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#FACTORfunded Nominees of the 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards

Check out FACTOR-funded nominees of the 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards!

The highlighted albums are FACTOR-funded.

Alternative Artist of the Year

Ava Wild

Close Talker

Natural Sympathies

The Garrys


Country Artist of the Year

Hunter Brothers

Jordyn Pollard

Justin LaBrash

Samara Yung


Tenille Arts

Electronic Artist of the Year

Natural Sympathies

Origin of Spin

Parab Poet

Patient Hands

Patrick Moon Bird


Experimental / Contemporary Artist of the Year



Jesse Brown

Patient Hands

The Garrys

Toria Summerfield

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Alex Bent + the Emptiness

Dayda Banks

Factor Chandelier


Origin of Spin

Indigenous Artist of the Year


Patrick Moon Bird

The North Sound

Too Soon Monsoon

Yvonne St.Germaine

Metal/Loud Artist of the Year

Black Thunder

Dream Creeps

Midnight Gallows

Mike Froh

The Basement Paintings

The Moon Runners

Rock/Pop Artist of the Year

Davy Sage

Shirley & The Pyramids

Too Soon Monsoon



Roots/Folk Artist of the Year

Ellen Froese

Gunner & Smith

Jeffery Straker

JJ Voss

The North Sound

Producer of the Year

Barrett Ross

Bart McKay

Chris Dimas

Factor Chandelier

Ryan Andersen

Music Video of the Year

Andrew Parry for “Scaredy Cat,” Marissa Burwell

Dylan Hryciuk – Versa Films for “Blessed Be,” Spiritbox

Dylan Hryciuk – Versa Films for “Summer Haze,” velours

Mitch Goetz for “Getta Say,” Laska

Sean Xiao He for “Nevertheless,” Zayd

Thoen Brothers for “Drum Machine,” RUMPUS

Single of the Year

“Country Girls,” Jess Moskaluke

“Halfway Home,” Jess Moskaluke

“Hard Dirt,” Hunter Brothers

“Notes from Tom,” Jesse Brown and Tom Merrall

“Somebody Like That,” Tenille Arts

Industry Achievement

Broadway Theatre

Eliza Doyle

Trifecta Sound Co


Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Venue of the Year

Broadway Theatre

Coors Event Centre

TCU Place Sid Buckwold Theatre

The Exchange

The Happy Nun