CCMA Awards

Here is the complete list of CCMA Award Nominees for 2012:

2012 CCMA Award Nominees : link to CBC Music

Fan's Choice Award

  • Gord Bamford
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Dean Brody
  • Terri Clark
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Hey Romeo
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Johnny Reid

Single Of The Year

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

Female Artist Of The Year

  • Artist Page on CBC Music Victoria Banks
  • Terri Banks
  • Carolyn Dawn Johnson
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Tara Oram
  • Michelle Wright

Male Artist Of The Year

  • Gord Bamford
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Jason Blaine
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Dean Brody
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Chad Brownlee
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Johnny Reid

Group Or Duo Of The Year

  • Artist Page on CBC Music Doc Walker
  • Emerson Drive
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Hey Romeo
  • Artist Page on CBC Music High Valley
  • Artist Page on CBC Music The Stellas

Rising Star

  • Artist Page on CBC Music Kira Isabella
  • Ryan Laird
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Codie Prevost
  • Dallas Smith
  • Artist Page on CBC Music The Stellas

Roots Artist Or Group Of The Year

  • Artist Page on CBC Music Ridley Bent
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Shane Chisholm
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Sean Hogan
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Corb Lund
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Jimmy Rankin

Album Of The Year

  • Artist Page on CBC Music 16 & 1 - Doc Walker
  • Artist Page on CBC Music DIRT - Dean Brody
  • Artist Page on CBC Music Fire It Up - Johnny Reid
  • Give It Away - Paul Brandt
  • Roots And Wings - Terri Clark

CMT Video Of The Year

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

Songwriter(s) Of The Year

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

2012 CCMA All-Star Band Award Nominees

Drums

  • Matthew Aktins (Jason Blaine)
  • Mark Branconnier (Gord Bamford/Studio)
  • Steve Broadhurst (Doc Walker)
  • Chad Melchert (Gord Bamford)
  • Brad Tebble (Hey Romeo)

Bass

  • Nick Czarnogorski (Johnny Reid/The Stellas)
  • Lisa Dodd (Gord Bamford)
  • 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)
  • Ryan Davidson (Gord Bamford)
  • Darren Gusnowsky (Hey Romeo)
  • Matt McKay (Gord Bamford/Carolyn Dawn Johnson/Session)
  • Murray Pulver (Doc Walker)

Keyboards

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

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 Fennel (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) see it on YouTube
  • 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 Nominees

Management Company Of The Year

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

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

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

Country Club Of The Year

  • Cook County Saloon - Edmonton, AB
  • The Corral - Oshawa, ON
  • Duke's Country Club - Grande Prairie, AB
  • Ralph's Texas Bar & Steakhouse - Medicine Hat, AB
  • Ranchman's Cookhouse & Dancehall - Calgary, AB

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

  • Stephanio 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

  • 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 (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

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

Recording Company Of The Year

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

Record Company Person Of The Year

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

Retailer Of The Year

  • 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)
  • Canadian Country Spotlight (Syndicated)
  • Chevrolet Top 20 Countdown (CMT)
  • Employee Of The Week (CMT)
  • Johnny Reid - Fire It Up Live (CMT)

Country Festival, Fair, Or Exhibition Of The Year

  • Big Valley Jamboree - Camrose, AB
  • Calgary Stampede - Calgary, AB
  • Dauphin's Countryfest - Dauphin, MB
  • Manitoulin Country Fest - Little Current, ON
  • Summer Send Off - Ponoka, AB

2012 CCMA Broadcast Award Nominees

Music Director Of The Year - Major Market

  • Larry Donohue - CFCW - Edmonton, AB
  • Chris Hardin - CJBX-FM - London, ON
  • Mark Patric - CJJR-FM - Vancouver, BC
  • Scott Phillips - CKRY-FM/CISN-FM - Calgary, AB/Edmonton, AB
  • Jay Richards - CJWW - Saskatoon, SK

Music Director Of The Year - Secondary Market

  • Shilo Bellis - CJXL-FM - Moncton, NB
  • Tim Day - CKGY-FM - Red Deer, AB
  • Cal Gratton - CIXM-FM/CJVR-FM - Whitecourt, AB/Melfort, SK
  • KT Timmermans - CFRM-FM - Little Current, ON
  • Peter Walker - CJKX-FM - Oshawa, ON

The 2012 CCMA Awards take place on
September 9th at Credit Union Centre

The PotashCorp Country Music Week runs from September 5th to September 9th