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Brad Johner continues his hot streak at Canadian country with the release of his third solo album, "Lookin' At You."

One of Saskatchewan's most awarded and respected artists on the national stage, Johner has enjoyed over two decades of success as both a group and solo artist.

Audiences first met Johner in 1988, when a partnership with his brother Ken began a 14-year-long musical success story as The Johner Brothers. Garnering numerous CCMA, WCMA, and SCMA wins, three Juno nominations, and being crowned SCMA "Entertainers of the Decade" was a testament to Brad Johner's writing prowess that contributed to a remarkable 17 singles from four hit albums.

In 2003, Brad launched out as a solo artist with his critically acclaimed and Juno nominated "Free" album. The debut established Brad as one of Canada's leading male country stars, and awards and accolades followed, including a 2003 Western Canadian Music Award for "Outstanding Country Album," a win at the 2004 Canadian Independent Music Awards for "Favourite Country Artist," and after his sophomore solo release "Summertown Road", a Male Artist of the Year Award win at the 2007 Canadian Country Music Awards.

With all that success, Johner remains the down to earth individual he's always been. Having turned down major Nashville record deals, so as not to disturb the Saskatchewan family life he so appreciates and respects, Johner is a devoted husband and father to five sons.

"What keeps me grounded is my family," says Brad. "My wife Rhea and my boys are the most important thing in my life. Creating and maintaining a life of normalcy for them is my number one priority. I think fans, especially country music fans, appreciate that about me, and I am thankful for that."

There's no doubt that Brad has found a balance between the professional and the personal that works. "Lookin' At You" promises to build on Johner's past successes, and perhaps open the door to some new ones.

Canadian country music singer/songwriter Brad Johner has always believed in the power of a song. "It all starts with the song," says Johner. "It's about creating an emotion and if you put your heart and soul into a song, the listener can feel that and to me that's the power of music."

Audiences first met Johner in 1988, when a partnership with his brother Ken began a 14-year-long musical success story, including a coveted "Duo of the Year" award win at the 1991 Canadian Country Music Awards. After being crowned "Entertainer of the Decade" by the Saskatchewan Country Music Association, and releasing a remarkable 26 singles from four hit albums, Ken retired from the music business in 2002. With an unparalleled dedication to his music and to his wide fan base, Brad turned solo the following year, releasing the critically acclaimed "Free" in 2003 and his Juno-nominated "Summertown Road" in 2005.

Brad's musical journey continues this summer with "Lookin' At You," his highly anticipated third solo project. The album promises a collection of high calibre songs, and boasts the best yet seen of Brad both as a writer and a vocalist. Brad asserts, "This project has been a true labour of love for me. My fans have been so patient waiting for new material. I wanted it to be perfect. I'm really proud of this album and can't wait to share it with them."

Despite his multiple awards and nominations, including a 2003 Western Canadian Music Award for "Outstanding Country Album," a win at the 2004 Canadian Independent Music Awards for "Favourite Country Artist/Group," and a Male Artist of the Year Award win at the 2007 Canadian Country Music Awards, Johner remains the down to earth individual he’s always been. A devoted husband and father to five sons, Brad has always maintained a level perspective. "What keeps me grounded is my family," says Brad. "My wife Rhea and my boys are the most important thing in my life. Creating and maintaining a life of normalcy for them is my number one priority. I think fans, especially country music fans, appreciate that about me, and I am thankful for that."

Having turned down a major US record deal, so as not to disturb the family life he so appreciates and respects, Johner continues to maintain complete control over the career he loves. As an astute professional and a true gentleman of the stage, Brad has garnered the genuine respect of fans and colleagues alike from coast to coast.

There's no doubt that Brad has found a balance between the professional and the personal that works. "Lookin' At You" promises to build on Johner’s past successes, and perhaps open the door to some new ones.

 

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