ECMA By Number

Okay, I know it’s not a numbers game, really, but for those of you who like to keep score, and for everyone who wants to cheer for the home team, here’s the list of acts hailing from NewfoundlandLabrador (Hi Danny!) who are nominated for a 2009 East Coast Music Award.

ECMA2009 Music Awards: NL Nominees

Bill Brennan – Instrumental Recording of the Year
Chris Picco – CBC Galaxie Rising Star Recording of the Year
Damhnait Doyle – FACTOR Recording of the Year, Newcap Radio Pop Recording of the Year
David Chafe & Christopher Bowman – Classical Recording of the Year
Dr. Zoo – World Recording of the Year
Duane Andrews – Konica Minolta Male Solo Recording of the Year, Instrumental Recording of the Year
The Flummies – Newcap Radio Aboriginal Recording of the Year
Hey Rosetta! – Western Petroleum Group Recording of the Year, FACTOR Recording of the Year, Newcap Radio Alternative Recording of the Year, SOCAN Songwriter of the Year
Ian Foster – Newcap Radio Pop Recording of the Year
Idlers – World Recording of the Year
Mary Barry – Jazz Recording of the Year
The Northern Ramblers – College of the North Atlantic DVD of the Year
Patrick Boyle – Jazz Recording of the Year
Rik Barron – Children’s Recording of the Year
Rob Russell – Country Recording of the Year
Steven Bowers – Folk Recording of the Year [Note: Added by Dana 01/03/09 – sorry, my bad]
Tara Oram – Grenfell College Memorial University Female Solo Recording of the Year, Star Style Creative Works Video of the Year, Country Recording of the Year
Terri Lynn Eddy Band – Sirius Satellite Rock Recording of the Year
Trio Bonnell, Bottazzini and Green – Classical Recording of the Year

ECMA2009 Industry Awards: NL Nominees

MMS Atlantic – Independent Company of the Year
Robert Buck – CARAS Industry Professional of the Year
CHR!S SM!TH – Photographer of the Year
www.dav-net.com – Website of the Year

For those of you counting, that’s 25 nominations for music awards, and four nominations for industry awards. That’s more than last year.

Peruse the full list of ECMA2009 music award nominees here.