2017 Winners & Nominees

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
(sponsored by KICX 106)

"Beer Weather" - Cold Creek County
"Cherry Bomb" - River Town Saints *WINNER*
"Lawn Chair Lazy " - James Barker Band
"Still Loving You" - Meghan Patrick ft. Joe Nichols
"Workin' On Whiskey" - Jessica Mitchell

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(sponsored by Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario & International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Born to Love - The Lovelocks
Country Side - Jason Blaine
Grace and Grit - Meghan Patrick *WINNER*
Shake These Walls - Tim Hicks
Till The Wheels Come Off - Cold Creek County

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR
(sponsored by SOCAN)

Deric Ruttan, Craig Wiseman - "Came Here to Forget"
performed by Blake Shelton *WINNER*


James Barker, Gavin Slate, Travis Wood - "Lawn Chair Lazy"
performed by James Barker Band

Jessica Mitchell, Dave Thomson, Patricia Conroy - "Workin' on Whiskey"
performed by Jessica Mitchell

Meghan Patrick, Patricia Conroy, Philip Barton - "Grace and Grit"
performed by Meghan Patrick

Tim Hicks, Todd Clark, Gavin Slate, Travis Wood - "Stompin' Ground"
performed by Tim Hicks

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Genevieve Fisher
Jessica Mitchell
Leah Daniels
Meghan Patrick *WINNER*
Tianna Woods

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
(sponsored by Havelock Country Jamboree)

Deric Ruttan
Jason Blaine
Marshall Dane
Tebey
Tim Hicks *WINNER*

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
(sponsored by The Remington Group)

Autumn Hill
Cold Creek County *WINNER*
James Barker Band
River Town Saints
The Abrams

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Kelly Prescott
Jessica Mitchell
Lindi Ortega
The Abrams *WINNER*
The Western Swing Authority

RISING STAR AWARD
(sponsored by Slaight Music)

Buck Twenty
Dani Strong
Meghan Patrick *WINNER*
River Town Saints
The Abrams

FANS’ CHOICE
(sponsored by Ontario Media Development Corporation)

Autumn Hill
Cold Creek County
James Barker Band *WINNER*
Jason Blaine
Meghan Patrick
River Town Saints
Tebey
Tim Hicks

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
"Bow Chicka Wow Wow" - Meghan Patrick *WINNER*
"Cherry Bomb" - River Town Saints
"Dance With My Daughter" - Jason Blaine
"Lawn Chair Lazy" - James Barker Band
"What Love Is All About" - Johnny Reid

RECORD PRODUCER(S) OF THE YEAR
Dan Brodbeck (Dani Strong)
Dave Thomson (Jessica Mitchell)
Gavin Brown (The Abrams)
Jason Barry (Dean Brody, Genevieve Fisher, The Western Swing Authority, Tianna Woods) *WINNER*
The Agenda, Leah Daniels (Leah Daniels)

INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR
(sponsored by Seeds & Co.)

Amanda Kingsland, Rogers Radio
Catherine Faint, Catherine Faint Entertainment
Dave Woods, In The Country
Mike Denney, MDM Recordings
Steve Coady, Warner Music Canada *WINNER*

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (LARGE MARKET)
CHKX-FM (KX 94.7), Hamilton
CJBX-FM (BX 93), London *WINNER*
CJKX-FM 95.9 (KX 96), Oshawa
CKBY-FM (Country 101.1), Ottawa
CKDK-FM 103.9 (Country 104), Woodstock
CKKL-FM (New Country 94), Ottawa

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (MEDIUM MARKET)
(sponsored by Lucknow’s Music in the Fields)

CFCO-FM 92.9 (Country 92.9), Chatham
CHCQ-FM (Cool 100.1 FM), Belleville *WINNER*
CICS-FM (KICX 91.7), Sudbury
CJQM-FM (Country 104.3), Sault Ste Marie
CKXC-FM (Country 93.5), Kingston

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (SMALL MARKET)
CHAW-FM (Country 103), Little Current
CHVR-FM 96.7 (Star 96 FM), Pembroke
CICX-FM (KICX 106), Orillia *WINNER*
CJDL-FM (Country 107.3), Tillsonburg
CKYC-FM 93.7 (Country 93), Owen Sound