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Results from Canadian Folk Music Awards, ARIAs, and Americana Music Awards

December 12, 2007

Winners of recent music award contests include:

Canadian Folk Music Awards
Best Album-Traditional: La Part du Queteux, "Paye la Traite"
Best Album-Contemporary: The Duhks, "Migrations"
Best Singer-Contemporary: David Francey, "Right of Passage"
Best Instrumentalist: Anne Lindsay, "News From Up the Street"
Best Instrumentalist-Group: Creaking Tree String Quartet, "The Soundtrack"
Best New-Emerging Artist: Brigitte Saint-Aubin, "Etre"

ARIA Awards
Best Blues and Roots Album: The John Butler Trio, "Grand National"
Best Female Artist: Missy Higgins, "On A Clear Night"
Best Adult Contemporary Album: Josh Pyke, "Memories & Dust"

Americana Music Awards
Album of the Year: Patty Griffin, "Children Running Through"
Artist of the Year: Patty Griffin
Duo/Group of the Year: The Avett Brothers
Instrumentalist of the Year: Buddy Miller
New/Emerging Artist of the Year: The Avett Brothers
Song of the Year: Darrell Scott, "Hank Williams' Ghost"

Posted by Ann VerWiebe at December 12, 2007 5:07 PM


Thanks for putting up the Canadian Folk Music Awards. Here are the winners you omitted. Congratulations to them all!

Best Childrens’ Album: Pied Pumkin, "Pumkids : Tuneful Tales for Kids & Kin"

Best Songwriter-English: Suzie Ungerleider, "Oh Susanna - Short Stories"

Best Songwriter-French: Hugo Fleury, "Polemil Bazar - Avale Ta Montre"

Best Songwriter-Aboriginal: Sandy Scofield, "Nikawiy Askiy"

Best Vocal Group: Tanglefoot, "Dance Like Flames"

Best Ensemble: Les Charbonniers de l’Enfer, "À la grâce de Dieu"

Best Solo Artist: Sarah Noni Metzner, "Daybreak Mourning"

Best Solo Artist-World: Rita Chiarelli, "Cuore : The Italian Sessions"

Best Group-World: Mighty Popo, "Muhazi"

Producer of the Year: Anne Lindsay, Oliver Schroer, "Anne Lindsay - News From Up the Street"

Pushing the Boundaries: Creaking Tree String Quartet, "The Sound Track"

Young Performer of the Year: The Kyrie K Groove

Posted by: Wendy at December 13, 2007 10:59 PM

Wendy--Thanks for finishing out the list! My fingers were starting to cramp a little - there are so many fine categories.

Posted by: Ann E VerWiebe at December 15, 2007 12:49 PM

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