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BRANDON HEATH CONTINUES ìMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEARî STREAK WITH DOVE AWARDS NOMINATIONS TODAY
Posted February 16, 2011

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BRANDON HEATH CONTINUES ìMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEARî STREAK WITH DOVE AWARDS NOMINATIONS TODAY

(Nashville, Tenn.) Feb. 16, 2011 ñ Christian musicís two-time, Dove-winning Male Vocalist of the Year, Brandon Heath is once again tapped in the coveted category with his nomination announced today from Atlanta, Ga., for the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards. Heath won the title in 2009 and 2010.
The Nashville native continues to have the biggest song in the land, as his fourth career No. 1 single ìYour Loveî remains No. 1 for a sixth week on Billboardís National Christian Audience chart.

The single is featured on Heathís chart-topping third studio release, Leaving Eden. The highly-acclaimed album released Jan. 18, debuted at No. 1 on Billboardís Top Current Contemporary Christian Chart and reached the No.1 position on iTunes Christian Albums chart.
Last month, Heath reached another career milestone as the digital sales of his previous 2009 Dove-winning Song of the Year hit ìGive Me Your Eyesî surpassed 500,000 and officially certified as a RIAA Gold digital single. Heath is currently on tour with GRAMMY Award winning artist TobyMac as part of the Winter Wonder Slam Tour. This spring, he headlines a month of shows with special guests Dave Barnes and Kristian Stanfill, and then joins MercyMe for an estimated 20 cities.
For tour dates, and to view Heathís new Leaving Eden video sessions, please visit www.brandonheath.net.
The 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards will be held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Ga. on Wednesday, April 20th. The awards show will be televised on GMC at 8:00p.m. ET/delayed PT on Easter Sunday, April 24th. GMC is the fastest-growing network in television and can be seen in 47 million homes on various cable systems around the country, on DIRECTV on channel 338 and on Verizon FiOS on channel 224.
About the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards
The GMA Dove Awards is Christian/Gospel musicís biggest night of the year, where top artists from every style of gospel music come together for a night of music and celebration as the GMA bestows the industry's highest honor -- the Dove Award.
About Brandon Heath:
Since his 2006 debut, Christian musicís beloved and twice honored Male Vocalist of the Year (2009 and 2010) Brandon Heath has won an Emmy Award, been nominated for two GRAMMYs, an American Music Award, and holds multiple GMA Dove Awards. The Nashville native was featured on the ìCBS Evening News with Katie Couric,î while also spotlighted in the Sunday edition of The New York Times as a GRAMMY-nominated newcomer ìthat shouldn't be allowed to slip through the cracks.î His soaring radio career includes four No.1 hits, ìYour Love,î ìIím Not Who I Was,î ìWait and Seeî and 2009ís GMA Dove-winning Song of the Year, ìGive Me Your Eyes.î Heath first began writing at age 13 and credits his hometownís legendary hotspot for songwriters, the Bluebird CafÈ, as the place he first experienced music that moved him.
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