COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2024 GETS SET TO CELEBRATE THE BEST IN COUNTRY MUSIC NEXT SEPTEMBER
The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced today that Country Music Week 2024 and the 2024 CCMA Awards presented by TD will return to Edmonton next September for the first time in 10 years to celebrate Canada’s biggest night in country music. Commemorating their eighth time in Edmonton, and the first return since back-to-back visits in 2013 and 2014, the 2024 CCMA Awards presented by TD will broadcast live from Rogers Place in the heart of downtown Edmonton. Adding to the excitement is the announcement that the CCMA® and Bell Media have extended their broadcast and content partnership through Country Music Week 2024, with CTV remaining as the exclusive broadcaster of the 42ND Annual CCMA Awards presented by TD. Bell Media will also deliver extensive multi-platform coverage and content across broadcast, radio, digital, and social media properties including iHeartRadio Canada’s PURE COUNTRY.
Offering fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close to all of their favourite stars in one place, while showcasing and celebrating some of country music’s biggest stars and homegrown talent, Country Music Week 2024 returns to Edmonton with the support of the Government of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, Explore Edmonton and the 2024 Host Committee.
“We are thrilled to bring Country Music Week and the CCMA Awards presented by TD back to Edmonton,” says Amy Jeninga, President, CCMA. “As a vibrant music city deep rooted in country music, the city is a unique cultural destination with a proven commitment to championing the arts and our country community and we can’t wait to shine a light on its flourishing country music scene.”
“Country music is a big part of who we are as Albertans, and I am thrilled to see the Canadian Country Music Awards return to our province for 2024,” shares Tanya Fir, Alberta Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women. “The awards show and Country Music Week will help celebrate the province’s country roots and help the music industry in Alberta grow alongside supporting careers of musicians and music professionals throughout the province.”
Edmonton Mayor Amerjeet Sohi adds, “We are delighted to welcome Country Music Week 2024 and the CCMA Awards back to Edmonton. This is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate our national pride, and to showcase some of the finest homegrown talent in Canadian country music today. Our world-class facilities, dedicated local host committee, and thriving country music scene are sure to make this a week to remember.”
“Edmonton is thrilled to continue impressing on the national music stage,” states Traci Bednard, President and CEO of Explore Edmonton. “Over the past year Edmonton has had incredible opportunities to boast its vibrant music scene and ability to host big events. We can’t wait to activate our incredible local venues and celebrate our music community in September 2024. We look forward to welcoming country music fans from across the country to explore Edmonton and enjoy all that our city has to offer.“
Explore Edmonton is offering fans the chance at an unforgettable experience at the 2024 CCMA Awards presented by TD. Enter now at exploreedmonton.com/2024-ccma-contest for the chance to win round-trip airfare for two, an exclusive 2-night stay at one of Edmonton’s Best Hotels, and two tickets to the live broadcast of the 2024 CCMA Awards presented by TD.