Nominees Announced For 2009 CCMA Awards
July 29, 2009 at 10:15 AM (PT)
The CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION announced the nominees today (7/29) for the 2009 CCMA AWARDS, to be held SEPTEMBER 13th in VANCOUVER. JOHNNY REID leads the pack with six nominations, including "Single Of The Year," "Album Of The Year" (for "Dance With Me"), "Songwriter Of The Year," "CMT Video Of The Year" (for "A Woman Like You"), "Male Artist Of The Year" and the CCMA "Fans' Choice Award." REID will be performing at the awards show.
GEORGE CANYON received five nominations for the "Single of the Year," "Album of the Year," "CMT Video of the Year," "Male Artist of the Year" and "Fans' Choice" categories. VICTORIA BANKS also earned five nominations, for "Album Of The Year," "Single Of The Year," "Songwriter Of The Year," "Female Artist Of The Year" and the "Rising Star Award." GORD BAMFORD and DEAN BRODY each garnered four nominations.
JASON PRIESTLEY will host the awards show, and REBA McENTIRE has also been added as a performer. A complete list of nominees and more information can be found at www.ccma.org.