Canadian Country Music Association

CCMA AWARDS NOMINEES - FULL LIST!

September 10, 2010

FANS' CHOICE AWARD

Gord Bamford
George Canyon
Doc Walker
Corb Lund
Johnny Reid

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Dance With Me -- Johnny Reid
Day Job -- Gord Bamford
Dirt Roads Scholar -- Dean Brody
I Believe In Angels -- George Canyon
If I Fall -- Doc Walker

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Day Job -- Gord Bamford
Dean Brody -- Dean Brody
GO -- Doc Walker
The Long Way Home -- Terri Clark
Losin' Lately Gambler -- Corb Lund

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR

Dance With Me (written by Victoria Banks/Johnny Reid/Tia Sillers; recorded by Johnny Reid)
Day Job (written by Gord Bamford/Byron Hill; recorded by Gord Bamford)
Dirt Roads Scholar (written by Dean Brody; recorded by Dean Brody)
Heart Of Gold (written by Jessie Farrell/Jesse Tucker; recorded by Jessie Farrell)
If I Fall (written by Murray Pulver/Chris Thorsteinson/Dave Wasyliw; recorded by Doc Walker)

CMT VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Dance With Me - Johnny Reid
Day Job - Gord Bamford
Devil's Best Dress - Corb Lund
Watching You Walk Away - Shane Yellowbird
Wildflower - Dean Brody

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Victoria Banks
Terri Clark
Jessie Farrell
Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Crystal Shawanda

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Gord Bamford
Dean Brody
George Canyon
Corb Lund
Johnny Reid

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Doc Walker
Hey Romeo
The Higgins
One More Girl
The Road Hammers

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Ridley Bent
Blue Rodeo
Shane Chisholm
The Higgins
Corb Lund

RISING STAR
Jaydee Bixby
Chad Brownlee
High Valley
One More Girl
Marlee Scott

ALL-STAR BAND DRUMS
Jerry Adolphe (One More Girl/Session)
Matthew Atkins (Jason Blaine)
Mark Branconnier (Gord Bamford)
Steve Broadhurst (Doc Walker)
Mike Melancon (Emerson Drive)

ALL-STAR BAND BASS
Shane Chisholm (Shane Chisholm)
Steve Farrell (Gord Bamford)
Ryland Haggis (Jessie Farrell)
Brent Pearen(Doc Walker)
Travis Switzer (Deric Ruttan)

ALL-STAR BAND GUITAR
Jason Barry (Various)
Darren Gusnowsky (Hey Romeo)
Matt McKay (Gord Bamford)
Murray Pulver (Doc Walker)
Jesse Tucker (Jessie Farrell)

ALL-STAR BAND KEYBOARDS
Mike Little (George Canyon)
Bart McKay (Brad Johner)
Mike Norman (Johnny Reid/Various)
Rob Shapiro (Hey Romeo)
Dale Wallace (Emerson Drive)

ALL-STAR BAND FIDDLE
Denis Dufresne (Various)
Shane Guse (George Canyon)
David Pichette (Emerson Drive)
Ben Rutz (Johnny Reid)
Mike Sanyshyn (The Higgins/One More Girl)

ALL-STAR BAND STEEL GUITAR
Jeff Bradshaw (Gord Bamford)
Evan Ehgoetz (Shane Yellowbird)
John Ellis (Ridley Bent)
Ed Ringwald (George Canyon/Session)
Grant Siemens (Corb Lund)

ALL-STAR BAND SPECIAL INSTRUMENT
Shane Chisholm - Gastank Bass (Session)
Shane Guse - Mandolin (George Canyon)
Eileen Higgins - Mandolin (The Higgins)
Matt McKay- Mandolin (Gord Bamford)
Mike Norman - Saxophone (Session)

MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Cache Entertainment Inc.
Johnny Mac Entertainment
O'Reilly International Entertainment Management
RGK Entertainment Group Inc.
Stark Ravings

BOOKING AGENCY OF THE YEAR
The Agency Group
Cressman Sakamoto Agency
Karizma Entertainment
Mitchell Entertainment
Paquin Entertainment
PM Gigs

RON SAKAMOTO TALENT BUYER OR PROMOTER OF THE YEAR
Kelly Berehulka (Casinos of Winnipeg)
Jim Cressman (Cressman Sakamoto Agency)
Lindsay Ell/Rod Tate (Calgary Stampede)
Rob Waloschuk (Dauphin's Countryfest)
Larry Werner (Big Valley Jamboree)

COUNTRY CLUB OF THE YEAR
Cook County Saloon -- Edmonton, AB
Cowboys Ranch - London, ON
The Pump Roadhouse -- Regina, SK
Ralph's Texas Bar And Steakhouse -- Medicine Hat, AB
Ranchman's Cookhouse And Dancehall -- Calgary, AB

