MercyMe’s Bart Millard, Lecrae To Co-Host GMA Dove Awards

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Pictured (L-R): MercyMe’s Bart Millard, Lecrae

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced MercyMe’s Bart Millard and Lecrae as this year’s co-hosts for the 45th annual Dove Awards. Lecrae is nominated in the Artist of the Year category, and in the Gospel Performance of the Year category for “Help,” with Erica Campbell.

Performers will include Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year nominee Natalie Grant, Matthew West (whose song “Hello My Name Is” is nominated for Song of the Year), and Gospel Performance of the Year nominees Campbell and Hezekiah Walker. Capital Kings, Olympic Gold medalist Scott Hamilton, author Karen Kingsbury, and Bill Gaither are all confirmed as presenters.

Jonathan McReynolds and Meredith Andrews will serve as hosts for the GMA Dove Awards pre-show, which will stream on hearitfirst.com/live on Oct. 7, beginning at 2 p.m. CT.

As previously announced, Mandisa, Hillsong United, Wayne Haun, Lecae, Matt Maher and Casting Crowns are among the artists leading the 45th annual Dove Award nominees for 2014.

The Dove Awards will take place Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Lipscomb University in Nashville, and will air on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).

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