30th Annual Midsouth Regional EMMY® Awards to be awarded on February 27
Memphis, Tenn. (February 22, 2016) – K-LOVE Radio Network along with Memphis Based Company John Sanders LLC has garnered distinguished EMMY® nominations in advance of this year’s 30th Annual Midsouth Regional EMMY® Awards, given by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Nominees will be honored during a live telecast from the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum on February 27, 2016. NATAS is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to fostering excellence in television. The academy has 19 chapters with 15,000 members nationwide. The Nashville/Midsouth Region encompasses the States of North Carolina (except Asheville) and Tennessee, and northern Alabama.
“John Sanders dreams big, I mean Everest BIG and it doesn’t stop there, he goes out there and makes it happen…..Boom!” shares seven-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac.
Among the nominations included is the K-LOVE Fan Awards, up for Special Event Coverage, Lighting and Set Design. The K-LOVE Fan Awards co-created by John Sanders, David Pierce (Chief Creative Officer for K-LOVE & Air 1 Radio) and Steve Strout will take place this year live from Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry on June 5 with Elisabeth Hasslebeck and Matthew West as co-hosts. Coca-Cola Consolidated is serving as the presenting sponsor of this year’s awards.
“We are honored with these nominations and it’s a pleasure to partner with K-LOVE in vision and creativity of this event, and to see it be totally embraced by Christian Music Fans nationwide as well as the Nashville music community!” says Sanders.
About John Sanders LLC:
Helmed by industry veteran John Sanders, EMMY® nominated John Sanders LLC includes the K-LOVE Fan Awards, Premier Experience, Camp Electric and Pro Lessons dot com. Operating from Memphis, Tenn., Sanders has served artists, entertainers and fans through such entities as the K-LOVE Fan Awards, K-LOVE Cruise, The Duck Dynasty Cruise, The Property Brothers Cruise, The Music Boat and more. Sanders co-owns the annual Camp Electric, providing unparalleled coaching for musicians ages 13-19.
About The K-LOVE Fan Awards:
The K-LOVE Fan Awards mission is to create a fan experience that celebrates and promotes artists, athletes, authors and entertainers who, with excellence, engage and impact popular culture for Jesus Christ. This year’s show will include co-hosts Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West. Coca-Cola Consolidated will be a presenting sponsor for the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards. CCBCC is the nation’s largest Coca-Cola bottler. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Coca-Cola Consolidated makes, sells and distributes Coca-Cola products along with other unique beverages, carrying more than 250 brands and selling more than 178 million cases in 2015. Previous hosts for the K-LOVE Fan Awards include Phil & Kay Robertson and Jase & Missy Robertson from A&E TV’s popular show “Duck Dynasty,” Candace Cameron Bure and Kirk Cameron. For more information visit www.KLOVEFanAwards.com. The K-LOVE Fan Awards is an EMMY® nominated John Sanders LLC/World Hope Event.
K-LOVE plays positive, encouraging contemporary Christian music with a message designed to draw people toward an authentic relationship with God while living out real life in the real world. The radio network has 446 signals in 47 states with an estimated weekly audience of over 14 million. Now with their Fan Awards, their mission is to create a unique and fun fan experience that celebrates and promotes artists, athletes, authors and entertainers, who, with excellence, engage and impact popular culture for Jesus Christ.
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