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Complete List of 2015 CCMA Award Winners

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posted on September 13, 2015


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2015 CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

ARTIST INDUCTEE
Dianne Leigh

STAN KLEES BUILDER AWARD – BUILDER INDUCTEE
Elizabeth “Ma” Henning


CCMA AWARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT

2015 SLAIGHT MUSIC HUMANITARIAN AWARD
MusiCounts

LEONARD T. RAMBEAU INTERNATIONAL AWARD
Robert Ott


ARTIST AWARDS

FANS’ CHOICE AWARD
Johnny Reid

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Lifted - Dallas Smith

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jess Moskaluke

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Gord Bamford

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
High Valley

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Where A Farm Used To Be - Gord Bamford

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Upside Down - Dean Brody

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR
Where A Farm Used To Be
(Written By: Gord Bamford, Buddy Owens, Phil O'Donnell, Performed By: Gord Bamford)

ROOTS ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lindi Ortega

INTERACTIVE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Brett Kissel

RISING STAR
Madeline Merlo

CCMA DISCOVERY AWARD
Raquel Cole


MUSICIAN AWARDS

All Star Band - BASS
Lisa Dodd

All Star Band – DRUMS
Chad Melchert

All Star Band - FIDDLE
Denis Dufresne

All Star Band - GUITAR
Ryan Davidson

All Star Band – KEYBOARDS
Tie: Mike Little/Bart McKay

All Star Band - SPECIAL INSTRUMENT
Robin Pelletier (Mandolin)

All Star Band - STEEL GUITAR
Ed (Peewee Charles) Ringwald


RADIO AWARDS

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET
Scott Phillips – CKRY - FM, Calgary, AB/CISN-FM, Edmonton, AB
 
MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM OR SMALL MARKET
Paul Ferguson – CHCQ - FM, Belleville, ON

ON-AIR PERSONALITY(S) OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET
CISN in the Mornings with Chris, Jack & Matt – CISN Country 103.9

ON-AIR PERSONALITY(S) OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM OR SMALL MARKET
The Casey Clarke Show with Roo Phelps – CIGV-FM, Country 100.7 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET
KX 94.7, New Country FM – Hamilton, ON

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM OR SMALL MARKE
CKGY 95.5, KG Country – Red Deer, AB



INDUSTRY AWARDS

ALBUM DESIGN OF THE YEAR
Ramble
(Design Team: Brandon Heard (Mediavandals), Photography: Ashley Champagne, Artist: The Boom Chucka Boys)

BOOKING AGENCY OF THE YEAR
Invictus Entertainment Group

COUNTRY CLUB OF THE YEAR
Boots & Bourbon Saloon – Toronto, ON

COUNTRY FESTIVAL, FAIR, OR EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR
Boots and Hearts Music Festival – Bowmanville, ON

COUNTRY MUSIC PROGRAM OR SPECIAL OF THE YEAR
Canadian Country Spotlight – Media BemBem Inc.

MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Invictus Entertainment Group

MUSIC PUBLISHING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
ole

RECORD COMPANY OF THE YEAR
MDM Recordings Inc.

RECORD COMPANY PERSON OF THE YEAR
Mike Denney – MDM Recordings Inc.

RECORD PRODUCER(S) OF THE YEAR
Joey Moi (Album: Lifted, Artist: Dallas Smith)

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR

Barrytone Studios – St. Clements, ON

RETAILER OF THE YEAR
iTunes Canada

RON SAKAMOTO TALENT BUYER OR PROMOTER OF THE YEAR
Jim Cressman/ Rob Cyrynowski – Invictus Entertainment Group

TOP SELLING ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Crash My Party – Luke Bryan

TOP SELLING CANADIAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Yoan – Yoan

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Stephano Barberis
(Video: Undressed, Artist: Bobby Wills; Video: Boat On The Water, Artist: Aaron Pritchett; Video: I Only Smoke When I Drink, Artist: Small Town Pistols)

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About the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA):
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Local sponsors of the CCMA Discovery Program – Atlantic Canada include the Province of Nova Scotia, the City of Halifax and the Government of Canada through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Media Contacts for Information and Artist Interviews:
Jess Seguire | jess@penelopepr.com | 613-921-2314
Emily Graham | emily@penelopepr.com | 647-787-7583    

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 Sponsors of Country Music Week and the 2015 CCMA Awards include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund”, Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Nova Scotia, the City of Halifax and Destination Halifax.

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