Brett Kissel sings Shania Twain, dreams of Rihanna collaboration ahead of Lethbridge performance

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WATCH ABOVE: Alberta native Brett Kissel sat down with Global’s Christina Succi ahead of his performance kicking off the Pro Bull Riding weekend in Lethbridge. He talks about his experience opening for Garth Brooks, and what his go-to karaoke song is – Mar 3, 2017

Alberta country musician Brett Kissel kicked off the Professional Bull Riders weekend in Lethbridge Thursday.

The award-winning singer-songwriter sat down with Global News for an exclusive interview before he hit the Enmax Centre Stage.

Kissel is coming off a record year, winning three Canadian Country Music Awards, including male artist of the year.

Kissel even brought local country singer Trevor Panczak on stage for a surprise special performance.

The Magrath native has been close friends with Kissel for years.

Together the duo performed a rendition of Waylon Jennings’ Good Hearted Woman.

Watch Brett Kissel’s extended interview with Global’s Christina Succi below

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RAW: Brett Kissel interview – Mar 3, 2017