2011 Canadian Country Music Awards at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON.
The Gala Dinner boasted outstanding performances by Victoria Banks, FACTOR presenting artist Chad Brownlee, Shane Chisholm , Terri Clark, Katie Love Hess, High Valley, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Jimmy Rankin and The Band Perry. This year’s two Hall of Fame Inductions were held during the Gala honouring Michelle Wright and Bill Langstroth . The Slaight Music Humanitarian Award recipient, Johnny Reid was honoured and also received recognition as Top Selling Canadian Album of the Year. Well last night the Canadian Country Music Awards were held, and Jimmy Rankin (OUR PERFORMER THIS SATURDAY) WON BEST ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR!!!