CCMA Awards 2012

CCMA Awards Nominees & Winners 2012

FANS’ CHOICE AWARD

  • Johnny Reid
  • Gord Bamford
  • Dean Brody
  • Terri Clark
  • Hey Romeo

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • They Don't Make 'Em Like That Anymore - Jason Blaine
  • Canadian Girls - Dean Brody
  • Fire It Up - Johnny Reid
  • Is It Friday Yet? - Gord Bamford
  • Somebody Somewhere - Dallas Smith

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Dirt - Dean Brody
  • 16 & 1 - Doc Walker
  • Fire It Up - Johnny Reid
  • Give It Away - Paul Brandt
  • Roots And Wings - Terri Clark

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR

  • Is It Friday Yet? (written by Gord Bamford, Roger Brown, Byron Hill; performed by Gord Bamford)
  • Canadian Girls (written by Dean Brody; performed by Dean Brody)
  • Fire It Up (written by Marty Dodson, Alan Frew, Johnny Reid; performed by Johnny Reid)
  • Mainstreet, 1979 (written by Deric Ruttan; performed by Deric Ruttan)
  • They Don’t Make Em’ Like That Anymore (written by Jason Blaine/Deric Ruttan; performed by Jason Blaine

CMT VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • In This House - The Stellas
  • Canadian Girls - Dean Brody
  • Fire It Up - Johnny Reid
  • Give It Away - Paul Brandt
  • I’m Your Man - Ryan Laird

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Carolyn Dawn Johnson
  • Victoria Banks
  • Terri Clark
  • Tara Oram
  • Michelle Wright

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Dean Brody
  • Gord Bamford
  • Jason Blaine
  • Chad Brownlee
  • Johnny Reid

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Hey Romeo
  • Doc Walker
  • Emerson Drive
  • High Valley
  • The Stellas

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Jimmy Rankin
  • Ridley Bent
  • Shane Chisholm
  • Sean Hogan
  • Corb Lund

RISING STAR

  • Kira Isabella
  • Ryan Laird
  • Codie Prevost
  • Dallas Smith
  • The Stellas

TOP SELLING CANADIAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Canadian Sales only)

Johnny Reid – Fire It Up

TOP SELLING INTERNAITONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Canadian sales only)

Lady Antebellum – Own The Night

ARTIST HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

Johnny Burke

BUILDER HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

Ralph Murphy

AWARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT

SLAIGHT MUSIC HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Tenille

THE HANK SMITH AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Larry Delaney

2012 CCMA ALL-STAR BAND AWARD WINNERS

DRUMS

Chad Melchert (Gord Bamford)

  • Matthew Atkins (Jason Blaine, Deric Ruttan)
  • Mark Branconnier (Gord Bamford/Studio)
  • Steve Broadhurst (Doc Walker)
  • Brad Tebble (Hey Romeo)

BASS

  • Lisa Dodd (Gord Bamford)
  • Nick Czarnogorski (Johnny Reid/The Stellas)
  • Curtis Ebner (Hey Romeo)
  • Dennis Marcenko (One More Girl/The Higgins)
  • Travis Switzer (Deric Ruttan/Jason Blaine/PEAR)

GUITAR

  • Jason Barry (Jason Blaine, Dean Brody, Aaron Lines)
  • Darren Gusnowsky (Hey Romeo)
  • Matt McKay (Gord Bamford/Carolyn Dawn Johnson/Session)
  • Murray Pulver (Doc Walker)

KEYBOARDS

  • Rob Shapiro (Hey Romeo)
  • Keith Floen (The Travelling Mabels/Session)
  • Scott Galloway (Dean Brody)
  • Mike Little (Alee/George Canyon)
  • Bart McKay (Brad Johner/Aaron Lines)

FIDDLE

  • Denis Dufresne (PEAR, Deric Ruttan)
  • Lynae Dufresne (PEAR)
  • Shane Guse (Jason Blaine/George Canyon/The Western Swing Authority)
  • Donny Parenteau (Donny Parenteau)
  • Ali Raney (Jason Blaine/Jason McCoy/Tara Oram)

STEEL GUITAR

  • Jeff Bradshaw (Session)
  • John Ellis (Ridley Bent/Session)
  • Smokey Fennell (Danny Hooper/Brett Kissel/Krysta Scoggins)
  • Doug Johnson (Jason Blaine/Tonya Kennedy/Session)
  • Ed Ringwald (George Canyon)

SPECIAL INSTRUMENT

  • Shane Chisholm - Gastank Bass (Shane Chisholm)
  • Denis Dufresne - Mandolin (PEAR)
  • Shane Guse - Mandolin (Jason Blaine/George Canyon)
  • Robin Pelletier - Mandolin (Gord Bamford)
  • Curtis Rempel - Mandolin (High Valley)

2012 CCMA INDUSTRY AWARD WINNERS

MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • RGK Entertainment Group Inc.
  • Cache Entertainment Inc.
  • Hummel Entertainment
  • MDM Recordings Inc.
  • O’Reilly International Entertainment Management

