2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards are upon us again. Coming live from the Grand Ole Opry House on June 5, 2016, fans can get to vote for their favorite CMM artists for the year. K-LOVE, the leading Christian music radio network with a weekly listenership of over 14 million people, will once again bring the only fan-voted experience in the industry to Nashville, Tenn. June 3 - 5, 2016.
Fans can vote for their favorite artists here. Their votes will formulate the official nominees in each of the seven categories, including Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and more.
Here are the nominees for Male Artist of the Year: Chris August, Chris Tomlin, Colton Dixon, Crowder, Danny Gokey, David Dunn, Jason Gray, Jeremy Camp, Jonny Diaz, Jordan Feliz, Josh Wilson, Lincoln Brewster, Mat Kearney, Matt Maher,Matthew West, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, and TobyMac.
Female Artist of the Year: Blanca, Francesca Battistelli, Kari Jobe, Lauren Daigle, Meredith Andrews, and Natalie Grant
Hosting this year's awards are Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West. "What a thrill and blessing it is to co-host the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards with the brilliant Matthew West," shares Hasselbeck. "To all my K-LOVE friends: get ready to praise and party with us because #GodIsGood!" The New York Times bestselling author and long-time Christian music fan originally announced her return as host live on FOX & Friends during her final day on the widely popular morning show.
"I'm so excited to be hosting this year's awards along with Elisabeth," explains West. "This event has become such a wonderful celebration of how God uses Christian music to impact culture through K-LOVE's airwaves every single day, and I'm honored to be part of what is sure to be an unforgettable night. In preparation for the big day, I'll be watching countless hours of the great hosts in history like Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest. Don't worry, I'll be ready!" A four-time GRAMMY® nominee, West released Live Forever last April.
Offering a weekend of unparalleled access and experiences for music fans, packages are now available for purchase. For the latest information on the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards, stay tuned to KLOVEFanAwards.com.