GRAMMY® nominee and Dove Award winner Danny Gokey took home “Male Artist of the Year” at the 7th annual K-LOVE Fan Awards, held at Nashville’s historic Grand Ole Opry House on June 2nd. This win, marks Gokey’s fourth K-LOVE Fan Award and his second time winning “Male Artist of the Year.”
Upon acceptance of his award, Danny Gokey stated, “What an amazing group of men to be included with – men who are impacting the kingdom and men who have impacted my life…Gratefulness is the key to worship. I’m thankful to God.”
Introduced by Kathie Lee Gifford, who declared Gokey as “probably the best vocalist she ever heard,” Danny Gokey performed his current top 5 National Christian Airplay Chart hit, “Haven’t Seen It Yet” at the awards show. “Haven’t See It Yet” is lifted from his brand-new fifth studio album of the same title. In addition to the title track, other stand outs on the 13-song album include, “Love God, Love People (featuring Michael W. Smith on piano), “Tell Somebody (featuring Mandisa),”and “Wanted” and “Fighter.”
As the only fan-voted awards show in Christian music, the K-LOVE Fan Awards’ mission is to create a fan experience that celebrates and promotes artists, athletes, authors and entertainers who, with excellence, engage and impact popular culture for Jesus Christ. This year’s show was hosted by Matthew West and Mandisa and sponsored by Coca-Cola Consolidated. Each year, the Fan Awards cap an entire weekend of fan-centric events held in Nashville, Tennessee. Fans can catch this year’s broadcast exclusively on TBN this coming Sunday, June 9th at 9 p.m. EST / 8 p.m. CST.
Gokey’s latest #1 Billboard Christian album Haven’t Seen It Yet is available now wherever music is sold and streamed. Gokey previously announced the second leg of the Hope Encounter Tour, featuring a 31-city line-up, kicking off on September 26th. For more information on Danny Gokey visit: DannyGokey.com.