The 2008 Nominees

Song of the Year

  • “Bring The Rain”; Bart Millard, James Bryson, Nathan Cochran, Barry Graul, Michael John Scheuchzer, Robin Shaffer; Simpleville Music (ASCAP), Wet As A Fish Music (ASCAP)
  • “East To West”; Mark Hall, Bernie Herms; My Refuge Music, Club Zoo Music (BMI), SWECS Music (BMI), Sparrow Song (BMI), Word Music LLC (ASCAP), Banahana Tunes (ASCAP)
  • “Give You Glory”; Jeremy Camp; Thirsty Moon River Publishing (ASCAP)
  • “How You Live (Turn Up The Music)”; Cindy Morgan; Lola Max Music (ASCAP), Word Music LLC (ASCAP)
  • “I’m Not Who I Was”; Brandon Heath; Capilano Music (ASCAP), New Spring Publishing Inc. (ASCAP)
  • “In Better Hands”; Catt Gravitt, Jim Daddario, Thom Hardwell; Two Girls and a Pen (SESAC), Jim Daddario Music (BMI), Thom Hardwell Music (BMI)

 

  • “Made To Love”; Toby McKeehan, Cary Barlowe, Jamie Moore, Aaron Rice; River Oaks Music (BMI), Emack Music (ASCAP), Achtober Songs (BMI)
  • “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”; Chris Tomlin, Louie Giglio, Traditional; sixsteps music  (ASCAP), worshiptogether.com Songs (ASCAP)
  • “Tears Of The Saints”; Leeland Dayton Mooring, Jack Mooring; River Oaks Music Company (BMI), Meaux Mercy Publishing (BMI), Meaux Jeaux Music (SESAC)
  • “Undo”; William Davis, Kevin Huguley, Wes Willis; Midas Magic (ASCAP)

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Chris Tomlin
  • Gerald Wolfe
  • Jon Foreman
  • Mark Hall
  • Mark Schultz
  • Marvin Sapp
  • tobyMac

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Amy Grant
  • Christy Nockels
  • Darlene Zschech
  • Krystal Meyers
  • Mandisa
  • Natalie Grant
  • Sandi Patty

Group of the Year

  • Casting Crowns
  • David Crowder*Band
  • Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
  • Hillsong United
  • Point Of Grace
  • Selah
  • The Clark Sisters

Artist of the Year

  • Casting Crowns
  • Chris Tomlin
  • Natalie Grant
  • Point Of Grace
  • Skillet
  • The Clark Sisters
  • tobyMac

New Artist of the Year

  • 33 Miles
  • Austins Bridge
  • Brandon Heath
  • DeWayne Woods
  • Group 1 Crew
  • Mandisa
  • Rush Of Fools

Producer of the Year

  • Bernie Herms
  • Ed Cash
  • Ian Eskelin
  • Israel Houghton
  • Nathan Nockels

Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Name Droppin'"; Bone-Appetit Servin" Up Tha Hits; T-Bone; Rene F. Sotomayor, Teak Underdue, Dee Underdue; Flicker Records
  • "Open Bar"; Redemption; Grits; Teron Carter, John Dust, Anthony Johnson, Jr., Stacy Jones; Gotee Records
  • "Wake Up"; The Yearbook; KJ-52 featuring Toby Morrell; Jonah Sorrentino, Toby Morrell, Aaron Sprinkle; BEC Recordings
  • "Who Am I?"; Open Book; Da' T.R.U.T.H. featuring Tye Tribbett; Emmanuel Lambert, Jr., Courtney Peebles; Cross Movement Records
  • "Word of Mouth"; Word of Mouth; John Reuben; John Reuben, Seth Earnest; Gotee Records

Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

  • "After The World"; Scars Remain; Disciple; Timothy Barrett, Joey Fife, Bradley Noah, Travis Wyrick, Kevin Young; INO Records, SRE Recordings
  • "Awakening"; Oh! Gravity; Switchfoot; Jonathan Foreman; Sparrow Records, Columbia Records
  • "Everything Glorious"; Remedy; David Crowder*Band; David Crowder*Band; Sparrow Records, sixstepsrecords
  • "Glorious One"; We Shine; Fee; Steve Fee; INO Records
  • "Signature of Divine (Yahweh)"; The Heat; NEEDTOBREATHE; Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart; Atlantic Records

