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 Phonographs

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