Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)

Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)

August 23, 2007 11:10 ET

More Performers Announced for CCMA Awards Show

Country's Biggest Acts and Special Guests Serve Up A Night of Stars

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 23, 2007) - CCMA Awards producers continue to announce performers for this year's show, to be held September 10 at Regina's Brandt Centre and broadcast on CBC Television that night.

Hosted by Paul Brandt, the show lineup now includes multi-nominated group Doc Walker, SOCAN Songwriter of the Year nominee Jim Cuddy, and multi nominee and Saskatchewan native Brad Johner. Also confirmed is perennial CCMA awards winner Carolyn Dawn Johnson in a special performance with celebrated East Coast artist Jimmy Rankin.

Producers are also promising special guests, drawing from Canada's most-acclaimed and current entertainment personalities - with renovation guru Mike Holmes first to be announced.

The show will feature a "super-group" of Canada's top musicians to showcase the best-loved country songs from the past year. Led by award winning music producer Tom McKillip, the band of acclaimed session players, will anchor live performances throughout the night.

Performers for the CCMA Awards show will continue to be announced up until September 10, and today's announcement is in addition to already confirmed stars: Paul Brandt, Emerson Drive, George Canyon, and Shane Yellowbird.

The remaining tickets for this year's CCMA awards show are available through www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling toll free to 1-800-970-7328 or 306-543-7800.

The 2007 CCMA Awards broadcast will air across Canada on September 10 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