Entertainer of the Year (Award #1):

  • Dean Brody

  • Jade Eagleson

  • Dallas Smith

  • Tenille Townes

  • Shania Twain

Album of the Year (Award #2):

  • Four Good Years – Andrew Hyatt

  • Good Ol’ Days -The Reklaws

  • Planes Don’t Wait – Shawn Austin

  • Talk To Time – Tim Hicks

  • Tim & The Glory Boys – Tim & The Glory Boys

TD Aeroplan Visa Fans’ Choice (Award #3):

  • Dean Brody

  • Jade Eagleson

  • Tim Hicks

  • High Valley

  • James Barker Band

  • Brett Kissel

  • The Reklaws

  • Josh Ross

  • Dallas Smith

  • Tenille Townes

Female Artist of the Year (Award #4):

  • Tenille Arts

  • Lindsay Ell

  • MacKenzie Porter

  • Tenille Townes

  • Shania Twain

Group or Duo of the Year (Award #5):

  • High Valley

  • Hunter Brothers

  • James Barker Band

  • The Reklaws

  • Tim & The Glory Boys

Musical Collaboration of the Year (Award #6):

  • 11 Beers – The Reklaws feat. Jake Owen

  • Do This Life – High Valley, Alison Krauss

  • I Ain’t Drunk – Gord Bamford ft. Terri Clark

  • Never Met A Beer – Tyler Joe Miller, Matt Lang

  • One Too – Dallas Smith & MacKenzie Porter

Male Artist of the Year (Award #7):

  • Dean Brody

  • Jade Eagleson

  • Brett Kissel

  • Josh Ross

  • Dallas Smith

Breakthrough Artist or Group of the Year (Award #8):

  • Dax

  • Nate Haller

  • Griffen Palmer

  • Orville Peck

  • Josh Ross

Alternative Country Album of the Year (Award #9):

  • Come Morning – The Bros. Landreth

  • I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying – Whitehorse

  • Surprise Party – Mallory Johnson

  • Time Traveller – Jason Benoit

  • A Traveler’s Lament – Kyle McKearney

Single of the Year (Award #10):

  • 11 Beers – Reklaws feat Jake Owen

  • On A Different Night – Josh Ross

  • Right On Time – Lindsay Ell

  • Wastin’ Whiskey – James Barker Band

  • Where’d You Learn How To Do That – Dean Brody

  • Wild As Her – Tyler Joe Miller

Songwriter(s) of the Year (Award #11):

  • Back To Drinkin’ Whiskey (Artist: Tyler Joe Miller) -Kelly Archer, Danick Dupelle, Tyler Joe Miller

  • Float (Artist: Tim & The Glory Boys) -Rodney Clawson, Tim Neufeld, Allen Salmon

  • Greatest Show On Dirt (Artist: Meghan Patrick) -Trannie Anderson, Matt McGinn, Jake Mitchell, Meghan Patrick

  • The Thing That Wrecks You (Artist: Tenille Townes feat. Bryan Adams) -Bryan Adams, Daniel Tashian, Tenille Townes, Kate York

  • Trouble (Artist: Josh Ross) – Josh Ross, Mason Thornley

Video of the Year (Award #15):

  • Float – Tim & The Glory Boys

  • One Too – Dallas Smith & MacKenzie Porter

  • She Don’t Know – Jade Eagleson

  • The Thing That Wrecks You – Tenille Townes feat. Bryan Adams

  • Trouble – Josh Ross




Bass Player of the Year

  • Lisa Dodd Watts

  • Lisa Jacobs

  • Justin Kudding

  • Mark Rynkun

  • Holt Stuart Hitchcox

Drummer of the Year

  • Matthew Atkins

  • Flavio Cirillo

  • Rich DaSilva

  • Brendan Lyons

  • Greg Williamson

Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Tyler Beckett

  • Denis Dufresne

  • Julie Kennedy

  • Ben Rutz

  • Mike Sanyshyn

Guitar Player of the Year

  • Jeff Brown

  • Ryan Davidson

  • Johnny Gasparic

  • Chad Murphy

  • Brennan Wall

Keyboard Player of the Year

  • Matt Koebel

  • Brendon Schmidt

  • Brendan Waters

  • Scott Wilkinson

Speciality Instrument of the Year

  • Johnny Gasparic

  • Shane Guse

  • Mitch Jay

Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • Chris Altmann

  • Michael Eckert

  • Doug Johnson

  • Marcus Ramsay

Country Personalitie(s) of the Year

  • Wendy Boomer (CKBY-FM)

  • Shannon Ella (Pure Country)

  • Paul McGuire (Stingray)

  • Greg Shannon & Stella Stevens (CFCW)

  • Toff & Melissa (CHKX-FM)

Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)

  • CFCW (Edmonton, AB)

  • CHKX-FM (Hamilton, ON)

  • CJJR-FM (Vancouver, BC)

  • CKDK-FM (London, ON)

  • CKKL-FM (Ottawa, ON)

Radio Station of the Year (Medium or Small Market)

  • CHCQ-FM (Belleville, ON)

  • CJXL-FM (Moncton, NB)

  • CKGY-FM (Red Deer, AB)

  • CKLJ-FM (Olds, AB)

