Music NL announces nominees for 2022 awards

MusicNL announced this morning in Corner Brook its nominees for the 2022 Music Week Awards.

Music Celebration Week will take place on the West Coast from October 26th to October 29th.

Leading are Ife Alaba, Rachel Cousins, Nick Earle & The Reckless Hearts and Jason Benoit with five nominations followed by Deantha Edmunds, Kubasonics, Mick Davis & Thin Love, Florian Hoefner, Quote the Raven with four nominations each.

VOCM’s Greg Smith and K-Rock’s Chris Batstone were nominated for Media Personality of the Year.

Nominees:

album of the year
(Presented by FACTOR)
Deantha Edmunds – Connections
Florian Hoefner Trio – Desert Flower
Kubasonics – Kubasongs
Mick Davis & Thin Love – Education Week
Nick Earle & The Reckless Hearts – No More Hiding
Rachel Cousins ​​– Aura

Alternative Artist of the Year
Adam Baxter
Rock
Good things
Ptmageddon
Swimming
With Violet

Celtic/Traditional Artist of the Year
(Presented by VOCM)
Brad Tuck
Kyle Griffin
Rosemary Lawton
Rugged ribs
The Flummies

Classical Artist of the Year
(Presented by MUN School of Music)
Andre Staniland
Deantha Edmunds

Country Artist of the Year
Jason Benoit
Randy Matthews
Shanda
Terry Penney
Youngtree and the flowers
Zay Nova

Electronic Artist of the Year
Alex Byrne
Chalk

Fan-Chosen Artist of the Year
(Presented by Saltwire)
East Carolina
Duane Andrews
Ife Alaba
Janet Cull
Jason Benoit
justin fancy
Kubasonics
Mick Davis and Thin Love
Nick Earle and the Reckless Hearts
crow quote
Rachel Cousins

Folk/Roots Artist of the Year
Down in Dublin
East Coast Experience
Evelyn Jess
Jared Waterman
Kubasonics
Ryan Snow

Global Music Artist of the Year
Cristina Hernández
The few dandelions
Florian Höfner
Ife Alaba
Jing Xiao
King Sway
Zay Nova

Group of the year
(Presented by Yamaha)
Kubasonics
Mick Davis and Thin Love
Nick Earle and the Reckless Hearts
crow quote
Swimming
Youngtree and the flowers

Indigenous Artist of the Year
(Presented by First Light)
Deantha Edmunds
The Flummies
Jason Benoit
silver wolf ring
STURN

Instrumental Artist of the Year
Big space
Clint Curtis
Duane Andrews
Florian Höfner
Jing Xiao
Brophy Korona

Loud Artist of the Year
Sentimentipede
Lambin

Music Video of the Year
Brad Tuck – The Red Violin
Dir: Center City Media

Carolina East – Soaked in Whiskey
Dir: Center City Media

Duo Concertant – Solace Montgomery
Dir: Nicola Hawkins

Justin Fancy – Beauty Queen
Dir: Center City Media

Raven Quote – I Love You Best
Dir: Center City Media

Rosemary Lawton – Little Fires
Dir: Center City Media

Pop artist of the year
Failures
Ife Alaba
January
Janet Cull
Jayne Batstone
Rachel Cousins

Rap/Hip Hop Artist of the Year
Franc
Kielley Koyote
King Sway
Reggie Morales

Rising Star of the Year
(Presented by Genoa Design)
Ife Alaba
January
Jayne Batstone
Jing Xiao
Ptmageddon
With Violet

Rock Artist of the Year
JJ Gang
Joe Grizzly
Mick Davis and Thin Love
Nick Earle and the Reckless Hearts
Sarah Hansen
silver wolf ring

Side Musician of the Year
Dan George
Rosemary Lawton
Rowan Sherlock

Solo Artist of the Year
(Presented by Cox & Palmer)
East Carolina
Deantha Edmunds
Florian Höfner
Ife Alaba
Jason Benoit
Rachel Cousins

Ron Hynes Songwriter of the Year
(Presented by SOCAN)
Janet Cull
Jason Benoit
Kelly McMichael
Nick Earle
Jordan Coaker and Kirsten Rodden-Clarke (Quote Raven)
Rachel Cousins

INDUSTRY PRIZE

Event of the year
46th Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival
Lawnia Vawnya
Opera on the Avalon
Let’s share our cultures inc.
Saint John African Roots Festival
tuckamore festival

Industry Professional of the Year
Cecile Johnson
Chrissy-Dicks
Mary Beth Waldram
robert buck
Rozalind MacPhail

Sound Engineer/Producer of the Year
daniel adams
Ian Foster
Michelle Lacour
Clint Curtis
Matt Dines
JohnBoy Walsh

Media Person of the Year
(Presented by Ray Agency)
Amanda Mews
Chris Batstone
Dillon Collins
Greg Smith
Lloydetta Quiacoe
Zach Snow

Music Teacher of the Year
(Presented by Long & McQuade)
Alyssa Hicks
Johnston and Lear Online Music Lessons
jonathan hicks
Keri and Andy Kao
Lou Ann Davis
Rozalind MacPhail

Outstanding Business of the Year
(Presented by Noseworthy Chapman)
atlantic music
Lawnia Vawnya
The music Box
The Newfoundland Herald
Pharos Music Inc.
Tuckamore Productions

place of the year
(Presented by Killick Capital)
First Light Center for Performance and Creativity
Marble Hill Station
Newfoundland Irish Pub O’Reilly’s
Rotary Arts Center
The battery cafe
The ship’s pub

Volunteer of the year
Alick Tsu
Glenn Pardy
Jeff Pitman
robert buck
Roland Skinner
Zach Snow

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