Meghan Patrick Leads CMAOntario Awards with 3 Wins

By
Michael Raine
on
June 9, 2022
Category:
News

On June 5th, The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the CMAOntario Awards, with 20 award presentations at Centennial Hall. Meghan Patrick led with three wins for Album of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, and the Compass Award.

Hosted by Jason McCoy and Robyn Ottolini, the CMAOntario Awards included performances by Tebey, Robyn Ottolini, Genevieve Fisher, Sacha, Jason Blaine, Kristine St-Pierre, Nate Haller, River Town Saints, The Western Swing Authority and special guest Aaron Goodvin. Cory Marks and Tim Hicks teamed up for "Blame It On The Double", and in a tribute to Impact Award recipient Carroll Baker, the CMAOntario Awards also included a performance from guest artists Michelle Wright, Beverley Mahood, Stacey Lee Guse, and Patricia Conroy.

The winner of the 10th annual CMAOntario Awards are:

SINGLE OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Pure Country 93
“Shotgun Rider” – Tebey

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Country 106.7
Heart on My Glass – Meghan Patrick

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR – sponsored by SOCAN
Steven Lee Olsen, Brandon Day, Ava Suppelsa – “Relationship Goals” recorded by Steven Lee Olsen

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Forrest Jones Entertainment
Meghan Patrick

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Auralis Botanical Brewing
Tim Hicks

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Country 103
The Abrams

ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Western Swing Authority

FRANCOPHONE ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Desjardins
Reney Ray

RISING STAR AWARD – sponsored by Slaight Music
Nate Haller

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR – sponsored by MNP
“F-150” – Robyn Ottolini

FANS’ CHOICE – sponsored by Tourism London
Tim Hicks

RECORD PRODUCER(S) OF THE YEAR
Erik Fintelman and Mark Schroor – Robyn Ottolini

MUSIC INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR – sponsored by Manrkē
Samantha Pickard, Strut Entertainment

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (LARGE MARKET) – sponsored by Fielding Estate Winery
Country 104, London

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (MEDIUM MARKET) – sponsored by Lucknow’s Music in the Fields
COOL 100.1, Belleville

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (SMALL MARKET)
PURE COUNTRY 106, Orillia

COMPASS AWARD – sponsored by Luminate
Meghan Patrick

HOLLY & STEVE KASSAY GENEROUS SPIRIT AWARD
Cathie Faint

IMPACT AWARD
Carroll Baker
Larry Delaney

The CMAOntario Awards closed out the CMAOntario Festival & Awards Weekend June 2-5, 2022, with a series of events and concerts packed with Ontario’s finest country music stars in London, Ontario. The weekend included the Legacy Revival, Songs & Stories: Songwriters in the Round, Bonfire, Tailgate Party, the 2-day R2i TuneUp Conference plus an all-new, free Street Fair.

The CMAOntario Festival & Awards Weekend was presented by Slaight Music with support from Ontario Creates and Tourism London.

Michael Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-In-Chief at NWC, publisher of Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production, and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast. Michael has extensively covered nearly all aspects of the Canadian music business, as well as the pro audio, musical products, and the lighting and production industries.