WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS To Hold First-Ever Event Feb. 2
JUCE TV to be the epicenter of the industry’s most groundbreaking honors in Nashville area
NASHVILLE , Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2017) — The WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS has had a fifth year for the record books, and its unprecedented momentum continues with the announcement of its first-ever live awards event, to be held Thursday, Feb. 2 at the JUCE TV studios in the Nashville area.
Made possible by the awards’ partnership between industry leading Christian music website NewReleaseToday (http://www.newreleasetoday.com) and Trinity Broadcasting Network’s JUCE TV (http://www.jucetv.com), the 90-minute event will be a focal point for a number of nominees and other Christian music artists.
The program will be hosted by Provident Label Group recording artist Tim Timmons. Confirmed performers include Phil Joel and Zealand Worship, Ginny Owens, B.Reith, Bizzle, The Gray Havens, Matthew Parker and Spencer Kane, among others. Presenters include Derek Minor, Beckah Shae, Chris Sligh, David Thulin and Thi’sl.
“As the leader and only 24/7 youth oriented TV Network serving the faith community, JUCE TV is pleased to partner with the largest Christian entertainment site online, NewReleaseToday, to celebrate one of the many things we have in common–a love for Christian Music,” explained Mark McCallie, Operations Manager and Program Director, JUCE TV.
While there will be some live award presentations, the show is designed to be a celebration of the current state of Christian music, complete with mash-up medleys, exclusive collaborations and more.
“We have always dreamed of an actual awards show for this event, and we couldn’t be more excited to partner with JUCE TV for an experience unlike anything the industry has seen before,” said NewReleaseToday President and Founder, Kevin McNeese. “The programming and focus of this show will show once again why the WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS is different and groundbreaking.”
The announcement of the awards show caps a monumental year for the WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS, as fans shattered previous participation records by generating more than 92,000 votes. For reference, fans cast just over 120,000 votes in the first four years of the honors combined.
“We are amazed at how the fans have responded this year, “ McNeese added. “We see it both as a validation of the concept of the WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS, and as a testament to artists’ ability to rally their enthusiastic fanbases. We’re humbled and heartened that artists and fans have participated at such a high level.”
The WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS show will take place starting at 7 p.m. CST in front of a live studio audience at Trinity Music City U.S.A.,1 Music Village Blvd., in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Doors open at 6 p.m. and admission is free, as is parking. Find out more by visiting http://www.trinitymusiccity.com.
To learn more about the WE LOVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS, view the full list of nominees and find out when the awards show will be airing at http://www.weloveawards.com.
NewReleaseToday [NRT] launched in August 2002 and has become the largest Christian music and media site online, offering the most complete and up-to-date info on faith-based arts and entertainment. From album release dates to exclusive interviews to world premieres and Christian music news, NRT has become the go-to place for what’s new in Christian music, and boasts more than 150,000 registered users as part of its NRTeam Community. NRT also has spawned the NRT Radio Network with five unique stations featuring dance/electronic, worship, rap/urban and more.
About JUCE TV
JUCE TV is a faith-friendly national entertainment TV network designed to appeal to the 14-29 age group. JUCE TV has a wide range of programs and specials from feature length movies to action sports, reality shows, concerts, live events, and much more. JUCE TV is available in up to 50 million U.S. households each day via AT&T U-verse (channel 570), Dish Network (GEB America Channel 363), DirecTV(KTV channel 264), over the air broadcast, dozens of regional cable providers, and live streaming on both its website (http://www.jucetv.com) and its app for tablets and smartphones.