Jessi Cruickshank to host the 2015 CCMA Awards Show on CBC and CMT Canada

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) and broadcast partners CBC and CMT are thrilled to announce Canadian television personality Jessi Cruickshank as the host of this year’s CCMA Awards Show. The 2015 CCMA Awards Show will air on Sunday, September 13 onCBC-TV at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) with an encore airing on CMT at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

“I am so excited to be hosting the CCMA Awards! I have long admired country music artists and secretly wish I was one,” says Cruickshank. “I guarantee a wild night filled with laughs, surprises and men in tight jeans.”

Host of CBC-TV‘s Canada’s Smartest Person and etalk correspondent, Cruickshank is one of Canada’s most beloved TV personalities. She became a household name as the face of MTV Canada, hosting the daily comedy show MTV Live and smash hitThe Hills After Show. Cruickshank went on to host Live from E!, Jerseylicious, Oh Sit!, Jessi Cruickshank’s Real Hollywood Survival Guide and Olympic Morning. She has also travelled the world as the Canadian ambassador for Free the Children.

In total, 41 CCMA Awards will be given out over four awards ceremonies during Country Music Week in Halifax, Nova Scotia from September 10-13. Eight awards will be given out on the 2015 CCMA Awards Show. Ticket and event information regarding Country Music Week can be found