The Christian rock group Switchfoot won artist of the year at Wednesday's Gospel Music Assn. awards show, one of four honors bestowed on the band during the night. It also won best rock or contemporary recorded song for "Dare You to Move" as well as the short- and long-form music video awards.
The Crabb family also won four Dove Awards -- for Southern gospel recorded song ("He Came Looking for Me"), country recorded song ("Forever"), traditional gospel recorded song ("Through the Fire"), and Southern gospel album ("Driven").
Casting Crowns won three awards -- group of the year, pop/contemporary recorded song ("Who Am I"), and inspirational recorded song ("Voice of Truth") -- while lead singer and songwriter Mark Hall won individual honors for song of the year and songwriter of the year.