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September 10, 2018 | by: Russell MacKenzie

2018 CCMA Award Winners (Full list)

The award show saw host Shania Twain awarded with Top Selling Album of the YearTop Selling Canadian Album of the Year, the CCMA Generation Award and the coveted Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award.

One-of-a-kind performances were at the heart of the show’s success, starting with the night’s opener — a Shania Twain tribute performed by FORD Album of the Year winner Jess Moskaluke, Kira Isabella and Madeline Merlo. Surrounded by a crowd of 10,000 country music fans, the 2018 CCMA Awards stage came to life as internet-sensation Mason Ramsey made his first Canadian award show appearance and international superstar Keith Urban performed his hit “Never Coming Down”.

Highlights also included collaboration performances by 2018 CCMA Award winner Brett Kissel (Interactive Artist of the Year) and Serena Ryder, a tribute performance for 2018 Hall of Fame inductee Terri Clark by Suzy BoggusJessica Mitchell, Meghan Patrick (2018 Female Artist of the Year) and Clark herself.


FORD Album of the Year
Past the Past – Jess Moskaluke

Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award
Shania Twain

Female Artist of the Year
Meghan Patrick

Group or Duo of the Year
The Washboard Union

Male Artist of the Year
Dallas Smith

Sirius XM Rising Star
The Reklaws

Single of the Year
Chills – James Barker Band



Interactive Artist or Group of the Year
Brett Kissel

Roots Artist or Group of the Year (presented by CCS Rights Management)
The Washboard Union

Songwriter(s) of the Year (presented by ole)
Skip Black, Aaron Goodvin, Catt Gravitt
Song: Lonely Drum (Performed By: Aaron Goodvin)

Top Selling Canadian Single of the Year (presented by ACTRA RACS)
“Chills” – James Barker Band

Guitar Player of the Year (presented by Yamaha)
Matt McKay

Keyboard Player of the Year (presented by Yamaha)
Bart McKay

Specialty Instrument Player of the Year (presented by Judy Marsales Real Estate)
Shane Guse – Mandolin

Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)
CISN-FM – Edmonton, Alberta

Radio Station of the Year (Medium or Small Market)
CHCQ-FM – Belleville, Ontario

Music Publishing Company of the Year

Record Company of the Year (presented by Music Canada)
Warner Music Canada

Industry Person of the Year
Steve Coady – Vice President, Radio Promotions – Warner Music Canada

Ron Sakamoto Talent Buyer or Promoter of the Year
Jim Cressman – Invictus Entertainment Group

Stingray Video of the Year
“Sky Stays This Blue” – Dallas Smith



Bass Player of the Year
Travis Switzer

Drummer of the Year
Ben Bradley

Fiddle Player of the Year
Tyler Vollrath

Steel Guitar Player of the Year
Mitch Jay

Music Director of the Year (Large Market)
Amanda Kingsland – CKBY-FM – Ottawa, ON

Music Director of the Year (Medium or Small Market)
Paul Ferguson – CHCQ-FM – Belleville, ON

On-Air Personality(ies) of the Year (Large Market)
“KX Morning Ride with Ellis & Archer” – CJKX-FM – Oshawa, Ontario

On-Air Personality(ies) of the Year (Medium or Small Market)
“Jason, Jack & Carey Morning Show” – CICX-FM – Orillia, Ontario

Booking Agency of the Year
The Feldman Agency

Country Club of the Year
Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall – Calgary, AB

Country Festival, Fair or Exhibition of the Year
Cavendish Beach Music Festival – Cavendish, PE

Country Music Program or Special of the Year
Jess Moskaluke – Home Movie – Corus Entertainment

Management Company of the Year
Invictus Entertainment Group

Creative Director(s) of the Year
Design Team: Antoine Moonen, Mediavandals
Photography: Delaney Royer
Album: Past The Past (Artist: Jess Moskaluke)

Recording Studio of the Year 
Bart McKay Productions – Saskatoon, SK

Record Producer(s) of the Year
Jeff Dalziel
Album: What We’re Made Of (Artist: The Washboard Union)

Retailer of the Year
Spotify Canada Inc.

Video Director of the Year
Stephano Barberis
Video: The Bad Guy (Artist: Meghan Patrick), Video: Coming Clean (Artist: Shirley Gnome),  Video: Dirt Covered Rhinestone (Artist: Jade Mya), Video: Heart Of A Woman (Artist: Johnny Reid), Video: Hold The Line (Artist: Jesse Mast), Video: Might As Well Be Me (Artist: Chad Brownlee), Video: Neon Smoke (Artist: Gord Bamford), Video: Out Of The Blue (Artist: Chad Brownlee), Video: Sky Stays This Blue (Artist: Dallas Smith), Video: Something To Wrap My Heart Around (Artist: JoJo Mason), Video: What We’re Made Of (Artist: The Washboard Union)