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Your Complete Guide to the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 by Lindsay Williams

Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards

Who’s Appearing, When to Watch and How to Vote

The 9th annual K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend is right around the corner. Whether you’ll be visiting Music City on Memorial Day weekend for the full slate of activities or simply watching all the action unfold from the comfort of your couch, we’ve rounded up every bit of info you’ll need to fully immerse yourself in this one-of-a-kind experience specifically designed for fans and culminating in Christian entertainment’s biggest night! 

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend.


Who’s presenting at the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards?

@Danny Gokey, @Mac Powell, @Matt Maher and @Big Daddy Weave’s Mike Weaver have been tapped to help introduce performances and hand out trophies at the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards. In addition, country superstar Jimmie Allen; comedic duo and stars of Family Camp The Skit Guys; author, speaker and podcast host Sadie Robertson Huff and recording artist and podcast host @Rebecca St. James and her mom, Helen Smallbone, will also present at this year’s ceremony.


When is the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend?

The 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend is set to take place in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, May 27, 2022 - Sunday, May 29, 2022, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Fans will be treated to a Kick-Off Concert, an exclusive podcast taping, an Emerging Artists Showcase, a Songwriters Showcase, a Sunday Morning Singalong, and more. The weekend concludes at the Grand Ole Opry House with the star-studded 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards.


Who’s Appearing at the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend?

Several collaborative performances will take place from @Blanca with @Dante Bowe, @CeCe Winans with @Lauren Daigle, @Jonathan Traylor with @Jordan Feliz, @Kirk Franklin with @Maverick City Music, and @Riley Clemmons with country star Walker Hayes. Additional exciting performances include @Anne Wilson, @CAIN, @Chris Tomlin, @Elevation Worship, @for KING & COUNTRY, @Katy Nichole, @Matthew West, @Phil Wickham, @Tauren Wells, and @TobyMac.


How do I watch the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards?

Fans can join the celebration in person at Nashville’s historic Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday, May 29. Those unable to be in the live audience can watch the exclusive television premiere on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) Friday, June 3, or simultaneously stream the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards on K-LOVE’s Facebook page, K-LOVE’s YouTube channel (also on June 3) at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT. In addition, fans can catch an encore performance on TBN the following Friday, June 10, beginning at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT. 


Who’s hosting the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards?

@Matthew West  will return as the host of the K-LOVE Fan Awards for the seventh year. And for the first time, @Tauren Wells will join him as co-host.


Who’s nominated for the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards?

@Anne Wilson, @Casting Crowns, @for KING & COUNTRY, @Katy Nichole, @Maverick City Music and @TobyMac all lead this year’s nominations with three nods each. Fans can view a full list of nominees across 10 categories, including six nominees for the newly-minted category of Podcast of the Year, here.

Artist of the Year

  1. @Casting Crowns
  2. @Crowder
  3. @for KING & COUNTRY
  4. @Maverick City Music
  5. @TobyMac
  6. @Zach Williams

Male Artist of the Year

  1. @Crowder
  2. @Danny Gokey
  3. @Matthew West
  4. @Tauren Wells
  5. @TobyMac
  6. @Zach Williams

Female Artist of the Year

  1. @Anne Wilson
  2. @Blanca
  3. @CeCe Winans
  4. @Katy Nichole
  5. @Riley Clemmons
  6. @Tasha Layton

Group/Duo of the Year

  1. @CAIN
  2. @Casting Crowns
  3. @Elevation Worship
  4. @for KING & COUNTRY
  5. @Maverick City Music
  6. @MercyMe

Song of the Year

  1. Anne Wilson “My Jesus”
  2. Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson “Too Good To Not Believe”
  3. CAIN “The Commission”
  4. Casting Crowns “Scars in Heaven”
  5. for KING & COUNTRY “For God is With Us”
  6. TobyMac “Promised Land”

Worship Song of the Year

  1. Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson “Too Good To Not Believe”
  2. Chris Tomlin & Feat. Thomas Rhett Florida Georgia Line “Thank You Lord”
  3. Elevation Worship “RATTLE!”
  4. Katy Nicole “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)
  5. Maverick City Music “Promises”
  6. Phil Wickham “House of the Lord”

Breakout Single of the Year

  1. Anne Wilson “My Jesus”
  2. Dante Bowe “Joyful”
  3. Jon Reddick “God Turn It Around”
  4. Jordan St. Cyr “Weary Traveler”
  5. Katy Nicole “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)”
  6. Tasha Layton “Look What You’ve Done”

Film & Television Impact

  1. American Underdog
  2. Blue Miracle
  3. The Case For Heaven
  4. The Jesus Music
  5. Journey with Jesus

Book Impact

  1. Jennie Allen “Find Your People”
  2. Louie Giglio “Don’t Give The Enemy A Seat At Your Table”
  3. Michael W. Smith “The Way Of The Father”
  4. Michael Todd “Crazy Faith”
  5. Shannon Bream “The Women Of The Bible Speak”

Podcast of the Year

  1. Annie F. Downs “That Sounds Fun”
  2. Christine Caine “Equip and Empower”
  3. Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast
  4. John Cooper “Cooper Stuff”
  5. Lisa Harper’s Back Porch Theology
  6. Sadie Robertson “Whoa That’s Good”

How do I vote in the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards?

Visit klovefanawards.com, and choose your favorite nominees from now through May 27 at 11 p.m. CT.

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