2021 CCMA AWARDS PRESENTED BY TD
SPECIAL GUESTS AND PRESENTERS
ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL COUNTDOWN
TO COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK BEGINS
WALKER HAYES AND THOMAS RHETT TO PERFORM
DIRECT FROM NASHVILLE WHILE CHRIS STAPLETON
JOINS BROADCAST FROM AMERICA’S HEARTLAND
GRAB TICKETS TO COUNTRY’S BIGGEST NIGHT
BEFORE THEY’RE GONE!
LONDON, ON (November 15, 2021) — (November 19, 2021) — In just over 10 days Canada’s biggest country stars will land in London, ON for the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD. Today the Canadian Country Music Association® and media partner Corus made this countdown even more exciting with the announcement of presenters and special guests for this year’s night of celebrations.
Bringing live music back to London UNESCO City of Music in a BIG way, the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD will livestream exclusively on the Global TV App and Prime Video on Monday, November 29 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and will be available to watch until 1 a.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT following the live presentation. The Award Show will also be available across Corus-owned radio stations Country 105 (Calgary), CISN (Edmonton) and Country 104 (London) on Monday, November 29 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT, with an encore presentation of the show airing Friday, December 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global and available to stream on demand with STACKTV and the Global TV App.
Rounding out the performances for the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD are internationally acclaimed entertainers Walker Hayes, Thomas Rhett and last week’s 6-time CMA winner Chris Stapleton. Sure to bring down the house with their performances, these talented voices join previously announced performers Don Amero, Tenille Arts, Lindsay Ell, Tim Hicks, High Valley, Dustin Lynch, JoJo Mason, Tyler Joe Miller, Jess Moskaluke, Robyn Ottolini, MacKenzie Porter, The Reklaws, Sacha, Dallas Smith and Tenille Townes.
Stepping onto the stage as presenters this year will be Bryce Montgomery, Luke Evangelista and Brett Brochu (London Knights), The Washboard Union, Tim & The Glory Boys, ET Canada’s Cheryl Hickey, Aaron Goodvin, Steven Lee Olsen, Ty Hunter (Hunter Brothers), Corb Lund, Shawn Austin and Andrew Hyatt. These amazing artists will share presenting duties with 2021 Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame™ inductees Patricia Conroy and Randy Stark.
Already announced as performers, 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD nominees Tenille Arts, Tim Hicks, Dustin Lynch, Jess Moskaluke, Dallas Smith and Tenille Townes will pull double duty on November 29 as they will also present some of the night’s biggest awards.
Co-hosted by Priyanka and Lindsay Ell, the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD will see winners crowned in eight categories: Entertainer of the Year, Rising Star, Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year, Single of the Year, Amazon Music and Alexa Fans’ Choice and Ford F150 Album of the Year.
Tickets to the 2021 CCMA Awards presented by TD continue to be available for purchase at budweisergardens.com. For each ticket sold, $1 will go directly to the CCMA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Canadian Country Music Association. Funds raised will be leveraged in support of The Unison Fund and MusiCounts.
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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 Walker Hayes:
Samantha Chong | [email protected] | 647.896.1517
For Thomas Rhett
For Chris Stapleton
Stephanie Horak | [email protected] | 416-702-3346
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