K-LOVE fans have voted and the results are in. The Australian brother duo for KING & COUNTRY swept three awards at the K-LOVE Fan Awards this past weekend, while Big Daddy Weave, Danny Gokey, Lauren Daigle and Zach Williams took home music awards, too.
"We are overwhelmed with gratitude that we were voted as K-LOVE Fan Awards' Artist and Group/Duo Of The Year, as well as "Priceless" for Song Of The Year this past weekend," said Luke and Joel Smallbone of the group for KING & COUNTRY. "Thank you so much again for joining us on the mission. We appreciate you."
The K-LOVE Fan Awards is the only fan-voted award show in Christian entertainment. The show blends an awards ceremony with performances by today's favorite Christian music artists and creates an outstanding fan experience. "The mission of the K-LOVE Fan Awards is to create a fan experience that celebrates and promotes artists, athletes, authors and entertainers who engage and impact Christian pop culture," according to the website. The year's ceremony was recorded live on May 28 at the Grand Ole' Opry House in Nashville, TN and will be broadcast for the first time to cinemas nationwide on June 13.
Here;s the list of awards and winners:
Artist of the Year - for KING & COUNTRY
Group/Duo of the Year - for KING & COUNTRY
Song of the Year - for KING & COUNTRY for "Priceless"
Worship Song of the Year - Big Daddy Weave for "Lion and the Lamb"
Male Artist of the Year - Danny Gokey
Female Artist of the Year - Lauren Daigle
Breakout Single of the Year - Zach Williams with the song "Chain Breaker"
Sports Impact of the Year - Ben Zobrist
Book Impact of the Year - "Through the Eyes of a Lion"
Film Impact of the Year - "The Case for Christ"
The evening will be broadcast in select movie theaters across the nation during a special one-night event on June 13 with advance ticket sales. For more information or to get tickets, click HERE! Hosted by Matthew West and Elisabeth Hasselbeck the evening features special appearances by Big Daddy Weave, Crowder, Danny Gokey, for KING & COUNTRY, Jesus Culture, Mandisa, Matthew West, MercyMe, Britt Nicole and speakers Levi Lusko and Louie Giglio.
The evening aims to celebrate Christian music and honor the nation's miliary heroes. Here's a promotional clip: