Many Surprising and Not-So-Surprising Winners for Dove Awards 2012

The 2012 Dove Awards was held Thursday in Atlanta's Fox Theatre. The night was filled with great performances and some surprising and not-so-surprising wins.

The night opened with a tribute to the late great Whitney Houston, which brought together 4 unique artists. R&B legend Angie Stone, Yolanda Adams, Crystal Lewis, and Karen Peck sung Houston's "I Go To The Rock," from her 1996 movie, "The Preacher's Wife."

The Dove Awards will air on gmc April 24th but you don't have to wait until then to see who took home what. Take a look at the winners below!