  • CKXC-FM (Kingston, ON)

Booking Agency of the Year

  • Action Entertainment Collaborative

  • The Feldman Agency

  • Invictus Entertainment Group

  • Paquin Artists Agency

  • Sakamoto Agency

Country Club of the Year

  • Cook County Saloon (Edmonton, AB)

  • The King Eddy (Calgary, AB)

  • Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall (Calgary, AB)

  • Rock ‘N’ Horse Saloon (Toronto, ON)

Country Festival, Fair or Exhibition of the Year

  • Big Valley Jamboree (Camrose, AB)

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

  • Calgary Stampede (Calgary, AB)

  • Cavendish Beach Music Festival (Cavendish, PEI)

  • LASSO Montreal (Montreal, QC)

Country Music Program or Special of the Year

  • Boomers Canadian Club (Rogers Digital Media)

  • Canada’s Country Radio (Apple Music)

  • Christmas Time with Tenille Townes 2022 (Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc)

  • The Road Less Travelled (Stingray)

  • A Washboard Union Christmas Special (Washboard Union Prod Inc)

Management Company of the Year

  • Big Loud Management

  • The Core Entertainment

  • MDM Artist Management Services

  • Simkin Artist Management

  • Starseed Entertainment

Music Publishing Company of the Year

  • Anthem Entertainment Group

  • Big Loud Publishing

  • Sony Music Publishing

  • Universal Music Publishing

  • Warner Chappell Music Canada

Record Company of the Year

  • Big Loud Records

  • MDM Recordings Inc.

  • Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.

  • Universal Music Canada

  • Warner Music Canada

Industry Person of the Year

  • Paul Biro (Sakamoto Agency)

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

  • Mike Denney (MDM Recordings Inc.)

  • Brianne Deslippe (Big Loud Records)

  • Amanda Kingsland (Universal Music Canada)

Creative Team or Designer of the Year

  • Design Team: Austin Chaffe -Single: Beer Me (Artist: James Barker Band), Shakin’ In Them Boots (Artist: Jade Eagleson) Marketing Campaign: Dean Brody x NHLPA (Artist: Dean Brody) Tour Marketing/Live Show Element: Northern Anthem (Artist: Dean Brody), Brand Launch: EPK (Artist: Griffen Palmer), Album Marketing: Good Ol’ Days (Artist: The Reklaws), Merch: (Artist: The Reklaws)

  • Design Team: Devin Cooper, Chad Murphy -Album: Good Things Deluxe Album Package, Brand Guide, Limited Edition Record Book (Artist: Devin Cooper)

  • Design Team: Chris Doi, Roberta Landreth, Kyle McKearney, Jeff Ojeda – Album, single art: A Traveler’s Lament (Artist: Kyle McKearney)

  • Design Team: Brandon Ferguson, Lloyd Norman – Some Things Never Change Tour, Tour Photography Album, Tour Videography Assets, Tour Merch Promo (Artists: Dallas Smith, Shawn Austin, Jojo Mason, Andrew Hyatt, Kelly Prescott)

  • Design Team: Mitchell Nevins – Album: Talk To Time (Artist: Tim Hicks), Tour Poster: Zero To Sixty Tour (Artist: Tim Hicks), Album: Back To The Trailer, Marketing Assets (Artist: Dayna Reid)

Recording Studio of the Year

  • Barrytone Studios (Miramichi, NB)

  • Bart McKay Productions (Saskatoon, SK)

  • MCC Recording Studio (Calgary, AB)

  • OCL Studios (Chestermere, AB)

  • Revolution Recording (Toronto, ON)

Record Producer(s) of the Year

  • Russell Broom, Kyle McKearney – Album: A Traveler’s Lament (Artist: Kyle McKearney)

  • Scott Cooke – Album: Four Good Years (Artist: Andrew Hyatt)

  • Jeff Coplan, Deric Ruttan – Album: Talk To Time (Artist: Tim Hicks)

  • Danick Dupelle – Single: Back To Drinkin’ Whiskey (Artist: Tyler Joe Miller), Single: Never Met A Beer (Artist: Tyler Joe Miller, Matt Lang)

  • Joey Moi – Single: One Too (Artist: Dallas Smith, MacKenzie Porter)

Retailer or Commercial Platform of the Year

  • Apple Music

  • Amazon Music

  • Spotify Canada Inc.

Ron Sakamoto Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Paul Biro (Sakamoto Agency)

  • Dan Clapson (Blue Jay Sessions)

  • Jim Cressman (Invictus Entertainment Group)

  • Brooke Dunford (Republic Live)

  • Adam Oppenheim (Stampede Entertainment)

Video Director of the Year

  • AJ Astle

  • Ben Knechtel

  • Travis Nesbitt

  • Ryan Nolan

  • OUDi (Crystal Leigh)

Innovative Campaign of the Year

  • “Let ‘Em Lie” Release Highlights – (Kyle McKearney & Don Amero)

  • Mastering of “Master of Puppets” – (Hailey Benedict)

  • “She Don’t Know” Wedding Contest – (Jade Eagleson)

  • “Surprise Party” Album Release – (Mallory Johnson)

  • “What Colour You Drive” Content and Fan Contest – (Hunter Brothers)