Chris Tomlin claims five Dove Awards
Tomlin's take for the night included trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year, as well as Song of the Year and Worship Song of the Year ("How Great is Our God"). His fifth Dove was for his collaboration on the Special Event Album of the Year, "Music Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe."
Other artists who won multiple awards included Ed Cash--Tomlin's producer and co-writer--with four, and David Crowder and his producer Tedd T with three each.
Steven Curtis Chapman added his 50th Dove to his trophy case for his contribution to the "Chronicles of Narnia" project.
Hosted by Rebecca St. James and Kirk Franklin, the GMA Music Awards took place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The awards show will air in national syndication April 15 through May 21.
A list of winners at the 37th Annual GMA Music Awards follows. A complete list is available at the event's website.
Song of the Year
"How Great is Our God," written by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Ed Cash
Songwriter of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Group of the Year
Artist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Producer of the Year
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year
"Trainwreck," Mat Kearney
Rock Recorded Song of the Year
"The Slam," tobyMac featuring T-Bone
Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
"Here is Our King," David Crowder Band
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Cry Out to Jesus," Third Day
Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
"In Christ Alone," Brian Littrell
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year
"Behind the Musik," KJ-52
Rock Album of the Year
"Mmhmm," Relient K
Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year
"A Collision," David Crowder Band
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year
"Lifesong," Casting Crowns
Country Album of the Year
"Glory Train," Randy Travis
Urban Album of the Year
"Hero," Kirk Franklin
Traditional Gospel Album of the Year
"Atom Bomb," Blind Boys of Alabama
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year
"Mary Mary," Mary Mary