Rock Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Break Me Down"; End of Silence; Red; Jasen Rauch, Anthony Armstrong, Rob Graves; Essential Records
  • "Comatose"; Comatose; Skillet; John L. Cooper, Brian Howes; Ardent Records, Atlantic, Lava, SRE Recordings
  • "I Need You"; Five Score And Seven Years Ago; Relient K; Matthew Thiessen; Gotee Records
  • "Million Voices"; How Can We Be Silent; BarlowGirl; BarlowGirl; Fervent Records, Curb Records, Warner Brothers Records
  • "Procrastinating"; We Can't Stand Sitting Down; Stellar Kart; Adam Agee, Jordan Messer; Word Records, Curb Records

Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Be Lifted High"; Stand; Michael W. Smith; Leeland Dayton Mooring; Reunion Records
  • "Be Thou Near To Me"; Bless The Broken Road; Selah; David Grow; Curb Records
  • "By His Wounds"; Glory Revealed; Steven Curtis Chapman, Mark Hall, Brian Littrell, Mac Powell; Davis Nasser, Mac Powell; Reunion Records
  • "Give Me Jesus"; Beyond Measure; Jeremy Camp; Public Domain; BEC Recordings
  • "God Speaking"; God Speaking; Ronnie Freeman; Ronnie Freeman; White Apron Entertainment

Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

  • "East To West"; The Altar and the Door; Casting Crowns; Mark Hall, Bernie Herms; Beach Street Records, Reunion Records
  • "I'm Not Who I Was"; Don't Get Comfortable; Brandon Heath; Brandon Heath; Reunion Records
  • "In Better Hands"; Relentless; Natalie Grant; Jim Diddario, Thom Hardwell, Catt Gravitt; Curb Records
  • "Tears Of The Saints"; Sound Of Melodies; Leeland; Leeland Dayton Mooring, Jack Anthony Mooring; Essential Records
  • "Undo"; Rush Of Fools; Rush Of Fools; Scott Davis, Kevin Huguley, Wes Willis; Midas Record

Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Get Away, Jordan"; Get Away, Jordan; Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Traditional; Gaither Music Group
  • "I'm Just Waiting For My Ride"; The Ride; The Hoppers; Ronnie Hinson; Canaan Records
  • "Last Night"; Journey of Joy; Karen Peck & New River; Marcia Henry; Daywind Records
  • "Orphans of God"; Rise Above; The Talley Trio; Twila LaBar, Joel Lindsey; Horizon Records, Crossroads Entertainment
  • The Ride; The Hoppers; Lari Goss; Canaan Records
  • "Over And Over"; Life Is Great And Gettin' Better; Jeff & Sherri Easter; Belinda Smith, Sue Smith; SheLoved Music

Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year

  • "He's In Control"; Austins Bridge; Austins Bridge; Justin Rivers, Mike Kofahl, John Ramsey; Daywind Records
  • "I Will Find You Again"; Lifetimes; Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs, Lizzy Long; Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey, Cindi Ballard; Vine Records
  • "Love Will Be Enough"; Salt of the Earth; Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Janis Ian, Paul Overstreet; Skaggs Family Records
  • "Salt of the Earth"; Salt of the Earth; Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Jim Rushing, Ronald Scaife; Skaggs Family Records
  • "The Key To Heaven"; Flyin' High; The Lewis Family; Caleb Collins, Lyn Rowell; Vine Records

Country Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Anyway"; Waking Up Laughing; Martina McBride; Martina McBride, Brad Warren, Brett Warren; RCA Records
  • "Drug Problem"; Jesus Is Coming; The Bellamy Brothers; David Bellamy; Curb Records
  • "How You Live (Turn Up The Music)"; How You Live; Point Of Grace; Cindy Morgan; Word Records
  • "James Whit"; Lifetimes; Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs, Lizzy Long; Barry Dean, Don Poythress, Brian White; Vine Records
  • "'Round The Kitchen Table"; Journey of Joy; Karen Peck & New River; Ronnie Hinson; Daywind

Urban Recorded Song of the Year

  • "I Can"; New Harvest; New Harvest; Kyle Bynoe, Kevin Deane; Vital
  • "I Love Me Better Than That"; Soulfood; Shirley Murdock; Dale Anthony DeGroat, Shirley Murdock; Tyscot Records
  • "I'm Not Perfect"; V2; J Moss; PAJAM, GospoCentric, Zomba Label Group
  • "Listen"; T57; Trin-I-Tee 5:7; Chanelle Haynes, Adrian Anderson, Walter W. Millsap III, Angel Helaire, Candice Nelson, Lamar Van-Sciver, Charles Griffin III, Ryan Farish, Frank Greenfield, Tony Jones; Music World Entertainment
  • "Simply Because"; Darlene McCoy; Darlene McCoy; Darlene McCoy, Antonio Neal; EMI Gospel

Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Happy Day"; Past And Present; Lillie Knauls & The Talley Trio; Traditional, arr. by Edwin Hawkins; Vine Records
  • "I Can't Stop Praising Him"; New Harvest; New Harvest; Kyle Bynoe; Vital
  • "Ready For A Miracle"; Evan Almighty Soundtrack; LeAnn Rimes; Bunny Hull, Art Reynolds; Curb Records
  • "Selah"; Live In Dallas 2006; GMWA; J. David Bratton, Valena Bratton; Light Records
  • "The Light"; 7th Episode: Live In Toronto; Ricky Dillard & New G; Ricky Dillard; NuSpring, EMI Gospel

Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

  • "Be The Miracle"; Evan Almighty Soundtrack; Room For Two; John Debney, Mervyn Warren, David Zippel; Curb Records
  • "Blessed & Highly Favored"; Live: One Last Time; The Clark Sisters; Karen Clark-Sheard; EMI Gospel
  • "Come On"; Bridges; Calvin Hunt; David Thomas; Vine Records
  • "Say So"; A Deeper Level; Israel & New Breed; Michael Gungor, Israel Houghton; Integrity Music
  • "You Saved Me"; Letting Go; The Crabb Family; Aaron Crabb; Daywind Records

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year

  • Group 1 Crew; Group 1 Crew; Christopher Stevens, Andy Anderson; Fervent Records
  • Redemption; Grits; Mario "Rio" Moore, Grits; Gotee Records
  • The Yearbook; KJ-52; KJ-52, Aaron Sprinkle; BEC Recordings
  • Unleashed; L.A. Symphony; Great Jsn, Wil I Am, FLYNN, Madlib, Pigeon John, CookBook, Overflo, UNO Mas; Syntax Records
  • Word of Mouth; John Reuben; Joe Baldridge; Gotee Records

Worship Song of the Year

  • "Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)"; Chris Tomlin, Louie Giglio; sixsteps Music,worshiptogether.com Songs
  • "Everlasting God"; Brenton Brown, Ken Riley; Thank You Music
  • "Everything Glorious"; David Crowder; worshiptogether.com Songs
  • "How Great Is Our God"; Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Ed Cash; worshiptogether.com Songs, sixsteps Music, Alletrop Music
  • "Praise You In This Storm"; Mark Hall, Bernie Herms; Club Zoo Music, My Refuge Music, SWECS Music, Banahama Tunes

Rock Album of the Year

  • Jungle of the Midwest Sea; Flatfoot 56; Daniel Spencer, Ethan Luck; Flicker Records
  • Live from Hawaii; Audio Adrenaline; Audio Adrenaline; Forefront Records
  • Scars Remain; Disciple; Travis Wyrick; SRE Recordings
  • Secret Weapon; MXPX; Aaron Sprinkle; Tooth & Nail Records
  • Twilight; Future of Forestry; Ken Andrews, Eric Owyoung, Nick Maybury; Credential Recordings

Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year

  • How Can We Be Silent; BarlowGirl; Otto Price; Fervent Records, Curb Records, Warner Brothers Records
  • Oh! Gravity; Switchfoot; Tim Palmer, Switchfoot; Sparrow Records, Columbia Records
  • Portable Sounds; tobyMac; Toby McKeehan, Christopher Stevens, David Wyatt; Forefront Records
  • Remedy; David Crowder*Band; David Crowder*Band; Sparrow Records, sixstepsrecords
  • The Heat; NEEDTOBREATHE; Rick Beato, NEEDTOBREATHE, Ed Roland; Atlantic Records, Word Records

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year

  • Blink; Plumb; Jeremy Bose; Curb Records
  • GO remixed; Newsboys; Lee Bridges, Tedd T, Max Hsu, Jeff Frankenstein; Inpop Records
  • How You Live; Point Of Grace; Brown Bannister; Word Records
  • Rush Of Fools; Rush Of Fools; Scott Davis, Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp, Matt Bronleewe; Midas Records
  • The Altar and the Door; Casting Crowns; Mark A. Miller; Beachstreet Records, Reunion Records
  • Whispered and Shouted; Aaron Shust; Dan Hannon; Brash Music

