There will never be another country duo like Joey+Rory.

Granted, there will be husband and wife teams who will perform music together and collect a countless number of fans and even will be given a few awards to put on their shelves.

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Yet, Joey+Rory’s fairy tale-turned-tragedy will never be replicated, which is why this recent news is so gratifying for so many fans.

Assuring that their legacy and faith-filled message has a chance to live on forevermore, Joey+Rory will be recognized during the upcoming 22nd annual Inspirational Country Music Awards. The much-loved country duo joins fellow nominees Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood as artists that continue to find ways to infuse their faith into some of their biggest hits.

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Below please find the nominees in the mainstream categories of the awards, which will take place on Oct. 27.

Mainstream Inpirational Country Song
“Bluebonnets” Aaron Watson
“Bread & Water” John Conlee
“Country” Mo Pitney
“Humble & Kind” Tim McGraw
“Me & Jesus” Brad Paisley
“Outskirts of Heaven” Craig Campbell
“Real Men Love Jesus” Michael Ray
“Savior’s Shadow” Blake Shelton
“Thy Will Be Done” Hillary Scott
“When I’m Gone” Joey+Rory

Mainstream Country Male Artist
Brad Paisley
Jeff Bates
John Berry
Josh Turner
Marty Raybon
Mo Pitney
Ricky Skaggs
Scotty McCreery
Tim McGraw
Vince Gill

Mainstream Country Female Artist
Carrie Underwood
Dolly Parton
Hillary Scott
Joey Feek
Kelsea Ballerini
Lauren Alaina
Maddie & Tae
Martina McBride
Sara Evans
Trisha Yearwood

Mainstream Country Duo or Group
Cash Creek
Dan + Shay
High Valley
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers
Little Big Town
Oak Ridge Boys
Rascal Flatts
Sweetwater Rain

Looks like Joey+Rory’s faith-filled message will live on forevermore AP Photo/Matt Sayles
Tricia Despres is a senior correspondent for Rare Country, based out of Chicago. Join the conversation on Twitter at @RareCountry. We would love to see y’all there.
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