the 2013 CCMA Awards Broadcast line-up.
“The CCMA Awards Broadcast is an annual celebration of country music
in Canada, and we’re proud to have these fantastic performers grace our
stage. This year’s show will be full of incredible moments that you’ll
never see anywhere else.” said CCMA President, Don Green. “Stay tuned,
we’ll be making more announcements regarding performers leading up to
the CCMA Awards Broadcast.”
With numerous CCMA Award, ECMA Award, JUNO Award nominations and wins
over the past ten years George Canyon is one of the most celebrated
Canadian country artists. In 2012 Canyon released his highly anticipated
album Classics II and just recently wrapped up the east coast
leg of his Classics II tour. When not performing for thousands of fans
across North America and Europe, Canyon can be found working on his
philanthropic endeavors. This year Canyon and his team have been
nominated for nine CCMA Awards.
High Valley, recognized as one of Billboard Magazine’s "10 Artists To Watch In 2013", released its sophomore album Love Is A Long Road in
2012 which has since earned three Top 10 singles. The title track ‘Let
It Be Me’ was Top 5 at country radio, and the corresponding video went
to #1 on CMT (Canada). In 2013, the trio has earned two CCMA Awards
Since her CCMA Rising Star Award win last year, Kira Isabella
has been making big waves in the Canadian country music scene. She
released her first full-length album Love Me Like That late last
year, toured with Carrie Underwood in the fall of 2012, and with Terri
Clark this past winter. Barely 19 years old, Isabella has a decade of
performing under her belt and has already released five successful
singles from her debut album, including her upbeat hit ‘A Little More Work’.
In 2013 Isabella received a 2013 JUNO Award nomination for
Breakthrough Artist of the Year and has been nominated for two CCMA
Awards IN 2013.
Having just released his third country album True Believers, Darius
Rucker was recently celebrated as an inductee to the Grand Ole Opry.
Well known as the frontman for the acclaimed band, Hootie & the
Blowfish, Rucker has found continued success in the country music
industry since his debut as a solo artist. In 2009, he earned the New
Artist Award from the Country Music Association and his most recent
single ‘Wagon Wheel’ reached #1 at Country Radio in Canada, and has been
The CCMA previously announced 2013 CCMA Awards Broadcast performances
by Emerson Drive, Dallas Smith, and The Band Perry. The 2013 CCMA
Awards Broadcast will be celebrated live from Rexall Place in Edmonton,
Alberta, and will air on Sunday, September 8 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on
CBC-TV, with encore airings on CMT (Canada) starting at 10 pm ET.
Also of note today, additional floor seats to the CCMA Awards
Broadcast on Sunday, September 8 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta,
have been released. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster
locations, by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or online at ticketmaster.ca. Ticket prices range from $34 - $90.25, plus service charges.