July 18, 2012
Award-winning Johnny Reid secures eight CCMA Award nominations, artists Dean Brody and Gord Bamford follow closely behind.
Toronto, ON (July 18, 2012) - The official countdown for the 2012 Canadian Country Music Association Awards has begun, as the Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced its nominees today. Anticipation continues to heighten as the best of the best in Canadian country music contend for some of country music's most prestigious awards this September in Saskatoon, SK.
The 2012 nominations see celebrated Canadian country sensation Johnny Reid leading the pack, as it was just announced that Reid is nominated for a staggering total of eight Canadian Country Music Awards. Reid's Fire It Up has been nominated for Album of the Year, and the title track off the album has been nominated for Single of the Year, Songwriters of the Year and Video of the Year. Reid has also been recognized with nominations for Fans' Choice Award, Male Artist of the Year, Interactive Artist of the Year and Record Producer of the Year.
"All of today's nominees deserve ample recognition for their excellence as well as their tremendous contribution to Canadian country music," said Don Green, Executive Director, CCMA. "This year's nominees reflect the depth of musical talent in Canada, and we're so proud to be able to recognize those artists - both established and emerging - who have impacted Canadians with their music."
PRESS RELEASE: 2012 CCMA AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
On Sunday, September 23 you can see Johnny Reid perform “One Night Only” at Massey Hall.
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