Nashville, Tenn. (October 15, 2013) – Hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin, the awards were held at Allen Arena on the campus of David Lipscomb University. Look for the show to air Monday, October 21 on UP at 8 PM ET. “We all run the race and it’s tough, so we need a night of encouragement,” Grant said.
The evening included performances from Lecrae, Amy Grant, Tamela Mann, Big Daddy Weave, Colton Dixon, Rhett Walker Band, for King & Country, Tasha Cobbs and NEEDTOBREATHE, who closed the evening. There were also special tributes. Karen Peck, the Isaacs, Daily & Vincent and Signature Sound paid homage to Bill Gaither by performing his classic “He Touched Me.” Michael W. Smith and the Newsboys saluted famed evangelist Billy Graham, who turns 95 next month.
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