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DON AMERO, LINDSAY ELL, ROBYN OTTOLINI AND TENILLE TOWNES CCMA AWARDS IN ANNOUNCED AS NEXT ROUND OF 2021 CCMA AWARDS PRESENTED BY TD PERFORMERS
NEWLY ANNOUNCED PERFORMERS TO JOIN TENILLE ARTS, TIM HICKS, DUSTIN LYNCH, MACKENZIE PORTER AND DALLAS SMITH FOR CANADA’S BIGGEST NIGHT OF COUNTRY MUSIC
TICKETS TO THE 2021 CCMA AWARDS PRESENTED BY TD ARE AVAILABLE NOW
October 29, 2021 (Toronto, ON) — The countdown is officially on! With the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD landing in London, ON in exactly one month today, the Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA) and media partner Corus Entertainment have announced another incredible list of performers. Turning up the volume on the stage at Budweiser Gardens for this year’s show will be Don Amero, Lindsay Ell, Robyn Ottolini and Tenille Townes.
Recognized and celebrated for his advocacy work, singer-songwriter Don Amero is a 3-time JUNO Award nominee and first ever advisor and Chair of the CCMA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Set to head out on tour next month, Amero will join previously announced performers Tenille Arts, Tim Hicks, Dustin Lynch, MacKenzie Porter and Dallas Smith.
Earning five 2021 CCMA Award nominations Lindsay Ell has had an unmatched year. The most nominated female artist for this year’s awards, Ell has celebrated her first U.S. #1, saw her record “wAnt me back” achieve GOLD-status certification and garnered her second Canadian #1, all since stepping onto the CCMA Awards stage from Nashville in 2020. This fall, she will headline her first Canadian tour with support from Robyn Ottolini.
Quickly becoming one of Canada’s fastest rising stars, Robyn Ottolini has earned 60M+ global career streams to date, with her debut single “F-150” earning a Top 10 spot at country radio. Now a GOLD-certified artist, Ottolini is celebrating her first CCMA Award nomination this year, vying for a win in the Rising Star category at the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD.
Reigning Female Artist of the Year for two consecutive years, Tenille Townes will return to the CCMA Awards stage in 2021. With her most recent single earning high praise upon release, Townes is an 8-time CCMA Award winner, 2-time ACM Award winner and this year took home her first JUNO Award win in the Country Album of the Year category.
Additional talent announcements for the upcoming 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD to come early next week. Fans are encouraged to stay tuned via socials.
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ABOUT the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)
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 and the 2021 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 and the Government of Ontario.
ABOUT Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
ABOUT TD Music
For Don Amero, Tim Hicks, Dallas Smith:
Charlotte Thompson| [email protected] | 416.464.8220
For Lindsay Ell, MacKenzie Porter:
Richelle Umali| [email protected]| 647.383.8857
For Robyn Ottolini:
Adam Gonshor | [email protected] | 416.254.3772
For Tenille Townes:
Samantha Chong | [email protected] | 647.896.1517
Julia Pittman | [email protected]
For Tenille Arts:
B. Craig Campbell | [email protected] | 615.210.3602
For Dustin Lynch:
Jensen Sussman | [email protected]
Julianne Cassidy | [email protected]
For the Canadian Country Music Association:
Tiffany Astle | [email protected] | 416.554.7329
For TD Bank Group:
Megan Sampson | [email protected] | 289.795.7661
For Global TV:
Nick Seliwoniuk | [email protected] | 647.461.1178