Die Nominierten der Canadian CMA Awards 2008

Am 8. September 2008 werden in Winnipeg, Kanada die CCMA Awards verliehen, die kanadische Version der CMA Awards aus den USA, die in Nashville Ende des Jahres vergeben werden. Dieses Jahr ist die Newcomerin Jessie Farrell die überraschung mit alleine schon 7 Nominierungen. Die Show wird bei CBC im kanadischen Fernsehen live übertragen und Gastgeberin wird Country Superstar Terri Clark sein, welche ja selbst aus Alberta, Kanada stammt.

Hier die Liste der wichtigsten Nominierungen:

Preis der Fans:
Paul Brandt
George Canyon
Doc Walker
Emerson Drive
Jessie Farrell

Beste Single des Jahres:
"Beautiful Life," Doc Walker
"Best of Me," Jessie Farrell
"Blame It on That Red Dress," Gord Bamford
"Risk," Paul Brandt
"You Can Let Go," Crystal Shawanda.

Bestes Album des Jahres:
"Beautiful Life," Doc Walker
"First Time in a Long Time," Deric Ruttan
"Kicking Stones," Johnny Reid
"Nothing Fancy," Jessie Farrell
"Risk," Paul Brandt.

Beste Sängerin des Jahres:
Lisa Brokop
Terri Clark
Jessie Farrell
Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Crystal Shawanda

Bester Sänger des Jahres:
Paul Brandt
George Canyon
Johnny Reid
Deric Ruttan
Shane Yellowbird

Beste Komponisten des Jahres:
"Beautiful Life" (written by Murray Pulver, Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw; recorded by Doc Walker)
"Best of Me" (written by Jessie Farrell, Jared Kuemper, Jesse Tucker; recorded by Jessie Farrell)
"Blame It on That Red Dress" (written by Gord Bamford, Byron Hill, Zack Turner; recorded by Gord Bamford)
"First Time in a Long Time" (written by Jimmy Rankin, Deric Ruttan; recorded by Deric Ruttan)
"Risk" (written by Paul Brandt; recorded by Paul Brandt).

Beste Gruppe oder Duo des Jahres:
Ambush
Doc Walker
Emerson Drive
The Higgins
The Wilkinsons.

Bester Traditioneller Künstler des Jahres:
Ridley Bent
The Cruzeros
Sean Hogan
Corb Lund
Prairie Oyster.

Bestes weibliches neues Talent des Jahres:
Jessie Farrell
Amber Nicholson
Alex J. Robinson

Bestes männliches neues Talent des Jahres:
Gord Bamford
Ridley Bent
Jason Blaine

Bestes neues Talent einer Gruppe des Jahres:
Desert Heat
Hey Romeo
Jo Hikk.

CMT Video des Jahres:
"Beautiful Life," Doc Walker
"Best of Me," Jessie Farrell
"Blame It on That Red Dress," Gord Bamford
"In This Room," Ambush
"Ring of Fire," George Canyon.

Best verkauftestes Album des Jahres:
"Carnival Ride," Carrie Underwood
"Raising Sand," Robert Plant/Alison Krauss
"Reba Duets," Reba McEntire
"Taylor Swift," Taylor Swift
"Ultimate Hits," Garth Brooks

Best verkauftestes kanadisches Album des Jahres:
"Classics," George Canyon
"Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier!" Corb Lund
"Kicking Stones," Johnny Reid
"Nothing Fancy," Jessie Farrell
"Risk," Paul Brandt

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