ICM Award Winner Archive

1994 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Bruce Haynes

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Susie Luchsinger

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Margo Smith & Holly

 

Vocal Group of the Year

MidSouth

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Runs In The Blood,

Ken Holloway

 

Songwriter of the Century 

Dottie Rambo

 

Best Positive Christian Country

Performance By A Secular Artist

Paul Overstreet

 

New Artist of the Year

Paula McCulla

 

Musician of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

Pioneer Award

The Fox Brothers

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Darryl Alexander

 

Radio Station of the Year

KPBC/Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 

Video of the Year

“Two Out Of Three,”

Charlie Daniels

 

 

1995 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Ken Holloway

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Bruce Haynes

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Susie Luchsinger

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Rivers & Owens

 

Vocal Group of the Year

MidSouth

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Without You (I Haven’t Got A Prayer),” Midsouth

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Marty Raybon

 

New Artist of the Year

Lisa Daggs

 

Musician of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

Pioneer Award

Kenny Hinson

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Tom Carter – High Country 

 

Radio Station of the Year

WPUV/Pulaski, VA

 

Video of the Year

“Silent Witness,” Various Artists

 

 

1996 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Lisa Daggs

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Ken Holloway

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Paula McCulla

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Seneca

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Lake Of Fire,” Songwriters: Jeff McKee and Buddy Hyatt

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Vince Gill

 

New Artist of the Year

Wilcox and Pardoe

 

Musician of the Year

Vince Gill

 

Special Award

Star of Tomorrow

Michael Grimm

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Marty Smith, Cross Country Syndicated Show

 

Radio Station of the Year

WSSA/Morrow, GA

 

Video of the Year

“Go Rest High On That Mountain,” Vince Gill;

Director John Lloyd Miller

 

 

1999 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

The Fox Brothers

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Mike Manuel

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Gayla Earlene

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Double Portion

 

Vocal Group of the Year

CrossCountry

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Wine Into Water,” T. Graham Brown

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

  1. Graham Brown

 

New Artist of the Year

John Steed

 

Musician of the Year

Phil Driscoll

 

Pioneer Award

Margo Smith

 

Living Legend

Johnny Cash

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Fred Bacher

 

Radio Station of the Year

WTUN/Dothan, AL

 

Video of the Year

“Holes In The Floor Of Heaven,” Steve Wariner

 

 

2000 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

The Fox Brothers

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

John Steed

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kim Ford

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Morgan and Morgan

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“800 Pound Jesus,” Sawyer Brown

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Jeff Carson

 

New Artist of the Year

Pascha

 

Musician of the Year

Gene Crain

 

Pioneer Award

Joe Babcock

 

Living Legend

LaVerne Tripp

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Fred Bacher

 

Radio Station of the Year

WTUN/Dothan, AL

 

Video of the Year

“800 Pound Jesus,” Sawyer Brown

 

 

2001 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

The Fox Brothers

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

John Steed

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kim Ford

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Samson

 

Vocal Trio of the Year

The Babcocks

 

Vocal Group of the Year

Fox Brothers

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow,” Soggy Bottom Boys

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

John Berry

 

New Artist of the Year

Clifton Jansky

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Pioneer Award

Jack Greene

 

Living Legend

Margo Smith

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Robby Lynn Steptoe

 

Radio Station of the Year

KAYD/Beaumont, TX

 

Video of the Year

“Angels In Waiting,” Tammy Cochran

 

 

2002 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Dennis Agajanian

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Clifton Jansky

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Gayla Earlene

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Young Harmony

 

Vocal Trio of the Year

Jeff Treece Band

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Where Were You When

 

The World Stopped

Turning,” Alan Jackson

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Dottie Rambo

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Stella Parton

 

 

New Artist of the Year

Del Way

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Pioneer Award

Sonny Simmons

 

Living Legend

Dottie Rambo

 

Video of the Year

“Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning,” Alan Jackson

 

 

2003 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Dennis Agajanian

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Del Way

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Paula Slow

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Twice Robin

 

Vocal Trio of the Year

Jeff Treece Band

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Three Wooden Crosses,” Randy Travis

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Dottie Rambo

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Randy Travis

 

New Artist of the Year

Glenn Kearney

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Pioneer Award

Dottie Rambo

 

Living Legend

Chester Smith

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Roy Fox of The Fox Brothers

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Fred Bacher

 

Radio Station of the Year

WTVY/Dothan, AL

 

