2018 SCMA NOMINEES

2018 Saskatchewan Country Music Awards Nominees

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Amanda Hagel
Amy Nelson
Samara Yung
Stephanie Rose
Tenille Arts

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Alex Runions
Blake Berglund
Brody Siebert
Chris Henderson
Justin LaBrash

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Aces Wyld
The Amundruds
The Brother’s Wayward
Tucker Lane

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Brody Siebert, Aaron Goodvin & Kristina Kidd for “Ring On It”
Chris Henderson & Troy Kokol for “My Regret”
Codie Prevost & Adam Wheeler for “You Won’t Sleep Tonight”
Samara Yung, Hannah Ellis & Cameron Bedell for “Highlights”
Tenille Arts, Adam Wheeler & Mark Narmore for “Rain Drops, Dirt Roads”

ALBUM OR EP OF THE YEAR
Blake Berglund, “Realms”, Sept 1, 2017
Chris Henderson, “The Charm”, March 6, 2017
Samara Yung, “Steamroller”, May 26, 2017
Tenille Arts, “Rebel Child”, October 20, 2017
Tommy John Ehman, “Day Night”, September 1, 2017

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Blake Berglund, “Pretty Good Guy”, Little Jack Films – Director
Justin LaBrash, “Front Row Seat”, Francois Denysschen – Director
LJ Tyson, “Locals”, Evan Jenkins – Director
Samara Yung, “Fireproof”, David Pichette – Director
Tenille Arts, “Cold Feet”, Patrick Tohill – Director

EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Aces Wyld
Brock Andrews
Erin Hill
Justin LaBrash
Shantaia Poulin
Stephanie Rose

INTERACTIVE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Alex Runions
Amy Nelson
Blake Berglund
Codie Prevost
Tenille Arts

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Jay & Jo
Jen Lane
JJ Voss
Kara Golemba
Tommy John Ehman

MUSICIAN AWARDS

BASS PLAYER
Boyd Falconer
Brett Browatzke
Curt Chobot
Mick Gratias
Parker Nabis

DRUMMER
Aaron Prichard
Darcy Deschambault
Dean Kushneryk
Jayson Brinkworth
Shayne Morley

KEYBOARD PLAYER
Amy Nelson
Glenna Switzer
Jordan Toppings
Mick Gratias
Mike Langlois

FIDDLE PLAYER
Dean Bernier
Janaya Trudel
Kerri English
Kristan Couture

GUITAR PLAYER
Dennis Adams
Garth Howell
Jordan Toppings
Shawn Blackman
Terry Lasko
Topher Mills

SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Dave Busko
Sam Derbawka

RADIO AWARDS

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET
620 CKRM
92.9 The Bull Saskatoon
Big Dog 92.7 Regina
CJWW 600
900 CKBI Prince Albert

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SECONDARY MARKET
CJ1280 Estevan
CJVR Melfort
CJNB North Battleford
CKSW Swift Current
GX94 Yorkton

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET
Colin Lovequist
Cristy Beggs
Jay Richards
Pat Dubois
Tim Day

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SECONDARY MARKET
Bill Wood
Cal Gratton
Matt Ryan

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET
Colin Lovequist
Cristy Beggs
Jason Lee
Ken Landers
Mike McGuire
Reg Wilke

RECORD PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Bart McKay
Hal Schrenk
Jesse Weiman
Rich McFarlane

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR
Bart McKay Studios
Big Bang Studios
Mosiac Music
Nolita Studios
Touchwood Studios

COUNTRY MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR
Arron Rigden
Garnet Rathgeber
Lisa Moen
Matt Ryan
Shayne Morley
Tim Day
Wes LaBrash

TV OR RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR
Canadian Coast to Coast- Cal Gratton
Made in Canada- Jay Richards
Number Ones at One- Colin Lovequist
Pickin’ It Country- Reg Wilke
Timberline Music Show- Larry Krause

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