YYC MUSIC AWARDS 2020 NOMINEES:

ALTERNATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Amelie Patterson – “The Patient Kind”
I Am The Mountain – “Denigrate”
Matt Blais – “In Shadow and Light”
Septembryo – “Nightmares”
Wxsted Txlent – “On The Road Again”

BLUES RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Dave Spivak Project – “Traverse Bay”
Debra Power – “That’s How I Roll”
Devin Cooper – “Going Down (Live off the Floor) [feat. The Flat Whites]”
The Bluesland Horn Band – “Keep It In the Shadows”

COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Brandon Lorenzo – “Spread Some Good Time Around”
Brettyn Rose – “Running Out of Borrowed Time”
Jake Mathews – “Just Like A Country Song”
Justine Vandergrift Music – “Stay”
Kim Thompson – “Thinkin’ Bout”

EDM RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Ginsong – “Waiting for you”
Pete Wilde, Rubix – “Pete Wilde ft. Rubix – Do or Die (Original Mix)”
Pete Wilde, Rubix – “Pete Wilde ft. Rubix – Like Us”
George Acosta – “You’re Not Alone (Titus1 & Boostha Remix)”
Titus1, Ginsong – “Over The Water (Radio Cut)”

FOLK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Blaeser – “Songs & Others Like Them”
Heather May – “For Mark”
Joseph Tennant – “Stories From the Landscape”
Phenix Warren – “Nothing But The Blood”
S.K. Wellington – “Without Breaking Your Heart”

GROUP OF THE YEAR

Baritone Madness – “Baritone Madness”
Life Like Fire – “A Fire Walked Into The Forest And Said…”
Northern Quarter – “Fighting For You”
Redline Trio – “Redline Trio featuring Steve Hudson”
Taken By Sanity – “City of Contrast – Glass Hands”

INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR

Grant Howarth
Johanne Lirette
Matt Masters
Pat McGannon – PM Gigs
Phenix Warren
Trey Mills

INSPIRATIONAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Alicia Young – “Alicia Young”
Kate Stevens & Ellen Doty – “Next to the Fire”
Kelsey Raine/ Alise Kuipers – “Outside Looking In”
Odum Abekah – “Wonder of Love“
Two World Creatives – Zaire Ink & Afuhmbom – “Wait”

JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Andréa Petrity – “What If I”
Baritone Madness – “Baritone Madness”
Deanne Matley – “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing”
Long Time No Time – “Next Time”
Redline Trio – “Redline Trio featuring Steve Hudson”

METAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Gone Cosmic – “Sideways In Time”
HYPERIA – “Insanitorium”
Illyrian – “The Entity, Unknown”
METAVORE – “Becoming”
Red Cain – “JULIET [feat. Daniel Louden]”

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Heyoka’s Mirror – “Asylum”, Director – Seth Williams
Lisette Xavier – “TASTE (with Dane Hunt)”, Director – Lisette Xavier
Miesha & The Spanks – “Motorin”, Director – Hans Grossman
Noah & Lazy – “Hot Commodity”, Director – Ryan Leason, Tyler Wong, Kyle Scott
Troy Kokol – “Lightbulb”, Director – Troy Kokol

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

Brandon Lorenzo – “Spread Some Good Time Around”
Craig Carswell – “Consider This Closure”
I.Con Twins – “Setting Fires”
Kelsey Raine – “Set you Free”
Taken By Sanity – “City of Contrast – Glass Hands”

POP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Brooke Sweets – “Victim”
Kara Joy – “Vanilla”
King Dylan – “In the Darkness, We Can Shine”
Lisette Xavier – “TASTE (with Dane Hunt)”
Rabino – “Manic Panic”

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Kate Stevens – “Meant for Me”
Miss Benzo – “Empire”
Souls In Rhythm – “Speak Of The Devil”
Yung Dre – “50 Shades Of Dre”

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Capitole D – “Brain ft. Travis Omen”
Headhaunter – “The Hobby Swapping Problem”
Iron Lion feat. King Lou, King Dylan, Ricca Razor Sharp, Sabo Forte, Rubix & Roofeo – “YYC Ruckus”
Rubix – “Flatline”
Tinywiings – “Ruthless”

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR

Audio House Recording Studio
DogHouse Studio
Ian Dillon (Calgary Recording Company)
OCL Studio
Reluctant Cowboy Music

ROCK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Brother Bicker Band – “Breaking Glass”
Carlos Cruz Project – “The Only Reality (Feat. Marco Minnemann)”
Fermented Beet Orchestra – “Phat Phox”
Life Like Fire – “A Fire Walked Into The Forest And Said…”
Science is Fiction – “Don’t Everybody Thank Me At Once”

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

I Am The Mountain – “Denigrate”
Kate Stevens – “Meant for Me”
Sabo Forte – “Starlight f. the fly”
Science is Fiction – “Awkward Girl”
Troy Kokol – “Lightbulb”

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