Nominees for the 2022 CCMA Awards were announced Wednesday (July 20) by the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), and Albertan singer/songwrit
Snotty Nose Rez Kids (pictured) top the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards noms, the new inductees into the London Music Hall of Fame are named, and CMW is well under way. Also in the news are Harrison Kennedy, Do West Festival, Zoon, Manifesto, Nashville North, the Tom Patterson Theatre, Music NL, Birdsong, The Onyx Experience, Tom Wilson, AM to FM Live, The Weeknd, Euphoria, David Myles, Raoul and The Big Time, and Cuff The Duke.
The rocker turned country star (pictured) led the pack, picking up four plaques over two nights in London, ON, at the 2021 CCMA Awards. A full list of winners is here.
Keonté Beals (pictured) leads the Music Nova Scotia Awards nominees, Tenille Townes announces a headlining Canadian tour, and Festival (506) launches next month. Also in the news are Fall BeerFest T.O., MNS Artist in Residence, Hopscotch Festival, The Chris Buck Band, World of Jazz Festival, The Ontario Creates Film Fund, Tricky Woo, Ronley Teper, Virtual Voices Series, Music PEI, CIMA, Lorraine Leckie, June Garber, Christine Petrowska Quilico, and farewell Bennie Pete.
Rich Aucoin (pictured) analyses the US, k-os goes supernova, and Tenille Townes is having a breakthrough year. Also in the headlines are Sylvie Courtemanche, Roberta Battaglia, Joni and Neil, Tory Lanez, Blurred Vision, Amplify, Old Man Luedecke, RCM, The Music Hall, Mark Miller, Daniel Ek, Hipgnosis, Amuse, TikTok, A&R, Van Morrison, Mariah Carey, and Bob Mould.
Tenille Townes shines at the ACM Awards, The Sheepdogs (pictured) help Live Nation open Lake House, Gerry Atwell is posthumously honoured with the WCMA’s Heritage Award, and the semi-finalists for the Top of the Country Showcase are named. Also in the news are Canada’s Walk of Fame, MacKenzie Porter, the TSO, Shakura S’Aida, CIMA, Indie Week, Do Well By Hamilton, Ellis, U2, Honey Jam, Festival Franco-Ontarien, UIC, Edge, Reza Manbachi, Rebel, Music Canada, and farewell Stanley Crouch and Peter Starkie.
The show must go on for Canadian country music’s biggest night. The A-list of domestic and international performers includes rising star Tenille Townes (pictured).
The fast-rising Nashville-based singer/songwriter (pictured here) heads a star-studded list of contenders that includes Brett Kissel, Dean Brody, James Barker Band, the Reklaws, and Dallas Smith. The Awards show will air on Global on Sept. 27.
The Polaris Music Prize (pictured) goes virtual, Tenille Townes raises big bucks for two charities, and Indie Week begins hosting online events. Also making news are Alexandra Stréliski, Roots Music Canada, the Drake,Toronto hip-hop violence, Kestrels, Blakdenim, ArtHaus, Adria Kain, The Beat Club, Holger Petersen, Paul Reddick, and farewell Freddy Cole, Sean Tyla, and Ida Hendel.
Albertan singer/songwriter Tenille Townes was the big winner on last night's televised 2019 CCMA Awards show at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome, taking home awards for all four categories in which she was nominated.
The fast-rising country star delivers a powerful performance on a piano ballad addressing the theme of homelessness, a subject close to her heart.
Gordon Lightfoot meets up with two old pals (pictured), the MVP Project recipients are announced, and Drake is flying in style. Also in the news: LulaWorld, CMW, Justin Timberlake, the Beatles, UK's richest musicians, W3APONS, Tenille Townes, and Anvil. Videos added for your enjoyment.