Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ageless Amy Grant gives advice to young artists

Amy Grant, who turns 50 on Thanks­giv­ing this year, says that the beau­ty of aging is you get to do what you love. And for Amy that love is music. “I know the pow­er of music and I had just as … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tenth Ave. North’s aching heart

Last year, Ten­th Avenue North won the Dove Award for best new artist and this year the trio won the Dove for song of the year for “By Your Side.” Wow what a ride, but Mike Done­hey is more mod­est. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Red: Dove is as good as a Grammy

Red won a Dove Award for Rock Album of the Year, and ear­lier this year the band went to the Gram­my Awards as it was nom­i­nat­ed for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album. But the band said the Doves are … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Alison Krauss helps Jars on new CD: The Shelter

While in the press room after accept­ing a Dove Award, Jars of Clay revealed that the band is work­ing on a new project: The Shel­ter. The new CD will fea­ture guest artists, includ­ing Alison Krauss, Jon Fore­man of Switch­foot, and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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KJ-52 sees changes in hip-hop acceptance

KJ-52 attend­ed his first Dove Awards by sneak­ing in back­stage as a part of the press. Back then he says the cat­e­go­ry was rap-hip-hop-dance and that hip-hop nev­er won. Now it’s a viable cat­e­go­ry. “How cool is it that I’m … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Bebo Norman Hears from Britney Spears’ Mom

Bebo Norman’s song “Brit­ney” is a ref­er­ence to Brit­ney Spears’ strug­gles being played out in the media. The song got a lit­tle air-play (it was one of my fave on the CD) but Bebo did hear from Britney’s mom, who … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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First Dove Award is Travis Cottrell

Trav­is Cot­trell is the win­ner of the first Dove Award announced Wednes­day. He won the award for Choral Col­lec­tion of the Year for “Jesus Saves Lives.” Let’s get on with the show.

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Hello from the Doves — Nashville

The Dove Awards, the “Gram­mys” for Chris­tian music, are LIVE tonight from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. The Gospel Music Chan­nel is air­ing the show tape-delayed on Sun­day, April 25 at 6 p.m. Moun­tain. But I’m here and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Colorado Springs radio station wins Dove Award

WAY-FM in Col­orado Springs wins Dove Award for Con­tem­po­rary Chris­tian Radio Sta­tion of the Year. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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