OAK RIDGE BOYS REACT TO 2011 DOVE AWARD NOMINATIONSNashville, TN (February 17, 2011) – The Oak Ridge Boyshave won a total of 9 Dove Awards throughout their career and they are looking to add to that number in 2011. It was recently announced that the Oak Ridge Boys received 3nominations for this year’s 42nd Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, including:
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year, “Live With Jesus”
Country Recorded Song of the Year, “God’s Gonna Ease My Troublin’ Mind”
Long Form Music Video of the Year, An Inconvenient Christmas
"The GMA has been so very good to The Oak Ridge Boys," said group member Joe Bonsall. "On every show we try to sing some Gospel songs and take the time to remind our audience where our roots and heritage reside. We cannot say thank you enough for these nominations! I might add...... there is STILL room on that shelf!"
The 2011 Dove Awards will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia at 8:00 p.m. EST. The awards will be broadcast on GMC, The Gospel Music Channel, on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. EST.