Women have only received nine nominations for producer of the year over the past ten years, and no nominations at all for engineer of the year. Men won 53 and 55 respectively.
However, in a show dominated by soulful pop hits, the most memorable moments came from the classic rockers. Singing “If I’m gonna go down, I’ll go down rockin” (which is as good a mantra as any), Bryan Adams brought some much-needed bare-bones, no-nonsense rock-and-roll to the night.
At this year's Ottawa Folk Festival, Vancouver’s bashful indie folk-rocker Dan Mangan headlined the full day of music Sept. 9, while Bon Iver, this year’s Grammy winner for best new artist, drew 12,000 fans to close the festival on Sept. 10.