2012 ECMA Nominees

Came out on Friday but here is the ECMA Nominees for 2012.  Held in Moncton in April which I will be attending.  So anyone who is hitting ECMA week you can send me a heads up and we can meet somewhere in town.  I am getting there early, on the Tuesday when nothing is planned.

Jimmy Rankin leads the way with 8 nominations. Classified has 6.  And with 5 a piece David Myles, Matt Andersen and The Trews.  Here is the full list which will take you a minute or two to go through.

Bell Aliant Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year

BLOU
Dave Gunning
David Myles
George Canyon
Hey Rosetta!
In-Flight Safety
Jenn Grant
Jimmy Rankin
Matt Andersen
Paper Lions
The Trews
Tim Chaisson and Morning Fold


Bell Aliant Fan’s Choice Video of the Year
Classified – The Day Doesn’t Die (Feat. David Myles) (Director: RT)
David Myles – Simple Pleasures (Director: Hiep Vu)
George Canyon – Better Be Home Soon (Director: Oswaldo Quiroz)
Ghettosocks – Stolen Kicks (Director: Darrell Faria)
Gypsophilia – Agricola & Sarah (Directors: Sydney Smith, Jason Levangie)
Hey Rosetta! – Bandages (Director: Noah Pink)
Jimmy Rankin – Here in My Heart (Director: Jeth Weinrich)
Jimmy Rankin – I’m Just Saying (Director: Jeth Weinrich)
Matt Andersen – Fired Up (Director: Troy Niemans)
The Trews – Hope & Ruin (Director: Drew Lightfood)
Three Sheet – Stamina (iphone4!) (Director: Aram Kouyouamdjian)
Tim Chaisson and Morning Fold – Slippin’ Away (Director: J.P. Poliquin)


African – Canadian Recording of the Year
Awakening Souls – God Is Love
Ghettochild – In the Making
Stahmenah – Rasta Love
Stahmenah – Stahmenah Rewind


Album of the Year
Catherine MacLellan – Silhouette (Producers: David Baxter & Catherine MacLellan)
Hey Rosetta! – Seeds (Producer: Tony Doogan)
Jenn Grant – Honeymoon Punch (Producer: Daniel Ledwell)
Jimmy Rankin – Forget About the World (Producer: Bill Bell)
Matt Andersen – Coal Mining Blues (Producer: Colin Linden)
Ron Hynes – Stealing Genius (Producer: Paul Mills)


Blues Recording of the Year
Dan Doiron – Even My Guitar is in Love With You
John Campbelljohn – Celtic Blues
Matt Andersen – Coal Mining Blues
The Hupman Brothers – Loveseat Volume 1 & 2
The Terry Whalen Band – The Terry Whalen Band – A Work in Progress


Children’s Recording of the Year
Art Richard – Chanter, danser et s’amuzzzer avec Art Richard
Colleen Power with Crooked Stovepipe – For Little Ones
Dan Bursey – God is in My Corner
First Nations Songwriting Sessions with Angelo Spinazzola – First Nations Songwriting Sessions with Angelo Spinazzola
Keith Mullins/Thom Swift Youth Song Project – Keith Mullins/Thom Swift Youth Song Project On The Back Porch – Tales Tall & True


Classical Recording of the Year
Duo Cantilena – The Green Bushes: Dances, Airs and Lullabies
La Tour Baroque Duo – Les caractères de la danse
New Brunswick Youth Orchestra – MUSIKFREUNDE – Friends of Music
Newman Sound Men’s Choir – The Green and Salty Days
Scott Macmillan – Within Sight of Shore


Country Recording of the Year
George Canyon – Better Be Home Soon
Gordie Sampson – Almost Beautiful
Jimmy Rankin – Forget About the World
Ryan Cook – Peaks & Valleys
Tara Oram – Revival


DVD of the Year
Art Richard – Chanter, danser et s’amuzzzer (Director: Art Richard/Vincent Bordage)
George Belliveau – George Belliveau ”live” au Rockin’ Rodeo (Director: Botsford Productions)
Scott Macmillan – Within Sight of Shore (Director: Ian Macmillan)
Shelter with Thieves – Live at The Seahorse (Director: Terrance Hand)


Folk Recording of the Year
Catherine MacLellan – Silhouette
Christina Martin – A House Concert
David Myles – Live At The Carleton
Ian Foster – The Evening Light
Jordan Cameron – My, What a Lovely Hate
Madison Violet – The Good in Goodbye


Francophone Recording of the Year
George Belliveau – whisky amer
Luc Tardif – Et sans aucune raison apparente
Tradition – Un Autre


Gospel Recording of the Year
Enregistrement de l’année – Gospel
Derrick Paul Miller – It Is Well…
Devin Cooke – Be Ready
Elizabeth Deveau – A Joyous Hallelujah
Mike Biggar – The Season
The Sky Family – Celtic Revival


