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Adams and Reese congratulates several of its Nashville Music Row office clients for receiving Dove Awards at the 44th Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, held October 15th in Nashville at Allen Arena on the campus of David Lipscomb University.

Jason Crabb, last year’s artist of the year recipient, performed the title track of his winning album “Love is Stronger” and won four Doves, among them inspirational album of the year for “Love is Stronger,” both Southern gospel performance and Southern gospel song of the year for “That’s What the Blood is For,” and inspirational song for “Satisfied.”

Publisher Sixsteps Music received two Doves for song of the year and praise and worship song of the year for “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord).” Producer Nathan Nockels also received two Doves for his work on “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) in the contemporary Christian performance category and special event album for “Passion: Let The Future Begin.” Artist Christy Nockels also received a Dove in the same category for “Passion: Let The Future Begin.”

Writer Ernie Haase received a Dove in the country song category for his work on “From My Rags To His Riches.”

Artist and producer Steven Curtis Chapman received a Dove for his work on “Joy” in the Christmas album category.

Dove Awards were presented in 42 categories, recognizing faith-based music from a variety of genres including Southern gospel, rap/hip hop, rock, bluegrass and worship music.