2020 Country Music Alberta Award Nominees

Horizon Female Artist of the Year

Mariya Stokes
Michela Sheedy
Alex Hughes
Hailey Benedict
Krissy Feniak

Horizon Group or Duo of the Year

Nice Horse
The Prairie States
The Dungarees
Renegade Station
Flaysher

Horizon Youth

Hannah Gaszo
Martina Dawn
Kristin Grace

Male Artist of the Year

Aaron Goodvin
Brett Kissel
Gord Bamford
Jade Eagleson

Roots Artist of the Year

Clayton Bellamy
Blake Reid
Ryan Langlois
Mike Plume
Shaela Miller

Video of the Year

Like A Record (Troy Kokol)
Every Little Town (The Prairie States)
Hot Mess (Nice Horse)
Church (Dan Davidson)
This Is My Home (Ryan Langlois)

Single of the Year

Come As You Are (Tenille Townes)
Good Ol’ Bad Days (Aaron Goodvin)
Lucky (Jade Eagleson)
I Don’t Love You (Lindsay Ell)
Seeing Other People (Mackenzie Porter)

Interactive Artist of the Year

Mariya Stokes
Nice Horse
Renegade Station
Kym Simon
Dan Davidson

Community Spirit Award

Amy Allred
Ryan Snow
Stirling John
The Prairie States
Dahlia Wakefield
Ryan Lindsay

Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)

Wild 953 (Calgary)
840 CFCW (Edmonton)
Windspeaker Radio CFWE 98.5 (Edmonton)

Talent Buyer of the Year

Rob Cyrynowski (Livestar Entertainment Canada / Hotels Live)
Adam Oppenheim (Stampede Entertainment Inc.)
Cody Mack (Up Productions)
Carla Hackman (Sakamoto Agency)
Pat McGannon (PM Gigs Inc.)

Horizon Male Artist of the Year

Ryan Lindsay
Aaron Pollock
Trevor Panczak
Steve Newsome
Brandon Lorenzo

Horizon Single of the Year

Cowgirl (Nice Horse)
Every Little Town (The Prairie States)
Don’t Make Em Like They Used To (The Dungarees)
Church (Dan Davidson)
Don’t Hold Your Breath (Renegade Station)

Musician of the Year

Mitch Jay
Josh Ruzycki
Ryan Davidson
Brandi Sidoryk
Matt O’Connor

Female Artist of the Year

Tenille Townes
Mackenzie Porter
Lindsay Ell

Songwriter(s) of the Year

Every Little Town (Mat Cardinal, Jeff Dick, Mike Nascimento, Aaron Pollock)
They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (Robb Angus, James Murdoch, Darrek Anderson, Wes Baylis)
Christmas, Arizona (Mariya Stokes)
Like A Record (Troy Kokol)
Lost (Michela Sheedy, Chris Yurchuck)

Album of the Year

Stay (Justine Vandergrift)
Genuine (Sean Gristwood)
The Ride (Ryan Lindsay)
El Mule (El Mule)
Open (Tanya Ryan)

Rising Star

Krissy Feniak
Olivia Rose
Brettyn Rose
Donny Lee
Steve Newsome

Fans’ Choice

New Law
Tracy Millar
Nice Horse
Trevor Panczak
Brandon Lorenzo
Hailey Benedict
Donny Lee
Renegade Station
The Prairie States
Michela Sheedy

Radio Station of the Year (Small/Medium Market)

99.7 Sun Country (High River)
93.1 The One (Leduc)
104.5 More Country (Strathmore)

Industry Person of the Year

Sarah Scott (99.7 Sun Country / Studio B)
Rob Cyrynowski (Livestar Entertainment Canada / Hotels Live)
Carly Klassen (Alberta Music)
Emily Holloway (Calgary Country.ca / Blue Jay Sessions)
Chard Morrison (Shattered Glass)
Johnny Gasparic (MCC Recording Studio)