Oaks Get Dove Nominations

The Oak Ridge Boys are among Dove Award nominees for country recorded song of the year and country album of the year. The quartet’s “Write Your Name Across My Heart” is up for country song. Also nominated: “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” Dave Moody; “Come Spring,” Jessica King; “Goin’ Away Party,” Jeff & Shari Easter; “I See,” Lord Song; and “Thank God for the Preacher,” Mike Bowling. Album nominees include: From the Heart, The Oak Ridge Boys; God Is Love: The Gospel Sessions, Ann-Margret, James Blackwood, The Jordanaires and The Light Crust Doughboys; Inspired, Lulu Roman; It Feels Like Christmas Again, Jeff & Shari Easter; and My Gospel Hymnal, Susie Luchsinger. Steven Curtis Chapman is up for eight awards including artist of the year. The Gospel Music Association will hand out its Dove Awards April 25 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 01/23/02