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Every year the Gospel Music Association hosts the Dove Awards with the purpose of honoring those in our industry who have made a great impact through their music. As a GMA member, your vote will determine who receives these honors.

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Looking to connect with others in the industry? The GMA offers year round exclusive networking events to our Professional Members.

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Want to save money on oil changes, movie tickets, vacations and more? GMA Members have access to our Abenity program that saves hundreds on everyday purchases. We also offer special discounted rates for subscriptions to Billboard Magazine and other industry publications. 

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GMA offers all domestic members the opportunity to find affordable health, dental, life and many other insurance coverages for themselves and their families through our partnership with Pancoast Benefits.

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The GMA curates a weekly newsletter for all of our members with the most important news they need to know about the Christian Music genre. GMA Professional Members also receive a special monthly newsletter highlighting the latest music business and industry news.

Support the Mission

As a member, your annual investment help support the GMA’s service initiatives. These efforts include supporting the “band wives” of our touring musicians by providing childcare and brunch events to encourage and connect them, mixers to connect and invest in our young professionals, and more.


The GMA Honors event celebrates individuals and organizations that are impacting our culture for Christ, both past and present.  In addition, the event inducts four new members into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

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IMMERSE is a 3-day conference for aspiring Christian artists, songwriters and worship leaders. We bring in the top artists and professionals in the Christian music business to help develop and encourage the next generation of industry leaders. IMMERSE also includes a unique mentoring and competition element called reVIEWyou.



For more than four decades, the GMA Dove Awards has honored the outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian and Gospel Music. One of the most anticipated music events of the year for fans and industry alike, the show celebrates our rich musical diversity.

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NEWS: CMB Special Awards Nominees

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CMB is proud to present the finalists for the 2016 CMB Special Awards. Ballots will be distributed to current Gold CMB Members this week. Please join us in congratulating the following nominees:


NEWS: Daywind Music Publishing Adds Songwriter Tim Lovelace

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Daywind Music Publishing is proud to welcome singer/songwriter and comedian Tim Lovelace to its expanding roster of talented songwriters. With over three decades of experience entertaining audiences across the globe with his funny man antics, few realize that Tim often uses his gift as a storyteller and wordsmith to craft some of Southern Gospel’s most beloved songs.


NEWS: Word Music Publishing Named BMI Publisher Of The Year

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Word Music Publishing was honored with the Publisher of the Year Award at the 2016 BMI Christian Music Awards. This marks the second time in the last four years that Word Music Publishing has been named BMI’s Publisher of the Year, earning the highest percentage of copyright ownership among the year’s most-performed songs. In addition, for KING & COUNTRY received the prestigious Song of the Year Award for their hit song “Shoulders” (Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/Word Music Publishing) at the banquet held on Tuesday, June 21.


NEWS: BMI Honors Christian Music’s Best at the 2016 BMI Christian Awards in Nashville

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Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI)®, global leader in music rights management, honored the top 25 songs played on Christian radio during the past year at the 2016 BMI Christian Awards, held Tuesday evening at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row. The songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most performed Christian rock, contemporary Christian, inspirational, southern and urban gospel songs on U.S. Christian radio are honored at the annual awards.