2023 K-LOVE Fan Awards Have Been Broadcasted, View Winners Below
During the thrilling TBN broadcast of the 10th Annual K-LOVE Fan Awards, Brandon Lake emerged as the standout winner, securing triple victories. Hosted by CAIN and recorded live at Nashville’s iconic OPRY House on May 28, Lake triumphed in the categories of Male Artist, Song of the Year, and Worship Song of the Year. Adding to their remarkable accolades, for KING & COUNTRY once again claimed the prestigious Artist of the Year title, while Lauren Daigle was honored as the Female Artist of the Year. Notably, MercyMe celebrated their first K-LOVE Fan Award, taking home the Group of the Year honor, while Rachael Lampa’s “Perfectly Loved” ft. TobyMac earned her the coveted Breakout Single of the Year award. For those who missed the initial broadcast, TBN will provide an encore presentation on June 10th.
K-LOVE Fan Awards, More Than Just Fans
The K-LOVE Fan Awards winners list was further enriched by The Chosen’s Season Three Finale, which received recognition for its impactful contribution to Film & Television. Phil & Jase Robertson’s UNASHAMED podcast claimed the Podcast of the Year award, while Phil Wickham’s “On Our Knees” was honored for its significant impact in the Book category. Additionally, Charlotte Smith was acknowledged with the Sports Impact Award.
Sponsors And Event Details
Coca-Cola Consolidated served as the proud sponsor of the event, which commenced with a stunning collaborative performance by Colton Dixon and multi-platinum country star Gabby Barrett. Throughout the night, attendees were treated to memorable collaborations, including Mac Powell and Jason Crabb, MercyMe with David Leonard, Katy Nichole, and Big Daddy Weave. Matthew West also graced the stage alongside a fan choir, and a heartfelt tribute to the late show producer Steve Strout, featuring his daughter Pippa, captivated the audience.
The evening continued to dazzle with performances by Tasha Layton with Jon Reddick, Jeremy Camp joined by his two daughters, Cody Carnes with country music sensation Russell Dickerson, and We The Kingdom accompanied by Anne Wilson. A poignant moment ensued when Blessing Offor’s performance was joined by students from Nashville’s Covenant School.
The event also featured other captivating moments, including Andrew Ripp with Rachael Lampa, Lauren Daigle with Jason Ingram, Brandon Lake with Benjamin William Hastings, and the hosts CAIN, who created a memorable group ensemble performance with their friends to close out the show.
Presenters At The 2023 K-LOVE Fan Awards
Esteemed presenters for the evening included Josh Baldwin, FOX News Sunday host Shannon Bream, cast members from The Chosen, Jason Crabb, Consumed by Fire, Ben Fuller, Cochren & Co., author Lisa Harper, Brandon Lake, David Leonard, David Nassar, NEEDTOBREATHE, Andrew Ripp, Jase & Missy Robertson, Chris Tomlin, Jonathan Traylor, Micah Tyler, Anne Wilson, and Terrian.
The ceremony was preceded by a weekend filled with remarkable Christian music events, including the Friday night kick-off concert, Emerging Artist Showcase, Songwriter’s Showcase, and Sunday morning worship service. A new addition to this year’s festivities was the Worship In The Round event on Saturday morning.
List of winners for the 2023 K-LOVE Fan Awards:
Artist of the Year went:
KING & COUNTRY
Group of the Year:
Worship Song of the Year:
Brandon Lake “Gratitude”
Song of the Year:
Brandon Lake “Gratitude”
“Perfectly Loved” Rachael Lampa ft. TobyMac
Film & Television Impact:
The Chosen Season Three Finale
On Our Knees Phil Wickham
UNASHAMED Phil & Jase Robertson
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The highly anticipated winners for the 2023 K-LOVE Fan Awards have been unveiled, showcasing the exceptional talent and impact of the Christian music community.
Leading the pack with a triumphant night, Brandon Lake emerged as a standout artist, securing victories in three categories. His remarkable achievements include Male Artist, Song of the Year, and Worship Song of the Year, solidifying his position as a revered figure in the industry. The sheer power and resonance of Lake’s music have resonated deeply with fans, earning him well-deserved recognition.
Continuing their reign of excellence, for KING & COUNTRY once again claimed the coveted title of Artist of the Year. Their incredible contributions to the Christian music landscape have consistently captivated audiences and garnered widespread acclaim.
In the realm of female artists, the talented and beloved Lauren Daigle was rightfully honored with the Female Artist of the Year Award. Her unique artistry, soul-stirring performances, and profound lyrics have touched the hearts of countless listeners worldwide.
Notably, the esteemed group MercyMe celebrated a significant milestone as they were named Group of the Year. This prestigious recognition serves as a testament to their enduring impact and unwavering dedication to their craft.
Additionally, Rachael Lampa’s collaboration with TobyMac, “Perfectly Loved,” earned her the well-deserved Breakout Single of the Year award. This remarkable achievement highlights Lampa’s rising star and the undeniable impact of her captivating music.
The ceremony also paid tribute to the remarkable achievements beyond the realm of music. The Chosen’s Season Three Finale was rightfully honored for its impactful contribution in the category of Film & Television. Phil & Jase Robertson’s UNASHAMED podcast claimed the coveted Podcast of the Year award, showcasing their ability to inspire and resonate with audiences through their insightful conversations.
Phil Wickham’s “On Our Knees” received recognition for its profound impact in the Book category, further cementing its place as an influential work. Additionally, Charlotte Smith was honored with the Sports Impact Award, exemplifying her remarkable contributions and inspiring influence in the world of sports.
The evening was filled with breathtaking performances and collaborations, showcasing the talent and passion within the Christian music community. Artists such as Colton Dixon, Gabby Barrett, Mac Powell, Jason Crabb, and many more graced the stage, delivering unforgettable moments that touched the hearts of the audience.
Presenters from various backgrounds, including Josh Baldwin, Shannon Bream, cast members from The Chosen, and Chris Tomlin, among others, added to the excitement and prestige of the event.
The K-LOVE Fan Awards weekend was a grand celebration of Christian music, featuring additional events like the Friday night kick-off concert, Emerging Artist Showcase, Songwriter’s Showcase, and Sunday morning worship service. A new addition, Worship In The Round, further enriched the experience, providing a unique platform for artists to come together in worship and unity.
The 2023 K-LOVE Fan Awards demonstrated the incredible talent, inspiration, and impact of the Christian music community. Each winner and nominee has contributed to the vibrant tapestry of uplifting music that continues to touch the lives of countless individuals around the world.