BOOKING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • The Agency Group
  • Big Air Entertainment
  • Cressman Sakamoto Agency
  • Paquin Entertainment

RON SAKAMOTO TALENT BUYER OR PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

  • Lindsay Ell, Rod Tate (Calgary Stampede)
  • Kelly Berehulka (Casinos of Winnipeg)
  • Jim Cressman (Cressman Sakamoto Agency)
  • Rob Waloschuk (Dauphin's Countryfest/Performance Promotions)
  • Larry Werner (Big Valley Jamboree/Panhandle Productions)

COUNTRY CLUB OF THE YEAR

  • Ranchman’s Cookhouse & Dancehall, Calgary
  • Cook County Saloon - Edmonton
  • The Corral - Oshawa, Ont.
  • Duke’s Country Club - Grande Prairie, Alta.
  • Ralph’s Texas Bar & Steakhouse - Medicine Hat, Alta.

ALBUM DESIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Mitch Nevins, Mark Maryanovich, Jill Snell - DIRT (Dean Brody)
  • Patrick Duffy/Rob Waymen - Is It Friday Yet? (Gord Bamford)
  • Jason Blaine/Megan Chalmers - Life So Far (Jason Blaine)
  • Mediavandals/Brandon Heard/Sheila Hash/Mark Maryanovich - Love Me Or Leave Me (Chad Brownlee)
  • Antoine Moonen/Ivan Otis - Roots And Wings (Terri Clark)

INTERACTIVE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Gord Bamford
  • Dean Brody
  • Chad Brownlee
  • Hey Romeo
  • Johnny Reid

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Stephano Barberis (Is It Friday Yet? - Gord Bamford; Somebody Somewhere - Dallas Smith)
  • Antonio Hrynchuk (Carried Away - Chad Brownlee; Down Dusty Roads - Bryce Pallister)
  • Margaret Malandruccolo (I'm Your Man - Ryan Laird; In This House - The Stellas; Maybe - One More Girl)
  • Troy Niemans (I'm Gone - Victoria Banks; Honky Tonk Groupie - Codie Prevost; I Will Wait - Six West)
  • Warren P. Sonoda (Saddle Up - George Canyon)

MUSIC PUBLISHING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • ole
  • EMI Music Publishing
  • Grand & Gee Music Group
  • Royalty Music Publishing Inc.
  • Universal Music Publishing Group

RECORD PRODUCER(S) OF THE YEAR

Gord Bamford/Byron Hill (Is It Friday Yet? - Gord Bamford)

  • Jason Blaine/Jason Barry (Life So Far - Jason Blaine)
  • John Ellis (16 & 1 - Doc Walker)
  • Bart McKay (Journey On - Todd Richard)
  • Johnny Reid (Fire It Up - Johnny Reid)

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR

  • Bart McKay Productions - Saskatoon
  • Armoury Studios - Vancouver
  • Barrytone Studios - St. Clements, Ont.
  • MCC Recording Studio - Calgary
  • The Drive Shed Recording Studios - Toronto

RECORD COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Open Road Recordings
  • EMI Music Canada
  • On Ramp Records Inc.
  • Royalty Records Inc.
  • Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.

RECORD COMPANY PERSON OF THE YEAR

  • Ron Harwood (EMI Music Canada)
  • Warren Copnick (Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.)
  • Brianne Deslippe (Open Road Recordings)
  • Ron Kitchener (Open Road Recordings)
  • Rob Smith (Royalty Records Inc.)

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

  • iTunes Canada
  • HMV Canada Inc.
  • Lammle’s Western Wear & Tack
  • Walmart Canada Corp.

COUNTRY MUSIC PROGRAM OR SPECIAL OF THE YEAR

  • Employee of the Week (CMT)
  • Canadian Coast To Coast (CJVR-FM)
  • Canadian Country Spotlight (Syndicated)
  • Chevrolet Top 20 Countdown (CMT)
  • Johnny Reid - Fire It Up Live (CMT)

COUNTRY FESTIVAL, FAIR, OR EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR

  • Calgary Stampede - Calgary
  • Big Valley Jamboree - Camrose, Alta.
  • Dauphin's Countryfest - Dauphin, Man.
  • Manitoulin Country Fest - Little Current, Ont.
  • Summer Send Off - Ponoka, Alta.

2012 CCMA BROADCAST AWARD WINNERS

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR- MAJOR MARKET

  • Scott Phillips - CKRY-FM/CISN-FM - Calgary, Edmonton
  • Larry Donohue - CFCW, Edmonton
  • Chris Harding - CJBX-FM, London, Ont.
  • Mark Patric - CJJR-FM, Vancouver
  • Jay Richards - CJWW, Saskatoon

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR- SECONDARY MARKET

  • Tim Day - CKGY-FM, Red Deer, Alta.
  • Shilo Bellis - CJXL-FM - Moncton, N.B.
  • Cal Gratton - CIXM-FM/CJVR-FM, Whitecourt, Alta., Melfort, Sask.
  • KT Timmermans - CFRM-FM, Little Current, Ont.
  • Peter Walker - CJKX-FM, Oshawa, Ont.