Exclusive: Gord Bamford shares special moment with Garth Brooks, talks massive tour with Reba

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Gord Bamford joins an elite club of Canadians that have reached the penthouse on the Country charts for BDS and Mediabase Country. As the lead single for his latest "Country Junkie" record, "When Your Lips Are So Close" is only the 15th song to reach No. 1 in the BDS era, making Bamford only the seventh Canadian country singer to vault to the top. He follows in the footsteps of such performers as Shania Twain ("Love Gets Me Every Time," "Don't Be Stupid"), Terri Clark ("You're Easy On The Eyes," "I Wanna Do It All") and Carolyn Dawn Johnson ("Georgia," "Complicated").

As a result, the crooner dominated the 2013 Canadian Country Music Awards, sweeping five categories out of seven total nominations. "I never thought we were going to come out with that many awards," he tells Nashville Gab.

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