Video of the Year

“Have You Forgotten,” Darryl Worley

 

Youth In Music Award

Amber Morgan

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

CrossCountry

 

 

2004 Christian Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Clifton Jansky

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Mike Hammock

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Stella Parton

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Young Harmony

 

Vocal Trio of the Year

Last Light Band

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Long Black Train, Josh Turner

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Josh Turner

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Oak Ridge Boys

 

New Artist of the Year

Tommy Brandt

 

Musician of the Year

Rory Hoffman

 

Pioneer Award

Jimmy Snow

 

Living Legend

Jimmy Snow

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Frankie Punkintown Smith

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Bobby Lynn

 

Radio Station of the Year

WNAH/Nashville, TN

 

Video of the Year

“Long Black Train, Josh Turner

 

Youth In Music Award

Jana Brooke

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Del Way

 

 

2005 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Dennis Agajanian

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Randy Gunn

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Melanie Walker

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Branded

 

Vocal Trio of the Year

Last Light Band

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year

“Live Like You Were Dying,” Tim McGraw

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Clifton Jansky

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Craig Morgan

 

New Artist of the Year

Chunky Nelms

 

Pioneer Award

Marty Raybon

 

Living Legend

Clint Miller

 

Musician of the Year

Rory Hoffman

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Dennis Swanburg

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Rich Miller

 

Radio Station of the Year

WTVY/Dothan, AL

 

Video of the Year

“That’s What I Love About Sunday,” Craig Morgan

 

Youth In Music Award

Corey Brooks

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Lawrence Bishop

 

Television Network of the Year

TBN

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie of the Year  

The Passion Of The Christ

 

 

2006 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Mike Hammock

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Tommy Brandt

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Melanie Walker

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Branded

 

Vocal Trio of the Year

Jeff Treece Band

 

Vocal Group of the Year

The Fox Brothers

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year

“Believe,” Brooks & Dunn

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Mike Manuel

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Carrie Underwood

 

New Artist of the Year

Corey Brooks

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Pioneer Award

Del Way

 

Living Legend

Joe Babcock

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Mark Lowery

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Rich Miller

 

Radio Station of the Year

WTVY/Dothan, AL

 

Video of the Year

“Believe,” Brooks & Dunn

 

Youth In Music Award

Peasall Sisters

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Del Way

 

Television Network of the Year

Gospel Music Channel

 

 

2007 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Del Way

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Tommy Brandt

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Sonya Isaacs

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Branded

 

Vocal Group of the Year

CrossCountry The Band

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year

“Back In The Country Again,” Mike Manuel

 

Inspirational Country Album of the Year

Precious Memories, Alan Jackson

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Mike Manuel

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Josh Turner

 

New Artist of the Year

Russ Murphy

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Living Legend

James Payne

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Barry McGee

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Rich Miller

 

Radio Station of the Year

WCWV/Summersville, WV

 

Video of the Year

“Moments,” Emerson Drive

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year

Lawrence Bishop

 

Youth In Music Award

Matthew Wacaster

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Bill Mullis

 

Television Network of the Year

Gospel Music Channel

 

 

2008 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

CrossCountry The Band

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Del Way

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Sonya Isaacs

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Bellamy Brothers

 

Vocal Group of the Year

Last Light Band

 

Mainstream Inspirational Song of the Year 

“I Saw God Today, George Strait

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Heroes,” Branded

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Russ Murphy

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Ricky Skaggs & The Whites

 

New Artist of the Year

Danny Ray Harris

 

Musician of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

Living Legend

Dennis Agajanian

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Barry McGee

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Robby Lynn

 

Radio Station of the Year

WJCR/Upton, KY

 

Video of the Year

“Til I Was A Daddy Too,” Tracy Lawrence

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

Youth In Music Award

The Springs

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

James Payne

 

Television Network of the Year

TBN-Trinity Broadcast Network

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie of the Year  

Facing The Giants

 

 

2009 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

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 Inspirational Song of the Year 

“Up To Him,” Tracy Lawrence

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Good Ole Boys,” James Payne & Del Way

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Russ Murphy

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

New Artist of the Year

Steve Richard

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Living Legend

Ken Holloway 

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Barry McGee

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Leon Joplin

 

Radio Station of the Year

WCWV/Summersville, WV

 

Video of the Year

“God Must Really Love Me,” Craig Morgan

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year

Isaacs

 

Youth In Music Award

Matthew Wacaster

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Russ Murphy

 

