SPOILER ALERT: The 2013 Dove Awards were presented last night, October 15, but the telecast will not be shown until Monday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) on the UP network. If you don’t want to ruin the surprise, stop reading now!

dove award logoMatt Redman, TobyMac and Tasha Cobbs were the big winners at last night’s presentation of the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin, the award show was presented at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This marks the first year that the Dove Awards were given in the fall and the first year to honor faith-based films.

Matt Redman and his song, “10,000 Reasons” won five awards including beating out 20 others for Song of the Year. He also won for Songwriter of the Year, Contemporary Christian Performance, Pop/Contemporary Song and Praise & Worship Song.

TobyMac can in second winning four awards for Artist of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Album, Recorded Music Packaging and Short Form Video. Tasha Cobbs came in third winning three awards for Gospel Performance, Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song and Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album.

Jason Crabb won two awards for Inspirational Song “Satisfied” and Southern Gospel Song “What the Blood is For.”

Alex and Stephen Kendrick took home the prize for the first film to win the Inspirational Film of the Year beating out nine others.

Here is the complete list of this year’s winners: 

  1. Song of the Year: “10,000 Reasons” – Matt Redman
  2. Songwriter of the Year: Matt Redman
  3. Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year:  “10,000 Reasons” – Matt Redman
  4. Southern Gospel Performance of the Year: “What the Blood is For” – Jason Crabb
  5. Gospel Performance of the Year: “Break Every Chain” – Tasha Cobbs
  6. Artist of the Year: TobyMac
  7. New Artist of the Year: For King & Country
  8. Producer of the Year: Ed Cash
  9. Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year: “Tell the World” – Lecrae
  10. Rock Song of the Year: “Sick Of It” – Skillet
  11. Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year: “Keep Your Eyes Open” – NEEDTOBREATHE
  12. Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year: “10,000 Reasons” – Matt Redman
  13. Inspirational Song of the Year: “Satisfied” – Jason Crabb
  14. Southern Gospel Song of the Year: “What the Blood is For” – Jason Crabb
  15. Bluegrass Song of the Year: “He Washed My Soul” – The Little Roy & Lizzy Show
  16. Country Song of the Year: “From Rags to His Riches” – Devin McGlamery
  17. Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year: “Break Every Chain” – Tasha Cobbs
  18. Traditional Gospel Song of the Year: – “Take Me to the King” – Tamela Mann
  19. Praise & Worship Song of the Year: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)” –  Matt Redman
  20. Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: “Gravity” – Lecrae
  21. Rock Album of the Year: “Release the Panic” – RED
  22. Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: “A Messenger” – Colton Dixon
  23. Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: “Eye On It” – TobyMac
  24. Inspirational Album of the Year: “Classic” – David Phelps
  25. Southern Gospel Album of the Year: “Canton Junction” – Canton Junction and “Pure and Simple” – Gaither Vocal Band
  26. Bluegrass Album of the Year: “The Gospel Side of Dailey and Vincent” – Dailey & Vincent
  27. Country Album of the Year: “Eyes Wide Open” – Jeff & Sheri Easter
  28. Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year: “Grace” – Tasha Cobbs
  29. Traditional Gospel Album of the Year: “Best Days” – Tamela Mann
  30. Instrumental Album of the Year: “Glory” – Michael W. Smith
  31. Children’s Music Album of the Year: “Look Up” – Gateway Next
  32. Spanish Language Album of the Year: “Donde Te Encuentro” – Kari Jobe
  33. Special Event Album of the Year: “Passion: Let the Future Begin”
  34. Christmas Album of the Year: “JOY” – Steven Curtis Chapman
  35. Praise & Worship Album of the Year: “Burning Lights” – Chris Tomlin
  36. Musical of the Year: “Christ the Redeemer” – Joel Lindsey, Jeff Bumgardner and Daniel Simpson
  37. Youth/Children’s Musical of the Year: “Blast Off” – Celeste Clydesdale and David T. Clydesdale
  38. Choral Collection of the Year: “A Merry Clydesdale Christmas” – David T. Clydesdale
  39. Recorded Music Packaging of the Year: “Eye On It” – TobyMac
  40. Short Form Video of the Year: “Eye On It” – TobyMac
  41. Inspirational Film of the Year: “Courageous”
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