Calgary’s YYC Music Awards 2017 Submissions Now Open!

Recognizing the talent and achievements of Calgary's music community, the YYC MUSIC AWARDS shines the spotlight on Canada's third largest city, and the vibrant music scene that calls its home.

Honouring artists in 20 categories, which include two new categories this year - Classical Recording of the Year and Industry Person of the Year (full list below), the 2017 YYC MUSIC AWARDS will be taking submissions until May 31st for the 2nd annual gala being held on September 24th at The Palace Theatre.

Submissions can be made at the following link until midnight Mountain Time May 31st:

The YYC Music Awards categories:

Alternative Recording of the Year

Blues Recording of the Year

Classical Recording of the Year

Country Recording of the Year

DJ/Electronic Recoding of the Year

Female Artist of the Year

Group of the Year

Industry Person of the Year

Jazz Recording of the Year

Male Artist of the Year

Metal Recording of the Year

Music Video of the Year

People's Choice

Pop Recording of the Year

Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year

Rock Recording of the Year

Roots/Folk Recording of the Year

Singer/Songwriter of the Year

Single of the Year

Zackariah and The Prophets Memorial Award

In addition, the YYC Music Awards is accepting volunteer applications leading up to and for the gala along with membership for CMSC – Calgary Music Selection Committee, who are our voting members.

Volunteer Application:

Join CMSC:

Sponsorship Inquiries:

For more info:


The YYC MUSIC AWARDS celebrates the artists that embrace Calgary as home; entertaining and supporting its arts and culture. The award event was founded by music industry professionals, with backgrounds in artist management, booking agents, media as well as recording studio production/engineering.


Leanne Harrison | Program Director

Shannon Ambrose | Public Relations & Media Director

Darren GiIbert | Production Director

Sarah FiedIer | Artist Liaison

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