MUSIC NOVA SCOTIA AWARDS – TRURO 2014

MUSIC AWARDS

Devonian Coast Wineries – Jost Vineyards Entertainer of the Year: The Town Heroes

Female Artist Recording of the Year: Kim Harris – Only The Mighty

Group Recording of the Year: The Town Heroes – Sunday Movies

Male Artist Recording of the Year: Adam Baldwin – Adam Baldwin

Music Video of the Year: The Town Heroes – “Holdin’ Up Grants” (Director: Dillon Garland)

New Artist Recording of the Year: Kim Harris – Only The Mighty

Recording of the Year: Carleton Stone – Draws Blood

SOCAN Songwriter of the Year: Kim Harris – “The Weight Of It All”

Aboriginal Artist of the Year: Angelo Spinazzola and the First Nations Songwriting Sessions

Acadian/Francophone Artist of the Year: Maxim Cormier

African Nova Scotian Artist of the Year: Cam Smith

Alternative Recording of the Year: Willie Stratton & The Boarding Party – Deserter

Americana/Bluegrass Recording of the Year: The Modern Grass – City Ghosts

Blues Recording of the Year: Chris Martin Trio – Young Blood

Country Recording of the Year: Jimmy Rankin – Back Road Paradis

Digital Artist of the Year: The Town Heroes

DJ of the Year: Jules Bangsworth

Electronic Recording of the Year: Joshua Van Tassel – Dance Music: Songs For Slow Motion

Folk Recording of the Year: The Stanfields – For King and Country

Hip Hop Recording of the Year: Ambition – Man of the Year

Inspirational Recording of the Year: Christina Martin – Remember Me

Jazz Recording of the Year: Gypsophilia – Horska

Loud Recording of the Year: Like A Motorcycle – #motorpool EP

Musician of the Year: Adam Baldwin

Pop Recording of the Year: Carleton Stone – Draws Blood

Rock Recording of the Year: The Town Heroes – Sunday Movies

Traditional/Roots Recording of the Year: Còig – Five

Urban Recording of the Year: Cyndi Cain – Soul Food

INDUSTRY AWARDS

Booking Agent of the Year: Stephanie Purcell, LimeLight Group

Community Presenter of the Year: Deep Roots Music Cooperative

Company of the Year: SpinCount

Corporate Sponsor of the Year: Casino Nova Scotia

Educator of the Year: Erin Costelo

Event of the Year: Halifax Pop Explosion

Industry Professional of the Year: Ian McKinnon, GroundSwell

Live Technician of the Year: Georgia Richards

Manager of the Year: Ian McKinnon

Media Professional of the Year: Stephen Cooke, The Chronicle Herald

Producer Of The Year: Joel Plaskett

Production Company of the Year: Tour Tech East

Promoter of the Year: Mike Campbell

Publicist of the Year: Matt Charlton, Pigeon Row

Radio Program of the Year: Halifax Is Burning, CKDU 88.1 FM

Radio Station of the Year: CKDU 88.1 FM

Recording Studio of the Year: The Sonic Temple

Studio Engineer Of The Year: Charles Austin

Venue of the Year: The Carleton Music Bar & Grill

Visual Artist of the Year: Mat Dunlap

Volunteer of the Year: Heather Doran