|K-LOVE announces fan award nominees|
|Written by Jeremy Burns|
|Thursday, 06 March 2014 05:13 PM EST|
K-LOVE announced the nominees for this year’s second annual K-LOVE Fan Awards at a March 4 press event at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. K-LOVE—the leading Christian music radio network with a weekly listenership of more than 13 million people—will once again bring the only fan-voted award show in Christian music history to Music City.
Voting will be open May 1-31. The K-LOVE Fan Awards and Ultimate Fan Experience will begin Friday, May 30 and will wrap with a star-studded award show at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry on Sunday, June 1. Artists slated to perform at the show include TobyMac, Steven Curtis Chapman, Third Day, Casting Crowns, Newsboys and MercyMe.
Nominees for the top prize of Artist of the Year are TobyMac, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Chris Tomlin and Matthew West. Other key categories include Song of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Group/Duo of the Year, Best Live Show and Worship Song of the Year.
A new category revealed at the March 4 event was 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.
This year's K-LOVE Fan Awards will partner with World Hope to aid in the revival of the people of Detroit. Every half-million votes cast for the award show will unlock a newly remodeled home for a family in need in Detroit, with a goal of 2 million votes awarding a total of four homes.
A full list of nominees can be found at klove.com/events/fan-awards.