ONE MORE GIRL AND TARA ORAM COLLABORATION ROUNDS OUT CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS ROSTER
September 6, 2011
ONE MORE GIRL AND TARA ORAM COLLABORATION ROUNDS OUT
CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS ROSTER
Toronto, ON (September 6, 2011) - With Awards night less than a week away, the Canadian Country Music Association has announced who will be filling the final performance spot. Adding a touch of feminine flare to this year’s broadcast, 2011 nominee and 2009 Rising Star Award winner, Tara Oram will join 2010 Rising Star Award winners One More Girl in a performance that is sure to bring down the house. These ladies are a welcome addition to the long list of Canadian and International country talent slated to perform on the 2011 Canadian Country Music Awards broadcast live from Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON on September 12.
These artists join the likes of Canadian performers Gord Bamford, Paul Brandt , Dean Brody , George Canyon , Terri Clark , Doc Walker , Emerson Drive, Johnny Reid , Deric Ruttan and a unique pairing of The Jim Cuddy Band with special guests , The Heartbroken. They will also take the stage with internationally acclaimed country stars Luke Bryan and Ronnie Dunn.
The 2011 Canadian Country Music Awards will be broadcast live on CBC Television on September 12, 2011 at 8:00 pm (8:30pm NT), and at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CMT . For more information about the Canadian Country Music Association and the 2011 Canadian Country Music Awards, please visit www.ccma.org .
Tickets are available for $45 and $70 (plus applicable taxes). Great seats released this week from production holds. To purchase your tickets to the Canadian Country Music Awards show, visit any Ticketmaster location or www.ticketmaster.ca
About Tara Oram
Newfoundland native, Tara Oram earned a 2009 CCMA Rising Star Award along with an East Coast Music Award for Country Recording of the Year for her debut album, Chasing The Sun . Recently, the Canadian country darling released her sophomore album Revival , which features 12 tracks including the lead single “1929.” Known for her time spent on season five of Canadian Idol and her CMT reality show The Tara Diaries, Oram continues to grow as an artist, showcasing her talent and diversity as a true entertainer. This year Oram, who has had the opportunity to share the stage with well-known artists including country superstar Taylor Swift, has been nominated for a 2011 CCMA Award in the category of Female Artist of the Year .
About One More Girl
On the heels of signing a prestigious international deal with Interscope Records by the same A&R director who signed Lady Gaga, One More Girl are happy to be participating in events at Country Music Week. OMG, have enjoyed many hit singles since their recording debut with the album "Big Sky" (EMI Music Canada) in 2009. One More Girl consists of talented BC-based sisters Carly and Britt McKillip who are known for their pristine blend of voices, the sort of harmonies that are only truly delivered by siblings. One More Girl won the Canadian Country Music Awards’ Rising Star Award last year and with this year's success they have certainly fulfilled this role!
About the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)
Established in 1976, the CCMA is committed to ensuring the growth of Canadian country music through education, communication, information, promotion and recognition. Core to the organization’s efforts is Country Music Week – an annual event that heightens awareness and increases exposure for Canada's country artists. A culmination of Country Music Week, the Canadian Country Music Awards were inaugurated in 1982 and continue to celebrate the music and artists that represent Canada’s unique culture.
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus seven languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada is celebrating 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.
About CMT Canada
CMT Canada is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com .