The 18th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards, to be held Oct. 18th at Schermerhorn Symphony Center (One Symphony Place), is pleased to announce this year’s final five nominees. The 18thAnnual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards are dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent among artists who perform Inspirational Country Music. In addition to the awards ceremony, this year the Inspirational Country Music Association will pay a special tribute to the past twenty years of Inspirational and Christian Country music during the ICM Faith, Family & Country™ 20 Year Home Coming Concert Celebration, Oct., 14th at the Cornerstone Church Madison Campus (726 W. Old Hickory Blvd) in Madison, Tenn., a free event that is open to the public. The Millennium Maxwell House Hotel (2025 Rosa L. Parks Blvd) in Nashville will host the convention Oct 15-18 where festivities will include music showcases, a songwriting contest, seminars, a talent competition and much more.
For more information on the 18th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards or to purchase tickets, please visit www.FaithFamilyCountry.com.
The 18th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards are also honored to announce Doyle Lawson & Quicksliver, Andy Griggs, DJ Miller and a special duet by Steve Richard and Laura Dodd, with more to be announced, will be taking the stage as performers.
ICM Faith, Family & Country Week is sponsored by SAM ASH MUSIC STORES, KYSER MUSICAL PRODUCTS and POWER SOURCE MUSIC MAGAZINE. They have also partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities Nashville and Operation Troop Aid to bring awareness to these great organizations.
The 18th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards Nominees are:
Entertainer of the Year
Bruce & Betsy Mullen
Chuck Day with James Payne
Joey + Rory
Vocal Group or Band
CrossCountry The Band
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Last Light Band
Mainstream Inspirational Country Song
“Between Sundays” – DJ Miller
“I’m Gonna Love You Through It” – Martina McBride
“That’s Why I Pray” – Big & Rich
“Threaten Me With Heaven” – Vince Gill
“Time Is Love” – Josh Turner
Christian/Inspirational Country Song
“I Am Pretty” – Laura Dodd
“In The Shadow Of My Steeple” – Aubree Bullock
“Jesus Is Enough” – Russ Murphy
“Toothbrush” – Steve Richard
“While I Still Can” – Greg McDougal
Paul Staggs of Branded
Johnny Lee Cook
Cross Country Radio – CBN
Inspirational Country Radio Network
KSTV 93.1 FM – Dublin, TX
WJCR 90.1 FM – Upton, KY
WSM AM 650 – Nashville, TN
Inspirational Bluegrass Artist
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Youth In Music Award
The McDougal Kids
Music Evangelist of the Year
Faith, Family, & Country Movie
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