The 2012 CCMA Awards will take place Sunday, September 9 at Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, SK and a host of Nashville celebs are scheduled to join our neighbors to the north for the event. CBC will air the ceremony at 8 pm/ET, with an encore showing at 10 pm/ET.
Recently announced presenters for the show include Canadian country music artists Victoria Banks, Johnny Burke, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Ryan Laird, Corb Lund, Beverley Mahood, Small Town Pistols, Codie Prevost, Aaron Pritchett, Jimmy Rankin, Hey Romeo, Deric Ruttan, Tenille and Michelle Wright, as well as Philadelphia Flyers Luke and Braden Schenn, Allan Hawco of CBC’s Republic of Doyle, singer Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea, NHL great Theo Fleury, CMT’s Paul McGuire, Amber Marshall and Graham Wardle of CBC’s Heartland, and Daryn Jones of CBC’s Over the Rainbow.
Performers at the Awards will include Gord Bamford, Jason Blaine, Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, Chad Brownlee, George Canyon, Terri Clark, Doc Walker, Emerson Drive, Kira Isabella, Deric Ruttan, Johnny Reid, Dallas Smith, The Stellas, High Valley, Jason Aldean, Pistol Annies, Eric Church and Miranda Lambert. Additionally, Taylor Swift will be presented with this year’s CCMA Generation Award. See a full list of nominees here.
CBC Coverage of the Awards will begin early on cbc.ca/live, where fans can check out arrivals on the ‘John Deere Green Carpet’ from 5-6:15 pm/ET. Additionally, fans can join the Twitter conversation with @CBCLive by using the hashtag #countrynightincanada.