history. And all it took to break that record was four more performers. The Canadian Country Music Awards Association announced the addition of Tim Hicks
, Deric Ruttan
and Bobby Wills
to this year's bill -- which already boasts international stars like The Band Perry
and Hunter Hayes
and homegrown favourites including Emerson Drive
and Dallas Smith
"This year has one of the largest number of performers we've ever seen on the CCMA Awards Broadcast stage," Don Green, CCMA President, said in a statement. CBC Live
will be streaming the whole show -- plus the action from backstage and the "green carpet" -- September 8. Until then, get acquainted with this year's entertainment by flipping through the gallery below.
The 2013 Canadian Country Music Awards air on CBC Sunday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m./8:30 NT.
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September 8, CBC-watchers will witness one of the most jam-packed performance line-ups in