At 2009 Inspirational Country Music Awards, Craig Morgan takes home Video of the Year prize, while film 'Fireproof' gets Faith, Family and Country Movie title.
This year's Inspirational Country Music Awards has been held at a ceremony taking place at the Trinity Music City USA Auditorium in Hendersonville, Tennessee. One of its winners is Craig Morgan who gets a trophy for Video of the Year.
However, the one who has walked home victorious actually is Russ Murphy. He leads the winners list at the event with two awards on his bag. He is named Songwriter of the Year and Music Evangelist of the Year.
There are also Tommy Brandt scooping Male Vocalist of the Year, Sandra Dee grabbing Male Vocalist of the Year, The Roys as Vocal Duo of the Year and Steve Richard as New Artist of the Year. In addition, drama movie "Fireproof" starring Kirk Cameron takes honor as Faith, Family and Country Movie.
2009 ICM Awards took place on October 15 and was hosted by David Keith. Dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent among artists who perform Christian and Inspirational Country music, this event saw live performances from James Payne, Tommy Brandt, Del Way, Greg McDougal, Amanda Fessant, Ricky Skaggs & The Whites and The Cherryholmes.
Full winners list of 2009 ICM Awards:
- Entertainer of the Year: CrossCountry the Band
- Male Vocalist of the Year: Tommy Brandt
- Female Vocalist of the Year: Sandra Dee
- Vocal Duo of the Year: The Roys
- Vocal Group of the Year: Point of Grace
- Mainstream Song of the Year: Tracy Lawrence - "Up to Him"
- Mainstream Country Artist of the Year: Ricky Skaggs
- Christian Country Song of the Year: James Payne and Del Way - "Good Ole Boys"
- Video of the Year: Craig Morgan - "God Must Really Love Me"
- Songwriter of the Year: Russ Murphy
- New Artist of the Year: Steve Richard
- Musician of the Year: Dennnis Agajanian
- Living Legend Award: Ken Holloway
- Comedy Act of the Year: Barry McGee
- Inspirational Bluegrass Artist: The Isaacs
- Youth In Music Award: Matthew Wacaster
- Music Evangelist of the Year: Russ Murphy
- Radio Personality of the Year: Leon Joplin
- Radio Station of the Year: WCWV
- Television Network of the Year: TCT Network
- Faith, Family and Country Movie: "Fireproof"