Country Artists Get Dove Award Nominations
Diamond Rio, Collin Raye, Patty Loveless nominated.
The 41st Annual Dove Award nominations were announced on February 18, 2010, and Patty Loveless and Diamond Rio both got nominations from the Gospel Music Association.
Country Recorded Song of the Year
- “Dry Bones”—Austin’s Bridge Album: Live at Oak Tree (Daywind)
- “God Is There”—Diamond Rio Album: The Reason (Word Records)
- “King of the World”—Point of Grace Album: How You Live (Word Records)
- “Somebody Like Me”—Jason Crabb Album: Jason Crabb (Spring Hill Music Group)
- “Thank God for Kids”—Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Album: Every Light That Shines at Christmas (Gaither Music Group)
Country Album of the Year
- Jason Crabb—Jason Crabb (Spring Hill Music Group)
- Live at Oak Tree—Austins Bridge; Austins Bridge (Daywind)
- Never Going Back—Collin Raye (Integrity Music)
- The Reason—Diamond Rio (Word Records )
- Then Sings My Soul: 24 Favorite Hymns & Gospel Songs—Ronnie Milsap (Star Song Music)