The 2018 Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) Awards Show had Hamilton on their feet at the FirstOntario Centre! Canadians from coast-to-coast were cheering for all of their favourite country stars on CBC. Shania Twain hosted the biggest night in Canadian country music which featured performances from Canada’s top country music artists!

If you missed the show, we’ve got you covered with the Top 5 moments from the  2018 CCMA Awards!

 

5. Terri Clark Inducted Into The Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame

The Medicine Hat, Alberta native celebrated her induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame this weekend. Keith Urban presented the Canadian icon with her Hall of Fame induction award. Congratulations Terri, there isn’t anyone more deserving!

 

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My official @ccmaofficial Canadian country music hall of fame medal … still can’t believe it. So honoured … #ccma2018

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4. Madeline Merlo, Jess Moskaluke, and Kira Isabella Kick Off The Show

Talk about girl power! Madeline Merlo, Jess Moskaluke, and Kira Isabella got the party started with an amazing tribute to Shania Twain! It was the perfect start to what would be a rockin’ evening.

 

3. Shania Twain Wins And Hosts

Shania Twain definitely didn’t go home empty handed! Your 2018 CCMA host won Top Selling Album of the Year, Top Selling Canadian Album of the Year, Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award and The Generation Award! Congrats on an amazing career Shania!

 

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Where do I even begin… What a night! It was such an honour to host the @ccmaofficial Awards and to get to celebrate so much incredible talent in country music. Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners, thank you to the CCMA and everyone involved, thank you for the Generation Award, the top-selling album award, the Fans’ Choice Award… I feel so fortunate. But mostly, thank you to the fans who embraced my music and encouraged me to persevere, you guys are the reason why I’m still here and why I’m still loving what I do. There are no words to truly express my gratitude to all of you for your continues support and love throughout the years, of which it’s been many! Thank you, I love you! 📷: George Pimental Photography

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2. Keith Urban Lights It Up In Hamilton

The Aussie megastar absolutely lit up the FirstOntario Centre stage when he performed his latest single Never Comin Down on the biggest night in Canadian country music. After his performance, he introduced Meghan Patrick, Suzy Bogguss, Jessica Mitchell, and Terri Clark who all played a medley of Clark’s classics.

 

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‪#CCMAawards ☑️‬ ‪Now it’s time for the Canadian leg of the #GraffitiUWorldTour with @lindsayell!!! 🇨🇦‬

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1. Jessica Mitchell’s Stunning Performance

Jessica Mitchell’s performance of her song Heart of Glass left everyone in Hamilton and across the country speechless.   The future is definitely bright for this star in the making! You can catch her touring across Canada this November.