David Mann (“Mr. Brown”) and Chonda Pierce Will Host 43rd GMA Dove Awards

David MannActor David Mann of Tyler Perry’s sitcom “Meet the Browns” and Christian
comedian Chonda (SHAHN’-duh) Pierce will share the stage for The Dove

Mann and Pierce will co-host the 43rd annual awards show, which will be
taped April 19 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta and aired on GMC on April

More than 1.5 million watched the awards show last year on GMC, formerly
known as the Gospel Music Channel. Pierce had several short comedy acts
that brought the crowd to laughter during the ceremony.

Mann is known for his role as LeRoy Brown in Perry’s plays, movies and
TV shows. He attended the Doves last year alongside his wife Tamala, an
actress and singer who won the traditional gospel album of the year.



GMA Dove Awards: http://www.doveawards.com/

SOURCE: The Associated Press