The nominations for the Christian music awards were announced on Wednesday (21Aug13).
Steven Curtis Chapman was among the major nominees, picking up nods for Christmas Album of the Year for Joy and Bluegrass Album of the Year for Deep Roots, while country music veterans the Oak Ridge Boys landed nominations in the Bluegrass Song of the Year, Country Song of the Year and Country Album of the Year categories.
Grammy Award-nominated Christian singer Francesca Battistelli is a new mum after giving birth to a baby girl on Tuesday (03Jul12).
The beauty and her husband Matthew Goodwin welcomed Audrey Jane at their Atlanta, Georgia home and then travelled to a nearby hospital as a precautionary measure.
The newborn is the couple's second child - Matthew Elijah was born last year (11).
Battistelli, 27, wed percussionist Goodwin in Nashville, Tennessee in 2009.
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Gospel star Francesca Battistelli was "on cloud nine" after winning three trophies at the 2011 Dove Awards, including the coveted Artist of the Year prize.
The 25-year-old singer saw off competition from artists including Chris Tomlin, TobyMac, Jason Crabb and Natalie Grant to scoop the accolade. Battistelli also took home Best Female Vocalist and Pop-Contemporary Recorded Song for Beautiful, Beautiful.
Battistelli was bowled over by her prizes, insisting, "I'm on cloud nine right now. I'm standing here... speechless. This is totally humbling."
Chris August was another big winner - he was crowned New Artist Of The Year and Best Male Vocalist and earned another award for pop-contemporary album, while Jason Crabb and the group Point of Grace also picked up three Doves each.
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