2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards: Artist of the Year Nominees

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 by Lindsay Williams

2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards: Artist of the Year Nominees

All six of this year’s Artist of the Year contenders are no stranger to this category. Each one has used their respective talents and gifts to craft music that continues to inspire listeners and raise the bar for their peers. From thoughtful, prayerful days in the studio to thrilling live moments on stage, these favorites let their artistry speak for itself. Fans will decide who takes home the most coveted award of the night.

Hosted by @Matthew West and @Tauren Wells, the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards will air exclusively on TBN Friday, June 3, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT.

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@Casting Crowns 

Casting Crowns

Mark Hall & Co. took home Artist of the Year honors back in 2014. And if their recent album, Healer, is any indication, the seasoned group shows no signs of slowing down.

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A perennial favorite, the famously-bearded singer opened the Fan Awards last year with an unforgettable performance of “Good God Almighty.” He remains a phenomenal lyricist, incredible entertainer and thoughtful theologian.

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The duo holds the record for the most wins in K-LOVE Fan Awards history with 13 trophies. Their recurring nomination for Artist of the Year comes on the heels of their brand new album, What Are We Waiting For?


@Maverick City Music 

Maverick City Music

They might be the newest name on this list, but Maverick City Music has quickly become a force to be reckoned with, winning awards, headlining arenas and dominating radio. The collective led the 2021 Fan Award nominations; and this year, they’re nominated in three categories.

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Whether he’s cranking out hits, championing new artists or dancing on stage with DiverseCity, the three-time K-LOVE Fan Award winner is always in the running. And he has an impressive track record to back up his credentials.

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@Zach Williams

Zach Williams

The reigning Male Artist of the Year is an undeniable road warrior consistently writing songs that let people know they aren’t alone. Christian music changed his life, and now he’s crafting transformative music that’s making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

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