Sarah Burke here, and I’m looking at the week that was in country music, including highlights from the CMT Awards, featuring a tribute to Gregg Allman.
Some new debuts on this week’s SiriusXM Canada #MostWanted list including Dallas Smith’s “Sky Stays This Blue” & Cold Creek County’s “Homemade.” Aaron Goodvin holds down #1!
We release this list of the hottest songs in Canadian Country music every week – we’ll keep you posted on our socials:
2017 CMT Music Awards Winners
The CMT Music Awards went down in Nashville this week with Keith Urban winning…well maybe we should look at what he didn’t win? Watch some highlights, including an amazing tribute to the late Gregg Allman with Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley and Derek Trucks.
Tareya from Autumn Hill Goes Solo
You know and love Tareya from Autumn Hill, but it was time for her to spread her wings and get a little more personal. She just released her debut solo single “Summer Wheels” with the album to follow in September.
Cold Creek County Drop By SiriusXM
Juno-nominated Cold Creek County just released their new EP, “Homemade,” The follow-up to 2015’s “Till The Wheels Come Off.” They dropped by SiriusXM Canada HQ to tell me about it:
The six-piece band will be hanging out in London, Ontario this weekend for the Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards where they are nominated for:
- Single of the Year for “Beer Weather”
- Album of the Year for “Till The Wheels Come Off”
- Group or Duo of the Year
- Fan’s Choice
Have a listen to their new song:
Dierks Bentley Sings Anthem Ahead of Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final
SiriusXM Country EVENTS GUIDE
Cavendish Beach Music Festival
Check out the SiriusXM Emerging Artists Stage line-up!
Date: July 7th, 8th, 9th
Where: Cavendish Beach Events Centre
8779 Route 6, Cavendish, PE
Artists: Zac Brown Band, Little Big Town, Kip Moore, Brothers Osborne, High Valley, Chad Brownlee, Tim Hicks, Madline Merlo + more!
Big Valley Jamboree
Date: August 3rd – 6th
Where: Camrose, Alberta
Artists: Big & Rich, Willie Nelson, Keith Urban, Jason Aldrean, Little Big Town & more!
Boots and Hearts
Date: August 10th – 13th
Where: Oro Medonte Ontario
Burl’s Creek Event Grounds
Artists: Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Brantley Gilbert, Brett Eldredge, Eli Young Band, Dan + Shay, Jess Moskaluke, Chad Brownlee, Kiefer Sutherland, Cold Creek County, Endless Summer, The Abrams, Jessica Mitchell, Dani Strong + more!