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27th Annual Dove Awards Winners

April 26, 1996

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Winners at the 27th annual Dove Awards, for gospel and Christian music, presented Thursday in Nashville, Tenn.:

SONG _ ``Jesus Freak,″ songwriters: Mark Heimermann, Toby McKeehan

SONGWRITER _ Michael W. Smith

MALE VOCALIST _ Gary Chapman

FEMALE VOCALIST _ CeCe Winans

GROUP _ Point of Grace

ARTIST _ dc Talk

NEW ARTIST _ Jars of Clay

PRODUCER _ Charlie Peacock

RAP-HIP HOP ALBUM _ Church of Rhythm, artist: Church of Rhythm; producers: Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff

ALTERNATIVE-MODERN ROCK ALBUM _ This Beautiful Mess, artist: Sixpence None the Richer; producer: Armand John Petri

METAL-HARD ROCK ALBUM _ Promise Man, artist: Holy Soldier; producer: David Zaffiro

ROCK ALBUM _ No Doubt, artist: Petra; producers: John and Dino Elefante

POP-CONTEMPORARY ALBUM _ The Whole Truth, artist: Point of Grace; producer: Robert Sterling

INSPIRATIONAL ALBUM _ Unbelievable Love, artist: Larnelle Harris; producers: Bill Cuomo, Robert White Johnson, Lari Goss

SOUTHERN GOSPEL ALBUM _ The Martins, artists: The Martins; producers: Michael Sykes and Michael English

COUNTRY ALBUM _ Where Love Runs Deep, artist: Michael James; producer: Michael James

URBAN ALBUM _ Give Your Life, artists: Angelo & Veronica; producers: Fred Hammond, Cliff Branch, Ted Tjornhorn and Angelo Petrucci

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM _ He Will Come: Live, artist: Shirley Caesar; producers: Bubba Smith and Shirley Caesar

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR _ The Call, artist: Anointed; producers: Cedric Caldwell, Chris Harris and Mark Heimermann

SPECIAL EVENT ALBUM _ My Utmost for His Highest; artists: Amy Grant, Gary Chapman, Michael W. Smith, Point of Grace, 4HIM, Cindy Morgan, Sandi Patty, Bryan Duncan, Steven Curtis Chapman, Twila Paris and Phillips, Craig & Dean creators: Loren Balman and Brown Bannister

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM _ Classical Peace, artist: Dino; producer: Rolin R. Mains

PRAISE AND WORSHIP ALBUM _ Promise Keepers: Raise the Standard, artist: Maranatha! Promise Band producer: Bill Schnee

CHILDREN’S MUSIC ALBUM _ School Days; producers: Mike and Sue Gay

RAP-HIP HOP RECORDED SONG _ ``Take Back the Beat,″ artists: Church of Rhythm; songwriters: Max Hsu, Jason Gregory, Nathan Clair and Carlton Coleman

ALTERNATIVE-MODERN ROCK RECORDED SONG _ ``Monkeys at the Zoo,″ artist: Charlie Peacock; songwriter: Charlie Peacock and Douglas Kaine McKelvey

METAL-HARD ROCK RECORDED SONG _ ``Promise Man,″ artists: Holy Soldier; songwriters: Michael Cutting, Andy Robbins, Scott Soderstrom, Eric Wayne, David Zaffiro and Michael Anderson

ROCK RECORDED SONG _ ``Jesus Freak,″ artists: dc Talk; songwriters: Toby McKeehan and Mark Heimermann

POP-CONTEMPORARY SONG _ ``The Great Divide,″ artists: Point of Grace; songwriters: Grant Cunningham and Matt Huesmann

INSPIRATIONAL RECORDED SONG _ ``Man After Your Own Heart,″ artist: Gary Chapman; songwriters: Wayne Kirkpatrick and Billy Luz Sprague

SOUTHERN GOSPEL RECORDED SONG _ ``Out of His Great Love,″ artists: The Martins; songwriters: Terry and Barbi Franklin

COUNTRY RECORDED SONG _ ``Without You (I Haven’t Got a Prayer),″ artists: MidSouth; songwriters: Robby McGee, Scott Rath and Peter Jeffries

URBAN RECORDED SONG _ ``It’s in God’s Hands Now,″ artists: Anointed; songwriters: Madeline Stone and Allen Shamblin

TRADITIONAL GOSPEL RECORDED SONG _ ``Great is Thy Faithfulness,″ artist: CeCe Winans; songwriter: Thomas Chisholm

CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL RECORDED SONG _ ``The Call″ artists: Anointed; songwriters: Mary Tiller, Steve Crawford, Nee-C Walls and Da’Dra Crawford

MUSICAL _ ``Saviour,″ creators: Bob Farrell and Greg Nelson

YOUTH-CHILDREN’S MUSICAL _ ``Salt & Light,″ creator: Beverly Darnall

CHORAL COLLECTION _ Praise Him... Live, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir; creator: Carol Cymbala

RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING _ My Utmost for His Highest, art directors: Loren Balman and Diana Barnes; graphic designers: Diana Barnes and Jeff and Lisa Franke photographer-illustrator: Matthew Barnes

SHORT FORM VIDEO _ ``Flood,″ artists: Jars of Clay; producers: Ricky Blair and Michelle Weigle-Brown; director: Michelle Weigle-Brown

LONG FORM VIDEO _ ``Big House,″ artists: Audio Adrenaline; producers: Clarke Gallivan and Cindy Montano; directors: Kari Reeves, Jeffrey Phillips and Thom Oliphant.

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