Hall of Fame Induction
Video below of Dianne shown during Gala Awards Dinner on Sept 12, 2015 prior to her receiving her CCMA award.
Tributes to Dianne upon her induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame
Please pass along my congratulations to Ms. Leigh on her well deserved induction! What an exciting moment for her and for her family!
- Paul Brandt
Congratulations Dianne. It is artists like yourself who paved the way for the rest of us and I am so happy to see you being acknowledged by this award. Welcome to The Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.
- Michelle Wright
It is your friend Carroll Baker from long ago. I am so thrilled about your induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.. It is certainly long overdue, but it has finally happened and no one is more deserving than you.
- Carroll Baker
Dear Dianne, Congratulations on your upcoming induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Thank you for helping forge a trail for the rest of us to follow. We are grateful. Enjoy your moment and your day
- XO Anne Murray
Good afternoon Dianne, it been a very long time. I heard about your upcoming induction into the Hall of Fame and wanted to send you a personal message of congratulations. You deserve it my friend
- Roy L. Clark
Hi Dianne, Congratulations on your induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Most deserving! I want to personally thank you for recording my songs, beginning with The Shadows of your Heart in 1964, one of my all-time favorite recordings of my songs. Congratulations kiddo! Ill be cheering you on as you accept your award. Your friend and fan
- Ray Griff
Dianne, congratulations on being inducted into the CCMA Hall of Fame. Its an honor you truly deserve and its nice to see the academy recognize you with this induction. All the best to you Dianne and your family
- Ronnie Prophet, Branson MO
I wanted to send a note and extend my congratulations Dianne for being inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. This is a very deserved honor
- Dolly Parton
Hello Dianne! Congratulations on your induction into the CCMA Hall of Fame. A huge congratulations. I look forward to seeing you when we get to Halifax. Until then, God Bless, congratulations and a big kiss!
- Johnny Reid
Dianne walking the Green Carpet into Scotia Bank Centre prior to the 2015 CCMA awards show
"It is truly an honour to recognize these exceptional women who has paved the way for females in the Canadian country music industry today." Whether on the stage or behind the scenes, both Dianne Leigh and Elizabeth "Ma" Henning" were leaders, trailblazers and forces to be reckoned with." "The Hall of Fame Electors Committee could not have done a better job at selecting our inspirational inductees this year."
-Don Green, President CCMA
CCMA Country Stars Love Halifax
Click arrow below to see Dianne backstage at the ScotiaBank Centre in Halifax. Scroll to 0:44.
Dianne was invited to Country Music Week in Halifax on Sept 10, 2015 by the CCCMA to be inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in the Artist category. Elizabeth "Ma" Henning was also inducted in the Builders category
CCMA John Deere Green Carpet Halifax 2015
Click on arrow below and scroll to minute 12:06 to see Dianne's Green Carpet interview prior to the CCMA show
Dianne sitting with past Hall of Fame inductees during the private Hall of Fame reception
Dianne presenting Top Male Artist award to Gord Bamford with Jess Moskaluke at 2015 CCMA Awards in Halifax.