Dennis Agajanian took home the entertainer of the year award at the 11th annual Inspirational Country Music Award Show last night (Nov. 10) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
The ICM gala (previously known as the Christian Country Music Awards) were hosted by Lisa Ryan and Linda Davis. Randy Gunn was named male vocalist and Melanie Walker took female vocalist honors.
Perennial favorites the Fox Brothers netted vocal group of the year while the Last Light Band repeated last year’s win in the trio of the year category. Tim McGraw’s hit “Live Like You Were Dying” was named song of the year. The Living Legend Award went to Clint Miller.
Craig Morgan received the mainstream country artist accolade and his clip “That’s What I Love About Sunday” netted video of the year. Clifton Jansky won songwriter of the year. Marty Raybon received the Pioneer Award.
The show was televised live on Great American Country and will be re-broadcast December 22 and 25. The awards show was the centerpiece of the annual Inspirational Country Music convention.