The 2012 MusicNL Awards Nominees

Sep 18 2012

The 2012 MusicNL Awards Nominees

FACTOR Album of the Year
Baytown – Two Places
The Dardanelles – The Eastern Light
Ian Foster – The Evening Light
Chris Kirby – Wonderizer
Repartee – Repartee

Male Artist of the Year
Mark Bragg – Your Kiss
John Barry Cossar – Another Bridge To Burn
Ian Foster – The Evening Light
Matthew Hare – This Time Last Year
Chris Kirby – Wonderizer
Sean Panting – Man of the Year

Female Artist of the Year
Katie Baggs – Home Again Home Again
Joanna Barker – February
Danika Drover – Wanderlust
Dana Parsons – Within the Dark
Sherry Ryan – Sister of Mine

Group of the Year
Baytown – Two Places
Evry7th – Badabababada
Long Distance Runners – Tracks
The Once – Row Upon Row of the People They Know
Repartee – Repartee

Statoil Rising Star New Artist or Group of the Year
At Ships End – Awake
Baytown – Two Places
Evry7th – Badabababada
Repartee – Repartee
The Thymes – EP

Bell Alliant Entertainer of the Year
Baytown – Two Places
The Dardanelles – The Eastern Light
Chris Kirby – Wonderizer
Long Distance Runners – Tracks
Repartee – Repartee
Thom & the Tomcats – For Lovers and the Lonely Alike

Folk/Roots Artist or Group of the Year
Katie Baggs – Home Again Home Again
Joanna Barker – February
John Barry Cossar – Another Bridge To Burn
Ian Foster – The Evening Light
Masterless Men – 20 Years
The Once – Row Upon Row of the People They Know

Celtic/Traditional Artist or Group of the Year
The Benoits – La Farine
Irene Bridger – Coming Home
The Dardanelles – The Eastern Light
The Navigators – Soldiers & Sailors
Shanneyganock – A Newfoundland Tribute to The McNulty Family

Molson Pop/Rock Artist or Group of the Year
Long Distance Runners – Tracks
Sean Panting – Man of the Year
Dana Parsons – Within the Dark
Repartee – Repartee
The Thymes – EP

Alternative Artist or Group of the Year
At Ships End – Awake
Baytown – Two Places
Mark Bragg – Your Kiss
Catcher – May You Live In Interesting Times
Thom & the Tomcats – For Lovers and the Lonely Alike

Country Artist or Group of the Year
Heather Thorne – Puzzles & Games
All The Wiles – Painted
Sherry Ryan – Sister of Mine
Terry Penney – The Last Guitar
Pilot to Bombardier – Juliet on Fire Keep Clear

COAST 101.1 FM Jazz/Blues Artist or Group of the Year
Dwayne Cote and Duane Andrews – The Empress
Evry7th – Badabababada
Chris Kirby – Wonderizer

Gospel Artist or Group of the Year
Dan Bursey – Spread Your Love
Angelina Richards – He Is With You

Side Musician of the Year
Nick Coultas-Clarke
Chris Davis
Sandy Morris
Benjamin Rigby
Dean Stairs

SOCAN Songwriter of the Year
Katie Baggs – ‘Juniper’
John Cossar – ‘Another Bridge to Burn’
Ian Foster – ‘Deep Dark Night’
Chris Kirby – ‘Waiting So Long’
Terry Penney – ‘Not Without a Fight’

Industry Professional of the Year
Jud Haynes
Tony Murray
Tony Ploughman
Dean Stairs

Volunteer of the Year
Justin Davis
Rebecca Gladney
Jud Haynes

Educator of the Year
David Chafe
Caryl Clark
Kathy Conway
Janet Cull
Jack Daw
Kelly-Ann Evans
Angela Warren

Company of the Year
The Citadel House
Heavy Weather
MightyPop
Reid Music
Steele Communications

Media Person of the Year
Tara Bradbury – The Telegram
Justin Brake – The Independent
JFrost – CHMR Radio
Kevin Kelly – The Herald
Tom Power – CBC Radio

All music awards will be awarded at the MusicNL Awards Gala St. John’s Convention Center 8:00pm October 14th.

All industry awards will be awarded at the MusicNL Industry Brunch Delta Hotel Ballroom 11:30am October 13th.

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