Chad Brownlee

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Chad Brownlee
Chad Brownlee.jpg
Background information
Born (1984-07-12) July 12, 1984 (age 34)
OriginKelowna, British Columbia, Canada
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active2003–present
LabelsMDM Recordings
WebsiteOfficial website

Chad Brownlee (born July 12, 1984 in Kelowna, British Columbia) is a Canadian country music artist and former ice hockey defenceman.

Sports career[edit]

Chad Brownlee
Born (1984-07-12) July 12, 1984 (age 34)
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shot Right
Played for Minnesota State Mavericks
Idaho Steelheads
NHL Draft 190th overall, 2003
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2003–2009

Brownlee was a draft pick for the Vancouver Canucks in 2003, going in the sixth round No. 190th overall.[1] After four years of playing for the NCAA's Minnesota State Mavericks (located in Mankato, Minn.), Brownlee made his pro debut with the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads in 2007.[1]

Music career[edit]

Following a series of injuries, he turned his attention to music the following year.[1] His first single, "The Best That I Can (Superhero)", was released in November 2009. Brownlee's self-titled debut album, produced by Mitch Merrett, was released in August 2010.[2] He followed it up with Love Me or Leave Me in 2012. Brownlee was nominated for a Juno Award for Country Album of the Year on February 19, 2013. The awards took place on April 21 in Regina, Saskatchewan.[3] Brownlee's third album, The Fighters, was released on June 3, 2014.[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details
Chad Brownlee
Love Me or Leave Me
  • Release date: February 14, 2012
  • Label: MDM Recordings/EMI
The Fighters
  • Release date: June 3, 2014
  • Label: MDM Recordings/Universal Music Canada

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details Peak
positions
CAN
[5]
Hearts on Fire
  • Release date: April 29, 2016
  • Label: MDM Recordings/Universal Music Canada
48

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Certifications Album
CAN Country
[6]
CAN
[7]
2009 "The Best That I Can (Superhero)" 20 Chad Brownlee
2010 "Hope" 47
"Hood of My Car" 14 96
"Day After You" 9
2011 "Carried Away" 19
"Love Me or Leave Me" 8 Love Me or Leave Me
2012 "Smoke in the Rain" 8 74
"Listen" 9 85
2013 "Crash" 10 91
"Where the Party At?" 13 100 The Fighters
2014 "Fallin' Over You" 10 66
"Just Because" 11 98
"When the Lights Go Down" 11 81
2015 "Thinking Out Loud" 34 N/A
"Hearts on Fire" 8 Hearts on Fire
2016 "I Hate You for It" 8
"Somethin' We Shouldn't Do" 7
2017 "Might As Well Be Me" 14
"Out of the Blue" 17
2018 "Dear Drunk Me" 3 90 TBA
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
CAN Country
[6]
2012 "Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)" 37 Non-album single

