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The Essential Albums of 2018: The Jury

Essentials List

Every year, we ask our CKUA hosts, Alberta artists and others in the music community to submit their picks for the must-have albums of the year. For 2018, more that 45 people responded with their top ten lists. We’ve put them together and crunched the numbers to create our massive 30 Essential Albums list.

We also wanted to highlight the individual lists made by our jurors. Below you can find links to everyone who submitted and their own personal top ten lists.

Allison Brock

 Amy van Keeken

Andy Donnelly

Anna Somerville

Arianne Smith-Piquette


Bob Chelmick

Cam Hayden

Cathy Ennis

Celeigh Cardinal

Cindy McLeod

Colleen Brown

Darcy Whiteside

David Ward

Deb Rasmussen

Dianne Donovan

Erin Ross

Grant Stovel

Hayley Muir

Jason Troock

Jason Valleau

Jenie Thai

Kaely Cormack

Keri Rak

Kerry Clarke

Kodi Hutchinson

Kris Harper

Lark Clark

Leeroy Stagger

Leo Cripps

Lionel Rault

Lisa Wilton

Mariel Buckley

Mark Antonelli

Matt Masters

Meg Wilcox

Orest Soltykevych

Oskar Zybart

Rich Taylor

Sammy Jean

Shaela Miller

Terry David Mulligan

Tom Coxworth

Tony King