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Townes captures six Canadian awards nominations

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 – Tenille Townes scored the most nominated artist at the 2020 Canadian Country Music Awards with six: Entertainer of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year ("Jersey On The Wall (I'm Just Asking)"), Video of the Year ("Jersey On The Wall (I'm Just Asking)"), Interactive Artist of the Year and Fans' Choice Award.

The reigning CCMA Female Artist of the Year, Townes won all four of her nominated categories at last year's ceremony and lead the night with the most awards received.

Other nominees were:

TD ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dean Brody
Brett Kissel
The Reklaws
Dallas Smith
Tenille Townes

ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD
Black Sheep - Dean Brody
Love, Heartbreak, & Everything In Between - Tenille Arts
Now Or Never - Brett Kissel
Singles Only - James Barker Band
Wild As Me - Meghan Patrick

FANS' CHOICE AWARD
Dean Brody
Jade Eagleson
Hunter Brothers
James Barker Band
Brett Kissel
MacKenzie Porter
The Reklaws D
allas Smith
Tebey
Tenille Townes

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Lindsay Ell
Jess Moskaluke
Meghan Patrick
MacKenzie Porter
Tenille Townes

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR AWARD
High Valley
Hunter Brothers
James Barker Band
The Reklaws
The Washboard Union INTERACTIVE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Dan Davidson
Lindsay Ell
Aaron Goodvin
Nice Horse
Tenille Townes

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dean Brody
Jade Eagleson
Brett Kissel
Dallas Smith
Tebey
RISING STAR AWARD
Tenille Arts
Matt Lang
Tyler Joe Miller
Emily Reid
Sons Of Daughters

ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD
Everbound - The Washboard Union
Fingers Crossed - JJ Shiplett
Kalsey Kulyk - Kalsey Kulyk
Love Wins - Kelly Prescott
The Other Way - Donovan Woods

SINGLE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Count The Ways - Jade Eagleson
Drop - Dallas Smith
Keep It Simple - James Barker Band
Single Man - High Valley
Whiskey In A Teacup - Dean Brody

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR AWARD
Skip Black, Aaron Goodvin, Matt Nolen - Song: Good Ol' Bad Days (Performed By: Aaron Goodvin) Brad Rempel, Ben Stennis, Jenna Walker, Stuart Walker
Song: I Do Too (Performed By: The Reklaws) Tina Parol, Gordie Sampson, Tenille Townes
Song: Jersey On The Wall (I'm Just Asking) (Performed By: Tenille Townes) Jeff Coplan, Tim Hicks, Bruce Wallace
Song: No Truck Song (Performed By: Tim Hicks) MacKenzie Porter, Jordan Sapp, Parker Welling -
Song: These Days (Performed By: MacKenzie Porter)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR AWARD
Country Thunder - The Washboard Union
Drink About Me - Brett Kissel
Jersey On The Wall (I'm Just Asking) - Tenille Townes
No Truck Song - Tim Hicks
Silver Lining - Hunter Brothers

The 2020 CCMA Awards presented by TD will air Sunday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m.

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