Monday, November 19, 2012

Hamilton Music Award Winners

Congratulations to all the winners from the 2012 Hamilton Music AwardsIt was an amazing showcase of  all the wonderful talent we have in the city.

The big winner was Terra Lightfoot, who received three well-deserved awards (Female Artist, Female Vocalist, Alt-Country Album).  Blues veteran Harrison Kennedy walked away with two (Male Vocalist, Blues Album) as did Tomi Swick (Pop Recording, Video) and Luke Doucet (Adult Alternative Recording w Whitehorse, Best Guitarist)

The ceremonies were held November 15-18, 2012 at the McIntyre Theatre in Mohawk College.

Click here for the article from the Spectator, which includes the complete winner list.

Click here for video coverage from CHCH.

Here's Tomi Swick's video of the year, December Sky, courtesy of Tomi's YouTube Page


Below are highlights of the winners list.
  • Female Artist of the Year -Terra Lightfoot
  • Male Artist of the Year -Lee Reed
  • Local Group of the Year by the Peoples Choice -Hey Brother
  • New Artist/Group of the Year - Missy Bauman
  • Roots Recording of the Year - Ben Caplan and  the Casual Smokers – In The Time Of The Great Remembering
  • Alternative/Indie Rock Recording of the Year - CA Smith – Someone You Love
  • Folk/Traditional Recording of the YearS.G SinnicksThe Last Irishman In Corktown
  • Rock Recording of the Year - Arkells – Michigan Left
  • Adult Alternative Recording of the Year Whitehorse – The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss
  • Blues Recording of the Year Harrison KennedyShame The Devil
  • Alt/Country Recording of the Year - Terra Lightfoot – Terra Lightfoot
  • Pop Recording of the Year -  Tomi SwickTomi Swick
  • ArcelorMittal Dofasco Artist Lifetime Achievement Award Crowbar and Gordie Tapp (Hee Haw)
  • Songwriter of the Year - Arkells
  • Female Vocalist of the Year - Terra Lightfoot
  • Male Vocalist of the Year -  Harrison Kennedy
  • Canadian Recording of the Year by Peoples Choice (Sales over 10,000 units) - Monster Truck, The Brown EP
  • Record of the Year -  The Rest – Seesaw

From the Industry Awards

More from the Hamilton Music Awards

Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners


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