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Thousands Watch as Fervent Records Act Saluted for Run of Four Straight No. 1 Hits; Wins Second K-LOVE Fan Award


Photo caption: Big Daddy Weave’s Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Brian Beihl, and Joe Shirk; along with Jim Scherer and Jen Wolczyk of Whizbang, Inc.; and Word Entertainment President & CEO Rod Riley, Word Entertainment SVP A&R Josh Bailey, and Word Entertainment VP National Promotion Andrea Kleid and team celebrate Big Daddy Weave’s four consecutive number ones and RIAA Gold certification of “Redeemed” on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn. Photo credit: Alan Poizner


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (June 4, 2015) – More than 2,500 K-LOVE Fan Awards Weekend attendees helped celebrate Big Daddy Weave on Saturday night, May 30, 2015, for a sizzling run of hits. And that was just the start of the fun.


The award-winning band was honored at Gaylord Opryland Resort for its string of four consecutive No. 1 hits from the 2012 album Love Come To Life – the title track, “Redeemed,” “The Only Name (Yours Will Be)” and ”Overwhelmed.” Additionally, Word Entertainment President and CEO Rod Riley presented plaques to the band in honor of reaching RIAA gold certification for “Redeemed.”


Big Daddy Weave lead singer Mike Weaver, Word Entertainment President & CEO Rod Riley, K-LOVE Fan Awards Co-Creator and Producer John Sanders and David Pierce, Chief Creative Officer at K-LOVE and Air1, spoke during the Saturday evening ceremony.


Then, on Sunday night during the K-LOVE Fan Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House, the band learned it won the fan-voted Artist to Appear on a 7UP Can Award presented by Pepsi, which means their image will adorn 3 million 7UP soda cans later this summer.


About Big Daddy Weave

Big Daddy Weave is one of Christian music’s biggest headlining artists, the second most played artist at Christian AC-Monitored radio in 2014 and the recipient of multiple industry awards and nominations, including: K-LOVE Fan Awards, Dove Awards, Billboard Music Awards and ASCAP Awards. With a new studio album coming Sept. 18, 2015, the band is still celebrating its career best-selling album, 2012’s Love Come to Life, which has produced four consecutive No. 1 singles, including the RIAA gold certified “Redeemed.” Formed in 2002, Big Daddy Weave is Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk and Brian Beihl. More information can be found online at and follow @bdwmusic on Twitter.


About Word Entertainment
A leader in the music industry for more than 60 years, Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive faith-based company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments, including publishing, merchandising, booking and online initiatives. Word Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including About A Mile, Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Blanca, Jason Castro, Everfound, Family Force 5, Jon Foreman, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Love & The Outcome, Dara Maclean, NEEDTOBREATHE, Point of Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Skillet, Stars Go Dim, Switchfoot, VERIDIA, We Are Messengers, We As Human and Zealand Worship, and is home to 25 Entertainment, Word Distribution (representing Curb Records and Big Idea/VeggieTales among others), Word Church Resources, Word Films, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group’s Word Records, Word Worship and Fervent Records. Visit and follow @WordLabelGroup on Twitter.

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