Wayne Rostad

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Wayne Rostad appearing at Almonte Puppet Festival, 2006

Wayne Victor Rostad, CM (born October 1947 in Ottawa, Ontario)[1][2] is a Canadian musician and television presenter.

Biography[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 1981: nominee, Juno Award for Country Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 1988: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Performance by a Host, Interviewer or Anchor (Out Our Way)
  • 1990: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Performance by a Host, Interviewer or Anchor (On the Road Again)
  • 1992: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Host in a Light Information, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series (On the Road Again)
  • 1994: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle Information, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series (On the Road Again)
  • 1995: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle Information, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series (On the Road Again)
  • 1996: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle Information, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series (On the Road Again)
  • 1999: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle or Performing Arts Program or Series (On the Road Again)
  • 2000: nominee, Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle or Performing Arts Program or Series (On the Road Again)
  • 2002: Inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame
  • 2003: appointed Member of the Order of Canada
  • 2010: inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album CAN Country
1979 Writer of Songs 14
1984 Wayne Rostad Again
1991 Storyteller

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions Album
CAN Country CAN AC
1972 "November Rain" 26 22 single only
1979 "Willie Boy" 9 24 Writer of Songs
1980 "Rideau Street Queen" 20
1981 "King of Fools" 5 Wayne Rostad Again
1983 "Summer Rose" 36
"Again" 45
1991 "Schubenacadie Tinsmith Man" 17 Storyteller

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Callahan, Brian (22 June 2003). "Wayne Rostad". The Telegram (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador). p. B2. 
  2. ^ "Rambling with Rostad". Winnipeg Free Press. 7 October 2006. p. G2. 
  3. ^ "Wayne Rostad: Bio". CBC Television. June 2006. Retrieved 2007-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Wayne Rostad biography". Canadian Country Music Association. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 

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