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Calgary’s YYC Music Awards Announce 2016 Performing Artists

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September 25th At Studio Bell (National Music Centre)

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Tickets Available here

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 Recognizing the achievements of Calgary’s music community, the YYC Music Awards is proud to announce the artists performing at this year’s inaugural event on Sept 25th at Studio Bell in the National Music Centre with hosting duties from local comedian Andrew Albert. Doors will be at 7pm with the ceremony beginning at 8:15pm. Tickets for the event are available for purchase online at YYCMusicAwards.com. Ticket price is $39.99 plus service fees.
2016 YYC Music Awards Performers:

  1. Kay L ft Voyce (Nominated for Pop Recording of The Year)
  2. Jason Hastie & The Alibi (Nominated for Country Recording of The Year, Group of The Year, Music Video of The Year, Singer / Songwriter of The Year, Single of The Year)
  3. The New Electric (Nominated for Group of The Year, Music Video of Year, Pop Recording of The Year, Single of The Year)
  4. Al Muirhead (Nominated for Jazz Recording of The Year, Male Artist of The Year) w/ Tyler Hornby(Nominated for Jazz Recording of The Year, Male Artist of The Year), Kodi Hutchinson of Hutchinson Andrew Trio(Nominated for Jazz Recording of The Year) & Johnny Summer (Nominated for Jazz Recording of The Year)
  5. The Wisers (Nominated for Alternative Recording of The Year)
  6. Divinity (Nominated for Metal Recording of The Year)

The YYC Music Awards are founded by music industry veterans Darren Gilbert (producer, Off The T-Can Studio), Shannon Ambrose (The Portal Magazine) & Leanne Harrison (SIN Agency) to celebrate the artists that embrace Calgary at home, entertaining and supporting its arts and culture.

The YYC Music Awards categories and nominees: http://yycmusicawards.com/award-categories/

ALTERNATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR presented by X92.9 FM Calgary’s Alternative

Alright Gents – Ok Guys

Gabe Romero – Suburban Soul Train

Nobaby – Food Album

Septembryo – iBelieve

The Wisers – It’s Safe, I’m Not Here

BLUES RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Debra Power – Even Red Heads Get the Blues

Devin Cooper – Cross the Line

Kirby Sewell Band – Girl with the New Tattoo

Nathan’s Taken – Honey Girl

Tim Williams – So Low

COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR presented by Wild 95.3 FM Calgary’s New Country

Jacob Rose – Last Another Day

Jason Hastie and The Alibi – Feels Like Home

Lyndsay Butler – I’ll Drive the Truck

Maddison Krebs – Bulls-Eye

TwoShine County – Whole Lotta Love

DJ/ ELECTRONIC RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Isis Graham aka Esette – YOU

Mark Instinct – Shake featuring Dizzy dLux

Soulier – Expansions

Sunseekerz – The Stick Up

Zach Taylor – Johnny Hockey

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Jocelyn Alice

Joelle

Lexi Strate

Lyndsay Butler

Mary Kate Aquino

GROUP OF THE YEAR presented by CBC Calgary

Jason Hastie & The Alibi

The New Electric

The Static Shift

TwoShine County

Windigo

JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Al Muirhead – Oop!

Hutchinson Andrew Trio – Hollow Trees

Johnny Summers – Piano Sessions Volume 2

Tyler Hornby – Launch

Vocal Group Kiva – Familiar Faces

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Al Muirhead

Drew Gregory

Kirby Sewell

Scott MacKay

Tyler Hornby

METAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR presented by Asher Media Relations & Loud As Hell Fest

AfterEarth – In the Shadow of Destiny

Divinity – The Immortalist, Part 2 – Momentum

Every Hour Kills – Every Hour Kills

Hazzerd – Victimize the Innocent

Sentient – Ceremonial Murder

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Cowpuncher – “Later On”

Jason Hastie and The Alibi – “White Dress”

Jocelyn Alice – “Jackpot”

Lexi Strate – “Diamond Eyes”

The New Electric – “Life’s What You Make It”

POP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

DJ Kav (ft. Kay L & Voyce) – Raindrops

Jocelyn Alice – Jackpot

Lexi Strate – Waves

The New Electric – Life’s What You Make It

Windigo – Windigo

RAP/ HIP HOP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

CLOUDE – GOTENKS (Trunks Freestyle)

DJ Kav (ft. Kay L & Voyce) – Raindrops

Kay L – LOST

Midwest Mindset – 1313

Zach Taylor – Johnny Hockey

ROCK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

8nChange – Skin

All Above Me – Anthem

The Static Shift – At Odds

Thrill of Falling – Truth For Lies

Windigo – Windigo

 

ROOTS/ FOLK RECORDING OF THE YEAR presented by CKUA Radio

Ann Taylor – Roses

Jacob Rose – Last Another Day

Mariel Buckley – Motorhome

The Northern Beauties – The Northern Beauties

Scott MacKay – Twin

SINGER/ SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Ann Taylor

Jason Hastie and The Alibi

Jocelyn Alice

Joelle

The Northern Beauties

SINGLE OF THE YEAR Jason Hastie and The Alibi – “Feels Like Home” Jocelyn Alice – “Jackpot” The New Electric – “Life’s What You Make It” TwoShine County – “Love This Song” Windigo – “It Goes On (In My Mind)”

ZACKARIAH AND THE PROPHETS MEMORIAL AWARD presented by The Prophets of Music
(to be announced at award ceremony)

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
(online voting complete)

About:

The YYC Music Awards purpose is to celebrate the wide range of musical talent in the city of Calgary.

The YYC Music Awards is accepting volunteer applications leading up to and for the gala along with membership for CMSC (Calgary Music Selection Committee), who are our voting members.

Volunteer Application: http://yycmusicawards.com/volunteers/ 

Join CMSC: http://yycmusicawards.com/cmsc/

Sponsorship Inquiries: http://yycmusicawards.com/sponsorship-kit/ 

For more info:  YYCMusicAwards.com

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