Sinach Wins Dove Award in Song of the Year category for “Waymaker”
Iconic Gospel music minister Sinach has won the song of the year award at the just concluded Dove Awards 2020.
Due to the precautionary measures of Covid 19, the Dove Awards have been extended to two nights this year: a pre-television award aired Thursday on Facebook page, and a Friday night main broadcast program featuring marquee honors and performances
This year’s television event aired on the faith-based network TBN. Artists have pre-performed and pre-taped at TBN Studios in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Giving her gratitude on her Instagram page, the award winning Gospel music minister Sinach thanked Jesus reiterating the word of wisdom she had earlier received.
“Thank you Lord Jesus!! You told me “I have made you a story of my grace and favor” !! Here we go Lord!!
“My best friend, my husband @joe_egbu. Your support and love is a gift.
My family OKoro and Egbu
“Thank you to my mentor and life coach Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Sir! and my LoveWorld family! You saw it before anyone else did.
“My team and staff across the globe always working so hard with me. I love you all !!
“Africa, Nigeria this is for every dreamer ! God is more than enough!
“We will always win in Christ”
As Sinach wins Dove Award, high honors also went to went music duo For King & Country, who scored Artist of the Year and Short Form Video of the Year for Dolly Parton collaboration “God Only Knows.”
Kanye West, the global cultural figure, best-selling rapper and US presidential candidate who released his Christian album “Jesus Is King” last year, won three nominations and one Dove award for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year for the track, “Follow God.”
See complete list below:
- Artist of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY
- Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year: Tauren Wells
- Gospel Worship Album of the Year: Travis Greene – “Broken Record”
- Inspirational Film of the Year: “I Still Believe”
- Worship Recorded Song of the Year: Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes, Elevation Worship – “The Blessing (Live)”
- Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: Jonathan McReynolds – “People”
- Spanish Language Album of the Year: Elevation Worship – “Aleluya (En La Tierra)”
- New Artist of the Year: We The Kingdom
- Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Social Club Misfits – “MOOD // DOOM”
- Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year: Kanye West – “Follow God”
- Song of the Year: “Way Maker”
- Gospel Artist of the Year: Tasha Cobbs Leonard
- Southern Gospel Artist of the Year: Joseph Habedank
- Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year: Jimmy Fortune – “God & Country”
- Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year: Karen Peck & New River – “Ain’t No Grave”
- Children’s Album of the Year: Ellie Holcomb – “Sing: Remembering Songs”
- Choral Collection of the Year: Top Anthem Collection
- Christmas/Special Event Album of the Year: Phil Wickham – “Christmas”
- Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year: Kirk Franklin – “LONG LIVE LOVE”
- Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year: Kierra Sheard featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard – “Something Has To Break (Live)”
- Inspirational Album of the Year: Selah – “Firm Foundation”
- Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year: Selah – “Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me”
- Instrumental Album of the Year: Chris Rice – “Untitled Hymn: A Collection of Hymns (Instrumental)”
- Long Form Video of the Year: Hillsong Worship – “Awake (Live)”
- Musical of the Year: “Messiah Overcame – An Easter Musical”
- Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: Tauren Wells – “Citizen of Hope”
- Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year: Lauren Diagle – “Rescue”
- Producer of the Year: Ed Cash and Steven V. Taylor (team)
- Recorded Music Packaging of the Year: Rescue Story (Zach Williams) – Tim Parker (art director and graphic artist) and Eric Brown (photographer)
- Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: Skillet – “Victorious”
- Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year: Skillet – “Legendary”
- Short Form Video of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY featuring Dolly Parton – “God Only Knows”
- Songwriter of the Year (artist): Zach Williams
- Songwriter of the Year (non-artist): Jason Ingram
- Southern Gospel Album of the Year: Legacy Five – “Pure Love”
- Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: The Erwins – “The Power of an Empty Tomb”
- Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year: Christine D’Clario – “Loco Amor”
- Traditional Gospel Album of the Year: The Clark Sisters – “The Return”
- Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year: Miranda Curtis – “I’m All In”
- Worship Album of the Year: Hillsong Worship – “Awake”
- Youth/Children’s Musical of the Year: “Good News Ahead…The Signs of Christmas!