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Welcome to the beginning of the GCMA 2023 awards year.  Nominations are open from October 15th through December 29th.  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 3rd - 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. Gospel/Religious Stage Play of the Year

  13. Group/Duo of the Year

  14. Independent Broadcast Network of the Year

  15. Instrumental Artist of the Year

  16. International Female Artist/Vocalist of the Year

  17. International Male Artist/Vocalist of the Year

  18. International Song of the Year

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

  20. MC/Worship Leader of the Year

  21. Mime Ministry of the Year

  22. Minister of Music of the Year 

  23. Praise & Worship Leader/Team of the Year

  24. Praise Dance Ministry of the Year

  25. Quartet Artist of the Year

  26. Radio Announcer of the Year

  27. Rap/Hip Hop Artist of the Year

  28. Song of the Year

  29. Spoken Word/Comedian/Poetry Artist of the Year

  30. Urban Inspirational Artist of the Year

  31. Video Project of the Year

  32. 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. 

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