hmv Canada Celebrates CCMA Award Nomination and Jiffy Lube FanFest Sponsorship As a leading voice of the country's music industry, hmv Canada is proud to be nominated for Retailer of the Year and to partner with the Canadian Country Music Association(®) to sponsor CCMA FanFest TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The nominees have been announced for the 2013 Canadian Country Music Association CCMA Awards and hmv Canada, the nation's premiere retail destination for music and entertainment, is delighted to be nominated for Retailer of the Year. CCMA Awards not presented during the CCMA Awards Broadcast will be announced at the CCMA Industry Lunch & Awards on Friday, September 6(th) in Edmonton, Alberta. "For over 25 years, hmv Canada hasalways been a strong supporter of the Canadian country music community,and we commend the CCMA team for its continued efforts to highlight the genre" said Saundra Bianchi, Director of Marketing, hmv Canada."hmv Canada is delighted to receive this nomination and it's recognition of our efforts to offer music fans the best in country music." Along with this nomination, hmv Canada is once again a proud sponsor of Jiffy Lube FanFest. The event, which takes place during Country Music Week in Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, September 7(th), is open to the public and will feature autograph and photo opportunities with some of the biggest names in Canadian country music. hmv Canada will be onsite as the official event retailer. For a full list of artists appearing at Jiffy Lube FanFest visit www.countrymusicweek.ca. The 2013 CCMA Awards Broadcast will be celebrated live on Sunday, September 8(th) in Edmonton, Alberta. About hmv Canada hmv Canada's first store opened in 1986, from which it has grown to become a Canadian entertainment market leader with 111 stores from Newfoundland to British Columbia, including flagship locations in Toronto, Edmonton, and Montreal. hmv Canada is an innovator in its market, launching in 2009 hmvdigital.ca its digital music store, in 2010, the hmv Pure customer rewards program, which has attracted over 1.2 million paid cardholders, and in 2012 The Vault music streaming service, giving users access to millions of tracks to stream on a personal computer or mobile device. hmv has been named Canadian Music Retailer of the Year for the past 20 years, and has also been recognized as the Canadian Entertainment Network DVD Retailer of the Year. In July 2011, Re:Capital Canada, a subsidiary of Hilco Capital, acquired hmv Canada from the UK's HMV Group plc. About the Canadian Country Music Association(®) (CCMA(®)) Established in 1976, the CCMA is committed to ensuring the growth of Canadian country music through education, communication, information, promotion and recognition. Core to the organization's efforts is Country Music Week(®) - an annual event that heightens awareness and increases exposure for Canada's country artists. During Country Music Week, the CCMA honours the achievements of artists and industry leaders with the Canadian Country Music Association Awards™, which were inaugurated in 1982. SOURCE HMV Canada Inc. hmv Canada Elyssa Macri firstname.lastname@example.org 416.620.6618 ext. 716 To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2013/14/c5752.html CO: HMV Canada Inc. ST: Ontario NI: ENT MUSIC ENT ADV -0- Aug/14/2013 11:00 GMT
hmv Canada Celebrates CCMA Award Nomination and Jiffy Lube FanFest Sponsorship
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