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Winners

2016 Album of the Year

Tin Roof (Gord Bamford)

2016 Bass Player of the Year

Travis Switzer

2016 Booking Agency of the Year

Invictus Entertainment Group

2016 CMT Video of the Year

Bring Down The House (Dean Brody)

2016 Country Club of the Year

Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall (Calgary, AB)

2016 Country Festival, Fair or Exhibition of the Year

Boots And Hearts Music Festival (Oro-Medonte, ON)

2016 Country Music Program or Special of the Year

Chevy Top 20 Countdown (CMT Canada)

2016 Discovery Award

Eric Ethridge

2016 Drummer of the Year

Chad Melchert

2016 Fans' Choice Award

Brett Kissel

2016 Female Artist of the Year

Jess Moskaluke

2016 Fiddle Player of the Year

Shane Guse

2016 Group or Duo of the Year

High Valley

2016 Guitar Player of the Year

Jason Barry

2016 Humanitarian Award

Mike Stevens

2016 Interactive Artist or Group of the Year

Brett Kissel

2016 Keyboard Player of the Year

Mike Little

2016 Male Artist of the Year

Brett Kissel

2016 Management Company of the Year

Invictus Entertainment Group

2016 Music Director of the Year (Large Market)

Amanda Kingsland - CKBY-FM (Ottawa, ON)

2016 Music Director of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

Paul Ferguson - CHCQ-FM (Belleville, ON)

2016 Music Publishing Company of the Year

ole

2016 On-Air Personality(ies) of the Year (Large Market)

Afternoon Drive with The Boss Lady, Leanne Cater - CFQX-FM (Winnipeg, MB) (TIE)

CISN in the Mornings with Chris, Jack & Matt - CISN-FM (Edmonton, AB) (TIE)

2016 On-Air Personality(ies) of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

Jack & Carey - KICX/CICX-FM (Orillia, ON)

2016 Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)

CISN-FM (Edmonton, AB)

2016 Radio Station of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

CKGY-FM (Red Deer, AB)

2016 Record Company Person of the Year

Steve Coady (Warner Music Canada)

2016 Record Company of the Year

MDM Recordings Inc.

2016 Record Producer(s) of the Year

Mickey Jack Cones, Brett Kissel, Bart McKay (Pick Me Up; Performing Act: Brett Kissel)

2016 Recording Package of the Year

Pick Me Up (Performing Act: Brett Kissel; Design Team: Patrick Duffy (Attention); Photography: Juan Pont Lezica)

2016 Recording Studio of the Year

Barrytone Studios (St. Clements, ON)

2016 Retailer of the Year

iTunes Canada

2016 Rising Star Award

The Washboard Union

2016 Ron Sakamoto Talent Buyer or Promoter of the Year

Jim Cressman (Invictus Entertainment Group)

2016 Roots Artist or Group of the Year

The Washboard Union

2016 Single of the Year

Bring Down The House (Dean Brody)

2016 Slaight Humanitarian Award

Mike Stevens

2016 Songwriter(s) of the Year

Dean Brody - Bring Down The House (Performing Act: Dean Brody)

2016 Specialty Instrument Player of the Year

Shane Guse (Mandolin)

2016 Steel Guitar Player of the Year

Ed (Peewee Charles) Ringwald

2016 Top Selling Album of the Year

Kill The Lights (Luke Bryan)

2016 Top Selling Canadian Album

Yoan (Yoan)

2016 Top Selling Canadian Single of the Year

Bring Down The House (Dean Brody)

2016 Video Director of the Year

Stephano Barberis (Cheap Seats; Performing Act: Dallas Smith, Don`t Let Her Be Gone; Performing Act: Gord Bamford, Hearts On Fire; Performing Act: Chad Brownlee, So Much For Taking It Slow; Performing Act: Bobby Wills)

Nominees

2016 Album of the Year

Edge Of The Storm (Wes Mack)

Hearts On Fire (Chad Brownlee)

I Got This (George Canyon)

Tougher Than Love (Bobby Wills)

2016 Bass Player of the Year

Doug Elash

Justin Kudding

Lisa Dodd

Luanne Carl

2016 Booking Agency of the Year

Paquin Artists Agency

Sakamoto Agency

The Feldman Agency

United Talent Agency

2016 CMT Video of the Year

Hearts On Fire (Chad Brownlee)

Kiss Me Quiet (Jess Moskaluke)

Maybe It's The Moonshine (The Washboard Union)

Our Town (Cold Creek County)

What Love Is All About (Johnny Reid)

2016 Country Club of the Year

Boots & Bourbon Saloon (Toronto, ON)

Cook County Saloon (Edmonton, AB)

Cowboys Dance Hall (Calgary, AB)

The Crazy Horse Stonegrill Steakhouse & Saloon (Ottawa, ON)

2016 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)

2016 Country Music Program or Special of the Year

Canadian Coast to Coast (CJVR-FM)

Canadian Country Spotlight (Media BemBem Inc.)

