2017 YYCMA Winners

Celebrating a wide range of musical talent, it was a proud night for Calgary’s music community and its artists as the YYC Music Awards hosted its second annual event at The Palace Theatre on September 24th with MC duties from local comedian Cory Harding. Artists were honoured in 19 categories with the following winners announced. (listed below).

The YYC Music Awards committee would like to congratulate all the nominees and winners of second annual YYCMA's. We’d also like to thank our sponsors, volunteers the City of Calgary, Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Chestermere-Rocky View MLA, Leela Sharon Aheer and all award presenters. A special thank you to Jeff Shikaze, Fred Boehli and the entire staff at The Palace Theatre.

Lastly, we’d like to thank Calgary’s music community for embracing the YYC MUSIC AWARDS to recognize the amazing talents that call it home. The YYC Music Awards is for each and every one of you!

And The Winners Are…

ALTERNATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR
presented by X92.9 FM Calgary’s Alternative: 
Amelie Patterson – Roll, Honey Roll

BLUES RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Wayne, Isaak & Williams  – Messed Up Daddy

COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR
presented by Wild 95.3 FM Calgary’s New Country: 
JJ Shiplett – Something To Believe In

DJ/ ELECTRONIC RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Restrickted –  Rev'd Up (Feat. Kay L)

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Amy Hef

GROUP OF THE YEAR: Citysleep

INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR: Patrick MacIntyre

JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Al Muirhead – Northern Adventures - The Canada Sessions Vol. 1

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: JJ Shiplett

METAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR
presented by Loud As Hell Fest: Red Cain
– Hiraeth

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR: King Dylan – Untouchable

POP RECORDING OF THE YEAR: King Dylan – Untouchable

RAP/ HIP HOP RECORDING OF THE YEAR: SEVEN –  Run It" feat. Merkules

ROCK RECORDING OF THE YEAR: The Static Shift – Elephant in the Room

ROOTS/ FOLK RECORDING OF THE YEAR
presented by CKUA Radio:
JJ Shiplett – Something To Believe In

SINGER/ SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Matt Blais - Set Me Free

SINGLE OF THE YEAR: JJ Shiplett - Something To Believe In

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

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Brendan Rothwell - This Is The Love