K-LOVE Announces Fan Awards Nominees
March 4, 2014 at 10:43 AM (PT)
At an exclusive press event this morning at the GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE in NASHVILLE, EDUCATIONAL MEDIA Contemporary Christian K-LOVE network announced the nominees for this year’s second annual K-LOVE FAN AWARDS. Check out the news conference in its entirety below (fast forward to 11:00 to get to the action).
On SUNDAY JUNE 1st, K-LOVE will once again bring the only fan-voted award show in Christian Music history to MUSIC CITY. K-LOVE is the leading Christian music network with over 13 million weekly listeners. The K-LOVE FAN AWARDS and ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE kick off on FRIDAY MAY 30th.
Among the attendees for today’s press conference were K-LOVE’s MIKE NOVAK and DAVID PIERCE, as well as artists MIKE DONOHEY (TENTH AVENUE NORTH), JAMIE GRACE, MICHAEL MCDOWELL (NASCAR), BART MILLARD (MERCYME), BRITT NICOLE, MICHAEL W. SMITH and MICHAEL TAIT (NEWSBOYS).
This year's K-LOVE FAN AWARDS will partner with WORLD HOPE to aid in the revival of the people of DETROIT. Every half a million votes cast for the award show will unlock a newly remodeled home for a family in need in DETROIT with a goal of two million votes awarding up to four homes total. Check out the REVIVAL OF DETROIT video.
Leading in the top category for K-LOVE ARTIST OF THE YEAR are TOBYMAC, CASTING CROWNS, MERCYME, CHRIS TOMLIN and MATTHEW WEST. Also revealed this morning was the first voting category for the FIRST CHRISTIAN ARTIST TO APPEAR ON A 7UP CAN. Other nominations to be announced at a later date are the FILM/TELEVISION IMPACT, BOOK IMPACT and SPORTS IMPACT awards.
Voting opens at 12a ET on MAY 1st and ends at 12a ET on SUNDAY JUNE 1st. Winners will be announced live at the awards show in the categories of music, sports, books and movies. Performers already slated are fan favorites such as TOBYMAC, STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN, THIRD DAY, CASTING CROWNS, NEWSBOYS and MERCYME, to name a few.
The event wrapped with a performance by ANTHEM LIGHTS, who performed a mashup of the K-LOVE SONG OF THE YEAR nominations. The studio version of that mashup is available now on ITUNES.
To vote or for more information visit the KLOVE FAN AWARDS website.