Celebration events for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards kicked off on Sunday, October 13th with three gatherings throughout the city including a Writer’s Night at the famed Bluebird Cafe, a Homecoming Gospel Concert at Tennessee State University and a Music City Celebration at the historic Ryman Auditorium. The latter featured performances by David Phelps, Point of Grace, Travis Cottrell, TaRanda Greene, Cana’s Voice and a massive 300 voice choir. The American Festival Choir is composed of vocalists from eight churches across five states. You can see the setlist with photos below.
Travis Cottrell: “Excellent” with TaRanda Greene, “So Glad,” “Creation Sings,” “The Reason,” “Who Can Satisfy,” “Glorious Day,” “In Christ Alone” and “What A Beautiful Name” with TaRanda Greene
TaRanda Greene: “Excellent” with Travis Cottrell, “Shackless (Praise You),” “Hallelujah, Praise the Lamb,” “It Is Well,” “Highway To Heaven,” and “What A Beautiful Name” with Travis Cottrell
Cana’s Voice: “All My Reasons,” “Jesus Never Fails,” and “I Won’t Go Back”
The evening concluded with a finale featuring the choir and all artists joining together for “How Great Thou Art.”