Inspirational Album of the Year

  • Amazing Freedom; Women of Faith Worship Team; Chance Scoggins; Myrrh Records, Curb Records
  • Falling Forward; Sandi Patty; David Hamilton; INO Records
  • I Love To Tell The Story, A Hymns Collection; Mark Lowry; Paul Johnson; Gaither Music Group
  • In Christ Alone; Keith & Kristyn Getty; John Andrew Schreiner; Martingale Music, Getty Music
  • Speak To Me; Geoff Moore; Dwayne Larring, Geoff Moore; Rocketown Records

Southern Gospel Album of the Year

  • Get Away, Jordan; Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Lari Goss, Michael English; Gaither Music Group
  • Journey Of Joy; Karen Peck & New River; Bubba Smith; Daywind Records
  • Real Faith; Brian Free & Assurance; Barry Weeks; Daywind Records
  • Sounds Like Sunday; Janet Paschal; Wayne Haun; Vine Records
  • The Ride; The Hoppers; Lari Goss; Canaan Records

Bluegrass Album of the Year

  • God's Masterpiece; The Marksmen; Mark Wheeler; Rural Rhythm Records
  • Lifetimes; Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs, Lizzy Long; Wayne Haun, Kevin Ward; Vine Records
  • Salt Of The Earth; Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Ricky Skaggs & The Whites; Skaggs Family Records
  • Tell Someone; Kenny & Amanda Smith Band; Kenny & Amanda Smith Band; Rebel Records
  • Where No One Stands Alone; Paul Williams & The Victory Trio; Paul Williams; Rebel Records

Urban Album of the Year

  • Church Girl; Onitsha; Shep Crawford, Tony Jones, Ricky Lewis, Walter Millsap III, Candice Nelson, Onitsha, Phillip Scott III; Stillwaters Recordings, Hidden Beach Recordings
  • Darlene McCoy; Darlene McCoy; The Movement, Tommy Sims, Dallas Austin, PAJAM, Fred Jerkins, Antonio Neal, Tedd T., PJ Morton; EMI Gospel
  • Restoration Vol. 1; Terrence Mackey & Nu Restoration; Ceaser A. Hancock, Terrence Mackey; Spiritual City Music
  • T57; Trin-I-Tee 5:7; The Bama Boyz, Matthew Knowles, Solange Knowles,Walter W. Millsap III, DJ Static; Music World Entertainment
  • V2; J Moss; PAJAM, GospoCentric, Zomba Label Group

Country Album of the Year

  • Austins Bridge; Austins Bridge; Bubba Smith; Daywind Records
  • Big Sky; The Isaacs; Mark Bright; Gaither Music Group
  • Gospel Duets with Treasured Friends; Brenda Lee; Brenda Lee; Provident Special Markets
  • Jesus Is Coming; The Bellamy Brothers; David Bellamy, Howard Bellamy, Randy Hieber; Curb Records
  • Life Is Great And Gettin' Better; Jeff & Sheri Easter; Jeff & Sheri Easter, Greg Cole; SheLoved Music
  • Songs Of Inspiration II; Alabama; Randy Owen; RCA Records

Traditional Gospel Album of the Year

  • Closest Friend; The Rance Allen Group; Chris Byrd, Rance Allen; Tyscot Records
  • Complete; LaShun Pace; LaShun Pace, Justin Gilbert; EMI Gospel
  • Live In Dallas 2006; GMWA; Andrew Gouche; Light Records
  • New Harvest; New Harvest; Paul Porter, Kyle Bynoe; Vital
  • Past And Present; Lillie Knauls; Wayne Haun, Lillie Knauls; Vine Records
  • Still Standing; Bishop Paul S. Morton; Kurt Carr; Tehillah Music Group, Light Records

Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year

  • A Deeper Level; Israel & New Breed; Israel Houghton, Aaron Lindsey; Integrity Music
  • Brand New Day; Jonathan Butler; Luther "Mano" Hanes, Jonathan Butler; Maranatha! Music
  • Bridges; Calvin Hunt; Wayne Haun, Kevin Ward; Vine Records
  • Live - One Last Time; The Clark Sisters; Donald Lawrence; EMI Gospel
  • The Gospel According To Patti Labelle; Patti Labelle; Sami McKinney, Scott Shavoni Parker, Thianar Gomis, Dean "DC" Charles, Del Atkins, Troy Taylor, Gorden Chambers, Nisan Stewart, Gerald Haddon, Eddie Brown, PAJAM, The Soul Seekers; Umbrella Records

