33rd Annual Dove Award Winners

The winners for the 33rd Annual Dove Awards were announced by Dove Trophythe Gospel Music Association (GMA) on April 25, 2002 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

Hosted by Yolanda Adams and the NFL's Kurt Warner, the evening featured on stage performances by Kirk Franklin with an uptempo praise medley, Nicole Mullen with "Call on Jesus" and tobymac with his hip-hop flava'd "J-Train".

Dove Awards nominations go to recordings released during the Eligibility Year November 1, 2000 through October 31, 2001 and voted on by the 5,000 member Gospel Music Association.

We focus here on the Gospel-relevant categories, with winners in yellow text presented below.

Traditional Gospel Album

  • Duets; Doug and Melvin Williams
  • Hymns; Shirley Caesar
  • I'm Blessed; Lou Rawls
  • Persuaded, Live in DC; Richard Smallwood and Vision
  • Spirit of the Century; Blind Boys of Alabama  CD

    Contemporary Gospel Album

  • CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans
  • Joe Pace Presents: Let There Be Praise; Joe Pace
  • The Experience; Yolanda Adams
  • The Storm Is Over; Bishop T.D. Jakes & The Potter’s House Mass Choir
  • Worship In His Presence; Various Artists

    Urban Gospel Album

  • Love Letters; Londa Larmond
  • Dear Lord; Remixx
  • Christmas: Just Remember; Fred Hammond
  • No Compromise; Rufus Troutman
  • Soul Inspiration; LeJuene Thompson
  • Virtuosity!; Virtue

    Rap / Hip-Hop / Dance Album

  • Keepin' It Real; Priesthood
  • Full Plates Mix Tape 002; DJ Maj
  • Momentum; tobyMac
  • The Last Street Preacha; T-Bone
  • Rhythm of Remembrance; Apt. core  CD

    Rap / Hip-Hop / Dance Song

  • 40; Rhythm of Remembrance; Apt. core
  • Dance El Ritmo;Dance El Ritmo; Freddie Colloca
  • Divine Inspiration; Are We There Yet?; John Reuben
  • Reborn; Transform;; Rebecca St. James
  • Ride Wit Me; The Last Street Preacha; T-Bone
  • Somebody’s Watching Me; Momentum; tobyMac

    Urban Song

  • Different Now; This Is Your Life; Out of Eden
  • He's Been Good; Virtuosity!; Virtue
  • I Believe I Can Fly; The Experience; Yolanda Adams
  • It's Real; Destiny; The Katinas
  • Thank You; Kingdom Come Soundtrack; Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary  CD

    Contemporary Gospel Song

  • 'Bout It; 'Bout It; Willie Norwood
  • Anybody Wanna Pray; CeCe Winans; CeCe Winans
  • Let There Be Praise; Joe Pace Presents: Let There Be Praise; Joe Pace
  • The Storm Is Over; The Storm Is Over; Bishop T.D. Jakes and the Potter’s House Mass Choir
  • There’s A Lifting of the Hands; New Season; Israel Houghton

    Traditional Gospel Song

  • Hold On; Press On; Selah
  • Marvelous; The Storm Is Over; Bishop T.D. Jakes and the Potter’s House Mass Choir
  • My Everything (Praise Waiteth); Persuaded, Live in DC; Richard Smallwood and Vision, Ted Winn, Myron Butler
  • Stand; Songs for the Soul; Daryl Coley, Marvin Sapp, Helen Baylor, Maurette Brown-Clark; Donnie McClurkin
  • Steal Away to Jesus; Hymns; Shirley Caesar, Michelle Williams

     CDIn addition, tobymac won out over Kirk Franklin for Producer of the Year and CeCe Winans yielded to Nicole C. Mullen who took home Female Vocalist of the Year. Mullen also was honored with the Inspirational Song of the Year with "Call on Jesus".

    If you'd like to take a look at the complete listings for all categories (bluegrass, country, hard rock,
    Other Gospel Awards

    Stellar Award Results
    Grammy Winners

    pop, video etc.), then you can find them over at the Dove Awards website. That site also outlines the nomination process, the voting process, and gives a good history of The Dove Awards.

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