2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Winners

Here are the winners for the 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards, handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta.

Fans' Choice Award: Terri Clark
Female Artist of the Year: Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Male Artist of the Year: Paul Brandt
Group or Duo of the Year: Emerson Drive
Album of the Year: "Small Towns And Big Dreams," Paul Brandt
Single of the Year: "I Don't Want You To Go," Carolyn Dawn Johnson
SOCAN Song of the Year: "Ten Million Teardrops," Jason McCoy
CMT Video of the Year: "I Don't Want You To Go," Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Roots Artist or Group of the Year: Jimmy Rankin
Top Selling Album: "Scarecrow," Garth Brooks
Chevy Truck Rising Star Award: Emerson Drive

CCMA Hall of Fame: Anne Murray, Art Snider D'Arcy Scott, Bev Munro, Elmer Tippe

Independent Male Artist of the Year: Steve Fox
Independent Female Artist of the Year: Lisa Brokop
Independent Group or Duo of the Year: Doc Walker
Independent Song of the Year: "I'd Like To See You Try," Lisa Brokop/Ryan Reynolds

Industry Awards:
Drums: Mike Melancan (Emerson Drive)
Bass: Jeff Loberg (Emerson Drive)
Guitar: Craig Young (Terri Clark Band)
Keyboards: Chris Hartman (Emerson Drive)
Fiddle: Tyler Vollrath (Adam Gregory Band)
Steel Guitar: Andy Schick (Jason McCoy Band)
Special Instrument: Bob Egan: Dobro (Blue Rodeo)

Country Music Program or Special of the Year: "My Roots Are Showing," Natalie MacMaster
Radio Station of the Year (Major Market): CKRY-FM, Calgary, AB
Radio Station of the Year (Secondary Market): KICX-FM, Midland, ON
On Air Personality (s) (Major Market): Odd Squad & Doug, Robyn & Dale
On Air Personality (s) (Secondary Market): Greg Shannon & Cheryl Blackwell
Music Director of the Year (Major Market): Joel Christie, CHAM, Hamilton, ON
Music Director of the Year (Secondary Market): Derm Carnduff, KICX-FM, Midland, ON
Country Music Person of the Year: Ron Sakamoto
Major Record Company of the Year: BMG Canada Inc.
Independent Record Company of the Year: Stony Plain Recording Co. Ltd.
Record Company Person of the Year: Warren Copnick, BMG Canada Inc.
Retailer of the Year: Wal-Mart
Record Store of the Year: HMV, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, AB
Country Event of the Year: The September 11th Benefit Concert, Calgary, AB
Manager of the Year: Ron Kitchener (Doc Walker, Jason McCoy)
Booking Agent of the Year: Julian Paquin (Paquin Entertainment)
Talent Buyer or Promoter of the Year: Ron Sakamoto (Gold & Gold Productions)

CMA Wesley Rose International Media Award: Sheila Hamilton

Country Club of the Year: Ranchman's Restaurant, Calgary, AB
Album Graphics of the Year: Craig Medwyduk, Curve (Doc Walker)
Video Director of the Year: Joel Stewart, Empty (Terri Clark)
Music Publishing Company of the Year: BMG Music Publishing Canada
Record Producer of the Year: Joel Feeney, Curve (Doc Walker)
Recording Studio of the Year: Cedartree Recording Studios, Kitchener, ON