Dean Brody wins Album of the Year for his latest release, Dirt, for the second consecutive year at the CCMA Awards. Newly crowned as Male Artist of the Year, Brody opened the CCMA broadcast last night, performing his hit single, “Canadian Girls.”
“Another stellar year for the Open Road team and our talented roster, says Ron Kitchener, President of Open Road Recordings. “Dean Brody’s time has come. Thank you to Canadian country radio and all those who have supported him. We look forward to seeing the excitement on Dean’s upcoming national tour.”
The five time CCMA Award winner Dean Brody celebrates with the announcement today of his first national headlining tour which will kick off in January 2013. Brody’s third studio album, Dirt, catapulted his career, debuting at #1 on the iTunes Canadian Country Charts this April. Additionally, the first single “Canadian Girls” hit #1 on the country radio charts and was recently certified Gold. His second single, “Bob Marley,” has reached #2 at Canadian Country radio and he just released his new single, “It’s Friday,” featuring Great Big Sea on September 7th.
Dean Brody’s ‘Dirt’ album also won ‘Album Design of the Year.’
The 2012 CCMA AWARDS aired Sunday, September 9th at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC, with an encore that aired on CMT in Canada at 10 p.m. ET.