Merritt – Dean Brody will highlight this year’s Merritt Rockin’ River Fest.
- Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 9:30PM on the Main Stage
Following the release of Gypsy Road in 2015, Brody has had major print features appear across the country via the Canadian Press and the Metro newspaper chain.
His success has been celebrated through performances on countless CTV Morning Live and Breakfast Television performance stages across the country.
His appearances on The Social and live Orange Lounge (Radio) and CBC First Listen sessions, Brody continues to demonstrate his ability to reach audiences around the world.
In addition to the above mentioned successes in the first half of 2015, Dean Brody has earned the title of Canada’s king of country music compliments of the long list of successes below:
– ‘Bring Down the House’ official video is at #1 on CMT’s Chevy Top 20 (Sept. 9, 2015) – ‘Bring Down the House’ is the #1 selling country single in Canada on SoundScan Top Country Singles 2 weeks in a row (Sept. 2015) – Newest single ‘Bring Down the House – certified gold after only 8 weeks on radio charts (4th gold single) (#1 most added track at radio) – Seven 2015 CCMA Nominations (Fans’ Choice, Male Artist, Album, Songwriter, Single, Video, Album Art) – 2015 National Tour – Road Trip Tour with Paul Brandt kicks off September 2015 – Over 7 million YouTube page views – ‘Upside Down’ official video achieved #1 on CMT’s Chevy Top 20 – 2014 sold out national Crop Circles & Tractor Beams Tour, featuring Season 3 winner of the Voice, Cassadee Pope. – Charted 11 Top 10 singles including the Gold-selling #1 hit “Canadian Girls” and “It’s Friday” featuring Great Big Sea – Participated in the Halo High Water Benefit Concert and Telethon to support the Calgary Foundation’s Flood Rebuilding Fund – May 2013, Dean was named one of HELLO! Canada’s Most Beautiful Canadians – Sept 2013 ‘Bounty’ single received the #1 Most Added spot overall and #1 Most Added spot at country radio in its first week – making Dean the only Cdn male artist to have 2 #1 singles on the charts – ‘Bounty’ #1 Video on CMT Canada – ‘Crop Circles’ #1 Video on CMT Canada – ‘Bounty’ single certified Gold – #1 Country Digital Album and #1 Country Non-Holiday Album – Crop Circles (debut at #1 on iTunes Country) – 2013 Brody won CCMA Male Artist of the Year. Nominated for 7 CCMA Awards and an honourable mention! Fan’s Choice Artist of the Year, Male Artist, Single “It’s Friday”, Songwriter (2 nominations) for “It’s Friday” and “Bob Marley”, TV special of the Year with CMT presents Dean Brody, Video Director of the Year (Stephano Barberis) for “Bob Marley” and his duet with Terri Clark “Movin’ On” received a Video of the Year nomination.