Video of the Year

Chris Buck Band Nominated for 7 BCCMA Awards


ANNOUNCED: Friday September 22nd, 2017 – Vancouver, BC

The 41st Annual BC Awards nominees, includes Chris Buck Band who ties with fellow Sakamoto Agency mates,  The Washboard Union for the most nominations this year with 7 each, in artist award categories.

Chris Buck Band have been nominated for Album of the YearGroup or Duo of the YearEntertainer of the YearFans’ ChoiceSingle of the YearThat’s When You KnowSocan Songwriter of the YearThat’s When You Know (Jeff Johnson, Chris Buck) and Video of the YearThat’s When You Know.

Band members Taylor Allum (Drums), Phil Puxley (Banjo) & Ryan Stead (Guitar), Producer – Jeff Johnson and Video Director – David MacDonald are also amongst those nominated this year.

The award show & winners will be revealed on Sunday October 22nd, 2017 at the Molson Canadian Theatre (formally Red Robinson Theatre) – Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam, BC.

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July 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) announced the final nominees, in which eight (8) CCMA Awards will be presented during the 2017 CCMA Awards Show.  Chris Buck Band were amongst those announced today, up for their 1st CCMA Award Nomination for “Video of the Year” for “That’s When You Know” featuring Kira Isabella. The show will be broadcast from the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Sunday, September 10 at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) on CBC.

So grateful for our first ever CCMA Nomination. I’m overwhelmed with all your messages and support! 🙏❤️ What a year we’ve had and hope to see y’all in Saskatoon!!!Chris Buck
Ticket and event information regarding PotashCorp Country Music Week can be found at ccma.org.

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Music•Musique NB (MNB) has unveiled the nominees’ list for the 7th annual Prix MNB Awards. A total of 25 awards will be presented to artists and industry professionals who have made their mark on the NB music scene in the past year.

Tristan Horncastle has received 5 nominations in the following categories, Country Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, SOCAN Song of the YearVideo of the Year and Producer of the Year for his current album “Turnin’ Up A Sundown”.

When you hear a Tristan Horncastle song, whether it’s the Friday night anthem “Recreation Land” or the yearning “You Want”, you’re hearing his life. Tristan is eager to share more of his life on his recently released #1 selling album, Turnin’ Up A Sundown, out on Royalty Records/Sony Music Canada, February 2016.

Recorded at Nashville’s fabled Sound Stage Studio with engineer Julian King (Tim McGraw, Faith Hill) and Producers Aaron Goovin & Bart Butler, Turnin’ Up A Sundown features eight solid cuts laid down with some of Music City’s top musicians, including the title track written by Jason Blaine.

Since releasing his first EP in 2011, the Fredericton, New Brunswick native has shared stages with the likes of Travis Tritt, Dean Brody, Joe Diffie and Leann Rimes. Horncastle’s hard work recently earned a 2016 CCMA nomination for Recording Package of the Year.

The winners will be announced during the Prix MNB Awards evening, taking place Thursday, October 13, at Miramichi’s Carrefour communautaire Beausoleil. The evening will kick off Festival (506), a four-day migrating event which showcases incredible homegrown New Brunswick music.

Tickets for the MNB Awards Show are available at the Carrefour communautaire Beausoleil.


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