2019 Canadian Country Music Awards

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The Canadian Country Music Association has announced its nominees for the 2019 CCMA Awards.

Leading the pack with five nominations each is James Barker Band  and reigning Interactive Artist of the Year Brett Kissel .  

Kissel is nominated in the following categories: Entertainer of the Year, Apple Music Fans' Choice Award, Interactive Artist or Group of the Year, MNP Male Artist of the Year, Anthem Entertainment Songwriter(s) of the Year, while James Barker Band will compete to take home wins in the  Apple Music Fans' Choice Award, Interactive Artist or Group of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year, Single of the Year, Anthem Entertainment Songwriter(s) of the Year categories. 

Following closely behind with four nominations apiece are Paul Brandt, Lindsay Ell, Tim Hicks, The Reklaws, Tenille Townes and Dallas Smith.

Returning to the 2019 CCMA Awards broadcast after a 30-year hiatus, the Entertainer of the Year Award will see Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, Tim Hicks, Brett Kissel, and Dallas Smith compete to win the most coveted award of the night.  

Chosen by Canadian country music fans, the Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award nominees were announced late last night. Nomination leaders Brett Kissel and James Barker Band will compete with Gord Bamford, Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, Tim Hicks, Hunter Brothers, The Reklaws, Dallas Smith, and Guylaine Tanguay for fan votes heading into the biggest night of country music in Canada.  

Voting for the Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award is now open. Canadian country music fans can vote by visiting www.ccma.org/applemusicfanschoice 


 

Here is a complete listing of the 2019 CCMA Awards nominees

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Paul Brandt
Dean Brody
Tim Hicks
Brett Kissel
Dallas Smith

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Fall - Dallas Smith
Feels Like That - The Reklaws
The Journey BNA Vol. 2 - Paul Brandt
Love A Girl - Tebey
New Tattoo - Tim Hicks
State Of Mind - Hunter Brothers

APPLE MUSIC FANS' CHOICE

Gord Bamford
Paul Brandt
Dean Brody
Tim Hicks
Hunter Brothers
James Barker Band
Brett Kissel
The Reklaws
Dallas Smith
Guylaine Tanguay

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lindsay Ell
Jess Moskaluke
Meghan Patrick
Guylaine Tanguay
Tenille Townes

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

High Valley
Hunter Brothers
James Barker Band
The Reklaws
The Washboard Union

INTERACTIVE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lindsay Ell
Aaron Goodvin
James Barker Band
Brett Kissel
Nice Horse

MNP MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Paul Brandt
Dean Brody
Tim Hicks
Brett Kissel
Dallas Smith

RISING STAR

Shawn Austin
Jade Eagleson
Eric Ethridge
JoJo Mason
Sons Of Daughters

ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion - Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion
Both Ways - Donovan Woods
Heart Of Glass - Jessica Mitchell
Juliet - Dan Davidson
What We're Made Of - The Washboard Union

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Criminal - Lindsay Ell
Dive Bar - Gord Bamford
Good Together - James Barker Band
Somebody's Daughter - Tenille Townes
Walls Come Down - Meghan Patrick

ANTHEM ENTERTAINMENT SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR

Brett Kissel, Seth Mosley, Brad Rempel
Song: Cecilia (Performed By: Brett Kissel)

Gord Bamford, Bart Butler, Brice Long
Song: Down (Performed By: Gord Bamford)

James Barker, Todd Clark, Gavin Slate, Travis Wood
Song: Keep It Simple (Performed By: James Barker Band)

Corey Crowder, Jess Moskaluke, Jared Mullins
Song: Save Some Of That Whiskey (Performed By: Jess Moskaluke)

Barry Dean, Luke Laird, Tenille Townes
Song: Somebody’s Daughter (Performed By: Tenille Townes)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Camouflage - Jess Moskaluke
Criminal - Lindsay Ell
Feels Like That - The Reklaws
Somebody’s Daughter - Tenille Townes
Walls Come Down - Meghan Patrick

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