2018 YYCMA Nominees

Congratulations to the 2018 Nominees

ALTERNATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR
presented by X92.9 FM Calgary's Alternative

I Am The Mountain - 'Motorcycles'
NewLaw - 'Bring on the Rain'
Poke the Bear - 'That Was Real'
RALEIGH - 'Dead in Tracks'
Thomas Thomas - 'Gracious Host'

BLUES RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Black Cherry Perry’s Mississippi Medicine Show – ‘Big Mamma’s Kitchen’
Carly Reirson – ‘Crooner Sing To Me’
Dave Spivak Project – ‘Ran Outta Money’
Jason Cote and Rolling Thunder – ‘Take It All’
The Bluesland Horn Band – ‘Midnight Shopping’

COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR
presented by WILD953 Calgary's New Country

Backroad Traveler Band - 'Burn it Down'
Ginelle James - 'It Don't Have to Hurt'
Nice Horse - 'Mansplainin''
Shane Harluk - 'Old Man River'
Tanya Ryan - 'In Another Life'

EDM RECORDING OF THE YEAR

DeadDeer - 'Snowglobe'
Ginsong & Titus1 - 'Deeper'
Titus1 - 'Sky is Falling'
Troo Knot - 'Pescado Mago'
Velour Fog & Angie C - 'Givin' It Up (Ft. Lambert McGaughy)'

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Kate Stevens
Lisa Anderson
Michelle Minke
Tanya Ryan
Varnia Henry

FOLK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Lighter Than Arrows - ‘The Trip’
Steel & Timber - ‘I Hate To Lose’
The Raven & The Fox - 'Follow Me'
The Wardens - 'Across the River'
Todd Stewart - ‘Ordinary Love’

GROUP OF THE YEAR

I Am The Mountain
Kobra and The Lotus
Nice Horse
Raleigh
The Static Shift

INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR

Brian Cymbaluk
Pat McGannon
Stephanie Hutchinson
Deanne Matley
Chris Maric

JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Allison Lynch - 'Sky Hunter'
Johanna Sillanpaa - 'Blue Skies'
Keith O'Rourke - ‘Sonny Tune’
Prime Time Big Band - 'Prime Time'
Tricia Edwards - 'Trainwreck III'

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Devin Cooper
Drew Gregory
Hayden McHugh
Kay L
Matt Blais

METAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Benevolent Like Quietus - 'Where Dead Hearts Reside'
Divinity - 'Conqueror'
Hammerdrone - ‘Black Bison’
Hazzerd - 'The Tendencies Of a Madman'
Tim Holman - 'The Pilgrimage'

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Adam Dorval, Director - Cable Street ‘Your Chemistry’
Brett Connors & Brett Ferster, Directors - Shred Kelly ‘Don’t Ever Look Back’
Ivan Colic, Directors - Kobra and the Lotus ‘Light Me Up’
Mathew Pust, Directors - I Am The Mountain ‘Motorcycles’
Troy Kokol, Director - Troy Kokol ‘Jim Cuddy’

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

Black Cherry Perry’s Mississippi Medicine Show - 'Where There's Smoke'
Drew Gregory - 'Smokin''
Life Like Fire - 'Little Things'
Powerhouze - 'Calgary'
Titus1 - 'Sky is Falling'

POP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Brett McCrady - 'Alien'
Jennie Harluk - 'Bus Ticket'
Lisa Anderson - 'All I Know'
Lisette Xavier - 'Show Me (Ft. ICSOUL)'
White Chocolate Thunder - 'Wasteland'

ROCK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Crooked Spies - 'Great Unknown'
Kobra and The Lotus - 'Light Me Up'
Matt Blais - 'Give a Little More'
The Ashley Hundred - 'Lonely Love'
The Static Shift - 'Wide Awake'

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
presented by Moonshot Music

Drew Gregory - 'Smokin''
Matt Blais - 'Give a Little More'
Nice Horse - 'Mansplainin''
The Static Shift - 'Wide Awake'
White Chocolate Thunder - 'Wasteland'

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR 

Devin Cooper - ‘No Chasing You’
I Am The Mountain - ‘Motorcycles’
Nice Horse - 'Mansplainin’ '
Todd Stewart - ‘Ordinary Love’
Troy Kokol - 'Jim Cuddy'

URBAN RECORDING OF THE YEAR

DJ Newboy - 'Sail Away (Ft. Kay L, Bobby Soul & Bobby Blastem)'
Kay L - ‘Nothing 2 U’ ( ft. Stephen Voyce)
Music By Chapter - 'Heavy Hearts'
Pat Clifton - 'Stay Woke'
Project Trybe - 'Long Way to Go'

WORLD RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Holly Blazina - ‘Transcendencia’
Brent Saklofske - ‘Barcelona’
MD Lyonga - ‘Wangele’
Roger Duncan - ‘Morning Love’

ZACKARIAH AND THE PROPHETS MEMORIAL AWARD
presented by The Prophets of Music

Adam Ambrose
Kate Stevens
MINDSEED
Steel & Timber
Varnia Henry

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