The Band Perry Set Performs at Canadian Country Music Association Awards Tonight
The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards will welcome Platinum-selling international trio, The Band Perry, on the live broadcast in Edmonton tonight, September 8, 2013.
"We're thrilled to be a part of the Canadian Country Music Association Awards," said the members of The Band Perry. "We haven't performed for our fans in Canada since 2011 and it's an honour to be a part of this year's show. It's going to be a BIG night!"
Comprised of siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry, The Band Perry, have seen great success with their sophomore album PIONEER (Republic Nashville/Universal Music Canada), which debuted at #1 in Canada (SOCAN) and in the U.S. (Billboard). PIONEER has boasted two #1 hits at Canadian Country radio (BDS and Mediabase), including the Platinum-selling single "Better Dig Two" which marks their first #1 at Canadian Country radio. "DONE.," their second single, is currently #1 at Canadian Country radio for a second week, has reached #1 on CMT's Chevy Top 20 video chart and recently garnered Gold-status in Canada.
Catapulting them into mainstream success in 2010 was their self-titled debut album, The Band Perry, which featured the quadruple-Platinum breakout hit "If I Die Young." The song, penned by Kimberly Perry was honoured at the CMA's for Single of the Year and Song of the Year. The group have gone on to receive multiple awards including the ACM and CMA for New Artist of the Year, CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year as well as the Best New Live Act. Past recognition has included GRAMMY, TEEN CHOICE, AMA, ACA and Billboard Music Awardnominations. In Canada, The Band Perry's self-titled debut album also marks the first group from the Big Machine Label Group to achieve Platinum certification.
The Band Perry performs live on the CCMA Awards broadcast tonight, September 8.
ABOUT THE BAND PERRY:
Since releasing their self-titled debut album on Republic Nashville in 2010, The Band Perry has ascended to dizzying heights. Fronted by Kimberly Perry and rounded out by her younger brothers Neil and Reid, the band has notched a string of hit singles, including the quadruple-platinum "If I Die Young" (which climbed to #1 on Billboard's Country and AC charts), the platinum "You Lie," and the gold-certified Country #1 "All Your Life" as well as "Better Dig Two," from their sophomore release PIONEER, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #2 All Genre. The project, produced by DAnn Huff, sold nearly 130,000 copies in the first week and has received acclaim from top critics across the country. They've also enjoyed sold-out headlining dates and a showering of honors, including multiple ACM, CMA, and CMT Music awards, as well as Teen Choice, AMA, ACA, and Billboard Music award nominations - all of which has cemented the sibling trio as one of the hottest acts in recent history.
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