Singer-songwriter Matt Redman leads Dove Awards with 6 wins - WKRN News 2

Singer-songwriter Matt Redman leads Dove Awards with 6 wins

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

The 44th annual Dove Awards took place at Lipscomb University Tuesday night, celebrating those who have made strides in Christian music.

Singer-songwriter Matt Redman won a leading six trophies, while TobyMac was named Artist of the Year.

Redman used his song "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)" to rule the Gospel Music Association's annual awards, winning Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year.

It was TobyMac's second artist of the year award on his seventh nomination in the category and his first since 2008.

He won a total of four awards to bring his career total to 18.

Other top winners included Chris Tomlin, Tasha Cobbs and Jason Crabb with three apiece; and Lecrae and Tamela Mann with two each.

Kirk Franklin and Amy Grant hosted the awards, which will air Monday at 7 p.m. local time on UP TV.

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