Dean Brody, James Barker Band and Brett Kissel lead 2017 CCMA AWARDS Nominations

The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced the final nominees in thirty-four (34) CCMA Award categories yesterday (July 12th), eight (8) of which will be presented during the 2017 CCMA Awards Show, to be broadcast from the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Sunday, September 10

ARTIST AWARDS              

 APPLE MUSIC FANS’ CHOICE AWARD

Gord Bamford

Dean Brody

Chad Brownlee

High Valley

Dallas Smith

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Beautiful Freakshow - Dean Brody

Dear Life - High Valley

Game On - James Barker Band

Grace & Grit - Meghan Patrick

Side Effects - Dallas Smith

 

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Alee

Lindsay Ell

Madeline Merlo

Jess Moskaluke

Meghan Patrick

 

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Gord Bamford

Chad Brownlee

Tim Hicks

Brett Kissel

Aaron Pritchett

Dallas Smith

 

***TIE in this category

 

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

Cold Creek County

High Valley

James Barker Band

The Road Hammers

The Washboard Union

 

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

The Lovelocks

Jessica Mitchell

Lindi Ortega

JJ Shiplett

The Washboard Union

 

RISING STAR

Dan Davidson

Aaron Goodvin

James Barker Band

JoJo Mason

Meghan Patrick

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Autograph - Dallas Smith

Cool With That - Brett Kissel

Lawn Chair Lazy - James Barker Band

Take Me Home - Jess Moskaluke

Time - Dean Brody

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Chills - James Barker Band

I Didn’t Fall In Love With Your Hair - Brett Kissel

That's When You Know - Chris Buck Band feat. Kira Isabella

Time - Dean Brody

When A Momma's Boy Meets A Daddy's Girl - Aaron Pritchett

 

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR presented by ole

James Barker, Gavin Slate, Travis Wood, Donovan Woods

Song: Chills (Performed By: James Barker Band)

Ted Hewitt, Brett Kissel, Phil O'Donnell

Song: Cool With That (Performed By: Brett Kissel)

Clayton Bellamy, Dan Davidson

Song: Found (Performed By: Dan Davidson)

Dean Brody

Song: Time (Performed By: Dean Brody)

Patricia Conroy, Jessica Mitchell, David Thomson

Song: Workin' On Whiskey (Performed By: Jessica Mitchell)