canton Jones; CAJO International
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Hold On" - Change The Atmosphere - Christ Tabernacle Choir; Wayne Haun, Steve Carey, Matthew Garinger; Vine - Purchase/Download

  • "God Is Great" - Keep Living - Ricky Dillard & New G; John Lakin; Light Records - Purchase/Download

  • "Here Comes Jesus" - Faroe Islands - Russ Taff; Chuck Cannon, Russ Taff; Spring Hill Music - Purchase/Download

  • "I Saw The Light" - The Song Lives On - Jason Crabb; Hank Williams; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "Let The Church Say Amen" - The Journey - Andrae Crouch; Andrae Crouch; Riverphlo Entertainment - Purchase/Download
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "I Smile" - Hello Fear - Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Frederick Tackett; Verity - Purchase/Download

  • "He Has His Hands On You" - Here I Am - Marvin Sapp; Marvin Sapp, Stan Jones; Verity - Purchase/Download

  • "I'd Rather Have Jesus" - The Song Lives On - Jason Crabb; George Beverly Shea, Rhea F. Miller; Gaither Music Group - Purchase/Download

  • "The Promise" - The Journey - Andrae Crouch; Andrae Crouch, Luther Mano Hanes; Riverphlo Entertainment - Purchase/Download

  • "What I Have I Give" - Treasures Unseen - Beyond The Ashes; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey, Depp Britt; Vine - Purchase/Download
Worship Song of the Year
(Song Title; Album Title; Artist; Songwriter; Producer; Record Label)

  • WINNER - "Your Great Name" - Love Revolution - Natalie Grant; Michael Neale, Krissy Nordhoff; Integrity's Praise Music; Integrity Music - Purchase/Download

  • "Beautiful Things" - Beautiful Things - Gungor; Michael Gungor, Lisa Gungor; EMI CMG Publishing - Purchase/Download

  • "Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)" - Until The Whole World Hears - Casting Crowns; Mark Hall, Michael Bleecker; Mark Hall,Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/My Refuge Music (BMI), Michael Bleecker, Word Music (ASCAP); Provident Label Group - Purchase/Download

  • "Hosanna" - Brooke Fraser; Hillsong Publishing

  • "I Give Myself Away" - As We Worship Live - William McDowell; Sam Hinn; Delivery Room Publishing; Light Records/Entertainment One - Purchase/Download

  • "When The Stars Burn Down" - When The Stars Burn Down - Travis Cottrell; Jonathan Lee and Jennie Riddle; Universal Music - Brentwood Tunes (SESAC)/ Jlee Publishing (SESAC) Admin by Universal Music/Integrity Praise! Music - Purchase/Download

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