Award Nominees

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Award Nominees

The date of this awards gala has passed.

Honouring members of the Calgary music community in 20 categories this year (listed below), the YYC Music Awards is proud to announce the 2018 nominees from one of Canada’s most vibrant and eclectic scenes. The 3rd annual YYCMA gala will be hosted on September 23, 2018, at The Palace Theatre (219 8 Ave. SW) and will celebrate artists from Calgary along with its surrounding cities of Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, Strathmore plus other areas that are up to a maximum of 125 km radius from the City of Calgary.

Artists participating in this year’s awards were nominated for their commercially released material between March 1, 2017, and February 28, 2018. Award performers will be announced at a later date.

Tickets for the 2018 YYCMA gala available by visiting

2018 YYCMA Nominee Categories:

  • Alternative Recording of the Year
  • Blues Recording of the Year
  • Country Recording of the Year
  • EDM Recording of the Year
  • Female Artist of the Year
  • Folk Recording of the Year
  • Group of the Year
  • Industry Person of the Year
  • Jazz Recording of the Year
  • Male Artist of the Year
  • Metal Recording of the Year
  • Music Video of the Year
  • People’s Choice Award
  • Pop Recording of the Year
  • Rock Recording of the Year
  • Single of the Year
  • Songwriter of the Year
  • Urban Recording of the Year
  • World Recording of the Year
  • Zackariah and the Prophets Memorial Award

To see the full list of nominees or for more information visit or follow the event on Facebook by visiting

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

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