Six Covenant Awards for The Color, Fresh I.E.

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The Color and Fresh I.E. were big winners at this year's Covenant Awards. The awards, which celebrate best in Canadian Christian music, were handed out on November 7 during GMA (Gospel Music Association) Canada Week in Burlington, ON.

Rock outfit The Color landed three awards including New Artist of the Year, Hard Rock/Alternative Song of the Year for "Alive", and CD/Artwork Design of the Year for the band's self-titled album.

Rapper Fresh I.E. also picked up three awards at the 2012 gala, for Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for City of Worship, Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year for "God of This City", and Urban/R&B/Soul Album of the Year for Beautiful Disaster.

Manitoba acts had a dozen chances to win at the Covenant Awards this year, including nods for pop songstress Jodi King, singer/songwriter Barbara Joy, and adult contemporary artist Amanda Stott.

Visit the Gospel Music Association's website for a complete list of winners.

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