There seem to be more and more awards shows every year. But this is one that has been around for 17 years. The 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Association’s Faith, Family & Country Awards were held in Nashville on Oct. 28. In celebration of middle Tennessee breast cancer survivors, the evening included a pink carpet, and awards tied with pink ribbons.
The show was hosted by Megan Alexander, who is one of the anchors on Inside Edition, and Storme Warren, from GAC. Here’s the list of this year’s winners.
Entertainer of the Year: Ricky Skaggs
Mainstream Country Artist: Jeff Bates
Video Award: Hello World – Lady Antebellum
Inspirational Bluegrass Artist: The Roys
Legend/Pioneer Award: The Fox Brothers
Mainstream Inspirational Song: If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away –Justin Moore.
Inspirational Country Song: I’ll Stand Up And Say So—Chuck Day
Male Vocalist: Chuck Day
Female Vocalist: Kali Rose
Vocal Duo: Joey + Rory
Vocal Group or Band: Sunday Drive
Songwriter: Russ Murphy
New Artist: Chuck Hancock
Musician: Ricky Skaggs
Comedian: Johnny Lee Cook
Youth In Music: Renee Spencer
Music Evangelist: Johnny Lee Cook
Radio Personality: J. R. Pitsenbarger
Radio Station: WCWV—Summersville, WV
Television Network: Daystar TV
Faith & Family Movie: Soul Surfer
The event included performances by The Roys, Latham Moore, Joey and Rory, Buddy Jewell, Guy Penrod, The Isaacs, Laura Dodd and Lucas Hog
Enjoy the rest of your Sunday! Talk to you all later!