ICM Awards Reveals Semi-Final Nominees

The 18th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards will be presented Oct. 18 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Nominations for the semi-final round of voting were revealed yesterday (7/30). Ballots to determine the final nominations will be mailed out tomorrow (8/1) and must be returned with a postmark of Aug. 24 or earlier. The final round of ballots will be mailed Sept. 3 and must be returned with a postmark date of Sept. 28 or earlier.

The ICM 20 Year Homecoming Concert Celebration runs Oct. 14–18 at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel. It is open to the public and includes showcases, a songwriting contest, seminars, a talent competition and more. A portion of the week’s proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville

Top 10 Semi-Final ICM Awards Nominees

Entertainer of the Year
Chuck Day
Cross Country The Band
Dennis Agajanian
Guy Penrod
Johnny Lee Cook
Laura Dodd
Steve Richard
Sunday Drive
The Roys
Tommy Brandt

Male Vocalist
Chuck Day
Chuck Hancock
Greg McDougal
Guy Penrod
Lucas Hoge
Mike Rimmey
Russ Murphy
Steve Richard
Tommy Brandt
Wade Hammond

Female Vocalist
Aubree Bullock
Chelley Odle
Kali Rose
Kathy J Daugherty
Larissa
Laura Dodd
Mary James
Nichole Hope
Rachel Holder
Rhonda Vincent

Vocal Duo
Badhorse
Branded
Bruce & Betsy Mullen
Chuck Day with James Payne
Dailey & Vincent
Houston-Stephens Project
Joey + Rory
Larissa feat. Tyson Bowman
Spirit Driven
The Roys

Vocal Group or Band
Crawford Crossing
CrossCountry The Band
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Last Light Band
Point of Grace
Red Roots
Skyline Boys
Sunday Drive
The Isaacs
The Springs

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song
“Better Than I Use To Be” – Tim McGraw
“Between Sundays” – DJ Miller
“For You” – Keith Urban
“God Gave Me You” – Blake Shelton
“Home” – Dierks Bentley
“I’m Gonna Love You Through It” – Martina McBride
“In Your Arms” – Rachel Holder
“That’s Why I Pray” – Big & Rich
“Threaten Me With Heaven” – Vince Gill
“Time Is Love” – Josh Turner

Mainstream Country Artist
Alan Jackson
Craig Morgan
Jeff Bates
Josh Turner
Lee Brice
Martina McBride
Ricky Skaggs
Scotty McCreery
Tim McGraw
Vince Gill

Christian/Inspirational Country Song
“Have You Traveled With The Lord Lately” – Kali Rose
“I Am Pretty” – Laura Dodd “In The Shadow Of My Steeple” – Aubree Bullock
“It Aint Gonna Be Like This Forever” – Larissa “It’s A God Thing” – Sunday Drive
“Jesus Is Enough” – Russ Murphy
“Low Enough” – Chuck Day with James Payne “Paycheck To A Prayer” – Scott Steele
“Toothbrush” – Steve Richard
“While I Still Can” – Greg McDougal

Songwriter
Chuck Day
Chuck Hancock
Daniel Alan of Last Light Band
Geoffrey Andrews
Greg McDougal
Kris Miller
Mark Wayne Glasmire
Paul Staggs of Branded
Russ Murphy
Tommy Brandt

Living Legend Award
Bruce Haynes
Charlie Daniels
Chuck Day (The Days)
CrossCountry The Band
Dolly Parton
Dr. Johnny Lee Cook
Lisa Daggs
Melanie Walker
Ricky Skaggs
Susie McEntire Luchsinger

Video
“A Miracle” – Geoffrey Andrews
“Between Sundays” – DJ Miller
“For You” – Keith Urban
“God Gave Me You” – Blake Shelton
“I’m Gonna Love You Through It” – Martina McBride
“In Your Arms” – Rachel Holder
“Just Fishin’” – Trace Adkins
“Like My Mother Does” – Lauren Alaina
“Loves Gotta Go Somewhere” – Steve Richard
“That’s Why I Pray” – Big & Rich

New Artist
Emily Faith
Erik Grant Bennett
Geoffrey Andrews
Isaac Cole
Larissa
Mark Wayne Glasmire
Pete Etterman
Rachel Holder
Scott Steele
Wade Hammond

Musician
Andy Leftwick
Buddy Hyatt
Dennis Agajanian
Doyle Lawson
Gordon Mote
Greg McDougal
Jayc Harold
Ricky Skaggs
Russ Murphy
Vince Gill

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist
Dailey & Vincent
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Kathy Daugherty
Marty Raybon
Nathan Stanley
Rhonda Vincent
Ricky Skaggs
The Grascals
The Isaacs
The Roys

See the complete list.

 

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