For KING & COUNTRY were the big winners at the 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards at the Grand Ole Opry, which was broadcast for the first-time ever in 500+ movie theaters across the country through Fathom Events. The duo took home trophies for Artist of the Year, Duo of the Year and Song of the Year with “Priceless,” at the fifth annual awards, which were hosted by Matthew West and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
Among the others honored during the evening were Danny Gokey for Male Artist of the Year, Lauren Daigle for Female Artist of the Year, Big Daddy Weave for Worship Song of the Year with “The Lion And The Lamb” and Zach Williams for Breakout Single of the Year with “Chain Breaker.”
Big Daddy Weave, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Crowder, Danny Gokey, for KING & COUNTRY, Jesus Culture, Mandisa, Matthew West, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, Tauren Wells, Zach Williams and more performed during the evening as well.
Unique this year was the new partnership between K-LOVE and the Military Warriors Support Foundation, which resulted in two military heroes and their families being awarded move-in ready, mortgage free homes through the partnership.
K-LOVE Fan Awards Winners:
Artist of the Year – for KING & COUNTRY
Male Artist of the Year – Danny Gokey
Female Artist of the Year – Lauren Daigle
Group/Duo of the Year – for KING & COUNTRY
Worship Song of the Year – Big Daddy Weave “The Lion and the Lamb”
Song of the Year – for KING & COUNTRY “Priceless”
Breakout Single of the Year – Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”
Film/Television Impact Award – The Case For Christ
Book Impact Award – Levi Lusko
Sports Impact Award – Ben Zobrist