Group Recording of the Year
Chris Colepaugh and the Crew – Missed A Page
Gypsophilia – Constellation
Hey Rosetta! – Seeds
The Navigators – Soldiers & Sailors
The Olympic Symphonium – The City Won’t Have Time To Fight
The Trews – Hope & Ruin


Jazz Recording of the Year
Gypsophilia – Constellation
Jake Hanlon – Follow
Jeri Brown – Storytelling
Ocean Sounds Quartet – Live at the Ship’s Company Theatre
Robin Jessome Quintet – For Whatever Reason


Loud Recording of the Year
Death Valley Driver – Choke The River
Dischord – Casualties of War
Get Bodied – Harbingers
Hero’s Last Rite – Inevitable is the End
Shelter with Thieves – Someday is Never Soon Enough
Uigg – Of Moose and Men


Pop Recording of the Year
Andrew James O’Brien – Songs for Searchers
Carleton Stone – Carleton Stone
Classified – Handshakes And Middle Fingers
Molly Thomason – Beauty Queen
Rebekah Higgs – Odd Fellowship
Ria Mae – Under Your Skin


Rap / Hip–Hop Recording of the Year
Classified
Something Good
Teenburger
Three Sheet
Twin Peaks


Rising Star Recording of the Year
Babette Hayward – You Might Be Somebody
Brooke Miller – Brooke Miller
Carmen Townsend – Waitin’ and Seein’
Keith Mullins – Localmotive Farm
Molly Thomason – Beauty Queen
Ryan Cook – Peaks & Valleys


Rock Recording of the Year
Andrew Hunter & The Gatherers – Warhorses
Carmen Townsend – Waitin’ and Seein’
Gloryhound – Electric Dusk
Jenn Grant – Honeymoon Punch
Mark Bragg – Your Kiss
The Long Distance Runners – The Long Distance Runners
The Trews – Hope & Ruin


Roots / Traditional Group Recording of the Year
Bb Sisters – Versatility
Before The Mast – Rolling down
Cassie and Maggie MacDonald – Fresh Heirs
Kenneth and Angus MacKenzie – Pìob is Fidheall
Rawlins Cross – Heart Head Hands
Ten Strings & A Goat Skin – Tri
The Navigators – Soldiers & Sailors


Roots / Traditional Solo Recording of the Year
Angelo Spinazzola – Beautifully Imperfect
Irish Mythen – Open Here
Katherine Moller – Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Haired
Kim Stockwood – Back to the Water


Solo Recording of the Year
Catherine MacLellan – Silhouette
Classified – Handshakes and Middle Fingers
Gordie Sampson – Almost Beautiful
Jimmy Rankin – Forget About the World
Matt Andersen – Coal Mining Blues
Ron Hynes – Stealing Genius


Songwriter of the Year
Classified – That Ain’t Classy (Composer: Luke Boyd)
David Myles – Simple Pleasures (Composer: David Myles)
George Canyon – Sacrifice (Composers: George Canyon & Dean Brody)
Jimmy Rankin – Here in My Heart (Composers: Jimmy Rankin & Patricia Conroy)
Mark Bragg – Roll Baby Roll (Composer: Mark Bragg)
Paper Lions – Stay Here For A While (Composers: Rob MacPhee, John MacPhee, Colin Buchanan & David Cyrus MacDonald)


Song of the Year
Classified – That Ain’t Classy
David Myles – Simple Pleasures
Jenn Grant – Getcha Good
Jimmy Rankin – Here in My Heart
Paper Lions – Stay Here For A While
The Trews – Hope & Ruin


World Recording of the Year
Chris Church – Across the Sea
Keith Mullins – Localmotive Farm
Mia Martina – Devotion
Stahmenah – Rasta Love
THE FLUMMIES – THE FLUMMIES


2012 Industry Awards
Audio Professional of the Year
Chris Colepaugh
Dale Murray
Daniel Ledwell
Dave Skinner
Denmark Productions Recording Studio
Ferguson Music Productions
Jon Matthews
Nick Fowler


Event/Venue of the Year
Festival of Small Halls
Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival
New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee
SappyFest
The Carleton Music Bar & Grill


Graphic/Media Artist of the Year
Cheryl Smith
CHR!S SM!TH
Daniel Ledwell
Jocelyne Vautour
Mark Young
Scott Blackburn


Management/Manager of the Year
Forward Music Group
Ian McKinnon/GroundSwell Music
Jason Burns
Jeff Liberty – JL Artists
Music for Good


Media Outlet/Contributor of the Year
101.5 The Hawk
Doug Gallant
East Coast Countdown
Karen Mair
Mark Roberts East Coast Music Show
The Buzz
Wendy Bergfeldt


Retail/Company of the Year
GroundSwell Music
Malkin Music / Cyber PR Army
Marcato Digital Solutions
Sound of Pop

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