Finalisten für Inspirational Country Music Awards stehen fest

Am 24. Oktober werden in Nashville, Tennessee, die Awards der Inspirational Country Music Association (ICM) vergeben. Es geht um Country Music mit inspirierenden und christlichen Themen. In den USA hat die christliche Country Music seit jeher einen hohen Stellenwert.
Unter den Finalisten in den diversen Kategorien finden sich auch viele Superstars der Country Music wie z. B. Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood oder auch Alan Jackson.





Hier sind die Nominierten in den einzelnen Sparten:
 
ENTERTAINER:
Chuck Day
Dennis Agajanian
Guy Penrod
Jeff Bates
Kali Rose
Steve Richard
 
MALE VOCALIST:
Chuck Day
Chuck Hancock
Daniel Alan
Lucas Hoge
Tommy Brandt
 
FEMALE VOCALIST:
Aubree Bullock
Kali Rose
Larissa
Laura Dodd
Mary James
 
VOCAL DUO:
Aaron & Amanda Crabb
Branded
Randy-Paul
Steve Richard & Laura Dodd
The Roys
 
VOCAL GROUP OR BAND:
CrossCountry the Band
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Jayc Harold Band
Kristina Craig Band
Sunday Drive
 
MAINSTREAM INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY SONG:
“Changed” - Rascal Flatts
“I Drive Your Truck”- Lee Brice
“Old King James” - Scotty McCreery
“See You Again” - Carrie Underwood
“Touchdown Jesus”- Tim McGraw
 
MAINSTREAM COUNTRY MALE ARTIST:
Alan Jackson
Andy Griggs
John Berry
Scotty McCreery
Vince Gill
 
MAINSTREAM COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST:
Carrie Underwood
Dolly Parton
Lauren Alaina
Martina McBride
Reba McEntire
 
MAINSTREAM COUNTRY DUO or GROUP:
Diamond Rio
Joey + Rory
Oak Ridge Boys
Rascal Flatts
Thompson Square
 
INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY SONG:
“Hey Do You Know Me” - Kali Rose
“Meanwhile Back At the Cross” - Tommy Brandt
“They Don’t Stay Little Long Enough” - Chuck Hancock
“Unknown Soldiers” - Russ Murphy
“You Can Always Come Back Home” - Chuck Day
 
VIDEO:
Changed - Rascal Flatts; Directed by Carl Diebold
See You Again - Carrie Underwood; Directed by Eric Welch
Time is Love - Josh Turner; Directed by Peter Zavadil
Toothbrush - Steve Richard; Directed by Shawn Foster
True Believers - Darius Rucker; Directed by Jim Wright
 
MUSICIAN:
Dennis Agajanian
Greg McDougal
Jayc Harold
Ricky Skaggs
Vince Gill
 
NEW ARTIST:
Adrienne Haupt
Charee White
Hunter Cook
Jennifer Nickerson
Rachel Dampier
 
INSPIRATIONAL BLUEGRASS ARTIST:
Bruce & Betsy Mullen
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Rhonda Vincent
Ricky Skaggs
The Roys