The 2017 CCMA Award Nominations ARE HERE!

It’s time to pull out the champagne because the nominations for the 2017 Canadian Country Music Association Awards have been released!! 🙌

Check it:

APPLE MUSIC FANS’ CHOICE AWARD

Gord Bamford

Dean Brody

Chad Brownlee

High Valley

Dallas Smith

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

“Beautiful Freakshow” – Dean Brody

“Dear Life” – High Valley

“Game On” – James Barker Band

“Grace & Grit” – Meghan Patrick

“Side Effects” – Dallas Smith

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Alee

Lindsay Ell

Madeline Merlo

Jess Moskaluke

Meghan Patrick

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Gord Bamford

Chad Brownlee

Tim Hicks

Brett Kissel

Aaron Pritchett

Dallas Smith

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

Cold Creek County

High Valley

James Barker Band

The Road Hammers

The Washboard Union

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

The Lovelocks

Jessica Mitchell

Lindi Ortega

JJ Shiplett

The Washboard Union

RISING STAR

Dan Davidson

Aaron Goodvin

James Barker Band

JoJo Mason

Meghan Patrick

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

“Autograph” – Dallas Smith

“Cool With That” – Brett Kissel

“Lawn Chair Lazy” – James Barker Band

“Take Me Home” – Jess Moskaluke

“Time” – Dean Brody

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Chills – James Barker Band

I Didn’t Fall In Love With Your Hair – Brett Kissel

That’s When You Know – Chris Buck Band feat. Kira Isabella

Time – Dean Brody

When A Momma’s Boy Meets A Daddy’s Girl – Aaron Pritchett

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR 

James Barker, Gavin Slate, Travis Wood, Donovan Woods

Song: Chills (Performed By: James Barker Band)

Ted Hewitt, Brett Kissel, Phil O’Donnell

Song: Cool With That (Performed By: Brett Kissel)

Clayton Bellamy, Dan Davidson

Song: Found (Performed By: Dan Davidson)

Dean Brody

Song: Time (Performed By: Dean Brody)

Patricia Conroy, Jessica Mitchell, David Thomson

Song: Workin’ On Whiskey (Performed By: Jessica Mitchell)

INTERACTIVE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

Shae Dupuy

Tim Hicks

Hunter Brothers

Brett Kissel

Wes Mack

Congrats to all of the nominees! For a full list of nominations, click here. And mark your calendars – the CCMA awards will be broadcast on Sunday, September 10th.  

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