Canadian country stars Brett Kissel and Jess Moskaluke lead the CCMA Awards nominations with six each.
Kissel – who won last year’s Male Artist of the Year Award – received nominations that include Apple Fans’ Choice Award, Album of the Year and Male Artist of the Year.
Moskaluke earned nominations for the Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award, Album of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter(s) of the Year.
Meghan Patrick, who won Female Artist of the Year at last year’s CCMAs, nabbed five nominations.
Dallas Smith, winner of three CCMA Awards in 2017, received four nominations this year including Single of the Year and Video of the Year.
Smith is also scheduled to perform at this year’s CCMA Awards Show from Hamilton on Sunday, September 9th hosted by country music icon Shania Twain.