Tim Lovelace Selected to Host 21st Annual Absolutely Gospel Music Awards Celebration Date and Venue Announced for First Live Show Since 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 18, 2022) – The directors and staff of AbsolutelyGospel.com are proud to announce the host for the upcoming 21st Annual celebration of the Absolutely Gospel Music Awards. The host of this year’s awards celebration is StowTown Records artist and valued site friend Tim Lovelace.

GRAMMY® and Dove Award nominee Tim Lovelace is a Billboard Top 5 comedian; member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame; a BMI Award-winning songwriter and publisher; an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and vocalist; and host of the syndicated “The Music City Show”. Appreciated by audiences around the world for his diverse musical talents and crisp humor, Lovelace’s comedic hit songs can be heard on SiriusXM and other radio stations across the country, and he has been featured on various sales videos. gold and platinum.

“Tim has been a friend of our family since my sister and I went to Mexico City with him on a Compassion International trip,” said Chris Unthank, editor of AbsolutelyGospel.com. “Since that time, we have come to love and respect him, not just as a performer and comedian, but as a man who loves the Lord and Gospel music. We are thrilled to have him. as host this year.

Plus, after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry’s favorite live show will be back this year. The date for this year’s program will be Tuesday evening, May 17, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin Theater in historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee.

Amy Unthank Zika, Acting President of AbsolutelyGospel.com, said, “A good friend of our family said it best, one year after the loss of our father and site founder, Deon Unthank, we could easily have just shrug our shoulders and say ‘no, we just can’t do it this year.’ But how could we not continue the legacy that our parents started over 20 years ago? We’re going to do it more big and better than ever!

This year’s show will feature exuberant performances from the year’s top nominees in front of a live audience. It will be filmed and featured on the Family Friendly Entertainment Network several times throughout the year. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, it will also be shown on pay-per-view during the night of the event. More information on ticketing and the pay-per-view stream will be announced at a later date.

Chris Unthank continued, “We know mom and dad are smiling. It was always a dream for them that the awards program would reach a wider audience through television broadcasting. We are helping to realize that vision this year! »

Artists are still being confirmed. For more information, do not hesitate to visit www.absolutelygospel.com.