CCMA Announces Nominations
July 30, 2008 at 9:20 AM (PT)
The CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION has announced the nominees for the 2008 CCMA AWARDS. Newcomer JESSIE FARRELL leads the pack with eight nominations including TOP NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR, SINGLE OF THE YEAR, FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR and SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR. DOC WALKER came away with seven nods including ALBUM OF THE YEAR, GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR and FANS' CHOICE. Other artists that walked away with multiple nominations are PAUL BRANDT, GORD BAMFORD, GEORGE CANYON, DERIC RUTTAN, AMBUSH, CRYSTAL SHAWANDA, JOHNNY REID, EMERSON DRIVE and RIDLEY BENT. For a complete list of nominees visit www.ccma.org.
The CCMA AWARDS will be held SEPTEMBER 8th at the MTS CENTRE in WINNIPEG, MANITOBA. The show will broadcast live on CBC at 8p (CT) with encore presentations on CMT.