FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2013
DEAN BRODY EARNS SEVEN 2013 CCMA AWARD NOMINATIONS
Toronto, ON – From his Gold-selling album, DIRT, Dean Brody dominates with seven 2013 CCMA Award nominations including Male Artist of the Year, Single of the Year (“It’s Friday” featuring Great Big Sea), two nominations for Songwriter of the Year (“Bob Marley” and “It’s Friday” featuring Great Big Sea), Country Music Program or Special of the Year (CMT Presents Dean Brody Live) and the CCMA Fans’ Choice Award. Additionally, the video for his duet on Terri Clark’s “I’m Movin’ On” has been nominated for CMT Video of the Year.
Released in April 2012, DIRT, has spawned four Top 10 singles including the #1 hit “Canadian Girls,” the Gold-selling “It’s Friday” featuring Great Big Sea, “Bob Marley,” and “Dirt.” Brody has solidified himself as Canadian country music’s leading male artist, garnering industry recognition with wins at the 2012 CCMA Awards for Male Artist of the Year and Album of the Year (DIRT) along with a 2013 JUNO Award nomination for Country Album of the Year. Named one of HELLO! Canada’s Most Beautiful People in May, Brody headlined his first sold-out tour to rave reviews this past winter and has been featured on CITY-TV’s Bachelor Canada, CTV’s Degrassi – The Next Generation, CBC’s Fall Season Preview and more.
On August 4, Brody will participate in the Halo High Water Benefit Concert and Telethon to support the Calgary Foundation’s Flood Rebuilding Fund. The telethon will broadcast nationally on CBC TV and Radio.
Expect new music from Brody by the end of summer; he will launch a brand new single this August and will release his fourth full-length album this November.