ALBUM DESIGN OF THE YEAR
Margaret Malandruccolo/Antoine Moonen - Big Sky (One More Girl)
Patrick Duffy/Bonnie-Jean McAllister - Day Job (Gord Bamford)
Garnet Armstrong/Chad Coombs/Dustin Rabin - GO (Doc Walker)
Ryan McKenna - Hitchhiking Buddha (Shane Chisholm)
Patrick Duffy/Bronwin Parks/Dustin Rabin - The Things We Left Behind (Blue Rodeo)

WEBSITE OF THE YEAR
corblund.com (Corb Lund) - Paul Bellows/Yellow Pencil, Webmasters
docwalker.ca (Doc Walker) - Ashley Harms, Webmaster
georgecanyon.com (George Canyon) - Jennifer Canyon/Karen Corbin/Wendy Gilmour, Webmasters
gordbamford.com (Gord Bamford) Bella Spur Innovative Media Inc., Webmaster
heyromeo.com (Hey Romeo) - John Attrell/QSC Designs, Webmasters

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Stephano Barberis (Free Like Love - The Higgins; If I Fall - Doc Walker; I'm Gonna Make You Love Me - Doc Walker; Nobody Says No - Jessie Farrell)
Antonio Hrynchuk (Bare Feet On The Blacktop - Shane Yellowbird; Give It To Me - Jason Blaine; I Haven't Even Heard You Cry - Aaron Lines; Watching You Walk Away - Shane Yellowbird)
Margaret Malandruccolo (Gypsy Boots - Terri Clark; Misery Loves Company - One More Girl; Tumblin' Tears - One More Girl; When It Ain't Raining - One More Girl)
Christopher Mills (Arizona Dust - Blue Rodeo; Arlington - Ridley Bent; Devil's Best Dress - Corb Lund; I've Got The Scars To Prove It - The Road Hammers)
Warren P. Sonoda (Dance With Me - Johnny Reid; Numb - Jason Blaine; Mine All Mine - The Wilsons; When You Can Fly - Victoria Banks)

MUSIC PUBLISHING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
EMI Music Publishing
Grand & Gee Music Group
ole
Royalty Music Publishing Inc.
Universal Music Publishing Group

RECORD PRODUCER(S) OF THE YEAR
Gord Bamford/Byron Hill (Day Job - Gord Bamford)
Jason Barry (Enjoy The Ride - Dawson Reigns/It's About Time - Shane Yellowbird)
Jason Barry/Aaron Lines (Sunday Afternoon - Aaron Lines)
Terri Clark (The Long Way Home - Terri Clark)
Tom McKillip (Big Sky - One More Girl)

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR
Armoury Studios - Vancouver, BC
Barrytone Studios - St. Clements , ON
Bart McKay Productions - Saskatoon, SK
Muzik Haus - Three Hills, AB
The Woodshed - Toronto, ON

RECORD COMPANY OF THE YEAR
EMI Music Canada
On Ramp Records
Open Road Recordings
Royalty Records Inc.
Universal Music Canada

RECORD COMPANY PERSON OF THE YEAR
Ed Harris (Royalty Records Inc.)
Ron Harwood (EMI Music Canada)
Ron Kitchener (Open Road Recordings)
Rob Smith (Royalty Records Inc.)
Jill Snell (Road Angel Entertainment)

RETAILER OF THE YEAR
CD Plus
HMV Canada Inc.
iTunes Canada
Lammle's Western Wear & Tack
Walmart Canada Corp.

COUNTRY MUSIC PROGRAM OR SPECIAL OF THE YEAR
Canadian Coast To Coast (CJVR - FM)
Chevy Cross Canada Countdown (CMT)
CMT 4 Tracks (CMT)
Johnny Reid: Live at the Jubilee (CMT)
Sounds Canadian With Jason McCoy (Syndicated Radio)

COUNTRY FESTIVAL, FAIR, OR EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR
Big Valley Jamboree -- Camrose, AB
Calgary Stampede -- Calgary, AB
Cavendish Beach Music Festival -- Cavendish, PE
Dauphin's Countryfest -- Dauphin, MB
Manitoulin Country Fest - Little Current, ON

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Major Market
Larry Donohue (CFCW) - Edmonton, AB
Mike McGuire (CISN-FM) - Edmonton, AB
Mark Patric (CJJR-FM) - Vancouver, BC
Jay Richards (CJWW) - Saskatoon, SK
Abbey White (CHNK-FM) - Winnipeg, MB

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Secondary Market
David Baker (CJVR-FM) -- Melfort, SK
Tim Day (CKGY-FM) -- Red Deer, AB
Jack Latimer (CICX-FM) -- Orillia, ON
Bruce Leperre (CKDM) -- Dauphin, MB
Peter Walker (CJKX-FM) -- Oshawa, ON

 

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