The following Dove Awards were claimed by Southern Gospel artists during the October 11, 2016 Dove Awards ceremony in Nashville.
Southern Gospel Artist of the Year — Karen Peck & New River (pictured above)
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year — “I Am Blessed,” recorded by Karen Peck & New River. Writers: Karen Peck Gooch, Kenna Turner West, Michael Farren
Country Recorded Song of the Year — “Small Town Someone,” recorded by Jeff & Sheri Easter. Writers: Sheri Easter, Kenna Turner West, Jason Cox
Southern Gospel Album of the Year — “Still,” recorded by The Booth Brothers. Producers: Jason Webb, Lari Goss, Ronnie Booth, Michael Booth, Jim Brady
Bluegrass/Country Album of the Year — “Small Town, Celebrating 30 Years of Music & Marriage,” recorded by Jeff & Sheri Easter. Producers: Madison Easter, Greg Cole, Jeff & Sheri Easter
Choral Collection of the Year — Southern Gospel Songs (10 New, Emerging and Classic Hits for Southern Gospel Choir). Arranger and orchestrator Marty Hamby
Special Event Album of the Year — We Will Stand, produced by Gaither Music Group/CCM United