SCMA 30th Annual Awards & Music Festival Wraps in Saskatoon
April 15, 2019 in Industry News
And The Award Goes To.....
For the Hunter Brothers the week started with a #1 at Country Radio and ended with four Saskatchewan Country Music Awards.
The five farm boys from southern Saskatchewan were the top award winners at the 30th Anniversary Saskatchewan Country Music Awards celebrated in Saskatoon this weekend.
Of the 32 awards handed out throughout the weekend, the four time CCMA nominated artists claimed Interactive Group or Artist of the Year, Group of The Year, Video of the Year ("Those Were The Nights"), and Single of the Year ("Those Were The Nights"). In addition to these group awards, Luke Hunter was named All Star Band- Bass Player of The Year.
Hosted by Warner Recording Artist and CCMA Songwriter of the Year, Aaron Goodvin, the televised awards show honours the finest talent in Country Music this province has to offer handing out recognition to artists and musician achievement as well as industry leaders in recording and radio.
Chris Henderson accepted his second Male Artist of the Year award along side Tenille Arts who received her second Female Artist of the Year award and Songwriter of the Year for “Mad Crazy Love”. Samara Yung was the talk of the province this week as her fan’s named her Fan’s Choice Entertainer of The Year Jay & Jo were awarded the Roots Artists of the Year while Shantaia was awarded Emerging Artist of the Year. Album of the Year was presented to Codie Prevost for his latest album “Radio”.
In keeping with honoring 30 years of Saskatchewan Country music, The Myrol Brothers were awarded the Legends and Legacy award. The Myrol Brothers were part of the first generation of musicians in the SCMA. Lisa Moen, 2018 Country Music Person of the Year and daughter of Myles Myrol, presented the award to her father and uncles.
Country Music Person of the Year was awarded to Regina’s Reg Wilke, in recognition of his dedication to supporting Saskatchewan artists through his radio show “Pickin’ It Country”.
The Saskatchewan Country Music Association celebrated their 30th Anniversary this weekend in Saskatoon. At each of the seven major events which took place throughout the weekend, the finest of Saskatchewan’s talent was showcased and celebrated.
This year’s Gala Awards Show featured 19 performers from throughout the three decades of the association’s history marking it the greatest entertainment roster in one award show for the organization.
The Saskatchewan Country Music Association is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion, development, and enhancement of all aspects of Saskatchewan country music at the local, national, and international level.
More information about the awards and The SCMA at: https://scma.sk.ca/
The complete list of award winners are:
EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
INTERACTIVE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Hunter Brothers
GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Hunter Brothers
SONGWRITER OF THE OF THE YEAR
Tenille Arts - Mad Crazy Love
MUSIC FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR
Country Thunder Saskatchewan
ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Jay & Jo
ALBUM OR EP OF THE YEAR
Codie Prevost - Radio
MUSIC VENUE OF THE YEAR
EA Rawlinson Centre For The Arts
COUNTRY MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
The Hunter Brothers Those were the Nights
LEGENDS & LEGACY AWARD ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Myrol Brothers
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
The Hunter Brothers - Those Were The Nights
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
FAN CHOICE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR - MAJOR MARKET
ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR - SECONDARY MARKET
MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR - MAJOR MARKET
MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR- SECONDARY MARKET
FAN'S CHOICE RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR - MAJOR MARKET
92.9 The Bull
FAN'S CHOICE RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR - SECONDARY MARKET
105.1 FM CJVR Melfort
RECORD PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR
Bart McKay Productions
TV OR RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR
Canadian Coast To Coast
ALL STAR BAND - BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ALL STAR BAND - DRUMMER OF THE YEAR
ALL STAR BAND - FIDDLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ALL STAR BAND - GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ALL STAR BAND- KEYBOARD PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ALL STAR BAND- SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT PLAYER OF THE YEAR