THE 39th Annual COVENANT AWARDS

NOMINEES

GMA Canada Is Pleased To Present the Nominations for the 39th Annual Covenant Awards


Country Song of The Year

Rest in Me - Jaylene Johnson
Ready - Mireille Pruneau
In Your Love - Robert A Hawkins
Where the Heart Is - Drew Brown, Eric Boorman, Rob Mitchell
Come Alive - Jon Bauer and Rusty Varenkamp

Gospel Song of The Year

8 Pints Of Blood - Tom Roe
Pray, Pray Again - Jaylene Johnson
I Won't Be Frightened Anymore - Jaylene Johnson
Bring Back the Hymns - Rosemary Siemens, Troy Samson, Warren Dean Flandez
Hear Our Prayer - Darlene Ketchum; Arranged by Darlene Ketchum and Bill Sample

Folk Song of The Year

Let It Go - Rob Berg
Stumble On - Coalmont
A Better Resurrection - Lyrics by Christina Rossetti, Music by Steve Bell
This Little Light - Jaylene Johnson
Joy (Oh There She Goes) - Fraser Campbell


Francophone Song of The Year

Tant Que Je Respirerai - Timothe Beaulieu
Avec Toi - Mireille Pruneau
Mon Coeur Te Poursuit - Emilie Charette, Samuel Beland
Plus Prcieux Que L'or - Monique Dupuis

Inspirational Song of The Year

Reverse - Greg Sykes, Riley Friesen
Keeper Of The Fire - Keith Kitchen
Heal Our Land - Marika Siewert, Jeff Bjorgan, Colin Janz
Wait Alone in Stillness - Steve Bell
Wonders - Bailey Wiebe, Dustin Smith


Instrumental Song of The Year

So Happy - Sean Spicer
Spring in The Desert and The Golden Harp - Gerry Manus
He Lives (Instrumental)  - Andrew Abbott, Andrew Horrocks, Chris Stahlke, Rob Brown, Tony Lind, Emmanuel Songsore, Peter Bergen.
Rosemary & Buddy's Bluegrass Jam - Rosemary Siemens & Buddy Spicher
The Newborn King - Drew Brown


International Song of The Year

Trust - Tamara Boyes
Even If - Bart Millard, Ben Glover, Crystal Lewis, David Garcia, Tim Timmons
What A Beautiful Name - Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood
Chain Breaker - Jonathan Smith, Mia Fieldes, Zach Williams
Say Something - Rusty Varenkamp and Jon Bauer


Jazz/Blues Song of The Year

Deep To Deep - Rob Berg
Tel Aviv - Sean Spicer
Got To Let It Go - Suzanne Vaartstra
Breakthrough - Eli Bennett
Jubilation - Johnny Summers

The Trinity Western University Praise & Worship Song of The Year

Hollow Grave - Joshua Parmiter, Pete Mol, Christian Victory
Amen (Psalm 145) - Jon Buller
Steadfast - Joshua Leventhal
Let Praise Break Forth - Ruth Preston, Marcel Preston
Hallelujah for The Cross - Drew Brown
Honestly - Elias Dummer, Anadara Arnold, Carl Cartee


The Shine FM Pop Song of The Year

Surprise - James Shiels, Jordan Janzen, Bryan Fowler
First Day Of My Life - James Shiels, Jordan Janzen, Bryan Fowler
Burn Bright - Will Walker & Chris Clayton
We Live - Andrew Marcus, Scott Cash
Billion Stars - Marcel Preston, Scott Mason


Rock Song of The Year

Can't Stop Now Feat. Manafest - All Above Me - Guiller Contreras
To War - Rob Berg
Trust in You - Chris Bray
Voice Within - Gerry Manus
House Of Cards - Manafest


Seasonal Song of The Year

Hallelujah for The Cross - Drew Brown
Let Beauty Awake - Music by Steve Bell, Lyrics by Robert Louis Stevenson, Steve Bell, NT Wright
Now and Eternity - Tina Michele Weidelich
Our Light Has Come - Christcity Worship
Divine Messiah - Drew Brown
Gloria - Jon Buller and Raquel Cole


Urban / Rap Song of The Year

Pressure - Landry
The Art Of Knowing - Scribe Music
Lift My Eyes - ADDITION
More Than a Dream - Robert A Hawkins
Take Me Home To Fields Of Gold - Gerry Manus, Steven Houle, Juliet Wolfel


Folk Album of The Year

An Intimate Adventure - Rob Berg
Where the Good Way Lies - Steve Bell
Orbits - Keith Kitchen
The Maiden: Songs from Beyond the Chapel - Fraser Campbell
Plum Coulee, My Home - Rosemary & The Sweet Sound Revival
Homecoming - Drew Brown


Francophone Album of The Year

Heritage Cantiques & Hymnes Vol. 4 - Sebastian Demrey & Jimmy Lahaie
Ta Gloire - Monique Dupuis
Rendez-Vous - Emilie Charette


Gospel Album of The Year

I'm So Thankful - Carl Crane
Carols Live: Kings and Queens - Gt Music
Eternally Grateful - Warren Dean Flandez
Faithful God - Deborah Dworshipper
Labour Of love - Marcus Mosely Featuring the Marcus Mosely Chorale


Inspirational Album of The Year

Orbits - Keith Kitchen
Homecoming - Trev and Trin
Eternally Grateful - Warren Dean Flandez
Reverse - Greg Sykes
Joy in My Heart - Chris Bray


