Big Daddy Weave, Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Danny Gokey, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, Natalie Grant, MercyMe, Ryan Stevenson and Zach Williams up for two awards each
for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle and TobyMac topped the nominations for this year’s fan-voted K-LOVE Fan Awards, honored in three categories each, including the top award of Artist of the Year. Big Daddy Weave, Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Danny Gokey, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, Ryan Stevenson and Zach Williams received two nominations each. The 5th annual K-LOVE Fan Awards will return to the historic Grand Ole Opry House on May 28th. Each category’s honorees were chosen by fans, who will also select each winner with voting opening on May 1st. Hosting duo Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West along with many K-LOVE artists announced each of the nominees in each category earlier today via K-LOVE Radio’s Facebook LIVE.
Male Artist of the Year
Chris Tomlin Crowder Danny Gokey Jeremy Camp Matthew West TobyMac
Female Artist of the Year
Francesca Battistelli Hillary Scott (Hillary Scott & The Scott Family) Lauren Daigle Meredith Andrews Natalie Grant Nichole Nordeman
Group/Duo of the Year
Big Daddy Weave Casting Crowns for KING & COUNTRY MercyMe NEEDTOBREATHE Skillet
Artist of the Year
Chris Tomlin Danny Gokey for KING & COUNTRY Lauren Daigle MercyMe TobyMac
Worship Song of the Year
Big Daddy Weave “The Lion and the Lamb” Crowder “My Victory” Jesus Culture “Fierce” Natalie Grant “King of the World” One Sonic Society “Great Are You Lord” Phil Wickham “Your Love Awakens Me”
Song of the Year
for KING & COUNTRY “Priceless” Hillary Scott & The Scott Family “Thy Will” Lauren Daigle “Trust In You” Ryan Stevenson “Eye of the Storm” TobyMac “Move (Keep Walkin’)” Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”
7eventh Time Down “God Is On The Move” Love & The Outcome “The God I Know” Ryan Stevenson “Eye of the Storm” We Are Messengers “Magnify” Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”
The fan experience driven weekend will kick off with a concert featuring MercyMe, Lauren Daigle, Danny Gokey and Zach Williams in Nashville on May 26. Coca-Cola Consolidated will once again serve as a presenting sponsor for the 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards. For the information on attending the weekend, visit www.KLOVEFanAwards.com.