Ricky Clarence "Rick" Tippe (born December 21, 1958 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia) is a Canadian country music artist. Tippe has released seven albums on Moon Tan Records, including a greatest hits collection in 2000. His highest charting single, "The Craziest Thing," peaked at No. 9 in 1996. He has won more than 25 awards from the British Columbia Country Music Association, including three consecutive Entertainer of the Year wins from 2001-2003. Tippe has toured across the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, and opened for artists such as Tracy Byrd, Terri Clark, Mark Chesnutt and Sawyer Brown.