Instrumental Album of the Year

  • Amazing Grace (Original Score); David Arnold; David Arnold; Sparrow Records
  • Holy! Piano & Orchestra; Terry MacAlmon; Dick Tunney, Terry MacAlmon; Maranatha! Music
  • In The Garden; Eric Wyse; Eric Wyse; Hendrickson Worship
  • Let's Get Quiet: The Smooth Jazz Experience; Ben Tankard; Ben Tankard; Verity Records, Zomba Label Group
  • Nativity Story (Original Score); Mychael Danna; Sandeep Sriram; New Line Records, Word Records, Curb Records

Children's Music Album of the Year

  • Absolute Modern Worship for Kids 3; Kid Connection; Craig Adams; Fervent Records
  • deliberateKids; Phil Joel; Phil Joel; Indelible Creative Group
  • My Father's World; The Praise Baby Collection; Christopher Davis; Big House Kids
  • Snazzy; Go Fish; Jamie Statema, Darren Rust; GFK Records
  • Supernatural; Hillsong Kids; Julia A'Bell, Gio Galanti, Andrew Crawford, David Wakerley; Hillsong Music, Integrity Music
  • VeggieTales Christian Hit Music; VeggieTales; Christopher Davis; Big Idea Records

Spanish Language Album of the Year

  • Bueno; Jacobo Ramos Y Sediento; Jacobo Ramos, Hector Blancovitch; Equipo Aire, Integrity Music Latin
  • De Corazon A Corazon; Seth Condrey; Seth Condrey, Mark Balltzglier; CanZion
  • El Ritmo De La Vida; Julissa; Mike Rivera; Integrity Music Latin
  • En Lo Sucreto; Lucia Parker; Alvaro Lopez; 316 Media
  • Invencible; Vertical; Alan Villatoro; Integrity Music Latin
  • Tu Amor; Danilo Montero; Josue Ramos; Sigueme Internacional, Integrity Music Latin

Long Form Music Video of the Year

  • 777; Underoath; Michelle Caputo, Shannon Hartman; Michelle Caputo, Shannon Hartman; Art and Industry; Solid State Records
  • Get Away, Jordan; Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Doug Stuckey; Bill Gaither, Ernie Haase; Gaither Television Productions; Gaither Music Group
  • Live From Hawaii; Audio Adrenaline; Mark McCallie; Audio Adrenaline; Audio Adrenaline; Forefront Records
  • Live From Portland; Kutless; Carl Diebold; Michael Sacci; Jupiter Project; BEC Recordings
  • No More Night: Live in Birmingham; David Phelps; Russell E. Hall; David Phelps, Jim Chaffee; Word Records

Christmas Album of the Year

  • Christmas From the Realms of Glory; Bebo Norman; Bebo Norman, Jason Ingram, Rusty Varenkamp; BEC Recordings
  • Christmas Songs; Jars of Clay; Jars of Clay; Gray Matters
  • It's A Wonderful Christmas; Michael W. Smith; David Hamilton, Michael W. Smith; Reunion Records
  • Noel; Josh Groban; David Foster; 143 Records, Reprise Records
  • One Wintry Night; David Phelps; Monroe Jones; Word Record

Praise & Worship Album of the Year

  • All of the Above; Hillsong United; Michael Guy Chislett, Joel Houston, Paul Maybury, James Rudder; Integrity Music
  • Manifesto; Pocket Full of Rocks; Kyle Lee, Pocket Full of Rocks; Myrrh Records, Curb Records
  • Our God Saves; Paul Baloche; Paul Baloche, Austin Deptula; Integrity Music
  • Remedy; David Crowder*Band; David Crowder*Band; Sparrow Records, sixstepsrecords
  • We Shine; Fee; Steve Fee, Jason Hoard; INO Records

Musical of the Year

  • 3:16 The Numbers Of Hope; Travis Cottrell; Lifeway Worship Music Group, Genevox
  • All Bow Down; David Moffitt, Sue C. Smith, Travis Cottrell; Benson Music Publications, Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing
  • Amazing Grace - My Chains Are Gone; Dennis & Nan Allen; Pilot Point Music, Lillenas Publishing Company
  • I've Seen Jesus; Deborah Craig-Claar, Robert Sterling; Word Music
  • Unspeakable Joy; Lari Goss; Word Music

