Jo Hikk

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Jo Hikk
Origin Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Genres Country
Years active 2004-present
Labels MDM Recordings
Members Kelly Sitter
Kenny Sitter
Al Doell
Don Jorgensen

'Jo Hikk' a Canadian country music group founded in Calgary, Alberta. This four-piece band is composed of brothers Kelly Sitter (lead vocals, bass guitar) and Kenny Sitter (guitar, ganjo, vocals), Al Doell (drums, vocals) and Don Jorgensen (keyboards, mandolin). Their first album, Ride, was re-released in early 2009. Their first single, "Closer", charted in the 'Top 40's'. The song was written and originally recorded by Thrasher Shiver in 1996.

'Jo Hikk' scored 2 more hit singles with “My Kind Of Radio” and “Sweet City Woman”(cover version of a hit song by The Stampeders].(both hit top #20), while another key track, “Pimp My Tractor,” was placed on the Big Rock compilation. With the success of 'Ride','Jo Hikk' was nominated at the CCMA Awards 'Rising Star' three years in a row and for 'Group or Duo of the Year'.

'Jo Hikk's' second album, The Game, was released in August 2010. A music video was shot on location in Toronto with Warren P. Sonoda for the first single, "The Big Spoon". Although the song never made it to radio, 'The Big Spoon' has received over 845,000 hits on youtube.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details
Ride
  • Release date: April 7, 2009
  • Label: Landis Productions
The Game

Singles[edit]

Year Single Album
2007 "Closer" Ride
2008 "Pimp My Tractor"
"Sweet City Woman"
2009 "My Kind of Radio"
"Dancing with the Devil's Daughter"
2010 "Shame on the Moon"
"The Big Spoon" The Game
"With a Smile Like That"
2011 "Not Even a Memory"

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2009 "My Kind of Radio" Warren P. Sonoda
2010 "The Big Spoon"
2011 "Not Even a Memory"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2007 Canadian Country Music Association Chevy Trucks Rising Star Award Nominated
2008 Top New Talent of the Year – Group or Duo Nominated
2009 Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
Rising Star Nominated

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