Saturday, April 13, 2019

GOOD LUCK! Local Country Music Association of Ontario Award Nominees

Local Country stars are in the spotlight thanks to the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards Nominations that were recently unveiled. The ceremony itself will be held in Ottawa on June 16, 2019. Hopefully a number of our area talent will bring home the hardware.


Hamilton is represented by popular group the Redhill Valleys. They were nominated for Group or Duo of the Year as well as Roots Group or Duo of the Year. 

Also from the Hammer, Brad James is up for the Rising Star award.

Links: Brad James, More Brad James Stories, Video above courtesy of bradjamesmusic

Burlington's Tebey is up for 5 awards (Single of the Year, Album of the Year, 2 songwriting nods, Male Artist of the Year and Fan's Choice).

Another Burlingtonian, Tianna Woods was nominated for Female Artist of the Year and her record producer is in the running for an award as well.

Links: Tianna WoodsMore Tianna Woods StoriesVideo above courtesy of Tianna Woods

St. Catharines superstar Tim Hicks will also get a chance to his already impressive list of trophies. He was nominated for 6 awards (Single of the YearAlbum of the Year, Songwriter of the YearMale Artist of the YearFan's Choice and Music Video of the Year).

Another nominee from the Niagara region, Ryan Langdon is also up for the Rising Star category and his record producer was nominated for an award too.

Welland's CKYY Country 89FM was nominated for Radio Station of the Year (Small Market) as well.

Links: Ryan LangdonMore Ryan Langdon StoriesVideo above courtesy of Ryan Langdon

Waterloo's The Western Swing Authority are also up for Roots Group or Duo of the Year and their producer/band-member, Jason Barry is up for Record Producer of the Year.

Cambridge group, The Reklaws earned 5 nods (Single of the YearAlbum of the YearSongwriters of the YearGroup or Duo of the Year and Fan's Choice)

Links: Western Swing AuthorityMore WSA StoriesVideo above courtesy of The Western Swing Authority - Topic

As for the Woodstock area, country station CKDK 104FM is in the running for Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)

Female Artist
  • Tianna Woods
  • Jessica Mitchell
  • Kira Isabella
  • Leah Daniels
  • Meghan Patrick
Male Artist
Group or Duo
Roots Artist or Group
Rising Star
Music Video
Fan’s Choice
Record Producer
Radio Station (Large Market)
Radio Station (Small Market)
  • CKYY Country 89FM
  • CHAW Country 103, Little Current
  • CICX KICX 106, Orillia
  • CJDL-FM Country 107.3, Tillsonburg
  • CKYC Country 93, Owen Sound
Francophone Artist
  • Gabrielle Goulet
  • Kristine St-Pierre
  • Les Rats d’Swompe
  • Reney Ray
  • Stef Paquette
Industry Person
  • Amanda Kingsland, Country 101.1
  • Dave Woods, In The Country
  • Mike Denney, MDM Recordings
  • Ron Kitchener, RGK Entertainment
  • Steve Coady, Warner Music Canada
Radio Station (Medium Market)
  • CFCO Country 92.9, Chatham
  • CHCQ-FM Cool 100.1 FM, Belleville
  • CICS KICX 91.7, Sudbury
  • CKQM Country 105, Peterborough
  • CKXC Country 93.5, Kingston
Impact Award
  • The Good Brothers

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