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Music notes – GMA Week 2020

For the first time, GMA(Gospel Music Association) Canada partnered with Trinity Western University in Langley, BC to host GMA Week, March 19-21, culminating with the 41st Annual Covenant Awards.

However, due to the Coronavirus pandamic, the entire awards show became an interactive video conference. That meant that any artist who received an award was be able to make their thank-you speech live during the livestream.

This year’s nominee’s and winners are listed below, all recipients are noted in bold.

 

Trinity Western University | Breakthrough Artist Of The Year 

Amelia Charles

Amy Savin

ELIAS DUMMER

LOVECOLLIDE

Robyn Owen

C4 Worship

  

Between The Grooves | Producer Of The Year

STEVE LENSINK

Sebastian Demrey 

Fraser Campbell & Adam Sutherland

Andrew Horrocks

Roy Salmond

  

Radio Single Of The Year 

Undeniable  | LOVECOLLIDE

Lay It Down | Jordan St. Cyr

Tear Down the Walls | Amelia Charles

The Kind Of Man | The Color

WHEREVER I GO | DAN BREMNES

 

Recorded Song Of The Year

The Kingdom  | Mitchell Borrows

The Kind Of Man | The Color

WHEREVER I GO | DAN BREMNES

Lay It Down | Jordan St. Cyr

Tear Down the Walls | Amelia Charles & Fraser Campbell

Come to the Saviour | GT Music (feat. Lacey Maxwell)

  

Joy Radio (CJYE) | Song Of The Year

Lay It Down | Jaylene Johnson, Taylor Watson, Ben Calhoun, Jordan St. Cyr

Enough | Elias Dummer, Jeff Johnson, Tom Eccleshall

WHEREVER I GO | DAN BREMNES & BRYAN FOWLER

The Kind Of Man | Jeff Pardo, James Shiels, Jordan Janzen

Tear Down the Walls | Fraser Campbell

  

Video Of The Year 

WHEREVER I GO | DAN BREMNES

Into the wild | Manic drive

Face the Waves (LIVE) | Chelsea Amber & the MEI Screaming Eagles Marching Band

The Kind Of Man | The Color

Us and Them | Amy Savin

So Alive | Q-Town 

 

Album Artwork Design Of The Year

Sean Spicer  Mayim  | Ahriel Joy Puckett

RESURRECTION SOUND | C4 WORSHIP, EMILY BANKS,

JOANNA LA FLEUR, LANDON WIDEMAN

Beyond The Fallout | Roberta Landreth

Caterpillar | Rachel Fox/Xavier Fernandes

Unbroken, Terry Posthumus | Karen Richardson

  

Collaboration Of The Year 

THE KIND OF MAN REMIX | THE COLOR &

NEON FEATHER AKA BEN THOMPSON

Looking Up (feat. Joel Parisien) | Ali Matthews Joel Parisien

Come Walk on the Water With Me | Trevor Toews & Lois Unterschute

  

Joy Radio (CJYE) | Female Vocalist Of The Year

Chelsea Amber

BROOKE NICHOLLS

Amelia Charles

Amy Savin

Ali Matthews

 

Trinity Western University | Group Of The Year

THE COLOR

Manic drive

LOVECOLLIDE

C4 Worship

GT Music

 

Joy Radio (CJYE) | Male Vocalist Of The Year

Rey D

DAN BREMNES

Jordan Janzen

Jordan St. Cyr

Elias Dummer

 

 Trinity Western University | Album of The Year

The Work Vol.. 1 | Elias Dummer

Face the Waves | Chelsea Amber

WHEREVER I GO | DAN BREMNES

Unveiled | Amy Savin

One Kiss | Teresa Trask [TESSA]

  

Joy Radio (CJYE) | Artist Of The Year

Elias Dummer

Brooke Nicholls

THE COLOR

Dan Bremnes

Jordan St. Cyr

Chelsea Amber

 

ALBUM CATEGORIES

  

Country / Southern Gospel Album Of The Year

Hallelujah Morning | Potter’s Clay Quartet

OPEN BOOK | THE DAAE’S

Calm | Orlando and Grace

Unbroken | Terry Posthumus

Trevor’s Country | Trevor Toews 

 

Folk Album Of The Year 

What I Heard, What I Saw | Kristen Mark Westwood

SLOW DOWN | KYLE CHURCH

High Tide | Rob Berg

  

Indigenous Album Of The Year 

TIRED OF BASIC | LOVECOLLIDE

Hold On | Treneta Bowden

Restoring The Ancient Ruins Vol 1 Father of Lights | Peta (Tayaliti) Roberts

  

Gospel Album Of The Year 

IT’S NOT OVER LIVE  | POWERHOUSE FELLOWSHIP

SOUL CHOIR FEATURING SHAWN COTTERELL

Rise Above | Universal Gospel Choir

Persevere | Crimson River

You’re Greater | Yemisi Ogunjimi

  

Instrumental Album Of The Year

CHRISTMAS PRESENCE | STEVE WINGFIELD

Come Together | Elliot Fleck

From glory to Glory  | PAUL CHARLES

Mayim | Sean Spicer

 

Pop / Rock Album Of The Year

FACE THE WAVES | CHELSEA AMBER

Unveiled | Amy Savin

Tired of Basic | LOVECOLLIDE

Lost & Found | Amelia Charles

High Tide | Rob Berg

  

Trinity Western University | Praise & Worship Album Of The Year

The Work Vol. 1 | Elias Dummer

RESURRECTION SOUND | C4 WORSHIP

Already Won | GT Music

You Make Me New | Robyn Owen

Beyond The Fallout | Andrea Vestby

 

