Gospel to Air Inspirational Country Music Awards


Gospel Music Channel will two-step into the live-awards-show arena Thursday night with its coverage of the 12th annual Inspirational Country Music Awards.

Charlie Daniels, Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell, Jimmy Wayne and Randy Owen of Alabama are among the performers scheduled to play at the Acuff Theater in Nashville, Tenn., when the show, hosted by Andy Andrews, starts at 8 p.m. (EST).

“We are very excited that Gospel Music Channel, the television home for all styles of gospel music, is showing the Inspirational Country Music Awards live,” president and founder Charles Humbard said in a prepared statement. “Now millions of people can enjoy watching the awards for outstanding work in this important category of gospel music.”