The Top 5 category nominees of 13th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards have been announced. Some notable names gracing the list include Martina McBride, Alan Jackson, Josh Turner, Joe Nichols, Randy Travis and duo Blue County.
All the six artists above are competing each other for the category Mainstream Country Artist of the Year. McBride will face Nichols once again in the 'Video of the Year' and other musicians like Emerson Drive, Lonestar and Jamie O'Neal.
Jackson's album 'Precious Memories' is up for Album of the Year while Nichols single 'I'll Wait for You' is being put under Song of the Year category along with Blue County's 'I Get To'.
The annual award event is presented by Christian Country Music Association. It will be held at Acuff Theater on November 4 at 6 p.m. CST. The member-voted ICM Awards convention, the highlight of Inspirational Country Week, is slated for October 31 through November 4 in Nashville, T.N.
Those willing to attend the event can purchase the tickets through TicketMaster charge-by-phone on 615/255-9600 at $45 a piece. Visit ICMawards.com for more information and complete list of nominees.
ICM was previously known as CCMA, but was sued by CMA (Country Music Association) for name infringement.