Dove Songwriter Nominees
By Kevin Peterson
Updated 13 Hour(s) 13 Minute(s) ago
Nominees for all other Dove Awards had already been announced, but the Gospel Music Association has now announced the final nominees for the Songwriter of the Year Dove. The nominees are Steven Curtis Chapman, Natalie Grant, Brandon Heath, Jason Ingram and Tony Wood. The winner will be announced during the Dove Award ceremonies on April 23.
In addition to other songs they have written, each songwriter is nominated in the Song of the Year category. Chapman penned "Cinderella," while Grant wrote "I Will Not Be Moved." Heath and Ingram co-wrote "Give Me Your Eyes" and Wood co-wrote two Song of the Year nominees – "Empty Me" (with Chris Sligh and Clint Lagerberg) and "I’m Letting Go" (with Francesca Battistelli).