23 Oct ELEVATION WORSHIP WINS THE GMA DOVE AWARD FOR “WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR”
ELEVATION WORSHIP WINS THE GMA DOVE AWARD FOR “WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR”
Elevation Worship Opened the Televised Broadcast of the Award Show with a Performance of “Praise”
NASHVILLE, TN / CHARLOTTE, NC (OCTOBER 23, 2023) – GRAMMY® Award-winning group Elevation Worship was honored with winning this year’s “Worship Album of the Year” for their project, LION: Live From The Loft, at this year’s 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards. This marks the group’s seventh Dove Award win. They were also nominated for “Song of the Year” (“Same God”). The GMA Dove Awards were held last week in Nashville and aired exclusively on TBN and the TBN app, on Friday, October 20th.
“What an honor to have the album recognized in that way,” shares Chris Brown. “We’re grateful the songs on it have ministered to so many.”
Elevation Worship also opened the awards with a special performance of their song “Praise” from their latest release CAN YOU IMAGINE?. In addition to the group’s win, Elevation Worship’s Chris Brown and Steven Furtick were honored for the win of “Graves” (Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year) as songwriters and received producer credits for the “Worship Album of the Year.”
Elevation Worship recently completed the fall leg of their 2023 Elevation Nights Tour, which was the largest Christian music tour since the Casting Crowns, Hillsong Worship, and Elevation Worship 2019 tour. This tour included 19 dates with more than 190,000 tickets sold. Elevation Worship also just announced ELEVATION NIGHTS ‘24 which will begin in February 2024. Visit elevationnights.com for more information.
This Friday, Elevation Worship will release its first-ever full-length Christmas album, Echo The Angels. The project will feature original songs, some reimagined classics such as “Hark The Herald Angels Sing,” “O Little Town Of Bethlehem,” “Welcome To Our World,” and “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee,” as well as a remixed track with ELEVATION RHYTHM.
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ABOUT ELEVATION WORSHIP: Elevation Worship is the worship ministry of Elevation Church, a multi-site church based in Charlotte, NC led by Pastor Steven Furtick. They have released 16 albums that include five RIAA Platinum-certified songs: “The Blessing,” “Jireh,” “Graves Into Gardens,” “Do It Again” and “O Come To The Altar,” which was recently certified double-platinum.
Elevation Worship is passionate about producing songs for the local church that connect others to God. Their main priority is to create an atmosphere of worship so people can encounter Jesus personally. Their most recent album CAN YOU IMAGINE? released on May 19, 2023 and topped the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart during street week, the 7th album in their career to do so.
Additionally, they have earned three No. 1 radio singles with “Graves Into Gardens,” “RATTLE!,” and “Same God.” To date, they have 5.5M YouTube subscribers, 6M monthly listeners on Spotify, and eight songs on the CCLI Top 100 list.
Elevation Worship recently celebrated their latest GMA Dove Award for the “Worship Album of the Year” category for LION: Live From The Loft. They’ve also won six other GMA Dove Awards, a GRAMMY, two Billboard Music Awards, and have received nominations for the American Music Awards, BET Awards, and K-LOVE Fan Awards.
For more information, please visit ElevationWorship.com.