Gord Bamford, Dean Brody Lead CCMA Noms With Six Apiece

ccma awardsThe Canadian Country Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2015 CCMA Awards, and Gord Bamford leads the pack with six nods, including Male Artist of the Year, Single and Songwriter of the Year, Video, Producer of the Year, and Fan’s Choice. Dean Brody also boasts six nominations for Fans Choice, Album, Male Artist, Single, Songwriter, and Video of the Year.

Brett Kissel and Dallas Smith each racked up an impressive four noms. Kissel is up for Male Artist of the Year, Single, Video, and Interactive Artist of the Year, while Smith received nods for Fans Choice, Male, Album, and Single of the Year. Jason Blaine is up for Songwriter, Video, and Producer of the Year, while Tim Hicks received nods for Album, Male Artist, and Interactive Artist of the Year. Duo High Valley also landed noms for Album, Group or Duo, and Interactive Artist of the Year, and Jess Moskaluke is up for Female Artist, Album, and Single of the Year.

Eight out of the 34 awards will be presented on the CCMA broadcast, which will air Sunday, Sept. 13 on CBC-TV at 8 p.m. NT with an encore airing on CMT (Canada) at 10 p.m. ET. The event is part of Canadian Country Music Week, taking place Sept. 10-13 in Halifax, NS.

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