Tuesday, July 29, 2014

45th Annual GMA Dove Awards Set To Take Center Stage In Nashville, TN October 7, 2014

Attention to All: Gospel Music followers, connoisseurs and avid lovers of this cherished music can now purchase tickets o-line for the 45th Annual GMA DOVE Awards. “Music City USA “is the place to be on October 7, 2014 for the actual awards celebration.  October 7th falls on a Tuesday, but that will not lessen the impact and overflow of attendees expected at the event. 
With a production of this magnitude there can be many questions and valid concerns ranging from venue information to credentialing for working Media, and more.  With key information gathered from the GMA Dove Awards site, sharing the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section, to provide more clarity for all interested planners.
Frequently Asked Questions for the GMA Dove Awards:
Q.When are the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards?
A. The Dove Awards are held at Nashville’s Allen Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.
Q. How many GMA Dove Awards categories are there, and what are the categories?
A. Dove Awards are given out in the following 42 categories found here.
Q. How do I find out the nominees for the 45th Annual Dove Awards?
A. Nominees will be announced at the Dove Awards Press Conference held on Wed, August 13 in Nashville, TN.  The announcements will be streamed live on www.HearitFirst.com
Q. Is the public able to purchase tickets to the GMA Dove Awards?
A. Yes, tickets are currently available!  Click here to purchase online.
Q. What is the attire for the GMA Dove Awards?
A. Business/Formal attire is encouraged.
Q. Is there an age limit for children attending the show?
A. Children under the age of 5 years old are not permitted. Minors under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Q. What is the latest I can arrive to the Allen Arena?
Venue doors close at 6:15 PM/Central. Due to the nature of television, it is important for guests to be in place before the show begins at 6:30 PM in Nashville.
Q. Is there accessible seating available?
A. Yes. The Allen Arena is ADA compliant. Be sure to specify your seating requirements when purchasing tickets.
Additional Information: The GMA Dove Awards is Gospel music's biggest night of the year, featuring top artists from the many different genres of Gospel and Christian music. The event will be an evening of music and celebration held at Allen Arena on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.
For questions regarding GMA Dove Ticket Policy and other concerns, please contact the GMA office at service@gospelmusic.org. They ask that you please allow them up to 3 business days for response.
TICKET Information:
Ticket purchases for the GMA Dove Awards are final. We are unable to offer refunds or exchanges.
Tickets will be available for pick up at the Allen Arena starting Monday, October 6, 2014, at 10:00am.
All questions about seating please call the Lipscomb University box office at Allen Arena at (615) 966-7075. Hours of operation are typically Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. The "Ticket Purchaser" (indicated when ordering your tickets) must present a photo ID upon arrival at the box office in order to claim tickets.
SEATING Arrangement Information:
Due to the specific requirements of producing a live event, ALL seating assignments are subject to change until the night of the show. Ultimately, GMA and the production company for the live show will do their best to accommodate all needs and requirements and will assign seats accordingly.

*Artist and GMA Dove Award Images: Colton Dixon and Tamela Mann, both courtesy of GMA Dove Awards

Tickets can be purchased Official Website for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards: