2016 Dove Awards announces nominees, Lecrae is up for Artist of the Year
The Gospel Music Association has announced its 2016 Dove Awards nominees.
Lecrae became the first rapper to win Artist of the Year at the Doves in 2015, and he received another nomination for the honor. He, as well as Andy Mineo, Tedashii, NF, Derek Minor and FLAME, also had music nominated for awards.
Here are the nominated hip-hop artists.
Artist of the Year
- for KING & COUNTRY
- Hillsong UNTIED
- Lauren Daigle
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year
- “Uncomfortable” – Andy Mineo, (writers) Gabriel “Gawvi” Azucena, Ramon Ibanga Jr., Gabriel Lambirth, Andy Mineo, Kortney Pollard, Joseph Prielozny
- “No Quit” – Derek Minor, (writer) Derek Johnson
- “Can’t Do You” – Lecrae, (writer) Lecrae Moore
- “I Just Wanna Know” – NF, (writers) Nate Feuerstein, Tommee Profitt
- “Jumped Out The Whip” – Tedashii, (writers) Tedashii Anderson, Gabriel “Gawvi” Azucena
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year
- Uncomfortable – Andy Mineo, (producers) 42 North, Alex Medina, Black Knight, Daniel Steele, Dirty Rice, Elhae, Gabriel Lambirth, Gawvi, Illmind, Jon Bellion
- Therapy Session – NF, (producers) Tommee Profitt, David Garcia, The720
- Church Clothes 3 – Lecrae, (producers) Black Knight, Epikh Pro, Gabriel “Gawvi” Azucena, Mykalife, Ryan Righteous, S1
- This Time Around – Tedashii, (producers) Gabriel “Gawvi” Azucena, Jamaal “Elhae” Jones, “Crystal Nicole” Johnson-Pompey, John “The Kracken” Williams
- Forward – Flame, (producers) SPEC, Courtney Orlando, G. Roc