Brandon Lake, Anne Wilson, Elevation Worship Lead K-LOVE Fan Awards Nominees

“Praise You Anywhere” hitmaker Brandon Lake, CCM and country musician Anne Wilson and music collective Elevation Worship are among the artists topping the list of nominees for the fan-voted, 11th annual K-LOVE Fan Awards, which is set to return to the Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday, May 26, Billboard can exclusively reveal.

Fan voting for the awards opens at 6 p.m. CT on Monday (May 13) and runs through 6 p.m. CT on May 24 at

Lake leads this year’s nominees with four nominations, including nods for artist of the year, male artist of the year, song of the year (“Praise You Anywhere”). Wilson, Elevation Worship, Phil Wickham, Matthew West and TobyMac each earned three nominations. Wilson is up for artist of the year, female artist of the year, and song of the year (“Strong”).

Among Elevation Worship’s nominations are group of the year and worship song of the year (“Praise”), while Wickham picked up nominations in categories including artist of the year and worship song of the year (“I Believe”). West, a 12-time Billboard Christian Airplay chart-topper, has nominations in categories including artist of the year and song of the year (“Don’t Stop Praying”) while 13-time Billboard Christian Airplay chart-topper TobyMac’s nominations include song of the year (“Faithfully”) and artist of the year.

Among those with first-time nominations in various categories are Stephen McWhirter (“Come Jesus Come”), Housefires featuring JWLKRS and Ryan Ellis (“I Thank God”), “Counting My Blessings” singer Seph Schlueter, “Good Day” hitmaker Forrest Frank, Caleb & John (“Hallelujah Feeling”) and Josiah Queen (“The Prodigal”), as well as Terrian, who earned her first nomination as female artist of the year, as well as a nomination for breakout single, for “Big God.”

The awards ceremony, hosted by Lake and Sadie Robertson Huff, will broadcast on TBN on May 31. In addition to music-related categories, the awards highlight impactful films, television series, books, and podcasts.

The awards ceremony, sponsored by Coca-Cola Consolidated, will conclude the K-LOVE Fan Awards weekend, which launches with a Friday evening (May 24) kickoff concert, a Worship in the Round event, emerging artist showcase, songwriter’s showcase and a Sunday morning worship service.

See the full list of 2024 K-LOVE Fan Awards nominees below:

Artist of the year

Anne Wilson 

Brandon Lake 

Casting Crowns 

for King & Country 

Lauren Daigle 

Matthew West 

Phil Wickham 


Song of the year

“Come Jesus Come” – Stephen McWhirter 

“Don’t Stop Praying” – Matthew West 

“Faithfully” – TobyMac 

“I Thank God” – Housefires f/JWLKRS & Ryan Ellis 

“Praise” – Elevation Worship 

“Praise You Anywhere” – Brandon Lake 

“Somebody To You” – Rachael Lampa f/Andrew Ripp 

“Strong” – Anne Wilson 

Male artist of the year

Brandon Lake 

Chris Tomlin 


Jeremy Camp 

Matthew West 

Phil Wickham 

Tauren Wells 


Female artist of the year

Anne Wilson

CeCe Winans

Katy Nichole

Lauren Daigle

Natalie Grant

Rachael Lampa

Tasha Layton


Worship song of the year

“Fear is Not My Future” – Maverick City Music 

“Firm Foundation” – Cody Carnes 

“Holy Forever” – Chris Tomlin 

“I Believe” – Phil Wickham 

“I Thank God” – Housefires f/JWLKRS & Ryan Ellis 

“Praise” – Elevation Worship 

“Praise You Anywhere” – Brandon Lake 

Breakout single

“Big God”- Terrian 

“Come Jesus Come” – Stephen McWhirter 

“Counting My Blessings” – Seph Schlueter 

“Good Day” – Forrest Frank 

“Hallelujah Feeling” – Caleb & John 

“The Prodigal” – Josiah Queen 

Group of the year


Casting Crowns 

Big Daddy Weave 

Elevation Worship 

Maverick City Music 


We Are Messengers 

We The Kingdom 

Film impact

Sound of Freedom 

The Shift

After Death 

The Chosen Season 4 (Theatrical Release)

Big George Foreman 

The Blind 

Journey to Bethlehem 

Ordinary Angels 

TV/streaming impact

Jonathan & Jesus

Chasing CAIN

Eleanor’s Bench

Going Home (Season 2)

The Wingfeather Saga

Book impact

Mostly What God Does – Savannah Guthrie

Like A River – Granger Smith

Untangle Your Emotions – Jennie Allen

Practicing the Way – John Mark Comer

Rescue Story – Zach Williams

The Digital Fast – Dr. Darren Whitehead

Upon Waking – Jackie Hill Perry

The Awe of God – John Bevere

Podcast impact

Cooper Stuff – John Cooper

WHOA That’s Good – Sadie Robertson Huff

That Sounds Fun – Annie F. Downs

Made for This – Jennie Allen

The Candace Cameron Bure Podcast – Candace Cameron Bure

Back Porch Theology – Lisa Harper

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