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2010 "Hope" CMT
"Day After You" Antonio Hrynchuk
2011 "Carried Away"
"Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"
2012 "Listen" Carolyne Stossel
2013 "Crash"
"Where the Party At?"
2014 "Fallin' Over You" Carolyne Stossel
"We Don't Walk This Road Alone"
"Just Because"
"When the Lights Go Down" Joey Boukadakis
2015 "Matches" Joel Stewart
"Hearts on Fire" Stephano Barberis
2016 "I Hate You for It"
"Somethin' We Shouldn't Do"
2017 "Might As Well Be Me"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result Ref
2010 British Columbia Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year Won [9]
Songwriter of the Year - "Hood of My Car" (with Mitch Merrett, Kelly Archer) Won
Canadian Country Music Association Rising Star Nominated [10]
2011 British Columbia Country Music Association Album of the Year - Chad Brownlee Won [11]
Entertainer of the Year Won
Fans Choice Award Nominated
Male Vocalist of the Year Won
Single of the Year - "The Day After You" Won
Video of the Year - "Carried Away" Won
Canadian Country Music Association Rising Star Won [12]
2012 Male Artist of the Year Nominated [13]
Interactive Artist of the Year Nominated
British Columbia Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Won [14]
Album of the Year - Love Me or Leave Me Won
Single of the Year - "Love Me or Leave Me" Won
Fans Choice Award Won
Male Vocalist of the Year Won
Songwriter of the Year - "Love Me or Leave Me" (with Mitch Merrett, Ben Glover) Won
Video of the Year - "Listen" Nominated
2013 Juno Awards of 2013 Country Album of the YearLove Me or Leave Me Nominated [15]
Canadian Country Music Association Male Artist of the Year Nominated [16]
2014 British Columbia Country Music Association Album of the Year - The Fighters Nominated [17][18]
Entertainer of the Year Nominated
Fans Choice Award Nominated
Male Vocalist of the Year Nominated
Single of the Year - "Fallin' Over You" Nominated
Songwriter of the Year - "Just Because" (with Mitch Merrett, Brian White & Phil Barton) Won
Video of the Year - "Fallin' Over You" Nominated
Humanitarian of the Year Nominated
2015 British Columbia Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Nominated [19]
Fans Choice Award Nominated
Male Vocalist of the Year Nominated
Single of the Year - "When The Lights Go Down" Nominated
Songwriter of the Year - "When The Lights Go Down" (with Mitch Merrett, Ben Glover) Won
Songwriter of the Year - "Leave Your Lights On" (with Jeff Johnson & Phil Puxley) Nominated
Video of the Year - "When The Lights Go Down" Won
Humanitarian of the Year Nominated
2016 Canadian Country Music Association Album of the Year – Hearts on Fire Nominated [20]
CMT Video of the Year – "Hearts on Fire" Nominated
British Columbia Country Music Association Album of the Year – Hearts on Fire Won [21]
Male Vocalist of the Year Won
Entertainer of the Year Nominated [22]
Fans Choice Award Nominated
Single of the Year - "I Hate You For It" Nominated
Songwriter of the Year Nominated
2017 Juno Awards Country Album of the Year – Hearts on Fire Nominated [23]
Canadian Country Music Association Fans' Choice Award Nominated [24]
Male Artist of the Year Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kennedy, Ryan. "The Straight Edge: When pro hockey is no longer the dream". The Hockey News. Retrieved 2009-11-19.
  2. ^ Chad Brownlee Biography
  3. ^ "JUNO nominees include The Sheepdogs, Justin Bieber". CKOM. February 19, 2013. Archived from the original on September 28, 2013. Retrieved February 19, 2013.
  4. ^ "CHAD BROWNLEE TO RELEASE THE FIGHTERS JUNE 3". Universal Music. Retrieved 2014-04-28.
  5. ^ "Chad Brownlee Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Chad Brownlee Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  7. ^ "Chad Brownlee Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Canadian singles certifications – Chad Brownlee". Music Canada.
  9. ^ "British Columbia Country Music Association - Awards Past Winners". www.bccountry.com. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  10. ^ "Past Award Winners - Canadian Country Music Association". www.ccma.org. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  11. ^ "2011 nominees" (PDF). bccountry.com. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  12. ^ Stevenson, Jane; Network, Postmedia. "Reid and Brody big winners at CCMA's". Toronto Sun. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  13. ^ "2012 CCMA Awards". Top Country Music | Country Music News, Charts, Playlists, Videos. September 5, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  14. ^ "2012 nominees" (PDF). bccountry.com. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  15. ^ Reserved., . All Rights (February 19, 2013). "Complete list of 2013 Juno Awards nominees". canada.com. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  16. ^ "2013 CCMA Award Nominations". Canadian Music Blog. July 18, 2013. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  17. ^ "2014 BCCMA Final Nominees Announced". Top Country Music | Country Music News, Charts, Playlists, Videos. September 15, 2014. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  18. ^ "2014 BCCMA Award Winners". Top Country Music | Country Music News, Charts, Playlists, Videos. October 20, 2014. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  19. ^ "BCCMA Nominees". Top Country Music | Country Music News, Charts, Playlists, Videos. September 23, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  20. ^ "2016 CCMA Awards Nominees - Canadian Country Music Association". www.ccma.org. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  21. ^ "The Full List Of BCCMA Award Winners". Country 107.1. October 24, 2016. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  22. ^ "The 2016 BCCMA Final Ballot Nominees !". Country 107.1. September 21, 2016. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  23. ^ Mahjouri, Shakiel (April 2, 2017). "Canada's 2017 Juno Awards Winners Revealed!". ET Canada. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  24. ^ "CCMA Announces 2017 Award Nominees". Canadian Beats Media. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

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