Nashville, TN (September 7, 2011) – Doyle Lawson has been nominated in two categories in the upcoming 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Awards to be held in Nashville at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on October 28, 2011. Lawson was nominated individually for Musician of the Year, and with his band Quicksilver for Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year.
The Awards event will be the finale of ICM Faith, Family & Country Week to be held at Nashville’s Millenium Maxwell House Hotel during the week of October 24-28, 2011. The week’s activities will be a mix of music showcases and seminars.
Final nominees for the Awards were announced on August 31, after a round of voting by ICM members during the month of August narrowed the field of 10 nominees in each of 22 categories down to the Final Top Five, from which the winners will be chosen by ballot in voting ending September 30.
Lawson is in sterling company, as other artists nominated for ICM Awards include country mega-stars George Strait, Carrie Underwood, and Dolly Parton.
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