Television Network of the Year

TCT Networks

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie of the Year  

Fireproof (Provident Films)

 

 

2010 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Point Of Grace

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Tommy Brandt

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Mary James

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

The Roys

 

Vocal Group of the Year

CrossCountry The Band

 

Mainstream Inspirational Song of the Year 

“This Ain’t Nothin’,” Craig Morgan

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“Cowboys Love Jesus Too,” Russ Murphy

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Russ Murphy

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Craig Morgan

 

New Artist of the Year

Laura Dodd

 

Musician of the Year

Dennis Agajanian

 

Living Legend

Dan Cowart

Audio Outreach Ministries

 

Comedy Act of the Year 

Johnny Lee Cook

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

Rich Miller

 

Radio Station of the Year

WCWV/Summersville, WV

 

Video of the Year

“Temporary Home,” Carrie Underwood;

Director, Deaton-Flanigen

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

Youth In Music Award

Renee Spencer

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Greg McDougal

 

Television Network of the Year

TCT Networks

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie of the Year  

The Blind Side, Alcon Entertainment, Warner Brothers Pictures

 

 

2011 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year 

Ricky Skaggs

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Chuck Day

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kali Rose

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Joey+Rory

 

Vocal Group of the Year

Sunday Drive

 

Mainstream Inspirational Song of the Year 

“If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away,”Justin Moore

 

Christian Country Song of the Year

“I’ll Stand Up And Say So,” Chuck Day

 

Songwriter of the Year 

Russ Murphy

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year

Jeff Bates

 

New Artist of the Year

Chuck Hancock

 

Musician of the Year

Ricky Skaggs

 

Living Legend

The Fox Brothers

 

Comedian of the Year 

Johnny Lee Cook

 

Radio Personality of the Year 

  1. R. Pitsenbarger

 

Radio Station of the Year

WCWV/Summersville, WV

 

Video of the Year

“Hello World,” Lady Antebellum,

Director, Roman White

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year

The Roys

 

Youth In Music Award

Renee Spencer

 

Music Evangelist of the Year 

Johnny Lee Cook

 

Television Network of the Year

Daystar TV

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie of the Year  

Soul Surfer, Brookwell McNamara Entertainment, TriStar Pictures

 

 

2012 Inspirational Country Music Award Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year:

Chuck Day

 

Male Vocalist of the Year:

Chuck Hancock

 

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Laura Dodd

 

Vocal Duo of the Year:

Branded

 

Vocal Group of the Year:

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

 

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song of the Year:

“Threaten Me With Heaven,” Vince Gill

 

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year:

Vince Gill

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year:

“Jesus Is Enough,” Russ Murphy

 

Songwriter of the Year:

Chuck Hancock

 

New Artist of the Year:

Larissa

 

Video of the Year:

“Love’s Gotta Go Somewhere,” Steve Richard

 

Musician of the Year:

Greg McDougal

 

Comedian of the Year:

Johnny Lee Cook

 

Radio Personality of the Year:

Rich Miller

 

Radio Station of the Year:

WSM AM 650

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year:

The Roys

 

Youth In Music Award:

Isaac Cole

 

Music Evangelist of the Year:

Tommy Brandt

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie:

Joyful Noise

 

Television Network of the Year:

Gospel Music Channel

 

 

2013 Inspirational Country Music Award® Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year:

Kali Rose

 

Male Vocalist of the Year:

Tommy Brandt

 

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Mary James

 

Vocal Duo of the Year:

Steve Richard & Laura Dodd

 

Vocal Group of the Year:

Sunday Drive

 

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song of the Year:

“Changed,” Rascal Flatts

 

Mainstream Country Male Artist of the Year:

Scotty McCreery

 

Mainstream Country Female Artist of the Year:

Martina McBride

 

Mainstream Country Duo or Group of the Year:

Joey+Rory

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year:

“They Don’t Stay Little Long Enough,” Chuck Hancock

 

Songwriter of the Year:

Chuck Hancock

 

Video of the Year:

“Changed,” Rascal Flatts

 

Musician of the Year:

Dennis Agajanian

 

Comedian of the Year:

Chonda Pierce

 

New Artist of the Year:

Chareé White

 

Radio Personality of the Year:

Marty Smith

 

Radio Station of the Year:

Inspirational Country Radio Network

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year:

The Roys

 

Youth In Music Award:

The McDougal Kids

 

