ACMA Award Show Nominees & Performers

The Association of Country Music in Alberta‘s 4th Annual ACMA Dinner & Awards Show will take place on Sunday, January 25th at Westerner Park in Red Deer, AB.

Performers for this year’s show include: Craig Moritz, Livy Jeanne, The Boom Chucka Boys, The Orchard, Trinity Bradshaw, Drew Gregory, Tanya Ryan, Tenille and The Royal Foundry.


Male Artist of the Year
Bobby Wills
Brett Kissel
Chard Morrison
Drew Gregory
Greg Wood
Jake Mathews
JT Moore
Kory Wlos
Larry Vannatta
Quentin Reddy
Scott Skirving
Scott Slade

Female Artist of the Year
Amy Metcalfe
Krysta Scoggins
Livy Jeanne
Olivia Rose
Olivia Wik
Sydney Mae
Tanya Ryan
Trinity Bradshaw

Group or Duo of the Year
Chemical Cowboys
Hey Romeo
Jason Hastie and The Alibi
The Boom Chucka Boys
The Command Sisters
The  Doll Sisters
The Orchard
The Travelling Mabels

Fan’s Choice
Amy Metcalfe
Hailey Benedict
Hannah Clarke
Julia Nicholson
Michaela Clarke
Olivia Wik
Sydney Mae
Tanya Ryan
The Orchard

Talent Buyer of the Year
Calgary Stampede
Cook County Saloon
Panhandle Productions LP
Ranchman’s Cookhouse & Dancehall

Industry Person of the Year
Jenn Dalen – 93.1 The One
Bill Borgwardt Performance Photography
Stephanie Hutchinson – Chronograph Records
Carla Hackman – Elevation Entertainment Group
Jody Seeley – 99.7 Sun Country / AM 1140
Johnny Gasparic
Dave Temple – MCC Recording Studio
Aaron MacPhail – Mobile Entertainment Canada Inc.
Rob Smith – Royalty Records Inc
Angie Morris – Sirroma Entertainment
Trey Mills – Unbound By Sound

Single of the Year
“3-2-1” – Brett Kissel
“Crazy Enough” – Bobby Wills
“Never Didn’t Love You” – Bobby Wills
“Raise Your Glass” – Brett Kissel
“Tough People Do” – Brett Kissel

Rising Star
Craig Moritz
Livy Jeanne
The Boom Chucka Boys
The Orchard
Trinity Bradshaw

Song of the Year
“#Awesome” – Chard Morrison, Olivia Wik, Connor James (Performed by: Connor James)
“All We Need Tonight” – Luanne Carl and Dave Woods (Performed by: Domino)
“Angel Eyes” – The Orchard (Performed by: The Orchard)
“Ex Best Friend” – Michaela Clarke and Barb Clarke (Performed by: Michaela Clarke)
“Hello Patio” – Hey Romeo and Deric Ruttan (Performed by: Hey Romeo)
“Long Road” – Dean Selby and Jennie Clarke (Performed by: Wildflower)
“Moonlight Ride” – Quentin Reddy, Darren Crone, Rob Crosby, Brice Long (Performed by: Quentin Reddy)
“My Heart Beats (123)” – Amy Metcalfe (Performed by: Amy Metcalfe)
“Never Drinkin’ Again” – Trinity Bradshaw, Trey Mills and Russell Broom (Performed by: Trinity Bradshaw)
“Small Town Girl” – The Orchard and Bart McKay (Performed by: The Orchard)
“Won’t Be Over You” – Hey Romeo and Brad Crisler (Performed by: Hey Romeo)

Album of the Year
Diamond In The Rough – Quentin Reddy
Georgia – The Orchard
I Got This Vol 1 – Hey Romeo
Long Road – Wildflower
Open Skies – Trinity Bradshaw
Started With A Song – Brett Kissel