Instrumental Album of The Year

Love Never Fails - Jonathan Urie with Richard Cleland and Dianne Cole
Classical Music - Malichi Male
Hymns for The Seasons - Steve Wingfield


International Album of The Year

Let There Be Light - Hillsong Worship
Lifer - Mercyme
Unleashed - Skillet
Better Together - Gaither Vocal Band
The Very Next Thing - Casting Crowns


Jazz/Blues Album of The Year

Carols Live: Kings and Queens - Gt Music
The Dark Threads - Suzanne Vaartstra
Suite Jubilation - Johnny Summers


Pop Album of The Year

An Intimate Adventure - Rob Berg
Eternally Grateful - Warren Dean Flandez
Inside Out - Andrea Joy
Everything Everywhere - Mere Messengers
Something To Say - Andrew Abbott


The PraiseCharts Praise & Worship Album of The Year

Uprising - Informants
Constant - Andrew Marcus
Lion|Lamb - Joshua Leventhal
Everything Comes Alive - Catch the Fire Toronto
Rococo - The Royal Royal
Benediction (Live) - The City Harmonic
The Ascent, Vol. 1 - Ben Cantelon


Rock Album of The Year

A Voice in The Wilderness Vol. 1 - David Vaters
Stones - Manafest
Air for Free - Relient K
Uprising - Informants
Letters from The Wasteland - Crown for Ashes


Seasonal Album of The Year

Carols Live: Kings and Queens - Gt Music
All Is Calm: Christmas With Maureen Haworth - Maureen Haworth
Making Spirits Bright Vol 2 - North Langley Community Church/Cory Alstad
Come and See the King - Christcity Worship
O Night Divine - Drew Brown


Southern Gospel / Country Album of The Year

Forgiven - Potters Clay Quartet
Passin' The Faith - The Master's Four
A Voice in The Wilderness Vol. 1 - David Vaters
Plum Coulee, My Home - Rosemary & The Sweet Sound Revival
The Good Life - Prairie Joe


Urban / Rap Album of The Year

Lift My Eyes - ADDITION
Eternally Grateful - Warren Dean Flandez
Keys To The City - Scribe Music


The Joy Radio Artist of The Year

Jaylene Johnson
Matt Maher
Steve Bell
The Color
The Royal Royal
Tim Neufeld


Collaboration of The Year

Where the Good Way Lies - Steve Bell, Fresh IE, Co-Co Ray Stevenson
O Canada - Christian Artists for Canada 150
Lost Lover - The Arctic Feat. Coalmont
Can't Stop Now - All Above Me - Manafest
Original Composition Featuring/By Johnny Summers -  Johnny Summers, Calgary Jazz Orchestra, New West Symphony Chorus, Dee Daniels and Vincent Gardner


The Joy Radio Female Vocalist of The Year

Brooke Nicholls
Jamie Snider
Jaylene Johnson
Jenny Fehr
Rika Siewert
Ruth Preston


The Joy Radio Male Vocalist of The Year

Greg Sykes
Jordan Janzen
Keith Kitchen
Steve Bell
Tim Neufeld


The Food For The Hungry Canada Group of The Year

Informants
The City Harmonic
The Color
The Royal Royal
Thousand Foot Krutch
Tim & The Glory Boys


New Artist of The Year

All Above Me
Brooke Nicholls
Catch the Fire Toronto
Joshua Leventhal
Mychurch Music
Prairie Joe


Producer of The Year

Andrew Horrocks
Drew Brown
Ryan Mcallister
Sebastian Demrey
Dale Penner


CD/DVD Artwork Design

Orbits - Keith Kitchen - Brent & Caroline Flink - "Flink Creative"
The Maiden: Songs from Beyond the Chapel - Fraser Campbell, Justine Mchale, Cadence Campbell
Dreams and Visions - Christcity Worship - Mark Steinbrenner
Plum Coulee, My Home -Rosemary & The Sweet Sound Revival -  Motiontide Media
All Is Calm: Christmas With Maureen Haworth - Ron Mahonin/Maureen Haworth
Who Am I - Darin Martin - Dave Fretz


Video of The Year

Reverse - Greg Sykes
Everything Comes Alive - Catch the Fire Toronto
O Canada - Christian Artists for Canada 150
Good Life - Sky Terminal
Let Praise Break Forth - Catch the Fire Music Ft. Ruth & Marcel Preston

Recorded Song of The Year

Where the Good Way Lies - Steve Bell, Fresh IE, Co-Co Ray Stevenson
Reverse - Greg Sykes
The Light in Us - Jon Bauer
Hollow Grave - Informants
Surprise - The Color
May Thy Will - Tim Neufeld & The Glory Boys


The Joy RadioSong of The Year

The Light in Us - Jon Bauer and Rusty Varenkamp
Love Is Our Way - Steve Bell, David Widdicombe
Bridges - Luke Langman
Hollow Grave - Joshua Parmiter, Pete Mol, Christian Victory
Surprise - James Shiels, Jordan Janzen, Bryan Fowler
Keeper Of The Fire - Keith Kitchen
Overhead Projector - Tim Neufeld & Ryan Mcallister


Album of The Year

Where the Good Way Lies - Steve Bell
Stones - Manafest
Rococo - The Royal Royal
Benediction (Live) - The City Harmonic
Hootenanny! - Tim Neufeld & The Glory Boys