Youth/Children's Musical of the Year

  • Bows Of Holly; Dennis & Nan Allen; Brentwood Kids Music Club, Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing
  • Livin' Inside Out; Celeste Clydesdale; Clydesdale & Clydesdale, Word Music
  • No Wonder!; Annette Oden; Hal Leonard Corporation, Integrity Choral
  • Praise Rocks; Gina Boe, Barb Dorn, Sue C. Smith, Brian Green; Brentwood Kids Music Club, Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing
  • The Mystery Of The Manger; Celeste Clydesdale; Clydesdale & Clydesdale, Word Music

Choral Collection of the Year

  • God Is In This Place; Regi Stone; Word Music
  • He Is Great; Geron Davis; SpiritSound Music Group
  • Heaven; Mike Speck, Cliff Duren; Lillenas Publishing Company
  • Let The Redeemed Say So; Lari Goss; Word Music
  • Made To Worship; Travis Cottrell; Benson Music Publications, Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing

Recorded Music Packaging of the Year

  • Cities (Anberlin); Invisible Creature; Ryan Clark, Parker Young; Tooth & Nail Records
  • Remedy (David Crowder*Band); Gary Dorsey; Gary Dorsey; Gary Dorsey, Kaysie Dorsey; Sparrow Records, sixstepsrecords
  • Rival Factions (Project 86); Invisible Creature; Don Clark; Dave Hill, Jerad Knudson, Shane McCauley; Tooth & Nail Records
  • Secrets Keep You Sick (The Fold); Invisible Creature; Don Clark; Chris Strong; Tooth & Nail Records
  • The Fiancee (The Chariot); Invisible Creature; Ryan Clark; David Stuart; Solid State Records

Short Form Music Video of the Year

  • "Awakening"; Switchfoot; Brandon Dickerson; Lauren Schwartz; Kaboom Music Videos; Sparrow Records, Columbia Records
  • "Boomin'"; tobyMac; Scott Speer; Jason Peterson; Symbolic Entertainment; Forefront Records
  • "Falls Apart"; Thousand Foot Krutch; Travis Copatch; Jeremy Sullivan; Dignity & Shame; Tooth & Nail Records
  • "Foreverandever, etc."; David Crowder*Band; Sam J. Stanton; Mark Steele, Kevin Anderson; Steelhouse; Sparrow "Name Droppin'"; T-Bone; Bart Conover; Bart Conover; Aslan Productions; Flicker Records
  • "Never Let Me Go"; Family Force 5; Ken Horstmann; Ken Horstmann; Spyplane Films; Gotee Records

Special Event Album of the Year

  • Amazing Grace; Bill & Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends; Bill Gaither; Gaither Music Group
  • Evan Almighty Soundtrack; Blue County, Bomshel, C + C Music Factory, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Tracy Edmond, John Fogerty, Hal Ketchum, Jo Dee Messina, The Mike Curb Congregation, Plumb, Leann Rimes, Room For Two, Stone Temple Pilots, ZZ Top; Adam Anders, Matt Bronleewe, D.J. Butcher, Robert Clivelles, David Cole, Mike Curb, Bill Ham, Chuck Howard, Dan Huff, Doug Johnson, Hal Ketchum, Jo Dee Messina, Kathy Nelson, Brendan O'Brien, Tom Shadyac; Curb Records
  • Glory Revealed; Josh Bates, Steven Curtis Chapman, David Crowder, Mark Hall, Shawn Lewis, Brian Littrell, Trevor Morgan, Paul Neufeld, Candi Pearson-Shelton, Mac Powell, Shane & Shane, Michael W. Smith; Mac Powell; Reunion Records
  • Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Amazing Grace; Avalon, Jeremy and Adie Camp, Steven Curtis Chapman, David Crowder, Bethany Dillon, Natalie Grant, Jars of Clay, Martina McBride, Shawn McDonald, Bart Millard, Nichole Nordeman, Smokie Norful, Kierra "Kiki" Sheard, Chris Tomlin; Brown Bannister, Matt Bronleewe, Cedric Caldwell, Victor Caldwell, Jeremy Camp, Ed Cash, Steven Curtis Chapman, Mark Hammond, Bernie Herms, Jars of Clay, Martina McBride, Bart Millard, Ed Seay, Christopher Stevens, Marty Stuart, Paul Worley; Sparrow Records
  • Songs 4 Worship Country; Trinecia Butler, Charlie Daniels, Linda Davis, Diamond Rio, Emerson Drive, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Lenny LeBlanc, Oak Ridge Boys, Rascal Flatts, Marty Raybon, Collin Raye, Rachel Robinson, Ricky Skaggs, Bryan White, The Wilsons; Michael A. Curtis, Teddy Gentry; Integrity Music, Time Life