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May 26, 2015

Winners of the 2015 CMAO Awards!

May 26, 2015

An Electrifying Night of Country Music! Winners of The 2015 CMAO Awards

Toronto, ON – The Flato Markham Theatre was the scene of an electrifying night of country music on Monday evening for the 3rd Annual Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards, presented by Slaight Music. The Awards Show was hosted by the Road Hammers’ Jason McCoy for the 2nd year in a row and he skillfully entertained the sold-out room, packed to the rafters with the best country music talent in Ontario! The Small Town Pistols were the big winners last night, snagging 3 Awards including Single of the Year for ‘I Only Smoke When I Drink’. 2015 CMAO Awards Show house band The Western Swing Authority received 2 Awards – Group or Duo of the Year and Roots Artist or Group of the Year. […]
May 15, 2015

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May 13, 2015

Steven Lee Olsen | Artist

May 12, 2015

Victoria Banks & Deric Ruttan

May 12, 2015

Jess Moskaluke & Chad Brownlee

May 12, 2015

R2I Spring Tune-Up Conference (Presented by Slaight Music & OMDC)

May 3, 2015

Michelle Wright | Artist

Since 1990, Michelle Wright has sold nearly two million albums, including two Double Platinum-certified and Gold albums. Michelle has twenty-five Top Ten radio hits, forty major music awards, including five Canadian Country Music Female Artist of the Year honors, and America’s Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Female Artist. Michelle is a member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and is currently enjoying the release of her new single “Laugh A Little”.
May 3, 2015

Mark Watts | OMDC

Mark is currently a program consultant for the Ontario Music Fund (Ontario Media Development Corporation), a program that is aimed at strengthening and stimulating growth in Ontario’s music sector. Previous roles at OMDC over the past 6 years include administering various tax credit programs including the Ontario Film & Television Tax Credit (OFTTC) and the Ontario Sound Recording Tax Credit (OSRTC) and also serving as the Team Lead for the Intellectual Property Development Fund; a pilot program targeted at IP development. Prior to joining the OMDC, Mark played a pivotal role at FACTOR as General Manager, where he led a team of 14 staff and handled the day-to-day operations of the Foundation. Mark is also a member of the 2015 JUNO Awards Host Committee.