Awards

Here is a list of some awards and highlights of my career.

  • TALES OF A GYPSY earns 3 nominations in the ZMR Awards 2013 – “Album of the Year”, “Best World Album”, and “Best Instrumental Album – Acoustic”
  • TALES OF A GYPSY ranks #66 (out of 2,300 albums) in ZMR Top 100 Albums of 2013
  • TALES OF A GYPSY #1 on eMusic.com charts
  • TALES OF A GYPSY #1 on Amazon.com Int’l Latin sales charts
  • Johannes is the “celebrity face” for the 2012/13 Oakville/Milton Humane Society fundraising campaign.
  • TALES OF A GYPSY ranks #27 (out of 2,300 albums) in ZMR Top 100 Albums of 2012
  • “Best Entertainer” Star Awards 2012 finalist – CanadiaSpecialEvents.com
  • Reader’s Choice Awards 2012 finalist – CanadiaSpecialEvents.com
  • Named “World Artist of the Year” in the T.O.M.A (The Ontario Music Awards)
  • Artist endorsement deal with Steve Clayton Guitar Accessories
  • MISTICO wins “Best World Album” in the ZMR Music Awards
  • MISTICO wins “Best Instrumental Album – Acoustic” in the ZMR Music Awards
  • MISTICO ranks #1 on eMusic.com’s World Music and Jazz/Blues charts
  • MISTICO charts in the Top Ten on Zone Music Reporter’s New Age radio charts for two straight months
  • Johannes named “Music Ambassador” by the Art Miles Project
  • Johannes named “Love Ambassador” by The Love Foundation
  • “Best Instrumental Album” nomination for ENCANTO – NAR Lifestyle Music Awards
  • “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album” nomination for ENCANTO – NAR Lifestyle Music Awards
  • “Best World Album” nomination for ENCANTO – NAR Lifestyle Music Awards
  • “Best Latin Album” nomination for ENCANTO – IAP Music Awards
  • ENCANTO reaches #8 on Billboard’s New Age Chart
  • “Guitarist of the Year” 2007 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards
  • CAFE TROPICAL #1 on eMusic.com World Music Chart
  • “Best Music” for CAFE TROPICAL – BestStuff.com
  • “Instrumental Album of the Year” nomination for CAFE TROPICAL – JUNO Awards
  • CAFE TROPICAL reaches #4 on Billboard’s New Age Chart
  • “Best World Album” WINNER for MEDITERRANEA – NAR Lifestyle Music Awards
  • MEDITERRANEA reaches #6 on Billboard’s New Age Chart
  • “Best Instrumental Album” nomination for MEDITERRANEA – IAP Music Awards
  • ZABUCA used in the 2003 World Figure Skating Championships in Germany
  • ZABUCA reaches #8 on Billboard’s New Age Chart, charts for 34 weeks
  • ZABUCA in NAR’s Top 100 New Age Radio Airplay for 2003
  • GUITARRA DEL FUEGO reaches #6 Billboard’s New Age Chart; 36 weeks on chart
  • “Best Contemporary World Album” WINNER for GUITARRA DEL FUEGO – NAV Music Awards
  • GUITARRA DEL FUEGO in Billboard’s Top Ten New Age Indie Sales for 2001
  • KISS THE EARTH ~ 9 weeks on Billboard’s New Age Chart, peak #12
  • SOL LUNA TIERRA ~ 3 weeks on Billboard’s New Age Chart, peak #17
  • “Musician of the Year” – High school Jazz Band award

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