Nashville, Tenn. – Word Entertainment is proud to announce three total wins, the most of any record label, at the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards, held last night at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, the exciting culmination of the K-LOVE Fan Awards weekend. Artists for KING & COUNTRY and Francesca Battistelli took home trophies in the fan-voted categories: Group/Duo of The Year (for KING & COUNTRY), Best Live Show (for KING & COUNTRY), and Worship Song of The Year (Francesca Battistelli for “Holy Spirit”). With their two trophies, for KING & COUNTRY remains the winningest artist in the history of the K-LOVE Fan Awards.
Word Entertainment artists Big Daddy Weave, Sidewalk Prophets and Blanca, along with Atlantic artist NEEDTOBREATHE performed, while for KING & COUNTRY presented the award for Male Artist of The Year.
“An event like this gives us a unique opportunity to pause and celebrate alongside our artist and industry partners,” shares Rod Riley, President & CEO, Word Entertainment. “We count it a privilege to serve our diverse roster and are honored that the work they have put forth in art and ministry was recognizedtonight by the K-LOVE Fan Awards.”
“K-LOVE is a tremendous partner to us,” adds Andrea Kleid, VP Promotion, Word Entertainment. “They reach millions everyday spreading a message of hope and encouragement, while maintaining a consistent willingness to partner with new and established artists alike. The KLOVE Fan Awards Weekend is such a unique opportunity to enjoy and celebrate the rich connections between artists and fans, and we thank K-LOVE for the opportunity.”