Rap / Urban  Album Of The Year

THE FLIGHT OF THE HUMMINGBIRD | FRESH IE

Every Day | Jon Corbin

Time:Peace | Orijin

Ventilation | One8Tea

No Failing Faith | Rey D

 

Seasonal Album Of The Year

X | HYMNS FOR THE ARCHITECT

Christmas Presence | Steve Wingfield

More Than Money Can Buy: The Christmas Album | Lighthart

Trevor’s Christmas | Trevor Toews

  

 

SONG CATEGORIES

 

Children’s Song Of The Year

Unbelievable (live) | Rick Colhoun & Russ Smith

YOU AND ME | ROSEMARY SIEMENS & JAYLENE JOHNSON

Living In the Light | Bruce Stacey & Mark Underdown

Won’t Stop Growin’ | Noah Travis; David Klob; Odum Abekah; Grace Young

  

Country / Southern Gospel Song Of The Year

TRUST YOU | LINDSEY MINAKER

RED SEA | David Vaters

On His Way | Rob Berg

This KInd of Love | Robert A. Hawkins

Time and Again | Terry Posthumus

 

Folk Song Of The Year

HOW LONG | JAYLENE JOHNSON

Shake the Dust | Amy Dagenais

We Remember | Ali Matthews

In the Quiet | Kearstin Pfeifer, Zac Parkinson

Oh My Beloved | Kristen Mark Westwood

 

Gospel Song Of The Year

BROUGHT ME THROUGH | REYNALDO DAMES, ANDRAE CROUCH

Sing Hallelujah | Richard J. Brown

Still Standing | Damola Oridate

Recover | Jennifer Lewin

I Have A Father | Ayo Oni

You are my God | Folarin Babatunde, Keziah Folarin-Babatunde

 

Indigenous Song Of The Year

UNDENIABLE | BROOKE DELEARY, LAUREN DELEARY, TOMMEE PROFFIT

Resting Place | Peta (Tayaliti) Roberts

Kisahkihitin I Love You | Rhonda Head

Chamando | Treneta Bowden

This is the Battle Cry | Laurie-Ann Dredhart, CC Harvey

  

Inspirational Song Of The Year 

Looking Up (feat. Joel Parisien) | Ali Matthews

Surrender | Lindsey Minaker

PURSUE | BROOKE NICHOLLS

Every Word You Say ft Brian Doerksen | Luke Langman

Lost & Found | Amelia Charles

 

Instrumental Song Of The Year

Passionfruit | Rob Berg

YOU SAY | LAUREN DAIGLE

(PERFORMED BY SAXANDVIOLIN, ROSEMARY SIEMENS & ELI BENNETT)

Comfort And Peace | Sean Spicer

  

Jazz/Blues Song Of The Year

LOVE LETTER | CHELSEA AMBER & MEAGHAN SMITH

Looking Up (feat. Joel Parisien) | Ali Matthews

You Make Me New | Robyn Owen and Andrew Horrocks

  

Pop Song Of The Year

THE KIND OF MAN | JEFF PARDO, JAMES SHIELS, JORDAN JANZEN

Lay It Down | Jaylene Johnson, Taylor Watson, Ben Calhoun, Jordan St. Cyr

Undeniable | Brooke DeLeary, Lauren DeLeary, Tommee Proffit

Can’t Escape | Ian Eskelin, Luke Langman, Barry Weeks, Scott Jackson

Like Grace | Chelsea Amber & Paul Colman

 

Praise & Worship Song Of The Year

TURN MY EYES | BROOKE NICHOLLS

Enough | Elias Dummer, Jeff Johnson, Tom Eccleshall

Call Your Name | Robyn Owen and Andrew Horrocks

Tear Down the Walls | Fraser Campbell

Beautiful Mystery | Chelsea Amber & Fraser Campbell

  

Rap / Urban Song Of The Year

IT’S NOT OVER FEAT WARREN D FLANDEZ, ILLA

ROBERT “FRESH IE” WILSON, WARREN D FLANDEZ, MATTHEW JARVIS

STWO | Kevin Manness aka “Messanjah”

Mosaic | Chelsea Amber & Nate Savage

On your side feat Dru Bex, Prosper & Gpm | Robert “Fresh IE” Wilson, Dru Bex, Prosper,

Dial-Up feat. Dru Bex & Rodney | Jordan “Orijin” Heywood, Dru Bex, Jeremy Rodney-Hall

Victory Featuring Matt LeFait | Teah Bailey & Matt LeFait

 

Rock Song Of The Year

US AND THEM | AMY SAVIN (MUSIC AND LYRICS), JOSH PORTER (LYRICS)

Time To Say Yes | Lindsey Minaker

Out of the Darkness | Luke Stones

Will Overcome | CC Harvey

Let Er’ Fly Jesus Freak | Gerry Manus

  

Seasonal Song Of The Year 

IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME | BRANT PETHICK, JAYLENE JOHNSON

Mother of the Son of God | Lauren DeLeary, Brooke DeLeary, Julie Keltonic, Jenna Davis

Let’s Go Christmas Caroling | Luke Langman, Ian Eskelin

Greater Than The Whole World | Nikki Fletcher, Joanna la Fleur

Hark! | Luke Stones, Charles Wesley, George Whitefield

 

GMA Canada Song Hall Of Fame

“SEIZE THE DAY”

CAROLYN ARENDS

“YOU ARE MY WHOLENESS”

ROY SALMOND & MIKE MULDER

 

 

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