Terry Carrise

Terry Carisse

Terry Carisse was a six-time recipient of the Canadian Country Music Association’s Male Vocalist of the Year, dominating the category from 1980-1986, and still holding the record for the most ever wins as the CCMA’s Male Vocalist of the Year.

He also earned the CCMA’s Songwriter of the Year award in 1985 for his song Counting The I Love You’s. Carisse was also named Top Male Vocalist in the RPM ”Big Country Awards” in 1980-81 and 1987; and won several Big Country awards for Single and Album of the Year as well as Songwriter of the Year.

Terry Carisse’s remarkable career in Canadian country music was formally acknowledged in 1989 with his induction into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall Of Fame.

He was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame in St John, New Brunswick in September 2006.


Terry Carisse Park

In September 2006, Bow Park in Nepean was renamed
Terry Carisse Park. Watch the videos below.

Terry Carisse Park Ceremony – Part 1

Terry Carisse Park Ceremony – Part 2