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41st CMAA Award Finalists Announced

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Nov 13, 2012 Updated Jan 31, 2013

The Country Music Association of Australia has announced the finalists for the 41st Annual Country Music Awards.

Catherine Britt has received seven nominations for her album Always Never Enough which she produced with Bill Chambers. Troy Cassar-Daley makes it as a finalist across seven categories.

After a year of international touring, The McClymonts will be in the running for five Golden Guitars along with Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson for their collaborative album Wreck & Ruin.

The awards ceremony will be held on Australia Day, January 26th, 2013 at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre.

Full nomination list below:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Always Never Enough - Catherine Britt, produced by Catherine Britt & Bill Chambers

Country Proud - McAlister Kemp, produced by Matt Fell

Home - Troy Cassar-Daley, produced by Troy Cassar-Daley

Two Worlds Collide - The McClymonts, produced by Nathan Chapman, Peter Asher and Luke Wooten

Wreck & Ruin - Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, produced by Nash Chambers, Shane Nicholson and Kasey Chambers

 

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Amber Lawrence - The Man Across The Street

Catherine Britt - Charlestown Road

Harmony James - Emmylou's Guitar

Tamara Stewart - Sisterhood (Of Feeling Good)

Lyn Bowtell - Beautiful Liar

 

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Adam Brand - There Will Be Love

John Williamson - Prairie Hotel Parachilna

Luke O'Shea - The Drovers Wife

Travis Collins - Fired Today

Troy Cassar-Daley – Home

 

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

Camille and Stuie - Things Change

Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - Adam & Eve

McAlister Kemp - Country Proud

The Harmonators - Perfect Storm

The McClymonts - Piece Of Me

 

NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR

Bob Corbett - Blown Away

Chelsea Basham - Laugh It Off

Chris E Thomas - Stone Cold

Harry Hookey - Audrey's Song

Kristy Cox - Miles & Timezones

 

APRA SONG OF THE YEAR

Adam & Eve - written & recorded by Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson

Charlestown Road - written & recorded by Catherine Britt

Emmylou's Guitar - written & recorded by Harmony James

Home - written & recorded by Troy Cassar-Daley

Women In Song- Written by Tamara Stewart and Colin Buchanan. Recorded by Tamara Stewart, Sara Storer and Felicity Urquhart

 

VIDEO CLIP OF THE YEAR

Adam & Eve - Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, directed by Duncan Toombs

Country Is - Troy Cassar-Daley, directed by Duncan Toombs

Charlestown Road - Catherine Britt, directed by Jefferton James

Piece Of Me - The McClymonts, directed by Duncan Toombs

The Big Red - John Williamson, directed by Mark Jago

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Adam & Eve - Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson

Always Never Enough - Catherine Britt

Country Is - Troy Cassar-Daley

Piece Of Me - The McClymonts

Waitress - Beccy Cole

 

VOCAL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

New England Sky - Luke O'Shea & Dianna Corcoran

Reach For You - Harmony James & Shane Nicholson

Song Of Australia - Colin Buchanan, Lee Kernaghan & Sara Storer

Troubled Man - Catherine Britt & Tim Rogers

Women In Song - Tamara Stewart, Sara Storer, Felicity Urquhart

 

BUSH BALLAD OF THE YEAR

Heartbeat of Australia the Man of the Land - written by Dean Perrett & Stuart French, recorded by Dean Perrett

Looking Back – written & recorded by Graham Rodger

Mystery Of Saddle Girl - written & recorded by Rex Dallas

Old Tobacco Tin - written & recorded by Peter Simpson & Dianne Lindsay

The Ballad of Castlereagh - written by Vaughan Baker, recorded by Bec Hance

 

INSTRUMENTAL OF THE YEAR

Frankenbeanz - Bob Corbett & The Roo Grass Band

One Christmas Night - Tommy Emmanuel

The Warrumbungle Mare - Lawrie Minson & Lindsay Waddington

Transpacific - Davidson Brothers

Yackandandah 1852 - Pete Denahy

 

HERITAGE SONG OF THE YEAR

Charlestown Road - written & recorded by Catherine Britt

Marree Girl- written & recorded by John Williamson

Song Of Australia - written by Colin Buchanan & Garth Porter, recorded by Colin Buchanan, Lee Kernaghan & Sara Storer

Tall Dark Ringer - written by Troy Cassar-Daley & Colin Buchanan, recorded by Troy Cassar-Daley

The Drovers Wife - written by Luke O'Shea & Peter Gabrielides, recorded by Luke O'Shea

 

ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Big Days & Little Years - Camille and Stuie, produced by Stuie French

Lucky Country - Bob Corbett & The Roo Grass Band, produced by Robbie Long and Bob Corbett

Miles & Timezones - Kristy Cox, produced by Jerry Salley

Secret Songs - Lyn Bowtell, produced by Sean Rudd

Travis Collins - produced by Travis Collins & Michael McGlynn

 

TOP SELLING INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Blown Away – Carrie Underwood (Sony)

Emotional Traffic – Tim McGraw (Sony)

Home – Dierks Bentley (EMI)

Uncaged – Zac Brown Band (Warner)

Thirty Miles West – Alan Jackson (Sony)

 

SANITY TOP SELLING AUSTRALIAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Home – Troy Cassar Daley (Liberation)

Songs & Pictures – Beccy Cole (Core Music)

The Big Red – John Williamson (Warner)

There Will Be Love  - Adam Brand (Sony)

Two Worlds Collide – The McClymonts (Universal)

Source: CMAA external link

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Troy Cassar-Daley (born 18 May 1969) is a multi-award-winning country musician from New South Wales, Australia.He released his first EP, Dream Out Loud, in 1994 and was nominated for his first Golden Guitar for Best Male Vocalist the same year. He has won many awards, including the 1995 ARIA Award for Best Country Record, 1996 Best Male Vocal Award at the Country Music Awards in Tamworth, Best...

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