Canadian Country Music Association

Canadian Country Music Awards At-A-Glance

September 4, 2009

Canadian Country Music Awards At-A-Glance


CCMA Awards to be Held Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009


Vancouver, BC, is Canada’s hub for Country music this year as it prepares for Country Music Week, beginning Thursday, Sept. 10 and ending Sunday, Sept.13 with the CCMA Awards at GM Place.

CCMA Award Performers:
Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Terri Clark, George Canyon with Crystal Shawanda and Richard Marx, Doc Walker, Jessie Farrell, Aaron Pritchett, Emerson Drive, Johnny Reid, Gord Bamford, Paul Brandt and Jann Arden.  There will also be special performances from Dean Brody, Victoria Banks and Tara Oram.

CCMA Award Presenters:
Martina McBride, George Canyon, Aaron Pritchett, The Higgins, Jason Blaine, One More Girl, Paul McGuire, Jillian Harris (from “The Bachelorette”), Amber Marshall and Graham Wardle (from the cast of CBC’s “Heartland”), The Wilsons, Shane Yellowbird, Patricia Conroy, Deric Ruttan, Jason McCoy, Colin James, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Hey Romeo and Ultimate Fan, Richard DeJonge.

CCMA Awards’ Leading Nominees:
Johnny Reid (six), George Canyon (five), Victoria Banks (five), Dean Brody and Gord Bamford (four).

CCMA Awards Host:

Actor and Director Jason Priestley.

CCMA Awards Viewing:
Airs live at 8 p.m. on CBC Television, with encore airings on CMT in Canada. Visit for more information.

Tickets for the CCMA Awards are available at all Ticketmaster locations, online at, and by phone at 604.280.4444.  Ticket prices range from $55 to $125 (plus applicable taxes and service charges). 

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