December 27, 2008

Shawanda the big winner

Crystal Shawanda the biggest winner at Canadian Aboriginal Music AwardsShawanda, who was born in Ontario on the Wikwemikong First Nation on Manitoulin Island, was the biggest winner at this year’s Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards.

The 26-year-old won all five awards that she was nominated for at the ceremony, held at Toronto’s Rogers Centre Nov. 28.

Shawanda, who has lived in Nashville for the past seven years, won awards for Best Female Artist, Best Single, Best Video, Best Country Album and Album of the Year.
Comment:  For more on Shawanda, see The Wikwemikong Loretta Lynn and Fast-Rising Ojibwe Singer.

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