New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Hot off the announcement of Shania Twain
as the show's host, the Canadian Country Music
Awards have confirmed a performance by Grammy-award winning artist Keith Urban. The performance will be a part of the nationwide broadcast from First Ontario Centre in Hamilton, ON, on Sunday, September
9, live in all time zones on CBC and at cbcmusic.ca/ccmas at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT).
Grammy-Award winner Keith Urban
is no stranger to the CCMA Awards stage. This year, the platinum-selling artist will arrive in Hamilton celebrating the release of his ninth studio album, GRAFFITI U. Hitting #1 on all-genre charts after one week of release and recently gold certified in Canada, GRAFFITI U boasts singles such as "Coming Home
" (ft. Julia Michaels) which is anticipated to add to Urban's long-list of #1 hits (23). The second chart-topping album for Keith Urban, GRAFFITI U will lay the foundation for electric, high-energy performances both at the 2018 CCMA Awards and each night of the upcoming 10 Canadian dates of the "GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR".
Tickets for the 2018 CCMA Awards are available now, with GOLD and PLATINUM Packages available as of today. Single tickets and packages are available for purchase in-person through the FirstOntario Centre Box Office and online at ticketmaster.ca.
Fans are encouraged to follow along with CCMA Award updates via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. For more information on the CCMA and the 2018 CCMA Awards, visit ccma.org.
About the Canadian Country Music
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music
Week and the Canadian Country Music
Association Awards. Sponsors
of Country Music
Week and the 2018 CCMA Awards Show include FACTOR, Canada's Private Radio
Broadcasters and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage's "Canada Music
Fund", the Ontario Media Development Corporation, Radio Starmaker
Fund, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, City of Hamilton, Tourism Hamilton and the Hamilton, Halton and Brant Regional Tourism Organization.