George Canyon, Shane Yellowbird and Emerson Drive are among the leading nominees for the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Nominations were announced Wednesday (Aug. 1) and will be awarded on Sept. 10 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Canyon and Yellowbird brought in five nominations each. Emerson Drive, Paul Brandt, the band Doc Walker, Brad Johner and Carolyn Dawn Johnson earned four nominations each. In addition, Terri Clark joins Brandt, Canyon, Doc Walker and Johnson as nominees for the Fans Choice Award.