Coors Banquet One Horse Town (CMT Canada)

The Drop: Gord Bamford (CMT Canada)

2016 Discovery Award

Dani Elle

Livy Jeanne

Runaway Angel

Tenille Arts

TwoShine County

2016 Drummer of the Year

Ben Bradley

Jimmy Boudreau

Rich DaSilva

Rob Wells

2016 Fans' Choice Award

Dallas Smith

Dean Brody

Johnny Reid

Yoan

2016 Female Artist of the Year

Kira Isabella

Lindsay Ell

MacKenzie Porter

Madeline Merlo

2016 Fiddle Player of the Year

Ali Raney

Denis Dufresne

Julie Kennedy

Tyler Vollrath

2016 Group or Duo of the Year

Autumn Hill

Cold Creek County

The Road Hammers

The Washboard Union

2016 Guitar Player of the Year

Brennan Wall

Darren Savard

Matt McKay

Ryan Davidson

2016 Interactive Artist or Group of the Year

Dallas Smith

Jess Moskaluke

Leah Daniels

Tim Hicks

Wes Mack

2016 Keyboard Player of the Year

Bart McKay

Carly McKillip

Darryl Havers

Scott Galloway

2016 Male Artist of the Year

Dallas Smith

Dean Brody

Gord Bamford

Johnny Reid

2016 Management Company of the Year

Cache Entertainment Inc.

Chief Music Management

MDM Recordings Inc.

RGK Entertainment Group Inc.

2016 Music Director of the Year (Large Market)

Dayna Bourgoin - CKKL-FM (Ottawa, ON)

Docc Andrews - CJJR-FM (Vancouver, BC)

Larry Donohue - CFCW (Edmonton, AB)

Scott Phillips - CKRY-FM (Calgary, AB), CISN-FM (Edmonton, AB)

2016 Music Director of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

Brendan Seeley - CKGY-FM (Red Deer, AB)

Jody Seeley - CFXO-FM (High River, AB)

Roo Phelps - CIGV-FM (Kelowna, BC)

Shilo Bellis - CJXL-FM (Moncton, NB)

2016 Music Publishing Company of the Year

CCS Rights Management/Little Red Bungalow

Royalty Music Publishing Inc.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada

Universal Music Publishing Canada

Warner/Chappell Music Canada

2016 Record Company Person of the Year

Brianne Deslippe (Universal Music Canada)

Jim Cressman (Big Star Recordings Inc.)

Mike Denney (MDM Recordings Inc.)

Ron Kitchener (Open Road Recordings Inc.)

Warren Copnick (Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.)

2016 Record Company of the Year

Open Road Recordings Inc.

Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.

Universal Music Canada

Warner Music Canada

2016 Record Producer(s) of the Year

Bob Ezrin (What Love Is All About; Performing Act: Johnny Reid)

Chris Baseford, Vince Gill, Jeff Johnson, Chad Kroeger, Carly McKillip, Justin Niebank (Grace & Grit; Performing Act: Meghan Patrick)

George Canyon, Jeff Johnson, Johnny Reid (I Got This; Performing Act: George Canyon)

Jason Blaine, Phil O’Donnell, Deric Ruttan (Country Side; Performing Act: Jason Blaine)

2016 Recording Package of the Year

Edge Of The Storm (Performing Act: Wes Mack; Design Team: Patrick Duffy (Attention); Photography: Juan Pont Lezica)

Hearts On Fire (Performing Act: Chad Brownlee; Design Team: Antoine Moonen; Photography: Carmen Choney)

Songs About A Girl (Performing Act: David James; Design Team: Sheila Hash, Brandon Heard; Photography: MacKenzie Jean)

Turnin Up A Sundown (Performing Act: Tristan Horncastle; Design Team: Bronwin Parks (Feisty Creative); Photography: Mark Maryanovich)

2016 Recording Studio of the Year

Bart McKay Productions (Saskatoon, SK)

MCC Recording Studio (Calgary, AB)

OCL Studios (Chestermere, AB)

Revolution Recordings (Toronto, ON)

2016 Retailer of the Year

Google Play

HMV Canada Inc.

Lammle's Western Wear & Tack

Walmart Canada

2016 Rising Star Award

Alee

Cold Creek County

David James

River Town Saints

2016 Ron Sakamoto Talent Buyer or Promoter of the Year

Alex Vyskocil (Live Nation Entertainment)

Lindsay Weryshko (Calgary Stampede)

Paul Biro (Sakamoto Agency)

Rob Waloschuk (Performance Promotions Ltd.)

2016 Roots Artist or Group of the Year

Jessica Mitchell

Lindi Ortega

The Lovelocks

The Western Swing Authority

2016 Single of the Year

Airwaves (Brett Kissel)

Cheap Seats (Dallas Smith)

Don't Let Her Be Gone (Gord Bamford)

Won't You Be Mine (Bobby Wills)

2016 Songwriter(s) of the Year

Chad Kroeger, Meghan Patrick - Bow Chicka Wow Wow (Performing Act: Meghan Patrick)

Deric Ruttan, Craig Wiseman - Came Here To Forget (Performing Act: Blake Shelton)

Gord Bamford, Wade Kirby, Phil O'Donnell - Heard You In A Song (Performing Act: Gord Bamford)

Matt Johnson, Michael Pyle, Bobby Wills - Won't You Be Mine (Performing Act: Bobby Wills)

2016 Specialty Instrument Player of the Year

Dave Barber (Banjo)

Denis Dufresne (Mandolin)

Robin Pelletier (Mandolin)

Tyler Vollrath (Mandolin)

2016 Steel Guitar Player of the Year

Doug Johnson

John Ellis

Mitch Jay

Smokey Fennell

2016 Video Director of the Year

Andy Hines (The Way You Let Me Down, Performing Act: Wes Mack)

Ben Knechtel (Airwaves; Performing Act: Brett Kissell)

Colin Minihan (Bring Down The House, Performing Act: Dean Brody)

David Tenniswood (Kiss Me Quiet, Performing Act: Jess Moskaluke)

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