SiriusXM Country Roundup Week of August 11th, 2017

Boots & Hearts

SirusXM’s #MostWanted

Shania Twain has moved into the #1 spot on our Canadian Country #MostWanted chart this week! Jason Blaine is new to the chart this week with his song “Born to Love.”

We release this list of the hottest songs in Canadian Country music every week – we’ll keep you posted on our socials:


Remembering Glenn Campbell – gone at 81

He’s known for songs like “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” and he’s left behind an incredible body of work. Glen Campbell passed away this week at 81 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, as confirmed by his label, Universal Music Group. Tributes are pouring in from those influenced by the late singer and guitarist:

“…The night I won my first country music award, I got back to my hotel room and there was a fax on the floor.”Welcome to the award winning world kid. You got it.” Glen Campbell. Universal music, universal stories, universal spirit. No wonder he was a global superstar. I love Glen for so many reasons – but above all, for his humanity. My thoughts and prayers are with Kim and all of his extended family today. May peace be with you all. Go rest high on that mountain, Glen. -Keith Urban

Toby Keith Does Witchita Lineman In Glen’s Honour:

Chris Buck Band Live @ SiriusXM

Chris Buck Band stopped by Trench Recordings to go Live @ SiriusXM to play us a few songs, including “That’s When You Know,” up for the 2017 CCMA Video of the Year award.  Luckily, Kira Isabella was around to sing her vocals too!

Here’s some fun with Chris Buck Band featuring an old Blink 182 favourite. Stay tuned for more videos and the interview with SiriusXM’s Sarah Burke:

#SXMBackstage @ Boots & Hearts Music Festival

FINALLY! Boots & Hearts weekend is upon us. Follow along on all of our social media channels and drop by some of our live performances if you’ll be at Burl’s Creek:

Sunday            2:25     Cold Creek County
Saturday          3:00     Chad Brownlee
Sunday            3:15     Jess Moskaluuke
Saturday          5:15     JJ Shiplett

Re-live last year’s festival with these highlights from 2016:

SiriusXM House will be taking over the VIP barn, stop by during the live-to-air Music Row Happy Hour Friday August 11th from 4-8pm to catch interviews and performances with country artists alongside SiriusXM’s Buzz Brainard from The Highway, Channel #56.


More Performers @ 2017 Canadian Country Music Association Awards

The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced that Gord Bamford, joined by Jim Cuddy, Tim Hicks, Meghan Patrick and The Washboard Union will all perform on the 2017 CCMA Awards Show. In addition, Canadian broadcaster icon Ron MacLean will present Paul Brandt’s induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Taking place at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Sunday, September 10, the show will broadcast on CBC and SiriusXM Canada Channel 171 at 8 p.m.  Already announced to perform are Dean Brody, James Barker Band, Brett Kissel, Jess Moskaluke, Dallas Smith and international guest, Blake Shelton.


Boots & Hearts Music Festival

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!


SiriusXM Country Broadcasting Live @ 2017 CCMA Awards

Date: Sunday September 10th, 2017

Where: SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon
Artists: Gord Bamford, Jim Cuddy, Tim Hicks, Meghan Patrick, The Washboard Union, Dean Brody, Brett Kissel, Jess Moskaluke, Dallas Smith, James Barker Band & Blake Shelton perform live at the awards!


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