Search Past CCMA Award Winners And Nominees

 

 

Winners

2020 Album of the Year

Now Or Never (Brett Kissel)

2020 Bass Player of the Year

Justin Kudding

Lisa Dodd

2020 Booking Agency of the Year

Sakamoto Agency

2020 Country Club of the Year

King Eddy (Calgary, AB)

2020 Country Festival, Fair or Exhibition of the Year

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

2020 Country Music Program or Special of the Year

Canada Together: In Concert (Corus Entertainment)

2020 Country Personality(ies) of the Year

Shannon Ella (Pure Country)

2020 Creative Director(s) of the Year

Design Team: Brett Kissel, Connor Scheffler (Album: Now Or Never, Artist: Brett Kissel)

2020 Drummer of the Year

Ben Bradley

2020 Entertainer of the Year

Dallas Smith

2020 Fans' Choice Award

Brett Kissel

2020 Female Artist of the Year

Tenille Townes

2020 Fiddle Player of the Year

Tyler Vollrath

2020 Group or Duo of the Year

The Washboard Union

2020 Guitar Player of the Year

Matt McKay

2020 Industry Person of the Year

Mike Denney (MDM Recordings Inc – President)

2020 Interactive Artist or Group of the Year

Lindsay Ell

2020 Keyboard Player of the Year

Brendan Waters

2020 Male Artist of the Year

Brett Kissel

2020 Management Company of the Year

Invictus Entertainment Group

2020 Music Director of the Year (Large Market)

Amanda Kingsland – CKBY-FM (Ottawa, ON)

2020 Music Director of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

Shilo Bellis – CJXL-FM (Moncton, NB)

2020 Music Publishing Company of the Year

Warner Chappell Music Canada

2020 Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)

CKRY-FM (Calgary, AB)

2020 Radio Station of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

CJXL-FM (Moncton, NB)

2020 Record Company of the Year

Warner Music Canada

2020 Record Producer(s) of the Year

Scott Moffatt (Album: What You See Is What You Get, Artist: Luke Combs)

2020 Recording Studio of the Year

Noble Street Studios (Toronto, ON)

2020 Retailer of the Year

Apple Music

2020 Rising Star Award

Tenille Arts

2020 Ron Sakamoto Talent Buyer or Promoter of the Year

Paul Biro (Sakamoto Agency)

2020 Roots Album of the Year

Everbound (The Washboard Union)

2020 Single of the Year

Keep It Simple (James Barker Band)

2020 Songwriter(s) of the Year

Tina Parol, Gordie Sampson, Tenille Townes – Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking) (Performed By: Tenille Townes)

2020 Specialty Instrument Player of the Year

Mitch Jay

2020 Steel Guitar Player of the Year

Mitch Jay

2020 Video Director of the Year

Ben Knechtel (Video: Ain’t My Fault (Live @ MOD CLUB) (Artists: Jade Eagleson), Video: Bars & Churches (Artist: Aaron Goodvin), Video: Can’t Help Myself (Artist: Dean Brody x The Reklaws), Video: Count The Ways (Artist: Jade Eagleson), Video: Loved You Like That (Artist: Kris Barclay), Video: Old Country Soul (Artist: The Reklaws), Video: Still Gonna Be You (Artist: Jade Eagleson), Video: The Way You Roll (Artist: Chad Brownlee), Video: There’s A Drink For That (Artist: James Barker Band)

2020 Video of the Year

Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking) (Tenille Townes)

Nominees

* denotes winner

2020 Album of the Year

*Now Or Never (Brett Kissel)

Black Sheep (Dean Brody)

Love, Heartbreak, & Everything In Between (Tenille Arts)

Singles Only (James Barker Band)

Wild As Me (Meghan Patrick)

2020 Bass Player of the Year

*Justin Kudding

*Lisa Dodd

Curtis Ebner

Doug Elash

Kirby Barber

Matt Genereux

2020 Booking Agency of the Year

*Sakamoto Agency

Invictus Entertainment Group

Paquin Artist Agency

The Feldman Agency

United Talent Agency

2020 Country Club of the Year

*King Eddy (Calgary, AB)

Cook County Saloon (Edmonton, AB)

Cowboys Roadhouse (Winnipeg, MB)

Ranchman’s Cookhouse And Dancehall (Calgary, AB)

Rock ‘N’ Horse Saloon (Toronto, ON)

2020 Country Festival, Fair or Exhibition of the Year

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

Calgary Stampede (Calgary, AB)

Cavendish Beach Music Festival (Cavendish, PE)

Centerfield Music Festival (St. Paul, AB)

Diesel Bird Digital Music Festival (Online)

2020 Country Music Program or Special of the Year

*Canada Together: In Concert (Corus Entertainment)

A Kissel Country Christmas (BAK 2 BAK Entertainment Inc./Stingray)

Casey Clarke Country Countdown (Casey Clarke Productions)

Girl Power Hour (Rogers Media)

The Paul McGuire Show (Stingray)

2020 Country Personality(ies) of the Year

*Shannon Ella (Pure Country)

Paul McGuire (Stingray)

Randy Owen (CJDL-FM)

