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Ian Tyson Received Alberta Order of Excellence

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Tyson Tops Aria's

-Here is the article from the Edmonton Sun dated Monday June 5, 2000.

Ian Tyson whose songs have made him an international star, walked away with the most honors at the 14th annual Alberta Recording Industries Association Awards last night in Edmonton.
Tyson won four awards - male recording artist, media choice as artist of the year, best-selling album for an Alberta artist on an Alberta label and best-selling album for any artist on an Alberta label.

Male Recording Artist: Ian Tyson

Media Choice Artist of the Year: Ian Tyson

Best-selling Album of the Year
(Alberta artist on Alberta label) : Lost Herd, Ian Tyson

Best-selling Album of the Year
(any artist on Alberta label): Lost Herd, Ian Tyson


From an article from the Edmonton Journal - Sandra Sperounes-

Country and folk legend Ian Tyson was the big winner at the 14th and final Alberta Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards on Sunday.
Tyson, based in Turner Valley, lassoes five of the music awards, including Male Recording Artist, and Best Selling Album of the Year for Lost Herd.


Discography
Ol’ Eon – 1973
One Jump Ahead of the Devil - 1978
Old Corrals and Sagebrush - 1983
Ian Tyson - 1984
Cowboyography - 1986
I Outgrew the Wagon - 1988
And Stood There Amazed - 1991
Eighteen Inches of Rain - 1994
All the Good'uns - 1996
Lost Herd - 1999
Live at Longview - 2002
(Vanguard 797194-2 - Stony Plain 1282 )

Songs From The Gravel Road – 2005 (Vanguard 79787-2 / Stony Plain SPCD 1305)
Yellowhead to Yellowstone and other Love Stories – 2008 – SPCD1339

  Canadian Country Music Association
 
  • 1987 Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 1987 Single of the Year - Navajo Rug
  • 1987 Album of the Year - Cowboyography
  • 1988 Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 1989 Induction into Canadian Country Music Hall of Honor
  • 1991 Video of the Year - Springtime in Alberta

 

  Juno Awards
 
  • 1987 Country Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 1992 Inducted into Juno Hall of Fame (with Sylvia Tyson)

 

  Big Country Awards
 
  • 1975 Outstanding Performance (male)
  • 1975 Best Country Album - Ol'Eon/A&M Records
  • 1975 Top Country TV Show - The Ian Tyson Show
  • 1988 Artist of the Year
  • 1988 Top Male Vocalist
  • 1988 Best Album - Cowboyography

 

  Country Music Association of Calgary
 
  • 1989 Top Alberta Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 1989 Top Alberta Song of the Year - Fifty Years Ago
  • 1989 Top Alberta Single of the Year - Fifty Years Ago
  • 1989 Favorite Calgary and Area Country Entertainer

 

  Miscellaneous
 
  • 1988 Four Strong Winds named All Time Favorite Canadian Country Songs
    Readers Poll - COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS
  • 1989 Finalist, World Championship Cutting Horse Futurity, Fort Worth, TX
  • 1989 INDUCTION Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame
  • 1989 Country Music Association of Calgary
        - Top Alberta Male Vocalist of the Year
        - Top Alberta Single of the Year (Fifty Years Ago)
        - Top Alberta Song of the Year (Fifty Years Ago)
        - Harcourt, Calgary and Area Country Entertainer
  • 1991 Song of the West Reader's Poll for Best Album of the Year:"And Stood There Amazed"
  • 1992 First Male Country Vocalist to Achieve Two Gold Albums in Canada
  • 1992 ASCAP Country Award (Someday Soon)
  • 1993 Honorary Dr. of Athabasca University
  • 1995 RECIPIENT- Order of Canada
  • 1999 Prairie Music Awards - Outstanding Country Recording (Lost Herd)
  • 2000 American Cowboy Culture Awards - Western Music Award
  • Four Strong Winds voted Canada’s No. 1 song of the 20th Century
  • 2001 Prairie Music Hall of Fame
  • 2001 Honorary Dr. of Law - University of Calgary
  • 2002 Western Heritage Wrangler Award - Outstanding Original Western Composition for "Bob Fudge"
  • 2003 Governor General's Performance Arts Award
  • 2006 - BCCMA Hall of Fame
  • 2006 Alberta Order of Excellence
  • 2006 Mariposa Folk Festival Hall of Fame
  • 2006 – CBC Radio Listeners’ Poll declares Four Strong Winds the Number One Canadian song of the 20th Century
  • 2007 – Honorary Dr. of Letters – Thompson Rivers University
  • 2008 –ASCAP Citation of Excellence
  • 2008 – Western Music Hall of Fame
  • 2009 – Western Horseman Magazine’s Horseman of the Year Award
  • 2009 – Resonance Award – presented by Canadian Museum of Civilization for a lifetime’s contribution to Canadian music.
  • 2010 – First Recipient of the Charles Russell Heritage Award (C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT)
  • 2012 – The Diamond Jubilee Medal from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II in honour of the 60th anniversary of her reign.
  • 2015 – Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) – University of Lethbridge
  • 2015 – Fellowship, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

 

Songs from the Gravel Road TV Documentary

  • 2011 – Bronze Medal – 54th New York Festival’s International Television & Film Awards
  • 2011 – Gold Remi Award – Best TV Documentary – 44th Houston Independent Film Festival

 

  Alberta Recording Industry Association
 
  • 1987 Male Performer of the Year
  • 1987 Country Artist of the Year
  • 1987 Song of the Year - Navajo Rug
  • 1987 Album of the Year - Cowboyography
  • 1988 Single of the Year
  • 1988 Best Country Artist on Record
  • 1988 Male Recording Artist of the Year
  • 1989 Composer of the Year
  • 1989 Performer of the Year

 



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