Top Five Category Finalists Announced For The 17th Annual ICM Awards

Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry, Ronnie Dunn, George Strait, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton Given Top Major Category Honors

ICM Gold LogoNashville, Tenn. (August 31, 2011) –The ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards Top 5 finalists were announced today in 22 key categories  advancing the presentation of the 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards in award ceremonies to be held on Friday, October 28th at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

The ICM Faith, Family & Country Top 5 ballot, as determined by first round membership voting by the members of the Inspirational Country Music Association, includes a stellar array of major names in a broad cross section of categories that include entertainer, new artist, song, songwriter, group, duo,  musician, radio, radio station, film, television honors and more.

Major artist nominees on the Top 5 ballot for this year’s  ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards  include Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum,  The Band Perry, Ronnie Dunn, The Roys,  Josh Turner, Jeff Bates, Randy Travis, The Grascals,  Ricky Skaggs, The Oak Ridge Boys, Point of Grace, Guy Penrod, The Isaacs, and George Strait.  Film honors finalists  include a competitive field highlighted by family rated major box office contenders including Country Strong, Secretariat, and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Top 5 finalists in all categories will now be presented to the membership in final round voting that will end on September 30th. Awards will be announced at the October 28th awards presentation.

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Ronnie Dunn’s Bleed Red on iTunes, Amazon, and His New Web Site

Ronnie Dunn seated holding guitar

The day you have all been waiting for is finally here! Ronnie Dunn’s debut single, “Bleed Red” is available for purchase as of right now. To download “Bleed Red” go to iTunes and get your copy. You can also visit the music page of RonnieDunn.com and click on the iTunes logo to be taken to the link to buy your very of copy of “Bleed Red.”

Ronnie just launched his new web site featuring his debut hit, Bleed Red. They did a great job on this site. It gives fans all the things they want.

Raised Country wishes Ronnie the very best.


If you are Android oriented, or simply want top quality MP3s from Amazon for less than you’d pay on iTunes, you can get that here now, too!