Hillsong Nominated for 10 Dove Awards

by Christian Examiner |

((Photo: TKO Marketing/File))Hillsong United in concert.

Hillsong Music has been nominated for 10 Dove Awards for this year's show, including Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.

The nominations were announced at the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards press conference recently.

"We are honored to receive these nominations for Dove Awards and are humbled that people listen to our music," the Hillsong Music Team said in a statement. "We pray that it always points them to Jesus. To God be the Glory!"

The President of Capitol CMG Label Group said, "We celebrate with Hillsong on the multiple nominations. Hillsong music has pioneered worship music throughout the years and over the last year, they have once again redefined worship around the world for the local church. Capitol CMG is honored to be partnered with Hillsong and their mission. Congratulations to UNITED, Young & Free and Worship groups."

Hillsong's nominations include Artist of the Year for UNITED, New Artist of the Year for Young & Free, and Song of the Year for UNITED's "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)."

The Dove Awards will be held live on Oct. 7, 2014.