In Pictures: Brett Kissel, Dean Brody Top CCMA Awards

Brett Kissel with Kelsea Ballerini. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Brett Kissel with Kelsea Ballerini. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Brett Kissel and Dean Brody were the big winners at the Canadian Country Music Awards, which were held Sept. 11 in London, Ontario.

Kissel took home the coveted Fans’ Choice Award presented by SiriusXM and Male Artist of the Year, marking his first time winning each of these awards.

Dean Brody. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photgraphy

Dean Brody. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Meanwhile, Brody was honored with CCMA Awards for Single of the Year and CMT Video of the Year presented by Coors Banquet, both for “Bring Down The House.”

Gord Bamford performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Gord Bamford performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Gord Bamford received Album of the Year presented by Jack Daniel’s for Tin Roof. It’s his third time receiving this accolade.

Jess Moskaluke performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Jess Moskaluke performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Saskatchewan’s Jess Moskaluke took home the CCMA Award for Female Artist of the Year for the third consecutive year. Meanwhile, Group or Duo of the Year went to High Valley for a second year. The CCMA Award for Rising Star went to The Washboard Union.

High Valley performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

High Valley performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Among the performers during the event were Bamford, Brody, Chad Brownlee, Terri Clark, Cold Creek County, Tim Hicks with Colin James, High Valley, Kissel with Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Madeline Merlo, Jess Moskaluke and Johnny Reid.

Kelsea Ballerini performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Kelsea Ballerini performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

The show’s international guests were also crowd favorites. Kelsea Ballerini performed “Peter Pan” and Sam Hunt sang “House Party”.

Sam Hunt performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Sam Hunt performs. Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

The 2017 CCMA Awards Show will take place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Tickets will go on sale later this year.

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