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CMAA Achiever Award 2003 Nominees


(CelebrityAccess News Service) – Finalists have been announced for industry categories of the 2003 Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) Achiever Awards.

Industry Achiever: Ron Adsett, John Arnold, Arthur Laing, Dobe Newton and Grenville Turner.

Record Company of the Year, Major: ABC Music, Compass Bros Records, EMI/Capitol Records, Sony Music and Universal Music.

Record Company of the Year, Independent: ACMEC Records, LBS Records, Little Fish Records, Shoestring Records and Steer Records.

Publishing Company of the Year: ABC Music Publishing, EMI Music Publishing, Jimmy Forty Music, Universal Music Publishing Australia and Warner/Chappell Music.

Producer of the Year: Lindsay Butler, Roger Corbett, Herm Kovac, Rod McCormack and Graham Thompson.

Video Director of the Year: Rachel Dunn, Lindsay Frazer, Cori Hopper, Chris Tangey and Ross Wood.

Media Achiever of the Year: A Little Bit Of Country, Country Music Capital News, Country Music Channel (CMC), Country Update and Mike Smith.

Retailer of the Year: The Country Music Store, Golden Guitar Gift Shop, HMV Brisbane, St Mary¹s Sound Centre and Don Tuckwell Audio.

Winners will be announced at a gala function to be staged at Sydney¹s Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club on September 15. –edited by Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner