Canadian Country Music Awards: Indigenous Artist Nominations

Cree country artist Shane Yellowbird and Métis Terri Clarke, recieved a handful of nominations for the 2011 Canadian Country Music Awards, announced today.

Shane Yellowbird’s track Watching You Walk Away from his album It’s About Time is in the running for Single of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. Antonio Hrynchuk, who directed the song’s video, got a Best Music Video nod.

The CMT doc Shane Yellowbird: Music City was also nominated for Country Music Program or Special of the Year.

Terri Clarke is up for Fan’s Choice Award and Female Artist of the Year.

Good luck Terri and Shane!

Read the full list of nominees at ccma.org.

Here’s Watching You Walk Away: