The nominees for the 2015 Inspirational Country Music Awards have been announced, and this year's list of potential honorees includes a number of mainstream country favorites.

The nominees for the 21st annual ICM Awards include Carrie Underwood, Ray Stevens, Maddie & Tae, Josh Turner, Lady Antebellum, Dierks BentleyRhonda Vincent, Hunter Hayes, RaeLynn, Joey + Rory, Craig Wayne Boyd and more. A partial list of awards categories and nominees can be seen below.

TCT Network's Melanie Walker, host of "Come on in With Melanie" and "Sessions," is set to emcee the event. Walker, a Christian recording artist, is a two-time winner of the ICM's Female Vocalist of the Year award.

Performers are still being announced, but so far, the lineup includes sets from T. Graham Brown, Isaac Cole, Meghan Woods, True Heart, the Wacaster Family, Johnny Rowlett, Wade Hammond and Chuck Hancock, the latter of whom took home Entertainer of the Year in 2014.

The ICM Awards are part of the annual ICM Faith, Family & Country Week, which includes nightly showcases, a luncheon, a membership breakfast, seminars and more around Nashville. The awards ceremony is set to take place on Oct. 22 at Cornerstone Church in Madison, Tenn., just outside of Nashville.

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2015 Inspirational Country Music Awards Nominees

Inspirational Entertainer
Greg McDougal & Family
Jayc Harold Band
Kali Rose
Steve Richard
Tommy Brandt

Mainstream Country Male Artist
Hunter Hayes
Jeff Bates
John Berry
Josh Turner
T. Graham Brown

Mainstream Country Female Artist
Carrie Underwood
Maddie & Tae
Martina McBride
Trisha Yearwood

Mainstream Country Duo or Group
Joey + Rory
Lady Antebellum
Oak Ridge Boys
The Swon Brothers

Mainstream Inspirational Country Song
RaeLynn, “God Made Girls”
Carrie Underwood, “Something In The Water”
Craig Wayne Boyd, “The Old Rugged Cross”
The Swon Brothers, “Pray for You”
Dierks Bentley, “Riser”

Inspirational Bluegrass Artist
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Rhonda Vincent
Ricky Skaggs
The Isaacs
The Roys

Inspirational Male Vocalist
Chuck Hancock
Greg McDougal
Russ Murphy
Tommy Brandt
Wade Hammond

Inspirational Female Vocalist
Cherie Brennan
Kali Rose
Laura Dodd
Mary James

Inspirational Vocal Duo and/or Vocal Performance
Bruce & Betsy Mullen
Gary Dean Heisey with Gene Higgins
Steve Richard & Laura Dodd
T. Graham Brown & Vince Gill
True Heart

Inspirational Country Vocal Group or Band
Canton Junction
Jayc Harold Band
Kristina Craig & Exit 148
Wacaster Family

Inspirational Country Song
Mike Rimmey, “At The End”
Steve Richard & Laura Dodd, “I Know He Hears Me”
Chuck Hancock, “Jesus Broke That Bottle”
Mary James, “No Wound Too Deep”
T. Graham Brown & Vince Gill, “He’ll Take Care Of You”

Inspirational Music Video
Tommy Brandt, “Broken”
RaeLynn, “God Made Girls”
The Swon Brothers, “Pray for You”
Carrie Underwood, “Something In The Water”
Darius Rucker, “True Believers”

Inspirational Songwriter
Cherie Brennan
Chuck Hancock
Corey Lee Barker
Joe Loftus
Mike Rimmey
Russ Murphy

Inspirational New Artist
Alan Turner
Arkin Terrell
Jayne Carter
Joy Roberts
Meghan Woods

Inspirational Musician
Dennis Agajanian
Greg McDougal
Isaac Cole
Jayc Harold
Travis Wetzel