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The 11th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards


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Charlie Daniels

Courtesy of Blue Hat Records
Updated September 30, 2005
Gene Higgins, President and CEO of Power Source Media Group, has announced that the 11th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards Show (ICM’s) will be held at the Ryman Auditorium, November 10th, 2005, at 7 PM CST. The award show will be televised live on Great American Country, a part of the Scripps Network. GAC will re-air the show an additional nine times throughout November and December.

Co-hosts of the show will be Linda Davis and the 700 Club’s Lisa Ryan. Scheduled performers include: Andy Griggs, Jamie O’Neal, Josh Turner, Linda Davis, Melanie Walker, GunnPoint Band, Jeff Bates, Clifton Jansky, Del Way and Twice Robin.

The Inspirational Country Awards Show returns for its 7th year to the Ryman Auditorium, called "the Mother Church of Country Music." The member-voted ICM Awards is the main event of Inspirational Country Week, which is held November 5-10 in Nashville, TN.

Tickets for the award show are $45.00 and are on sale now through TicketMaster charge-by-phone at 615/255-9600 or at www.ticketmaster.com.

Recently, co-host Linda Davis and show performer Andy Griggs announced the following Top 5 nominees who are listed in alphabetical order within each category.

2005 ICM Awards Top 5 Nominees

Entertainer of the Year

Clifton Jansky, Dennis Agajanian, Fox Brothers, Marty Raybon, Mike Hammock

Male Vocalist

Clifton Jansky, Del Way, Mike Hammock, Mike Manuel, Randy Gunn, Tommy Brandt

Female Vocalist

Jeanie Kay Truesdale, Joyce Wagster, Lori Willcuts, Melanie Walker, Susie Luchsinger

Vocal Duo of the Year

Branded, Calvary Cowboys, Jeff/Sheri Easter, Potter Sisters, Twice Robin

Vocal Group

Alabama Crossmen, Fox Brothers, Lawrence Bishop Band, Philadelpheia, GunnPoint Band

Trio of the Year

Carpenter’s Tools, Jeff Treece Band, Last Light Band, Mere Image, Smith, White & Fairchild

Song of the Year

Angels - Randy Travis
Gotta Come From The Heart - Clifton Jansky
If That Ain’t Love - Fox Brothers
Live Like You Were Dying - Tim McGraw
That’s What I Love About Sunday - Craig Morgan

Songwriter of the Year

Clifton Jansky, Del Way, Mike Hammock, Robert Jason, Paul Overstreet

Mainstream Country Artist

Craig Morgan, Josh Turner, Oak Ridge Boys, Sawyer Brown, Tim McGraw

New Artist of the Year

April Metcalf, Chuck Campbell, Chunky Nelms, Farrell Knight, Nannette Vaughan, Phillip David Harris

Musician of the Year

Angel White, Charlie Daniels, Dennis Agajanian, Lawrence Bishop, Rory Hoffman

Comedy Act of the Year

Dennis Swanberg, Frankie Punkintown, Jeff Treece, Mike Snider, Roy Fox

Radio Personality of the Year

Bobby Lynn, Dave Raby, Fred Bacher, Neal Cannon, Rich Miller

Radio Station of the Year

KABF, Little Rock, AR
KOKS, Poplar Bluff, MO
WCRR, Rural Retreat, VA
WDEH, Sweetwater, TN
WJCR, Upton, KY
WTVY, Dothan, AL

Video of the Year

God’s Will, Martina McBride
If That Ain’t Love, Fox Brothers
Drugs Or Jesus, Tim McGraw
Mission Temple Fireworks Stand, Sawyer Brown
That’s What I Love About Sunday, Craig Morgan

Pioneer Award

Clint Miller, Dennis Agajanian, Ken Holloway, Marty Raybon, Mike Manuel

Youth In Music Award

Amber Morgan, Corey Brooks, Jonathan Channell, McKaylis, Shanta, Sydney Davis

Music Evangelist of the Year

Bill Mullis, Del Way, Dennis Agajanian, Lawrence Bishop, Randy & Heidi Gunn

Faith, Family & Country Movie

Because of Winn Dixie
Brad Stine: A Conservative Unleashed
Passion Of Christ
VeggieTales, Minnesota Cuke & Search for Samson’s Hairbrush
Woman Thou Art Loosed

Television Network

Daystar, Family Net, Inspirational Network, Pax, TBN, TCT Network

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