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K-LOVE Fan Awards Coming To Nashville

By May 20, 2021News

Nashville, TN… May 17, 2021 – The biggest weekend in Christian music is back – live and in person, May 28-30 in Nashville, anchored by the K-LOVE Fan Awards. On Friday, May 28, a kick-off concert will commence the fan-focused weekend, the first in Nashville since March 2020, followed by a songwriter’s showcase, worship service and more – all at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry House will once again welcome the star-studded fan awards show on May 30, with Matthew West hosting and airing on TBN on June 4 (8pm and 10pm eastern). Coca-Cola Consolidated is sponsoring the show for the fourth consecutive year. For all updates on the 2021 K-LOVE Fan Awards and weekend events, stay tuned to, and for information on the broadcast, please visit

Nominees for the K-LOVE Fan Awards were announced today, with newcomers Maverick City Music leading with four, including Group of the Year, Artist of the Year, Breakout Single of the Year and Worship Song of the Year. for KING & COUNTRY, TobyMac and Zach Williams followed with three nominations each. Fans nationwide are now able to begin voting for their favorites – a full list of nominees is following:

2021 K-LOVE Fan Awards / Final Nominees:

Male Artist of the Year

  • Crowder
  • Danny Gokey
  • Matthew West
  • Tauren Wells
  • TobyMac
  • Zach Williams

Female Artist of the Year

  • Kari Jobe
  • Lauren Daigle
  • Leanna Crawford
  • Mandisa
  • Natalie Grant
  • Riley Clemmons

Group of the Year

  • Casting Crowns
  • Elevation Worship
  • for KING & COUNTRY
  • Maverick City Music
  • MercyMe
  • We The Kingdom

Breakout Single

  • Andrew Ripp “Jericho”
  • CAIN “Rise Up”
  • Evvie McKinney “Look No Further”
  • Maverick City Music “Man Of Your Word”
  • We The Kingdom “Child of Love” (feat. Bear Rinehart of NEEDTOBREATHE)

Worship Song of the Year

  • Chris Tomlin feat. Lady A “Who You Are To Me”
  • Cory Asbury “The Father’s House”
  • Maverick City Music “Man of Your Word”
  • Michael W. Smith “Waymaker”
  • Phil Wickham “Battle Belongs”
  • Tauren Wells feat. Jenn Johnson “Famous For (I Believe)”

Song of the Year

  • Crowder “Good God Almighty”
  • Elevation Worship & Brandon Lake “Graves Into Gardens”
  • for KING & COUNTRY, Tori Kelly & Kirk Franklin “Together”
  • Kari Jobe “The Blessing” (feat. Cody Carnes)
  • TobyMac “Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)”
  • Zach Williams & Dolly Parton “There Was Jesus”

Artist of the Year

  • Elevation Worship
  • for KING & COUNTRY
  • Lauren Daigle
  • Maverick City Music
  • TobyMac
  • Zach Williams

Film & Television Impact

  • A Week Away
  • Church People
  • The Chosen
  • I Am Patrick
  • I Still Believe

Book Impact

  • Annie F.Downs “That Sounds Fun”
  • Bob Goff “Dream Big”
  • John L. Cooper “Awake & Alive To Truth”
  • Lecrae “I Am Restored”