2020 Country Music Alberta Award Winners

Horizon Female Artist of the Year
sponsored by The Co-operators

Hailey Benedict
Mariya Stokes
Alex Hughes
Michela Sheedy
Krissy Feniak

Horizon Group or Duo of the Year
sponsored by Buckle Vodka

The Dungarees
Renegade Station
Nice Horse
Flaysher
The Prairie States

Horizon Youth
sponsored by IMAC Management

Kristin Grace
Hannah Gaszo
Martina Dawn

Male Artist of the Year
sponsored by Livestar Entertainment

Aaron Goodvin
Brett Kissel
Gord Bamford
Jade Eagleson

Roots Artist of the Year
sponsored by New Age Outlaws

Blake Reid
Clayton Bellamy
Shaela Miller
Ryan Langlois
Mike Plume

Video of the Year
sponsored by Reg & Lyn Radford

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
sponsored by GPS Promotion/Sakamoto Agency

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

Interactive Artist of the Year
sponsored by In Front Marketing

Mariya Stokes
Nice Horse
Renegade Station
Kym Simon
Dan Davidson

Community Spirit Award
sponsored by Craig Senyk Initiatives

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

Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)
sponsored by Production World

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

Talent Buyer of the Year
sponsored by Rig Hand Distillery

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
sponsored by Porch Swing Entertainment

Brandon Lorenzo
Trevor Panczak
Steve Newsome
Ryan Lindsay
Aaron Pollock

Horizon Single of the Year
sponsored by DRC Music

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

Musician of the Year
sponsored by Sirroma Entertainment

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

Female Artist of the Year
sponsored by Cache Entertainment

Mackenzie Porter
Tenille Townes
Lindsay Ell

Songwriter(s) of the Year
sponsored by Track on Two

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
sponsored by Old Hippy Wood Products

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

Rising Star
sponsored by Trax Premium

Olivia Rose
Brettyn Rose
Donny Lee
Krissy Feniak
Steve Newsome

Fans’ Choice
sponsored by Cook County Saloon

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)
sponsored by Stawnichy’s Mundare Sausage

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

Industry Person of the Year
sponsored by H Factor Productions

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