Mon, May 16, 22
New category honoring Podcast of the Year Added for 2022


Nashville, TN....May 16, 2022 -  Nominees for the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards were announced today, with Anne Wilson, Casting Crowns, for KING & COUNTRY, Katy Nichole, Maverick City Music, TobyMac and Zach Williams all leading with three nominations each; CAIN, Crowder, Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson, Tasha Layton and Zach Williams followed with two eachA brand new category honoring the Podcast of the Year has been added to the ballot this year, and fans are now able to begin voting for their favorites here - a full list of nominees is below.

The biggest fan weekend in Christian music will take place May 27-29 in Nashville, with a kick-off concert Friday at 7pm, followed by an emerging artist's showcase and songwriter’s showcase on Saturday, and the annual Sunday morning worship service, all at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. 

Nashville’s iconic OPRY will welcome the Fan Awards on May 29, hosted by ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year Matthew West and ten-time GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells, airing on TBN June 3rd (airing back to back at both 8pm and 10pm ET). Coca-Cola Consolidated is once again sponsoring the show.  For all updates on the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards and weekend events, stay tuned to, and for information on the broadcast, please visit


2022 KFA Nominees 


Male Artist of the Year-


Danny Gokey

Matthew West

Tauren Wells


Zach Williams 


Female Artist of the Year-

Anne Wilson 


CeCe Winans 

Katy Nichole 

Riley Clemmons 

Tasha Layton


Group/Duo of the Year-


Casting Crowns 

Elevation Worship


Maverick City Music



Artist of the Year -

Casting Crowns 



Maverick City Music


Zach Williams


Song of the Year-

Anne Wilson - “My Jesus”

Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson - “Too Good To Not Believe”

CAIN - “The Commission”

Casting Crowns - “Scars In Heaven”

for KING & COUNTRY - “For God Is With Us”

TobyMac - “Promised Land”


Breakout Single- 

Anne Wilson - “My Jesus”

Dante Bowe - “Joyful”

Jon Reddick - “God Turn It Around”

Jordan St. Cyr “- Weary Traveler”

Katy Nichole - “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)”

Tasha Layton - “Look What You’ve Done”


Worship Song of the Year- 

Brandon Lake & Jenn Johnson - “Too Good To Not Believe”

Chris Tomlin feat. Thomas Rhett & Florida Georgia Line - “Thank You Lord”

Elevation Worship - “RATTLE!”

Katy Nichole - “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)”

Maverick City Music - “Promises”

Phil Wickham - “House Of The Lord”


Film & Television Impact

American Underdog

Blue Miracle

The Case For Heaven

The Jesus Music

Journey with Jesus


Book Impact

Jennie Allen - “Find Your People”

Louie Giglio  - “Don’t Give The Enemy A Seat At Your Table”

Michael W. Smith -  “The Way Of The Father”

Michael Todd  - “Crazy Faith”

Shannon Bream - “The Women Of The Bible Speak”


Podcast of the Year

Annie F. Downs - “That Sounds Fun”

Christine Caine - “Equip and Empower”

Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast 

John Cooper - “Cooper Stuff”

Lisa Harper’s - "Back Porch Theology"

Sadie Robertson Huff  - “Whoa That’s Good”



About The K-LOVE Fan Awards:
The K-LOVE Fan Awards mission is to create a fan experience that celebrates and promotes artists, athletes, authors and entertainers who, with excellence, engage and impact popular culture for Jesus Christ. This year’s show will be hosted Matthew West and Tauren Wells. The annual awards show is a John Sanders LLC production presented by Coca-Cola Consolidated.

About K-LOVE:
K-LOVE creates compelling media designed to inspire and encourage people to develop a meaningful relationship with Christ. K-LOVE is listener-supported and delivers Christian music through its almost 600 signals across 50 states, the K-LOVE App, smart devices,, and K-LOVE On Demand offering positive and encouraging music

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