Colton Dixon Nominated for 3 Dove Awards

American Idol season 11 alum Colton Dixon has been nominated for 3 Dove awards, including the fan voted New Artist of the Year, Rock/Contemporary Rock Song for “Never Gone” and Rock/Contemporary Album for A Messenger.

Season 5 alum, Mandisa is part of a group nominated in the Special Event Album category for Jesus, Firm Foundation: Hymns of Worship.

The nominations for the 44th Annual Dove Awards were announced this morning in Nashville. The awards will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University and will be broadcast on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8/7c ET on the UP! Television Network.

Check out the FULL LIST of nominees HERE. For more information on voting, check out the Dove Awards website.

Via Billboard

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