2015 Music Nova Scotia Award Winners


Web.com Entertainer of the Year: Joel Plaskett
Solo Recording of the Year: Mo Kenney - In My Dreams
Group Recording of the Year: Gypsophilia - Night Swimming
New Artist Recording of the Year: Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound - Don't You Know
Recording of the Year (Tie): Gabrielle Papillon - The Tempest of Old and Mo Kenney - In My Dreams
SOCAN Songwriter of the Year: Ria Mae - "Clothes Off" (Ria Mae, Luke Boyd, J Mullan)
Music Video of the Year: Mo Kenney - "Telephones" (Director: Nathan Boey)
Aboriginal Artist of the Year: City Natives
Acadian/Francophone Artist of the Year: Maxim Cormier
African Nova Scotian Artist of the Year: Reeny Smith
Alternative Recording of the Year: In-Flight Safety - Conversationalist
Americana/Bluegrass Recording of the Year: Old Man Luedecke - "I Never Sang Before I Met You"
Blues Recording of the Year: Charlie A'Court - Come On Over
Country Recording of the Year: Jen Miller - Can't No One Bring Me Down
Digital Artist of the Year: The Town Heroes
DJ of the Year: Ryan Hemsworth
Electronic Artist of the Year: Rich Aucoin
Folk Recording of the Year: Jenn Grant - Compostela
Hip Hop Recording of the Year: Quake Matthews - Rap Music
Inspirational Recording of the Year: Erika Kulnys - Angel On The Road
Jazz Recording of the Year: Gysophilia
Loud Recording of the Year: Old Blood - Black Budget Science
Musician of the Year: Keith Mullins
Pop Recording of the Year: Mo Kenney - In My Dreams
Rock Recording of the Year: Jessie Brown - Act II: Decisions
Traditional/Roots Recording of the Year: Keith Mullins - Island Sol
Urban Recording of the Year: Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound - "Puppet"


Booking Agent of the Year: Jason MacIsaac, The MacIsaac Agency
Community Presenter of the Year: Glasgow Square Theatre
Company of the Year: Sonic Entertainment Group
Corporate Sponsor of the Year: Casino Nova Scotia
Education of the Year: Erin Costelo
Event of the Year: Halifax Pop Explosion
Industry Professional of the Year: Trevor Murphy, Pigeon Row
Live Technician of the Year: Trevor DeSouza, groundSOUND
Manager of the Year: Ian McKinnon, GroundSwell Music Inc.
Media Professional of the Year: Stephen Cooke, The Chronicle Herald
Producer of the Year: Joel Plaskett
Production Company of the Year: groundSOUND
Promoter of the Year: Mike Campbell, The Carleton Music Bar & Grill
Publicist of the Year: Trevor Murphy, Pigeon Row
Radio Program of the Year: Halifax Is Burning (CKDU 88.1FM)
Radio Station of the Year: CKDU 88.1FM
Recording Studio of the Year: New Scotland Yard Studio
Engineer of the Year: Thomas Stajcer, New Scotland Yard/Echo Chamber
Venue of the Year: The Carleton Music Bar & Grill
Visual Artist of the Year: Mat Dunlap
Volunteer of the Year: Tanya Beers