Arden, NC (Crossroads) February 22, 2011 – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has honored Crossroads Entertainment & Marketing artists with five Dove® Award nominations.

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver received a nomination for Bluegrass Album of the Year, for Light on my Feet, Ready to Fly (Horizon / Crossroads).

Ryan Seaton, whose The Stage is Bare project is distributed to retail and digital outlets by Crossroads Distribution, was nominated for Inspirational Album of the Year and Inspirational Song of the Year (for “I Feel a Song Coming On.”)

Two Vine Records artists, whose projects are also distributed through Crossroads Distribution, were received nominations. Janet Paschal was nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, and Lizzy Long & Little Roy Lewis’s song “Mountaintop,” from the album Straight From the Heart of Dixie, was nominated for Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year.

The nomination was announced in a February 16th press conference at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. The 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards Ceremony will be at the same venue, on April 20th. GMC will televise the show at 8:00 P.M. EST on April 24th, Resurrection Sunday.