The eighth annual K-LOVE Fan Awards were held live Friday night (June 4) in Nashville, Tennessee at the historic Grand Ole Opry House. Hosted by Matthew West for his sixth time, the awards were also broadcasted on TBN.
for King & Country and Zach Williams both scored double wins last night. for King & Country won Artist of the Year and Group of the Year, while Williams was named Male Artist of the Year and received the Song of the Year award for his duet with Dolly Parton, “There Was Jesus.” Other winners included Michael W. Smith‘s first K-LOVE Fan Award nomination and win for Worship Song of the Year with his smash hit “Waymaker” and CAIN for Breakout Single of the Year with “Rise Up”.
This year’s Fan Awards also featured an array of collaborative performances, including West with country recording artist Carly Pearce, Danny Gokey with Latin stars Evan Craft and Redimi2, Kari Jobe with Cody Carnes and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Tauren Wells with Gary LeVox, and Williams with CAIN. Additional performers were Andrew Ripp, Casting Crowns, Cory Asbury, Crowder, Dante Bowe, Elevation Worship, MercyMe, Smith and We The Kingdom.
The full list of 2021 K-LOVE Fan Awards winners is below:
Male Artist of the Year
Female Artist of the Year
Group of the Year
for King & Country
CAIN “Rise Up”
Worship Song of the Year
Michael W. Smith “Waymaker”
Song of the Year
Zach Williams & Dolly Parton “There Was Jesus”
Artist of the Year
for King & Country
Film & Television Impact
John Cooper’s Awake & Alive To Truth
Scott Drew, Head Coach Baylor Mens Basketball
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