2012 Maple Blues Awards

Entertainer of The Year
Matt Andersen
Jim Byrnes
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
MonkeyJunk
Shakura S'Aida

Electric Act of The Year
MonkeyJunk
Bill Johnson
David Gogo
Keith Hallett & Garrett Mason
Rita Chiarelli

Acoustic Act of The Year
Matt Andersen
Harrison Kennedy
Harry Manx
Suzie Vinnick
Tim Williams

Male Vocalist of The Year
Matt Andersen
Harrison Kennedy
Jim Byrnes
John Mays (Fathead)
Steve Marriner (MonkeyJunk)

Female Vocalist of The Year
Suzie Vinnick
Rita Chiarelli
Robin Banks
Shakura S'Aida
Treasa Levasseur

New Artist/Group of The Year
Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce
24th Street Wailers
Douglas Watson R&B Revue
Kat Danser
Tim Vaughn

B.B. King International Artist of The Year
Greg Allman
Bettye LaVette
Duke Robillard
JJ Grey & Mofro
Tedeschi Trucks Band

Recording of The Year
MonkeyJunk - To Behold (Stony Plain)
Suzie Vinnick - Me 'n' Mabel (SV)
Rita Chiarelli - Music From The Big House (Mad Iris)
Bill Johnson - Still Blue (BJ)
Harry Manx & Kevin Breit - Strictly Whatever (Stony Plain)

Blues With A Feeling Award (Lifetime Achievement Award)
Paul James
Alec Fraser
Danny Brooks
Ellen McIlwaine
Joe Murphy
Ken Whiteley
Michael Fonfara
Stephen Barry
Tom Lavin

Guitar Player of The Year
Steve Strongman
David Gogo
Garrett Mason
Jack de Keyzer
Kevin Breit

Harmonica Player of The Year
Carlos del Junco
David "Hurricane" Hoerl (Twisters)
David Rotundo
Roly Platt
Steve Marriner (MonkeyJunk)

Piano/Keyboard Player of The Year
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
Curley Bridges
David Vest
John Lee Sanders
Julian Fauth

Horn Player of The Year
Chris Whiteley
Al Lerman (Fathead)
Chris Murphy
Pat Carey (Downchild)
Neil Braithwaite (Blackburn)

Drummer of The Year
Matt Sobb (MonkeyJunk)
Al Cross (Jerome Godboo)
Bucky Berger (Fathead)
Geoff Arsenault (Morgan Davis)
Vince Maccarone (Johnny Max)

Bassist of The Year
Alec Fraser (Fraser Daley)
Alan Duffy (Jack de Keyzer)
Gary Kendall (Downchild)
Keith Picot (Twisters)
Omar Tunnoch (Fathead)

Songwriter of The Year
Suzie Vinnick
Bill Johnson
Diteodoro/Marriner/Sobb (MonkeyJunk)
Harrison Kennedy
Harry Manx