Brett Kissel named top male artist fan favourite at 40th CCMA Awards

first_imgAdvertisement Twitter Facebook Login/Register With: Advertisement LONDON, ONT.— Brett Kissel’s no-holds-barred campaign to woo country enthusiasts paid off Sunday as the Alberta singer was named fan favourite at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards — an honour he deemed on par with his win for best male artist.“To win them both, it’s just remarkable, it’s hard to put it into words,” an ecstatic Kissel said in an interview after the ceremony in London, Ont.“I don’t know how I’m feeling,” he said. “After winning fan’s choice I think I felt what cloud nine actually feels like.”center_img Advertisement “My big motto’s been, ‘Don’t vote for Trump, don’t vote for Clinton, vote for Brett Kissel.”Now that he’s achieved his goal, Kissel said he struggles to pinpoint his next benchmark.“I don’t know what’s next, probably just celebrate — this is kind of like a Stanley Cup moment for me,” he said. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Kissel, 26, said he drew inspiration from U.S. politics in lobbying for the fans’ choice title, which he deemed the “most coveted” of the show.“Now that I’ve spent so much time in Nashville and watching the presidential race with Clinton and Trump, I’ve been inspired because it’s like no stone left unturned, these people don’t hold off any punches,” he said earlier in the day.last_img read more