2003 WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC AWARD WINNERS are...

ARTISTIC AWARDS

  • Hall of Fame Inductee - Kenny Shields & Streetheart
  • Outstanding Aboriginal Recording - Sandy Scofield ‘n Nitsiwakun – Ketwam
  • Outstanding Children’s Recording - Fred Penner – Sing With Fred
  • Outstanding Christian Recording - Starfield – Tumbling After
  • Outstanding Classical Recording - Lafayette String Quartet – Death and the Maiden
  • Outstanding Country Recording - Brad Johner – Free
  • Entertainer of the Year - Nickelback
  • Outstanding Francophone Recording - Polly-Esther – Les cent pas
  • Outstanding Album (Independent) - The Corb Lund Band – Five Dollar Bill
  • Outstanding Album (Major Label) - Diana Krall – Live in Paris
  • Outstanding Instrumental Recording - Mythos – Eternity
  • Outstanding Jazz Recording - The Sandro Dominelli Quintet – Cafe Varze Jazz & Mike Allen Trio – Dialectic
  • Outstanding Pop Recording - Tegan & Sara – If It Was You
  • Outstanding Producer - Warne Livesy for Matthew Good – “Avalanche”
  • Outstanding Rap/Hip-Hip Recording - Swollen Members – Monsters in the Closet
  • Outstanding Rock Recording - Wide Mouth Mason – Rained Out Parade
  • Outstanding Roots Recording - The Bill Hilly Band – All Day Everyday
  • Outstanding Songwriter - Jann Arden – Live with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • Video of the Year - Swollen Members – Breath

 

INDUSTRY AWARDS

  • Heritage Award for 2003 - Bob Moyer
  • Industry Builder Award for 2003 - JP Ellson
  • Agent of the Year - Tara McDonald
  • Best Album Design - John Rummen (Artworks Design – John Mann – Acoustic Kitty)
  • Engineer of the Year - Barry Allen
  • Independent Record Label/Distributor of the Year - Stony Plain Records
  • Independent Publicist/Radio Promoter of the Year - Marnie Wilson
  • Live Music Venue of the Year - Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver
  • Manager of the Year - Terry McBride
  • Media Outlet of the Year - CKUA – Edmonton
  • Media Person of the Year - Peter North
  • Musician of the Year - Murray Pulver
  • Recording Studio of the Year - Homestead Recorders
  • Retail Store of the Year - Winnipeg Folk Festival Store
  • Talent Buyer of the Year - Gilles Paquin
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