James Barker Band Up For Five CCMA Awards

Published On July 12, 2017 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) is pleased to announce the final nominees for the CCMA Awards, which will be presented during the 2017 CCMA Awards Show in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Sunday, September 10 at 8 pm on CBC.

First-time nominees, the James Barker Band have an impressive five nominations: Album of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year, Rising Star, Single of the Year and Video of the Year. Lead singer, James Barker, is also nominated for Songwriters of the Year (presented by ole) alongside Gavin Slate, Travis Wood and Donovan Woods for the James Barker Band single, “Chills”.

We're completely blown away by our nominations for the @ccmaofficial awards. What an amazing year it has been and we couldn't be more grateful. Thank you!!! We’re nominated for “Single of The Year”, “Rising Star”, “Group or Duo Of The Year”, "Video Of The Year" and "Album Of The Year"! Congratulations to all of the amazing nominees! Huge shout out to @jamesbarkerman @travispeterwood, @GavinSlate and @DonovanWoods for being included on "Songwriters of the Year Award" for 'Chills'! Can't wait to see y’all in Saskatoon in September 🍻🤠 🤘#ccmaawards #LawnChairLazy #JamesBarkerBand #GameOn #JBBChills

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Dean Brody can celebrate five nominations in the categories of Apple Music Fans’ Choice, Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Video of the Year and Songwriter of the Year (presented by ole) for his single, “Time”.

Brett Kissel also boasts five nods including Male Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Video of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year, as well as Songwriters of the Year (presented by ole) with Ted Hewitt and Phil O’Donnell for his single, “Cool With That.”

With four nominations is Dallas Smith, who heads into CCMA Awards season in the categories of Apple Music Fans’ Choice, Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Single of the Year.

And with three nominations each are High Valley: Apple Music Fans Choice, Album of the Year and Group or Duo of the Year and Meghan Patrick: Album of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Rising Star.

The 2017 Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award nominees were unveiled last night on Entertainment Tonight Canada. This prestigious award, voted on by country music fans, is once again stacked with powerhouse male artists: Gord Bamford, Dean Brody, Chad Brownlee, High Valley and Dallas Smith.

For the full list of nominees, CLICK HERE.

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