WINNIPEG (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Doc Walker was the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards on Monday, taking home 5 award statues, including best song, best album and best video of the year.
Other winners on the night were Jessie Walker, who picked up awards for best female artist and the "rising star" pick. Jessie had received the most nominations for awards this year with an impressive six total.
Johnny Reid picked up the best male artist of the year and also was recognized for having put out the top-selling Canadian album with "Kicking Stones."
"A man is only as strong as the woman who stands beside him, so I'd like to dedicate this to my wife and family," Reid told the audience while accepting his award.
Hosted by Terri Clark, the two-hour awards show also featured live performances by Kellie Pickler, Doc Walker, Paul Brandt, Jessie Farrell, Johnny Reid, George Canyon, Emerson Drive and Crystal Shawanda before the night was closed out Randy Bachman teaming up with Beverley Mahood and Deric Ruttan in renditions of "Prairie Town" and "Taking Care of Business." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers