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Tenille Townes Takes Home Four Wins At The 2022 Canadian Country Music Awards
DALLAS SMITH CONTINUES STREAK WITH FOURTH MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR WIN AND CELEBRATES WITH AMAZON MUSIC AND ALEXA FANS’ CHOICE AWARD
THE REKLAWS EARN GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR WIN FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
ANDREW HYATT WINS FIRST CCMA AWARD TAKING HOME THE TITLE OF RISING STAR
Commemorating its 10th year in Calgary, the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) celebrated the 40th Annual CCMA Awards presented by TD at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Calgary’s own Tenille Townes owned the night with four award wins, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year and holding on to her title of Spotify Female Artist of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.
In addition to her win from last night (Songwriter(s) of the Year), tonight Alberta’s Townes also celebrated wins in the FORD F-150 Album of the Year(Masquerades) and Single of the Year categories.
Taking home the title of Male Artist of the Year, Dallas Smith also celebrated with fans when he earned the Amazon Music and Alexa Fans’ Choice Award. His win was preceded by The Reklaws celebrating a second Group or Duo of the Year win. The evening was rounded out with Andrew Hyatt earning his first-ever CCMA Award in the Rising Star category.
OFFICIAL 2022 CCMA AWARDS PRESENTED BY TD WINNERS:
Entertainer of the Year
FORD F-150 Album of the Year
Masquerades — Tenille Townes
Amazon Music and Alexa Fans' Choice
Spotify Female Artist of the Year
Group or Duo of the Year
Male Artist of the Year
Single of the Year
“Girl Who Didn’t Care” — Tenille Townes
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Sponsors of Country Music Week 2022 and the 2022 CCMA Awards Show include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund,” Radio Starmaker, Tourism Calgary and the Government of Alberta.
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