Wednesday, December 14, 2011


ICM Awards

Get “Inspired” This Christmas Season: 
This Year’s Show Focuses on Winners…and Survivors

Nashville, Tenn. (December 14, 2011) – The 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Association’s Faith, Family & Country Awards will begin airing just in time to be “inspired” for the Christmas season. The award show will air this Saturday, December 17 at 4:30 P.M. (CST) on TCT Network and will re-air on Sunday, December 18 at 7:30 P.M. (CST)**. In case you miss it, you can catch it again on Saturday, January 14 at 7:00 P.M. (CST) on the NRB Network. Hosted by Inside Edition’s national correspondent anchorMegan Alexander and GAC’s popular entertainment news anchor, Storme Warren, the annual award show honors and showcases the biggest names and emerging talent among artists who perform Inspirational Country music. A few of this year’s honorees include Ricky Skaggs, Lady Antebellum, Justin Moore, Jeff Bates, The Fox Brothers, Joey + Rory, The Roys and the movie “Soul Surfer.”

Megan Alexander & Storme Warren

Co-hosts Megan Alexander and Storme Warren return for the 17th Annual ICM Awards

This year’s Awards focused not only on the winners of the awards but on survivors, as well. Taped in front of a live studio audience at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the evening’s show was tied “with pink ribbon” to the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition (complete with pink carpet arrivals, a presentation byUltimate World Fight Champion Rich Franklin and a place of honor on stage for the retinue of 136 breast cancer survivors). The show also paid tribute to Ground Zero heroes with performances by Lee Greenwood of “God Bless The USA” and Chuck Day’s self-penned “I’ll Stand Up And Say So.”

  Rich Franklin

Ultimate World Fight Champion Rich Franklin with Breast Cancer Survivors

You can find TCT Television Network here:
Direct TV—Channel: 377
Sky Angel Satellite Channel: 133

You can find the NRB Network here:
Direct TV—Channel: 378
Sky Angel IPTV Channel: 126

Check local listings for show times in your area. The broadcast can also be watched in a streaming format online on both networks. 

Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs brings home "Entertainer of the Year” and “Musician of the Year”
at the 2011 ICM Awards

The 2011 Inspirational Country Music Awards continue as the highpoint finale of Inspirational Country Music Week, an annual event presented by the Inspirational Country Music Association. This year’s schedule, which ran October 24-28 in Nashville, was as in past years, a major drawing event across a broad cross section of industry, music fans, broadcast media, and artists in a well-orchestrated showcase of music, conference scheduling and seminar related activities. For more information on the ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards, please visit

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