Hamilton Music Awards

2013 Music Awards Winners

1. Female Artist of the Year

Buckshot Bebee – Merchants of Youth
Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
Diana Panton – Christmas Kiss
Rosanna Riverso – The Gift of Christmas
Ruth Sutherland – A Canadian Christmas

Winner: Buckshot Bebee – Merchants of Youth

2. Male Artist of the Year
Jack de Keyzer – Electric Love
Harrison Kennedy – Soulscape
Dave Rave – Memphis Midnight
JP Riemens & the Fabulous Barflies – No Filter
Bud Roach – Sospiro, Alessandro Grandi Complete Arias, 1626
Ian Thomas – Little Dreams

Winner: Harrison Kennedy – Soulscape

3. New Artist/Group of the Year
Allotrope – Inverted
Engine Empire – Frisbee Club
Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
Gillian Nicola & the Radio Interference – Chasing the Wind
Two Piece Extra Spicy – Sophia

Winner: Allotrope – Inverted

4. Jazz Recording of the Year
Brad Cheeseman Group – Brad Cheeseman Group
George Rose Big Band – Echoes of Legends
Jimmy Stahl Big Band – Swingin In The Pews
Robin Lee – I Got A Headache
Diana Panton - Christmas Kiss

Winner: Diana Panton - Christmas Kiss

5. Mohawk College Music Industry Lifetime Achievement Award – Lyman Potts

6. Roots Recording of the Year
The Caretakers – Love, War + Propaganda
Rob Green – Soul Dancing
Andy Griffiths – Mind On Other Things
Lee Harvey Osmond – The Folk Sinner
Whitehorse – The Road to Massey Hall

Winner: Lee Harvey Osmond – The Folk Sinner

7. Alternative Rock Recording of the Year
Ascot Royals – Don’t Let It Stop You
Engine Empire – Frisbee Club
The Reason – Hollow Tree
Saint Alvia – Static Psalms
Still Life – Lost In Orbit
Walk Off The Earth – R.E.V.O

Winner: The Reason – Hollow Tree

8. Folk/Traditional Recording of the Year
The Acoustics – Erie Long
Dawn and Marra – Teaspoons and Tablespoons
Poor Angus – Gathering
Timid, The Brave – Timid, The Brave
Michael Vallely – Circus Songs

Winner: Dawn and Marra – Teaspoons and Tablespoons

9. Rock Recording of the Year
Lo-Fi – The Green Album
Monster Truck – Furiosity
Radio Free Universe – Thirteen Day Hangover
Tommy Gunn – Unleash The Hounds
Weekend Riot Club – Psychotropia

Winner: Monster Truck – Furiosity

10. Loud/Metal Recording of the Year
Laid To Rest – Laid To Rest
John Mamone – Order and Chaos
Men To Wolves – Men To Wolves
Shattered Remains – Shattered Remains
Top Dead Centre – Take Another Breath

Winner: Shattered Remains – Shattered Remains

11. Punk Recording of the Year
Adelleda – Distress
Born Wrong – Born Wrong
Loaded Dice – Songs In The Key Of Drunk
Nothing Helper – Eat It Up
TV Freaks – Two

Winner: TV Freaks – Two

12. Adult Alternative Recording of the Year
Buckshot Bebee & the Secret Boyfriends – Merchants of Youth
Cowlick – Night Vision
Killin Time Band – One Set To Freedom
Meme – Meme
Marcio Novelli – It’s Not An Excuse, It’s A Reason
Perennials – This Is Tomorrow

Winner: Cowlick – Night Vision

13. Blues Recording of the Year
Andre Bisson – Bad Scene
Jack de Keyzer – Electric Love
Sonny Del-Rio – Blow Your Horn Man
Jerry Johnson – Barber’s Chair
Harrison Kennedy – Soulscape
The Smoke Wagon Blues Band – Live In Hamilton

Winner: Harrison Kennedy – Soulscape

14. Classical Recording of the Year
Bud Roach – Sospiro, Alessandro Grandi Complete Arias, 1626
Sandi Stirling – Before It All Fades Away

Winner: Bud Roach – Sospiro, Alessandro Grandi Complete Arias, 1626

15. Mohawk College Music Lifetime Achievement Award – Boris Brott

16. Alt/Country Recording of the Year
1220 Blast – Home
The Barn Katz – Roadkill Grill
Tia McGraff – Break These Chains
Gillian Nicola & the Radio Interference – Chasing the Wind
JP Riemens & the Fabulous Barflies – No Filter

Winner: JP Riemens & the Fabulous Barflies – No Filter

17. Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year
D-Toxx – Tha Hangova
The Emsee – Empty Promises
The Hi-Cats – High Def
P.O.E. – The Poetically Organized Entity Presents “Self Titled”
Mitchel Heaton and Dose – Bicstape
Lee Reed & John P – Written Large

Winner: Lee Reed & John P – Written Large

18. Electronic Recording of the Year
Emorie – Never Goes Away
Daphnii – Jiaolong
Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
LPP – Hello krz04
Motem – The Insider Outsider Mixtape

Winner: Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back

19. Adult Contemporary Recording of the Year
Garth Baker – That Could Be Everything
Jamie Barnes – Coming Home
Paul Federici – Now And Then
Ghosts of Memphis – The Devil and the Details
Dave Rave –Memphis Midnight
Ian Thomas – Little Dreams

Winner: Ian Thomas – Little Dreams

20. Religious Recording of the Year
Rosanna Riverso – The Gift of Christmas
The Jimmy Stahl Big Band – Swingin In The Pews

Winner: Rosanna Riverso – The Gift of Christmas

21. Ethnic/World Recording of the Year
Yiannis Kapoulas – Mystic Journey
Loril Shannik – The Vagabond Harp
Ruth Sutherland – A Canadian Christmas
Steel City Rovers – Steel City Rovers
John Gora and Gorale – Butterfly

Winner: Yiannis Kapoulas – Mystic Journey

22. Mohawk College Artist Lifetime Achievement Award – Harrison Kennedy

23. Instrumental Recording of the Year
Brad Cheeseman Group – Brad Cheesman Group
Yiannis Kapoulas – Mystic Journey
Loril Shannik – The Vagabond Harp
George Rose Big Band – Echoes of Legends

Winner: Brad Cheeseman Group – Mixed Messages

24. Songwriter of the Year
Harrison Kennedy
Dawn Larsh – Dawn and Marra
Ian Thomas
Walk Off The Earth
Tom Wilson - Lee Harvey Osmond

Winner: Harrison Kennedy

25. Female Vocalist of the Year
Sarah Blackwood – Walk Off The Earth
Melissa McClelland – Whitehorse
Diana Panton
Rosanna Riverso
Ruth Sutherland

Winner: Diana Panton

26. Male Vocalist of the Year
Jon Harvey
Harrison Kennedy
Bud Roach
Ian Thomas
Tom Wilson

Winner: Harrison Kennedy

27. Record of the Year
Harrison Kennedy – Soulscape
Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
Lee Harvey Osmond – The Folk Sinner
Monster Truck - Furiosity
Walk Off the Earth – R.E.V.O.

Winner: Monster Truck - Furiosity

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