Plans are coming together for the 2009 Canadian Country Music Awards, and it looks to be another exciting year for the event. This year’s CCMA’s will be held Sept. 13 at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, concluding four days of music industry activities known as Country Music Week. The annual celebration brings together the country music industry and its fans for educational seminars, showcases, networking opportunities, awards and musical performances. Performers at this year’s awards show broadcast include 2008 Male Artist of the Year Johnny Reid, last year’s five- time award-winner Doc Walker, and multiple CCMA Award winner Terri Clark. Nominees for the 2009 CCMA Awards will be announced July 29 at a media conference in Toronto.
This year’s Country Music Week events include the Songwriter’s Café, New Artist Showcase, Industry Brunch and Awards, Fanfest, Educational Panels, Gala Dinner and Awards, Gospel Showcase, Great Guitar Pull, All Star Band Awards and Jam Session, the 2009 CCMA Awards Show and more. Registration and applications for the Songwriter’s Café and showcase events may be submitted here.
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