Sarah Scott (CFXO-FM)

Wendy Boomer (CKBY-FM)

2020 Creative Director(s) of the Year

*Design Team: Brett Kissel, Connor Scheffler (Album: Now Or Never, Artist: Brett Kissel)

Design Team: Bronwin Parks (Single: Just Let Go, Artist: Gord Bamford, Album, Vinyl and Artist Merchandise: It Was A Song, Artists: Ryan Langlois, Singles: Country Thunder, Country Thunder Acoustic, Dock Rock, Artist Branding, Artist: The Washboard Union)

Design Team: Mitchell Nevins, Madeline Merlo, Photography: Emma-Lee (Digital Single Packaging: Kiss Kiss, If You Never Broke My Heart, It Didn’t, Digital Singles, Newsletter Template, Zoom Digital Background Filter, Instagram Filter, Website, Artist: Madeline Merlo)

Design Team: Nick Perreault, James Murdoch, Ben Shillabeer (Album: Twenty Something, Single: Homesick For The Holidays, Social Graphics, Artist: The Dungarees)

Design Team: Wes Mack, Kyle Bottoms (Album: Soul, Artist: Wes Mack)

2020 Drummer of the Year

*Ben Bradley

Flavio Cirillo

Greg Williamson

Matthew Atkins

Rob Wells

Spencer Cheyne

2020 Entertainer of the Year

*Dallas Smith

Brett Kissel

Dean Brody

Tenille Townes

The Reklaws

2020 Fans' Choice Award

*Brett Kissel

Dallas Smith

Dean Brody

Hunter Brothers

Jade Eagleson

James Barker Band

MacKenzie Porter

Tebey

Tenille Townes

The Reklaws

2020 Female Artist of the Year

*Tenille Townes

Jess Moskaluke

Lindsay Ell

MacKenzie Porter

Meghan Patrick

2020 Fiddle Player of the Year

*Tyler Vollrath

Denis Dufresne

Linsey Beckett

Matt Piche

Mike Sanyshyn

Tyler Beckett

2020 Group or Duo of the Year

*The Washboard Union

High Valley

Hunter Brothers

James Barker Band

The Reklaws

2020 Guitar Player of the Year

*Matt McKay

Chad Murphy

Darren Savard

Paul Chapman

Ryan Davidson

2020 Industry Person of the Year

*Mike Denney (MDM Recordings Inc – President)

Anya Wilson (Anya Wilson Promotion – Radio Promoter)

Brianne Deslippe – Big Loud Records (Vice President of Promotion/General Manager Canada)

Steve Coady (Warner Music Canada – Vice President, Radio Promotion)

Warren Copnick (Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. – Director of National Promotion)

2020 Interactive Artist or Group of the Year

*Lindsay Ell

Aaron Goodvin

Dan Davidson

Nice Horse

Tenille Townes

2020 Keyboard Player of the Year

*Brendan Waters

Mike Little

Scott Wilkinson

2020 Male Artist of the Year

*Brett Kissel

Dallas Smith

Dean Brody

Jade Eagleson

Tebey

2020 Management Company of the Year

*Invictus Entertainment Group

Big Loud Management

MDM Artist Management Services

RGK Entertainment Group

Starseed Entertainment

2020 Music Director of the Year (Large Market)

*Amanda Kingsland – CKBY-FM (Ottawa, ON)

A.J. Keller – CFCW (Edmonton, AB)

Jaxon Hawks – CJJR-FM (Vancouver, BC)

Peter Walker – CJKX-FM/CHKX-FM (Oshawa, ON/Hamilton, ON)

Steph Hansen – CISN-FM/CKRY-FM (Edmonton, AB/Calgary, AB)

2020 Music Director of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

*Shilo Bellis – CJXL-FM (Moncton, NB)

Cal Gratton – CJVR-FM (Melfort, SK)

Luca James – CKGY-FM (Red Deer, AB)

Paul Ferguson – CHCQ-FM (Belleville, ON)

Peter Morena – CKYY-FM (St. Catharines, ON)

2020 Music Publishing Company of the Year

*Warner Chappell Music Canada

Anthem Entertainment

Big Loud Publishing

Sony / ATV Music Publishing

Universal Music Publishing Group

2020 Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)

*CKRY-FM (Calgary, AB)

CFCW (Edmonton, AB)

CJKX-FM (Oshawa, ON)

CKBY-FM (Ottawa, ON)

CKKL-FM (Ottawa, ON)

2020 Radio Station of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

*CJXL-FM (Moncton, NB)

CFXO-FM (High River, AB)

CHCQ-FM (Belleville, ON)

CICX-FM (Orillia, ON)

CKGY-FM (Red Deer, AB)

2020 Record Company of the Year

*Warner Music Canada

MDM Recordings Inc.

Open Road Recordings

Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.

