The 2022 BCCMA award winners were announced Sunday night at Vogue Theatre.
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The winners of the 45th BC Country Music Awards (BCCMA) were announced Sunday night at the Vogue Theatre.
Air veteran personality Byron James presented the star-studded tribute to twang. A familiar voice on stations like 93.7 JR Country, 94.5 Virgin Radio and elsewhere, James currently holds DJ duties at Yale, Farm Country Brewing and elsewhere.
What are BCCMAs?
The non-profit Country Music Association of British Columbia was formed in 1975. The Canadian artists’ organization works to promote, develop and showcase British Columbia country music. The BCCMA works locally, nationally and internationally. The BCCMA Awards is the association’s premier event.
Who won artist of the year?
Singer JoJo Mason took home this award. Mason’s single Broken Umbrella is a huge hit and is on his upcoming album Sky Full of Stars.
Who were the big winners in various categories?
Singer Karen Lee Batten scored Video of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Fans’ Choice. Tyler Joe Miller was Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, SOCAN Songwriter of the Year and Single of the Year for Sometimes I Do. Perennial Favorites The Washboard Union won Group/Duo of the Year and Roots/Canadian.
Who were the main instrumental award winners?
The Mike Norman All-Star Band featured the following award winners: Matt Genereaux (Bass), Pat Steward (Drums), Ryan Stead (Guitar), Geoff Robertson (Keyboard), Michael Meroniuk (Fiddle/Mandolin), Marcus Ramsey ( steel guitar). /Dobro) and special instrument winner Tom McKillip on saxophone.
What’s the best place to listen to live country music in BC?
Country Venue of the Year was Roxy, located at 932 Granville St.