John Ellis has won the award for Special Instrument - Steel Guitar. John is well known for his signature work on pedal steel and his playing can be heard on countless recordings in the Canadian Country genre. John was also nominated for Producer of the Year.
John is in session producing critically acclaimed and several time WCMA nominee Jen Lane at the beautiful Bottega Studio in Kelowna. Surrounded by alpacas and curious wild life, inspiration is in abundance as they record a stunning collection of Jen's songs.