Published On: Tue, May 10th, 2016

2016 K-Love Fan Award nominations announced, TobyMac, for King & Country earn 4 each

K-LOVE revealed the nominees for the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards on their official Facebook page. Nominations were unveiled through video messages, every hour, to over two million followers. K-LOVE will bring the fourth annual K-LOVE Fan Awards to the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville live on June 5. Immediately opening to fans everywhere, voting will remain available to the public until May 31, at midnight EST. Every person who votes for the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards will be entered into a contest to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. for the Grand Opening of Museum of the Bible in November 2017. To vote for your favorite nominees, visitklovefanawards.com/vote.

For King & Country on stage at Winter Jam 2016 in Tampa photo/ Brandon Jones

For King & Country on stage at Winter Jam 2016 in Tampa photo/ Brandon Jones

for KING & COUNTRY and TobyMac lead the K-LOVE Fan Awards with four nominations, followed by Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Lauren Daigle, Danny Gokey and Newsboys with three. Nominees in the distinguished category of Artist of the Year include Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle, Newsboys and TobyMac.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West are set to host the event, the only fan-voted award show in the industry. Sponsored by Coca-Cola Consolidated, the Regional EMMY® winning awards show will kick off with the Ultimate Experience Weekend on Friday, June 3.

For the latest updates on the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards, visit klovefanawards.com.

TobyMac This is not a test album cover2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards Nominees

Male Artist of the Year
Chris Tomlin
Danny Gokey
Jeremy Camp
Matthew West


Blanca photo/Adam Mowery

Blanca photo/Adam Mowery

Female Artist of the Year
Francesca Battistelli
Kari Jobe
Lauren Daigle
Natalie Grant

Group/Duo of the Year
Big Daddy Weave
Casting Crowns
Hillsong UNITED

Casting Crowns, photo: Come to the Well album promo pic

Casting Crowns, photo: Come to the Well album promo pic

David Crowder 2016 performing My Victory Passion band

David Crowder 2016 performing My Victory Passion band

Artist of the Year
Casting Crowns
Chris Tomlin
Lauren Daigle

Best Live Show
Rend Collective

Worship Song of the Year
Crowder “Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)”
Francesca Battistelli “Holy Spirit”
Hillsong UNITED “Touch The Sky”
Jeremy Camp “Same Power”
Kari Jobe “Forever”
Passion “Even So Come” featuring Kristian Stanfill

Song of the Year
Casting Crowns “Just Be Held”
Chris Tomlin “Good Good Father”
for KING & COUNTRY “Shoulders”
Lauren Daigle “First”
MercyMe “Flawless”
TobyMac “Feel It” featuring Mr. TalkBox

Stars Go Dim

Stars Go Dim

Breakout Single
Danny Gokey “Tell Your Heart To Beat Again”
Finding Favour “Cast My Cares”
Jordan Feliz “The River”
Stars Go Dim “You Are Loved”
Unspoken “Call It Grace”

Best Lyric
Big Daddy Weave “My Story”
Danny Gokey “Tell Your Heart To Beat Again”
Matt Maher “Deliverer”
Matthew West “Grace Wins”
Plumb “Exhale”

Sports Impact
Adam LaRoche
Dayton Moore
Mark Richt
Sylvia Hatchell

woodlawn-posterFilm/Television Impact

God’s Not Dead 2
Miracles From Heaven
War Room

Book Impact
Annie F. Downs “Looking For Lovely”
Gary Thomas “Sacred Marriage”
Jen Hatmaker “For The Love”
Rebekah Lyons “Freefall To Fly”
Ruth Soukup “Unstuffed”

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