Music Celebration Week 2024: Sep. 4 - 7

MusicNL is the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador!

MusicNL Hits a Milestone with 1000 Members, Celebrating a Vibrant and Growing Music Community in 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [ST. JOHN’S, DECEMBER 26] — MusicNL, the Province’s music industry association dedicated to supporting and promoting Newfoundland and Labrador’s vibrant music scene, is thrilled to announce a significant milestone as it welcomes its 1000th member. This achievement reflects the organization’s continued commitment to fostering a dynamic and flourishing music community in the […]

Music Award Winners 2023

Music Awards Album of the Year – Presented by FACTOR Nico Paulo – Nico Paulo Jing Xia – The Numinous Journey Alternative Artist of the Year Youngtree and the Blooms Celtic/Traditional Artist of the Year Presented by Colemans Group of CompaniesThe Navigators Classical Artist of the Year Presented by MUN School of MusicBill Brennan Country Artist of the […]

MusicNL Hosts Meeting on Safer Spaces

ST. JOHN’S, NL – Early December 2022 MusicNL hosted a safer spaces meeting, co-chaired by member Rowan Sherlock and CEO Rhonda Tulk-Lane. The group discussed concerns and solutions which will be shared with the Downtown Safety Coalition and stakeholders. One of the action items that was put into place immediately was a form for those working in the music sector to share unsafe incidents. “Aggregate data will […]

Akita Equipment Gives Back

ST. JOHN’S, NL, AUGUST 2, 2022 – Akita Equipment gives back to the local music community to help market the Newfoundland and Labrador music brand. MusicNL was glad to get the call from local business owner Chris Howlett offering to wrap one of his trailers, that travels across North America, with the MusicNL brand. “Having the MusicNL brand travel across North America encouraging the […]

The Business Of Music

ST. JOHN’S, NL, MAY 11, 2022 – MusicNL Celebrates a Strong and Viable Music Sector. Over 60 members of MusicNL have settle back at home after five days of music, awards, celebrating and connecting at the 34th edition of the East Coast Music Awards (ECMA).   While a major focus is on the awards, “and rightly so,” states Rhonda Tulk-Lane, CEO of […]


FREDERICTON, NB The ECMAs announced the Industry Awards on Sunday morning at the Delta Hotel, Fredricton. Newfoundland takes four awards and two honourary awards. Artist Innovator of the Year (In light of COVID-19) / Artiste innovateur/innovatrice de l’année: Mallory Johnson Media Outlet of the Year / Média de l’année: First Light Fridays Media Person of the Year / Représentant […]



The ECMAs announced its first slate of awards on Thursday evening at the Aitken University Centre in Fredericton, NB and broadcasted live across the Rogers network. Newfoundland and Labrador leading the Atlantic provinces with awards. Contemporary/Roots Recording of the Year / Enregistrement de l’année- Rots / Contomporaine: Quote The Raven – Can’t Hold the Light Fans’ Choice Entertainer […]

ECMA Nominees

ECMA ANNOUNCES NOMINEES: NL RECEIVES OVER 40 NOMINATIONS ST. JOHN’S, NL – MusicNL is pleased with the showing of Newfoundland and Labrador talent at this year’s East Coast Music Awards (EMCA). With 45 nominees, MusicNL members are well represented when compared to counterparts in other Atlantic Regions. Leading the nominees with 3 each are: Justin Fancy, Quote the […]

Bon débarras 2021!

As 2021 comes to an end and we reflect on the year, thank you for your participation and membership. We have watched our membership grow to over 600 this year. In 2022 we will be one of the largest provincial associations in our Province.  #StrongerTogether It is because of you, our members, we can continue to do the […]

MusicNL Launches Student Scholarship

ST. JOHN’S, NL, DECEMBER 29, 2021 – MusicNL and the CMHA-NL launches the Master Corporal Jason Cull Scholarship.  MusicNL is proud to partner with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Newfoundland and Labrador (CMHA-NL) to launch the Master Corporal Jason Cull Scholarship. This scholarship is a hopeful, happy connection with the CMHA-NL.  The scholarship is open to students from […]