The nominees for the 2012 CCMA Awards were announced on Wednesday in Toronto. To help get you acquainted with the nominees, CBC Music has scoured our artist pages and curated a playlist featuring several of this year's nominated acts.
Check out tracks by Dean Brody, Johnny Reid, Tara Oram, the Stellas, Corb Lund and many of the other artists up for awards this September:
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on Jul 20, 2012