2006 ABORIGINAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Jonathan Andrews - Halifax Indie Rock WINNER
  • Keith Dawson - Energy
  • Project A. D. - Together Alone

2006 FACTOR RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Matt Mays and El Torpedo - Matt Mays and El Torpedo WINNER
  • Dave Gunning - Two-Bit World
  • J. P. Cormier - The Long River: A Personal Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot
  • Lennie Gallant - When We Get There
  • The Trews - Den of Thieves

2006 ALTERNATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Slowcoaster - Where Are They Going? WINNER
  • Buck 65 - Secret House Against the World
  • Mark Bragg - Bear Music
  • Mir - The Acoustic Record
  • Wintersleep - Wintersleep

2006 BLUEGRASS RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Crooked Stovepipe - Just In Case WINNER
  • Bluestreak - Second Nature
  • Catherine Lawrence - I See God Everywhere
  • Janet McGarry - He Will Bring You Home
  • Spinney Brothers Bluegrass Band - If I Were Your Brother

2006 BLUES RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Matt Minglewood - The Story WINNER
  • Ada - Blue
  • Matt Andersen - Solo Sessions
  • Rattlesnakin' Daddies - Rattlesnakin' Daddies
  • Ross Neilsen - Where I'm From

2006 GOSPEL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • The Quintons - Always There WINNER
  • Cantus Vocum Chamber Choir - CV Spirit
  • Evangeline Inman - Angels in the House
  • Stephanie Mainville - Family
  • The Contact - Paralyzed From the Soul Up

2006 CHILDREN'S RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Celtic and Traditional Lullabies from Our Cape Breton WINNER
  • Art Richard - Les douze jouets de Noël
  • Donna and Andy - Dinosaurs Dragons and ME
  • The Wilderbeats - Live in Concert!
  • Victoria Playhouse Drama Club - Lord, What Fools!

2006 CLASSICAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Denise Djokic - Folklore WINNER
  • Jasper Wood - Charles Ives: Works for Violin and Piano
  • Rhapsody Quintet - Rhapsody in Red
  • Roger Lord - Louis Moreau Gottshalk of Louisiana Selected Works
  • Sanctuary - The Heart Has Its Reason

2006 COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Sons of Maxwell - Sunday Morning WINNER
  • Darcy Mazerolle - Cowboy Enough for Me
  • Eddy Quinn - Outside Sneakers Lounge
  • Jason Greeley - Live...Love...Sing
  • Kevin Collins - Jump In and Swim
  • RyLee Madison - Christmas at Home

2006 RAP / HIP-HOP SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • Classified - 5th Element WINNER
  • Eric Broadbent - The Girl at Work
  • MC Sean One - If I Wasn't So Lazy - Sean's One Way
  • Practical Academics - Eddie
  • Spesh K - Knockin' Em Down

2006 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • George Canyon WINNER
  • J. P. Cormier
  • Lennie Gallant
  • Matt Mays & El Torpedo
  • The Barra MacNeils

2006 FEMALE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Mary Jane Lamond WINNER
  • Andrea Curry
  • Aselin Debison
  • Colleen Power
  • Patricia Murray

2006 FOLK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • J. P. Cormier - The Long River: A Personal Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot WINNER
  • Catherine MacLellan - Dark Dream Midnight
  • Colleen Power - Face and Eyes
  • Hot Toddy, Isaac & Blewett - Live at the Black Box
  • John Gracie - Acoustic Jeep

2006 FRANCOPHONE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Ode à l'Acadie - Ode à l'Acadie WINNER
  • Christian 'Kit' Goguen - Christian 'Kit' Goguen
  • Marie-Jo Thério - Les matins habitables
  • Sandra LeCouteur - La demoiselle du traversier
  • Yvette d'Entrement - Mes deux souliers

2006 GROUP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Matt Mays and El Torpedo WINNER
  • Mir
  • Sons Of Maxwell
  • The Barra MacNeils
  • The Trews

2006 JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Tom Roach - Piano Trios WINNER
  • Jeri Brown and Al Sutherland - Sempra Nina
  • Patrick Boyle - Hold Out
  • Paul Bernard and Este Mundo - Tres Guitarras
  • The Holly Arsenault Trio - Hush

2006 MALE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Joel Plaskett WINNER
  • Dave Gunning
  • Duane Andrews
  • Lennie Gallant
  • Matt Andersen

2006 RISING STAR RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • The Novaks WINNER
  • Andrea Curry
  • Darcy Mazerolle
  • Ode à l'Acadie
  • The Chucky Danger Band

2006 POP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • The Chucky Danger - 6-Pack WINNER
  • Andrea Curry - If It Doesn't Break Me
  • Aselin Debison - Bigger Than Me
  • Erin Crosby - Notice Me
  • Jason MacDonald - The Day
  • Kathy Phippard - Premonition
  • Kris Taylor - Nake
  • Mitchell Hunter - People Will Believe Anything If You Whisper It

2006 ROCK RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Matt Mays and El Torpedo - Matt Mays and El Torpedo WINNER
  • King Konqueror - Fist Magnet
  • The Trews - Den of Thieves
  • The Turning - Scenery
  • Two Hours Traffic - Two Hours Traffic

2006 ROOTS / TRADITIONAL GROUP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Great Big Sea - The Hard and the Easy WINNER
  • Borlico - Appel à la tradition
  • Christina Smith and Jean Hewson - August Gale
  • DRUM! - Live
  • Natalie and Buddy MacMaster - Natalie and Buddy MacMaster
  • The Barra MacNeils - All at Once

2006 ROOTS / TRADITIONAL SOLO RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Dave Carmichael - Spirit Dance
  • Glenn Graham - Drive
  • Jim Fiddler - Midnight Rover
  • Mary Jane Lamond - Stòras
  • Patricia Murray - Failt Eilein A' Phrionnsa - Welcome to Prince Edward Island

2006 SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Matt Mays and El Torpedo - "Cocaine Cowgirl" WINNER
  • Aselin Debison - "Life"
  • Gordie Sampson - "You Or Somebody Like You"
  • J.P. Cormier - "Blackbird"
  • Sloan - "All Used Up"
  • The Chucky Danger Band - "Sweet Symphony"
  • The Trews - "So She's Leaving"

2006 SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

  • George Canyon and Gordie Sampson - "My Name"
  • Gordie Sampson - "Paris"
  • Gordie Sampson / T. Verges / B. Daly - "You or Somebody Like You"
  • Joel Plaskett - "Happen Now"
  • Lennie Gallant - "When We Get There"

2006 VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • The Trews - So She's Leaving WINNER
  • Buck 65 - Devil's Eyes
  • George Canyon - I'll Never Do Better Than You
  • Spesh K - Knockin' em Down
  • The Novaks - Goodbye Rock n Roll Band
  • Wintersleep - Danse Macabre

2006 AFRICAN-CANADIAN RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Gary Beals - Gary Beals WINNER
  • Edo-King Matwawana and Afro-Musica - Dispora Touch
  • Sko-Shun Tiez - Those Who Like It

2006 INSTRUMENTAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Duane Andrews - Duane Andrews WINNER
  • Bach to Bles - The Art of the Guitar
  • Les Païens - Sphère Épiphonde 2
  • Norman Learo - Spanish Spirit
  • Troy MacGillivray - Eleven

2006 URBAN SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • Jamie Sparks - Gonna Get Down WINNER
  • Edo-King Matwawana and Afro Musica - Diaspora Touch
  • The Chronicles - Gazing At Me