Word Entertainment Captures 7 K-LOVE Fan Awards Nominations

Word Entertainment gets several K-LOVE Fan Awards nominationsAt a press event yesterday March 4, Word Entertainment celebrated with seven nominations for the second annual K-LOVE Fan Awards to be held on June 1 at the historic Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Nominations include Francesca Battistelli for “Female Vocalist of the Year” for the second consecutive time and Sidewalk Prophets for their first “Group/Duo of the Year” award.

Big Daddy Weave, who took home the prestigious “Song      of the Year” award last year for their No. 1 smash hit “Redeemed,” were once again recognized with the nomination for their recent No. 1 radio single “The Only Name (Yours Will Be),” the third straight No. 1 single from the band’s current album, Love Come To Life.

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The Word Entertainment family leads the “Best Live Show” category with three nominations including for KING & COUNTRY, NEEDTOBREATHE and Switchfoot. It was also announced this morning that Sidewalk Prophets were nominated for the “First Christian Artist to Appear on 7UP Can.”

for King & Country get K-LOVE nomination
for King & Country

“I am so proud of the entire Word Entertainment family for their hard work, artistry and passion to make these nominations possible,” said Rod Riley, President & CEO of Word Entertainment. “Not only are our artists all superb musicians but the three live show nominations speak volumes to the incredible entertainers we have on our label. Recognition like this from K-LOVE truly means so much.”


Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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