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Carrie Underwood, Justin Moore + More Nominated for 2011 Inspirational Country Awards

Carrie Underwood, Justin Moore
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Carrie Underwood and Justin Moore are amongst the country artists nominated for ICM Faith, Family and Country Awards. Both artists were announced in two categories of Top 5 finalists for the Oct. 28 award show in Nashville. Lady Antebellum, Ronnie Dunn and Randy Travis were amongst the other country artists announced as finalists.

Underwood picked up a nomination in the Mainstream Country Artist category, and her song ‘Mama’s Song’ earned a place amongst the Top 5 Video finalists. Moore also was nominated in the video category for his song ‘If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.’ The No. 1 hit even  earned a place alongside the Mainstream Inspirational Country Song nominees.

The ICM Faith, Family and Country Awards are the highpoint of Inspirational Country Music Week in Nashville, and this year is no exception. This 17th annual show will be held at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. ICM members will decide the winners from the five finalists in each category.

2011 ICM Faith, Family and Country Awards Finalists:

Chuck Day
Johnny Lee Cook
Ricky Skaggs
Steve Richard
Tommy Brandt

Vocal Duo
Amanda Fessant featuring Tommy Brandt
Bruce & Betsy Mullen
The Roys

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song
Bleed Red – Ronnie Dunn
I Won’t Let Go – Rascal Flatts
If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away – Justin Moore
That’s Important to Me – Joey+Rory
The Breath You Take – George Strait

Mainstream Country Artist
Buddy Jewell
Carrie Underwood
Jeff Bates
Josh Turner

Legend/Pioneer Award
This award has already been determined
Fox Brothers
Melanie Walker
Oak Ridge Boys
Randy Travis
Ricky Skaggs

Hello World – Lady Antebellum: Capitol Nashville, Director-Roman White
I Am Strong – The Grascals w/Dolly Parton: BluGrascal Records , Director-David Corlew
If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away – Justin Moore: Valory Music Co., Director-Peter Zavadil
If I Die Young – The Band Perry: Republic Nashville, Director-David McClister
Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood: Arista Nashville, Director-Shaun Silva

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