Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)

Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)

August 30, 2007 17:34 ET

CCMA Announces Last Ticket Release and Adds Billy Ray Cyrus to Show's Lineup

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2007) - Billy Ray Cyrus has been added to the CCMA Awards lineup for September 10 at Brandt Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan. The show will not only be seen in Canada, but also in the United States and Australia. Cyrus, who is set to release a new album this fall, also stars in the television series "Hannah Montana" and "Doc", and appeared on last season's "Dancing With The Stars".

The 2007 CCMA Awards will be hosted by Gemini Award winning Paul Brandt, with performances including: Doc Walker, George Canyon, Jim Cuddy, Emerson Drive, Jessie Farrell, Brad Johner, Aaron Pritchett, Johnny Reid, Shane Yellowbird, plus Carolyn Dawn Johnson together with Jimmy Rankin in a special performance.

The night will also add special guests, including members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (headquartered in Regina, SK) dressed in traditional scarlet tunics, renovation guru Mike Holmes, and Duane 'Dog' Chapman and Beth Chapman, from the series "Dog the Bounty Hunter".

Staging is now set and the last few tickets were released for public sale today through www.ticketmaster.ca and by calling 1-800-970-7328 or 306-543-7800.

The September 10 broadcast will air across Canada at 8PM (9pm AST & 9:30pm NF) on CBC TV, with encore airings on CMT Canada, in the U.S. on television network Great American Country (GAC), and in Australia on Country Music Channel (CMC).

Contact Information

  • Canadian Country Music Association
    Aimee Hill
    2007 CCMA Publicist
    (780) 289-6395
    Email: aimeehill@shaw.ca