Music Evangelist of the Year:

Russ Murphy

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie:

Spirit Of Love: The Mike Glenn Story

 

Television Network of the Year:

RFD-TV

 

Living Legend:

Gene Higgins

 

 

2014 Inspirational Country Music Award® Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year:

Chuck Hancock

 

Male Vocalist of the Year:

Chuck Hancock

 

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Mary James

 

Vocal Duo of the Year:

Kali Rose & Dennis Agajanian

 

Vocal Group of the Year:

Kristina Craig Band

 

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song of the Year:

“Compass,” Lady Antebellum

 

Mainstream Country Male Artist of the Year:

Alan Jackson

 

Mainstream Country Female Artist of the Year:

Carrie Underwood

 

Mainstream Country Duo or Group of the Year:

Sweetwater Rain

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year:

“The Rock On Which I Stand,” Steve Richard & Laura Dodd

 

Songwriter of the Year:

Russ Murphy

 

Video of the Year:

“Keep On Rollin’,” Steve Richard

 

Musician of the Year:

Jayc Harold

 

Comedian of the Year:

  1. Bubba Bechtol

 

New Artist of the Year:

Isaac Cole

 

Radio Personality of the Year:

Rich Miller

 

Radio Station of the Year:

WSM AM 650 – Nashville, TN

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year:

The Roys

 

Youth In Music Award:

The McDougal Kids

 

Music Evangelist of the Year:

Tommy  Brandt

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie:

God’s Not Dead

 

Television Network of the Year:

RFD-TV

 

Living Legend:

Leo Johnston of CrossCountry The Band

 

 

2015 Inspirational Country Music Award® Winners

 

Entertainer of the Year

Steve Richard

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Wade Hammond

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kali Rose 

 

Vocal Due and/or Duo Performance of the Year

True Heart

 

Vocal Group or Band of the Year

The Wacaster Family

 

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song of the Year

“Something In the Water,” Carrie Underwood

 

Mainstream Country Male Artist of the Year

  1. Graham Brown

 

Mainstream Country Female Artist of the Year

Carrie Underwood 

 

Mainstream Country Duo or Group of the Year

Joey+Rory

 

Inspirational Country Song of the Year

“Jesus Broke That Bottle,” Chuck Hancock

 

Songwriter of the Year

Chuck Hancock 

 

Living Legend

Melanie Walker

 

Video of the Year

“Something In the Water,” Carrie Underwood

 

New Artist of the Year

Joy Roberts

 

Musician of the Year

Greg McDougal

 

Youth In Music Award

Tommy Brandt II

 

Comedian of the Year

  1. Bubba Bechtol

 

Radio Station/Network of the Year

HLE Radio 

 

Radio Personality of the Year

Hunter Logan

 

Music Evangelist of the Year

Russ Murphy

 

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year

The Roys 

 

Television Network of the Year

TCT Network

 

Faith, Family & Country™ Movie

Hoovey, Brookwell-McNamara Entertainment

 

 

2016 Inspirational Country Music Award® Winners

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Tommy Brandt

 

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Chuck Hancock

 

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Joy Roberts

 

VOCAL DUO/VOCAL DUO PERFORMANCE

Mikayla Lynn & Isaac Cole “Where He Needs Her”

 

VOCAL GROUP/BAND OF THE YEAR

Kevin Rowe & The Prodigal Sons

 

MAINSTREAM INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY SONG

“When I’m Gone” Joey+Rory

 

MAINSTREAM COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST

Joey Feek

 

MAINSTREAM COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP

Joey+Rory

 

MAINSTREAM COUNTRY MALE ARTIST

Marty Raybon

 

INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY SONG OF THE YEAR

“Jesus on the Jukebox” Kali Rose

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Greg McDougal

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

“Fearfully, Wonderfully Made” Mary James

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Tommy Brandt II

 

COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR

Kenny Lee Robinson AKA Cornbread The Comic

 

RADIO STATION/NETWORK OF THE YEAR

Renegade Radio

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Corey Farlow

 

YOUTH IN MUSIC AWARD

Taylon Hope

 

FAITH, FAMILY & COUNTRY MOVIE

War Room

 

RADIO PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Micah McCarley

 

INSPIRATIONAL BLUEGRASS ARTIST

Nathan Stanley

 

MUSIC EVANGELIST OF THE YEAR

Johnny Rowlett

 

TV NETWORK OF THE YEAR

TCT Network