Universal Music Canada

2020 Record Producer(s) of the Year

*Scott Moffatt (Album: What You See Is What You Get, Artist: Luke Combs)

Jacob Durrett, Brett Kissel, Bart McKay (Album: Now Or Never, Artist: Brett Kissel)

Jeff Dalziel (EP: Highway Mile, Artist: Aaron Allen; Single: Hot Mess, Artist: Nice Horse; Single: I Do, Artist: Dan Davidson)

Joey Moi, Dave Cohen (Single: These Days, Artist: MacKenzie Porter)

Karen Kosowski (Single: Country Thunder, Artist: The Washboard Union)

2020 Recording Studio of the Year

*Noble Street Studios (Toronto, ON)

Barrytone Studios (Miramichi, NB)

Bart McKay Productions (Saskatoon, SK)

MCC Recording Studio (Calgary, AB)

OCL Studios (Chestermere, AB)

2020 Retailer of the Year

*Apple Music

Amazon Music

Spotify Canada Inc.

2020 Rising Star Award

*Tenille Arts

Emily Reid

Matt Lang

Sons of Daughters

Tyler Joe Miller

2020 Ron Sakamoto Talent Buyer or Promoter of the Year

*Paul Biro (Sakamoto Agency)

Adam Oppenheim (Stampede Entertainment Inc.)

Jim Cressman (Invictus Entertainment Group)

2020 Roots Album of the Year

*Everbound (The Washboard Union)

Fingers Crossed (JJ Shiplett)

Kalsey Kulyk (Kalsey Kulyk)

Love Wins (Kelly Prescott)

The Other Way (Donovan Woods)

2020 Single of the Year

*Keep It Simple (James Barker Band)

Count The Ways (Jade Eagleson)

Drop (Dallas Smith)

Single Man (High Valley)

Whiskey In A Teacup (Dean Brody)

2020 Songwriter(s) of the Year

*Tina Parol, Gordie Sampson, Tenille Townes – Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking) (Performed By: Tenille Townes)

Brad Rempel, Ben Stennis, Jenna Walker, Stuart Walker - I Do Too (Performed By: The Reklaws)

Jeff Coplan, Tim Hicks, Bruce Wallace - No Truck Song (Performed By: Tim Hicks)

MacKenzie Porter, Jordan Sapp, Parker Welling - These Days (Performed By: MacKenzie Porter)

Skip Black, Aaron Goodvin, Matt Nolen - Good Ol’ Bad Days (Performed By: Aaron Goodvin)

2020 Specialty Instrument Player of the Year

*Mitch Jay

Connor Riddell

Tyler Vollrath

2020 Steel Guitar Player of the Year

*Mitch Jay

Chris Altmann

Doug Johnson

2020 Video Director of the Year

*Ben Knechtel (Video: Ain’t My Fault (Live @ MOD CLUB) (Artists: Jade Eagleson), Video: Bars & Churches (Artist: Aaron Goodvin), Video: Can’t Help Myself (Artist: Dean Brody x The Reklaws), Video: Count The Ways (Artist: Jade Eagleson), Video: Loved You Like That (Artist: Kris Barclay), Video: Old Country Soul (Artist: The Reklaws), Video: Still Gonna Be You (Artist: Jade Eagleson), Video: The Way You Roll (Artist: Chad Brownlee), Video: There’s A Drink For That (Artist: James Barker Band)

Emma Higgins (Video: I Needed That (Artist: Andrew Hyatt), Video: She Drives Me Crazy (Artist: Brett Kissel), Video: Your Mama (Artist: High Valley)

Raphael Mazzucco (Video: The Good Ones (Artists: Tebey and Marie-Mai)

Stephano Barberis (Video: All The Time (Artist: David James), Video: As If We Won’t (Artist: JoJo Mason), Video: Better On You (Artist: JoJo Mason), Video: Country Girls (Artist: Jess Moskaluke), Video: Country Thunder (Artist: The Washboard Union), Video: Dear Me (Artist: Madeline Merlo), Video: Timeless (Artist: Dallas Smith)

Travis Nesbitt (Video: Bad Guy – Billie Eilish Bluegrass Cover (Artist: DD and the Butterlovers) , Video: Church (Artist: Dan Davidson), Video: Days Go By – Keith Urban Cover (Artist: Jess Moskaluke), Video: Good Life (Aritst: Nice Horse), Video: Halfway Home (Artist: Jess Moskaluke), Video: I Do (Artist: Dan Davidson), Video: If I Can’t Have You – Shawn Mendes Bluegrass Cover (Artist: DD and the Butterlovers), Video: If The World Was Ending – JP Saxe Cover (Artist: Ryan Lindsay), Video: Resistorz (Artist: Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation), Video: Say My Name – Destiny’s Child Cover (Artist: Jess Moskaluke), Video: Symphony Of Destruction – Megadeath Bluegrass Cover (Artist: DD and the Butterlovers), Video: They Don’t Make Em Like they Used To (Artist: The Dungarees), Video: This Love – Maroon 5 Cover (Artist: Jess Moskaluke), Video: Unkiss Her (Artist: Dan Davidson), Video: Way Back When (Artist: Ryan Lindsay), Video: Wild (Artist: Ryan Lindsay), Video: Wolves At The Door (Artist: Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion)

2020 Video of the Year

*Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking) (Tenille Townes)

Country Thunder (The Washboard Union)

Drink About Me (Brett Kissel)

No Truck Song (Tim Hicks)

Silver Lining (Hunter Brothers)