Paul Brandt, from nurse to country music star
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That quickly led to a record deal for the 23-year-old. "It's been a real neat ride," Brandt tells the CBC's Shelagh Rogers.
• He married singer Elizabeth Brandt in 1997.• Brandt has won six Junos and 12 Canadian Country Music Awards. (2005)• In 2005, Brandt was named American Country Music Association's global country artist of the year.
Broadcast Date: March 11, 1996
Guest(s): Paul Brandt
Host: Shelagh Rogers
Last updated: June 6, 2013
Page consulted on September 10, 2014
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