Nominees for the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards were announced today, with Anne Wilson, Casting Crowns, for KING & COUNTRY, Katy Nichole, Maverick City Music, TobyMac and Zach Williams all leading with three nominations each; CAIN, Crowder, Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson, Tasha Layton and Zach Williams followed with two each. A brand new category honoring the Podcast of the Year has been added to the ballot this year, and fans are now able to begin voting for their favorites here – a full list of nominees is below.
The biggest fan weekend in Christian music will take place May 27-29 in Nashville, with a kick-off concert Friday at 7pm, followed by an emerging artist’s showcase and songwriter’s showcase on Saturday, and the annual Sunday morning worship service, all at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
Nashville’s iconic OPRY will welcome the Fan Awards on May 29, hosted by ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year Matthew West and ten-time GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells, airing on TBN June 3rd (airing back to back at both 8pm and 10pm ET). Coca-Cola Consolidated is once again sponsoring the show. For all updates on the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards and weekend events, stay tuned to www.klovefanawards.com, and for information on the broadcast, please visit TBN.org.
2022 KFA Nominees
Male Artist of the Year- Crowder Danny Gokey Matthew West Tauren Wells TobyMac Zach Williams
Female Artist of the Year- Anne Wilson Blanca CeCe Winans Katy Nichole Riley Clemmons Tasha Layton
Group/Duo of the Year- CAIN Casting Crowns Elevation Worship for KING & COUNTRY Maverick City Music MercyMe
Artist of the Year – Casting Crowns Crowder for KING & COUNTRY Maverick City Music TobyMac Zach Williams
Song of the Year- Anne Wilson – “My Jesus” Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson – “Too Good To Not Believe” CAIN – “The Commission” Casting Crowns – “Scars In Heaven” for KING & COUNTRY – “For God Is With Us” TobyMac – “Promised Land”
Breakout Single- Anne Wilson – “My Jesus” Dante Bowe – “Joyful” Jon Reddick – “God Turn It Around” Jordan St. Cyr “- Weary Traveler” Katy Nichole – “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)” Tasha Layton – “Look What You’ve Done”
Worship Song of the Year- Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson – “Too Good To Not Believe” Chris Tomlin feat. Thomas Rhett & Florida Georgia Line – “Thank You Lord” Elevation Worship – “RATTLE!” Katy Nichole – “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)” Maverick City Music – “Promises” Phil Wickham – “House Of The Lord”
Film & Television Impact American Underdog Blue Miracle The Case For Heaven The Jesus Music Journey with Jesus
Book Impact Jennie Allen – “Find Your People” Louie Giglio – “Don’t Give The Enemy A Seat At Your Table” Michael W. Smith – “The Way Of The Father” Michael Todd – “Crazy Faith” Shannon Bream – “The Women Of The Bible Speak”
Podcast of the Year Annie F. Downs – “That Sounds Fun” Christine Caine – “Equip and Empower” Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast John Cooper – “Cooper Stuff” Lisa Harper’s – “Back Porch Theology” Sadie Robertson Huff – “Whoa That’s Good”