The Afters Plan for New 'Blow-Away' Album

The Afters, winner of last year’s New Artist of the Year at the GMA’s Music Awards, are planning a follow-up album to “I Wish We All Could Win.”

"We're going into the studio this month to work on the new Album!” the band stated on their website. This is the year of a new Afters album! We are really excited about the songs we have written and cannot wait for you to hear them! This album is going to blow away anything we've ever done!"

A release date is yet to be announced.

Meanwhile, the Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that the 38th
Annual GMA Dove Awards will be presented on April 25, 2007 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.

The event will be hosted by Dove Award-winning artists Natalie Grant, Brian Littrell, and Donnie McClurkin.

ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox broadcast affiliates in Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Cleveland, New Orleans and Nashville are among the more than 50 television stations that have already scheduled for the 2007 broadcast of the GMA Dove Awards.