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

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 by Lindsay Williams

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

This year’s Female Artist of the Year nominees include a Gospel music legend, a Latin powerhouse and four newcomers who have quickly become household names. Their songs have earned a special place in the hearts of listeners over the past 12 months, and their stories have turned fans into friends. Moreover, four of these women are first-time nominees. With vocal chops to back up their sincere lyrics, these leading ladies prove women really do rule the world! It’s up to the fans to determine who will be crowned the 2022 Female Artist of the Year.

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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@Anne Wilson

Anne Wilson

Thanks to the unprecedented impact of her debut single, “My Jesus,” this Kentucky girl has quickly become one of the past year’s biggest success stories. A first-time Fan Awards nominee, Wilson also received nods for Song of the Year and Breakout Single of the Year.

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This Latin superstar’s vocal prowess is only matched by her honest lyricism — both of which have earned her a spot in this category. She’ll release a new album later this year, proving again why she’s a worthy contender for Female Artist of the Year.

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@CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans

Although she has 15 GRAMMY® Awards and 24 GMA Dove Awards to her name, this is CeCe Winans’ first-ever K-LOVE Fan Awards nomination. Riding the wave of her powerful anthem, “Believe For It,” the Gospel trailblazer continues to craft timeless songs that build faith and ignite hope.

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@Katy Nichole

Katy Nichole

Six months ago, no one knew who Katy Nichole was. Now, she’s one of Christian music’s fastest rising stars, thanks to TikTok smash “In Jesus Name (God of Possible).” In addition to Female Artist of the Year, the 21-year-old is also nominated for Worship Song of the Year and Breakout Single of the Year.

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@Riley Clemmons

Riley Clemmons

With a string of hits like “For The Good,” “Keep On Hoping” and “Fighting For Me,” among others, Riley Clemmons has evolved into a standout female vocalist on every front. While she’s capable of delivering a voice beyond her years, it’s her heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics that cement her place on the ballot for Female Artist of the Year.

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@Tasha Layton

Tasha Layton

She’s toured the world as a background singer for Katy Perry and lent her voice to songs used by Disneyland, Nickelodeon and Cirque du Soleil. But Tasha Layton is so much more than a supporting vocalist, and she’s proved that over the past year with original selections like “Into The Sea (It’s Gonna Be Ok)” and “Look What You’ve Done.” 

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