The Country Music Association of Ontario
Announces 2019 CMAOntario Award Show Performers
Tim Hicks, Tebey, Kira Isabella, and The Western Swing Authority
The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) is thrilled to announce the second wave of performers for the 7th Annual CMAOntario Award Show on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The CMAOntario Award Show will close out the CMAOntario Festival & Awards Weekend in Ottawa June 14 – 16, 2019.
Hosted by CCMA Award winner Jason McCoy, the CMAOntario Award Show will include live performances by:
- Five-time CMAOntario Award winner Tim Hicks, who was recently nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2019 Juno Awards. With two Platinum and six Gold certified singles in addition to a Gold album and twelve Top 10 radio hits, Tim Hicks was the first recipient of the Nielsen Compass Award at the 2018 CMAOntario Awards, an honour that recognizes an artist for the most total content consumption.
- Two-time CMAOntario Award winner and five-time CCMA nominee Tebey, who is the reigning CMAOntario Songwriter of the Year winner for his contribution on Somebody Else Will. Since then Tebey has had two successful singles with Who’s Gonna Love You reaching #1 on both MB and BDS charts and Denim on Denim which is a top 5 radio and gold-selling single.
- Two-time CMAOntario and CCMA Award winner Kira Isabella, celebrating her latest single We Should Be Together.
- Three-time CMAOntario Award winners and 13-time CCMA Award winners among the members, The Western Swing Authority, returning as the CMAOntario Awards incomparable house band in addition to performing from their latest release Big Deal.
Previously announced performers for the 7th Annual CMAOntario Award Show include: six-time CMAOntario Award winner – including 2018 Male Artist of the Year, Jason Blaine; seven-time CMAOntario Award winner and reigning two time CCMA Award Female Artist of the Year Meghan Patrick; 2018 CCMA Rising Star Award winner, The Reklaws; and a special guest performance by The Washboard Union, 2019 JUNO winners of Breakthrough Group of the Year.
Nominees for the 7th Annual CMAOntario Awards will be announced in April 2019.