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ASCAP and RCA Inspiration celebrates 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards nominees with reception

Tasha Page-Lockhart with ASCAP ExecutivesASCAP Executives Jason Reddick, Cristina Chavez, Moya Nkruma, and Jonathan “JJ” Jones take a moment to pose with gospel artist Tasha Page Lockhart at ASCAP and RCA Inspiration’s 2017 Dove Awards Nominee Reception in Nashville

ASCAP and RCA Inspiration partnered to celebrate the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards nominees on Monday, October 16,  with a reception at Thiel Studios & Showroom in Nashville. The room was filled with music industry executives, influencers, and media. Host for the evening was Not Karlton Banks.

Newcomer Koryn Hawthorne  demonstrated why she is an artist on the rise as she kept the audience engaged.

Koryn Hawthorne at ASCAP
Koryn Hawthorne hits a high note while performing at ASCAP and RCA Inspiration’s 2017 Dove Awards Nominee Reception (Photo Credit: Peyton Hoge)

Tasha Page-Lockhart, who released her sophomore album The Beautiful Project thrilled the audience with her performanced of songs from the album, including.

Tasha Page Lockhart at ASCAP reception
Tasha Page-Lockhart takes the stage and performs at ASCAP and RCA Inspiration’s 2017 Dove Awards Nominee Reception (Photo Credit: Peyton Hoge)

The Walls Group gave a dynamic performances, including their pulsating hit single, “My Life” which had many in the room singing along to the catchy tune.Each artist performed current songs and showcased new material from upcoming albums to an excited and engaged audience.

 

The Walls Group performing at ASCAP
The Walls Group performs for an enthusiastic audience at ASCAP and RCA Inspiration’s 2017 Dove Awards Nominee Reception (Photo Credit: Peyton Hoge)

The reception toasted ASCAP’s songwriters, producers, and publishers who have received over 50 Dove Awards nominations this year for music ranging from gospel, country, pop, and bluegrass, to hip-hop, R&B and more. RCA Inspiration also celebrated receiving nine nominations this year.

Notable names in attendance included Grammy-nominated artist, Jonathan McReynolds and singer/producer Marvin Winans Jr.

The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards will air on TBN on Sunday, October 22nd at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. An ordained minister of the Gospel, Sarah has done missions work in Kenya, India, Haiti, Nicaragua and other nations, as well as locally and throughout the United States.

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