Welcome to the beginning of the GCMA 2023 awards year.  Nominations are open from October 15th through December 26th.  Only one (1) nomination is necessary to be considered for any selected categories.  Nomination forms must be fully  completed to be accepted.  Nominees will be notified between February 2nd - 5th, 2023. 
MUSIC AWARD CATEGORIES​
  1. CD Project of the Year

  2. Choir of the Year

  3. Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year

  4. Female Artist/Vocalist of the Year (USA)

  5. Gospel House Artist of The Year

  6. Gospel Jazz Artist of the Year

  7. Gospel/Religious Artist Manager of the Year

  8. Gospel/Religious DJ of the Year

  9. Gospel/Religious Producer of the Year

  10. Gospel/Religious Promoter of the Year

  11. Gospel/Religious Songwriter of the Year

  12. Group/Duo of the Year

  13. Independent Broadcast Network of the Year

  14. Instrumental Artist of the Year

  15. International Female Artist/Vocalist of the Year

  16. International Male Artist/Vocalist of the Year

  17. International Song of the Year

  18. Male Artist/Vocalist of the Year (USA)

  19. MC/Worship Leader of the Year

  20. Mime Ministry of the Year

  21. Minister of Music of the Year 

  22. Praise & Worship Leader/Team of the Year

  23. Praise Dance Ministry of the Year

  24. Quartet Artist of the Year

  25. Radio Announcer of the Year

  26. Rap/Hip Hop Artist of the Year

  27. Song of the Year

  28. Spoken Word/Poetry Artist of the Year

  29. Urban Inspirational Artist of the Year

  30. Video Project of the Year

  31. Virtual Talk Show of the Year

PINNACLE AWARD CATEGORIES​

Duranice Pace "I'll Always Be Thankful" Award

 This philanthropic award is given to the community hero. Emphasis is placed on individuals or companies that bring change to their local community through humanitarian efforts.  Only ONE nomination is necessary to be considered for this award. 

Gospel Industry Award

This award is given to individuals who have made major contributions to the gospel music industry in their local community, state, nation, or around the world.  Only ONE nomination is necessary to be considered for this award.   

Humanitarian Award

This award is given to individuals who have made a significant impact in their local community, state, nation, or around the world through humanitarian efforts.  Only ONE nomination is necessary to be considered for this award. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given to individuals who have worked in ministry for forty (40) or more years, impacting their local community, state, nation, or around the world.  Only ONE nomination is necessary to be considered for this award.