Music Celebration Week 2024: Sep. 4 - 7

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Industry Award Winners 2023

MusicNL is proud to announce the industry awards during Music Celebrations Week’s Industry Award Reception at the Emera Innovation Exchange. Industry Awards Event of the Year Presented by Canadian AV Inc.We Standon Guard Again – Benefit Concert Graphic Artist of the Year Presented by College of North AtlanticNico Paulo Industry Professional of the Year Presented […]

Award Nominees 2023

MUSICNL ANNOUNCES 2023 AWARD NOMINEES Today MusicNL announced the best in class for 2023. Leading the way is Nico Paulo with 7 followed by Mallory Johnson and Jason Benoit with 6 nominations followed by Baraka, Youngtree & The Blooms, Jing Xia, and The Swinging Belles with 4 nominations each.  MusicNL also released a new award to celebrate francophone music in our province: L’Artist/Groupe […]


ST. JOHN’S, NL – MusicNL is proud that NL is taking home 11 East Coast Music Awards this weekend. Leading the way is Kellie Loder with two wins.  A full list of 2023 ECMA winners is all follows: MUSIC AWARDS African Canadian Artist of the Year / Artiste afro-canadien ou afro-canadienne de l’année Zamani Folade Album […]


News ReleaseThursday, May 4, 2023 For information contact:Sarah Newell(709) 754- 2574sarah@musicnl.ca NL TAKES 3 EAST COAST MUSIC AWARDS 2023HALIFAX, NS – Fifteen 2023 East Coast Music Awards (ECMAs) were announced tonight at the 35th annual East Coast Music Awards presented by Rogers at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The show was broadcast live across the Rogers’ network and online […]

MusicNL partners with The Town of Gander & Center for Music Ecosystems to Increase Rural Remote Music Resilience

MUSICNL PARTNERS WITH THE TOWN OF GANDER AND CENTER FOR MUSIC ECOSYSTEMS TO INCREASE RURAL REMOTE MUSIC RESILIENCE. MusicNL is excited to partner with the Town of Gander and Center for Music Ecosystems (CME) to help advance music’s role in rural remote communities. This project aims to demonstrate that any community, anywhere, can leverage and benefit from […]

MusicNL at Folk Alliance International 2023

MUSICNL AT FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL 2023 ST. JOHN’S, NL – MusicNL is thrilled to support our members that are in Kansas City, Missouri participating and showcasing at Folk Alliance International. This is an amazing opportunity for artists to be recognized on the international stage.  Folk Alliance International is the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry and community […]

2023 JUNO Nominees – NL Receives 6 Nominations

JUNOS ANNOUNCES NOMINEES: NL RECEIVES 6 NOMINATIONS. ST. JOHN’S, NL – MusicNL is pleased with the showing of Newfoundland and Labrador talent at this year’s JUNO Awards. Growing to 5 nominations this year Newfoundlanders and Labrodorians are being celebrated on the national stage.  “We are so proud of the representation from our province. We aim to double nominations next year! Who will […]

ECMA 2023 Nominees

ECMA ANNOUNCES NOMINEES: NL RECEIVES 58 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). Growing from 45 to 58 nominees this year, MusicNL members are well represented when compared to our counterparts in the Atlantic Region. With representation in 15 different categories, leading the nominees with […]