Open Road Recordings Artists, Dean Brody & Tim Hicks earn 2014 JUNO Award Nominations


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TIM HICKS

Congratulations to Tim Hicks, nominated for two 2014 JUNO Awards for “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” & “Country Album of the Year” for Throw Down. Tim’s new single “Got A Feeling” feat. Blackjack Billy is at radio now. Watch the official music video here. Tim Hicks is #1 SELLING CANADIAN COUNTRY ARTIST OVERALL – 2013 YEAR TO DATE (SOUNDSCAN DIGITAL SALES 2013 YTD) and #1 MOST PLAYED DEBUT CANADIAN ARTIST – 2013 YEAR TO DATE (MEDIABASE COUNTRY). Visit www.timhicksmusic.com for upcoming festival dates and more.

“Tim Hicks is the voice of God after a few beers.”
– Grammy nominee, Deric Ruttan

“Tim Hicks has rapidly ascended to the status of being one of the hottest stars in the genre.”
– Metro

“With the multitude of music choices that present themselves to us daily, it gets increasingly difficult all the time for new artists to provide a truly head turning experience. Tim Hicks has accomplished just that.”
– Top Country

DEAN BRODY

Wowing audiences on his cross Canada Crop Circles and Tractor Beams arena tour -Dean Brody continues to add to his accolades, earning his third JUNO Award nomination in the category of Country Album of the Year for his fourth album Crop Circles. Released on November 5, Crop Circles debuted at #1 on the iTunes Canada Country Album chart and #3 on the Canadian Country Album chart (Nielsen Soundscan). The album features the Gold-selling #1 smash record “Bounty” featuring Lindi Ortega and his current single “Crop Circles.” In 2013, Brody became the first male Canadian artist to earn two #1 songs at Country radio in BDS and Mediabase history with his 2012 anthem “Canadian Girls,” and his latest hit “Bounty” (feat. Lindi Ortega). In addition to being named the #1 Most Played Canadian Artist at Country radio, Brody to date, has earned seven CCMA Awards including consecutive wins for Album of the Year and Male Artist of the Year.

Dean’s newest single, “Crop Circles” is at radio now. Watch the official video on YouTube.

See what the critics are saying about Dean Brody:

“Brody’s “Bounty” worth every penny…” – Metroland Media

“From party songs to tuneful country, Dean Brody wows Metro Centre crowd.” – Chronicle Herald (Halifax)

“Canadian country acts have a tough go with limited airplay and rare chances of crossover hits. This guy is an exception…”- The Province (Vancouver)

“It’s very easy to understand Dean Brody’s growing popularity. With each album, his songs are getting more finely crafted, catchy, and enjoyable. With Crop Circles, he has definitely joined the upper echelon of Canadian songwriters.” – Canadian Musician

“Dean Brody’s new album is pure Canadian country. He’s a great story teller mixing homegrown beats with funny and touching lyrics..Canadian country music became great country music when Brody released Crop Circles.”- 680 News