Country music fans are getting a better idea of what to expect in terms of performances next month, when the 2021 edition of Canada’s Country Music Association’s annual awards ceremony gets underway in London.
The awards show, one of the first major events to take place in the city since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, will take place on 29 November at Budweiser Gardens in London.
before the festival country music week, which will start from November 26. The event was earlier scheduled to be held in September but was postponed due to the pandemic.
Artists set to hit the stage at the awards show include Dallas Smith, Tenille Arts, Tim Hicks, Mackenzie Porter and Dustin Lynch, CCMA announced Friday. Additional artist announcements are expected every Friday until November 19.
Smith is up for five awards next month, including Entertainer of the Year, an award he has won twice before. Porter is also up for Entertainer of the Year alongside Dean Brody, Brett Kissel and The Reclaves.
Both Porter and Arts have been nominated for Female Artist of the Year and Amazon Music and Alexa Fans’ Choice, while Hicks is nominated for Single of the Year for their hit. no truck song.
CCMA officials say tickets for the awards show purchased through Budweiser Gardens are still available. More information about the gala and Country Music Week can be found at CCMA website. A complete list of nominees can also be found at Association website.
London previously hosted the CCMA Awards in 2016. The city hosted the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards in 2017, 2018 and 2020.
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