ATLANTA, GA. â€“ Multi-platinum-selling performer and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe has been on a roll since the release of his album, circles. From a chart topping single to features on some of this yearâ€™s biggest songs, Dante has been part of some of 2021â€™s most exciting musical moments. Today, that all comes to a head with three DOVE Award nominations, his first as a solo artist. Dante is nominated as New Artist of the Year, Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for â€˜joyfulâ€™ and Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year for â€œVoice of God.â€ In addition to those solo nominations Dante is also nominated for Worship Album of the Year twice as part of Bethel Musicâ€™s Revivalâ€™s in the Air and Elevation Worship/Maverick City Musicâ€™s Old Church Basement. The 52 GMA DOVE Awards will take place on October 19, 2021, and will air October 22 on TBN.
â€œEvery nomination is a result of my family and friendsâ€ says Dante. â€œThey inspire everything I do. Iâ€™m grateful. Grateful for them. Grateful to be nominated. Grateful for whatâ€™s to come.â€
Earlier this year, Dante released his sophomore album and Bethel Music label debut, circles. The incredibly personal album quickly shot to the top of the charts, debuting at No. 7 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. The lead single, â€˜joyful,â€™ reached No. 2 on Billboardâ€™s Gospel Digital Song Sales and No. 3 on Hot Gospel Songs, making it the highest solo charting position of his career. The follow up single, â€˜family tree,â€™ premiered on BET marking his first televised debut. Later this summer Dante will join Chris Tomlin and Kari Jobe on tour with Bethel Music before heading out in the fall for a series of sold-out shows with Maverick City Music. For tickets and more information, click HERE for Chris Tomlin shows and HERE for shows with Maverick City Music.