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NL LEADS THE WAY WITH 5 EAST COAST MUSIC AWARDS

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 of the Year / Artiste de l’année – Choix du public:

Justin Fancy

Fans’ Choice Video of the Year / Vidéoclip de l’année – Choix du public:

Mallory Johnson and Twin Kennedy— “Wise Woman” (Director: Cecil Johnson)

Rock Recording of the Year / Enregistrement de l’année – Rock:

Kelly McMichael – Waves

Songwriter of the Year / Compositeur ou compositrice de l’année:

Rube & Rake

“Last night was a proud night for the music community of Newfoundland and Labrador and the East Coast. So many of our members have worked extremely hard over the last year to get to this stage in their career. You could feel the love for live music last night as Newfoundland and Labrador musicians rocked the East Coast.” CEO Rhonda Tulk-Lane

 AWARDS BREAKDOWN BY REGION

Cape Breton: 2

New Brunswick: 2

Newfoundland & Labrador: 5

Nova Scotia: 3

Prince Edward Island: 2

The remaining ECMA Awards will be handed out Sunday May 8, at the East Coast Music Awards Part II: Music & Industry Awards Show, hosted by Stephen Antle at the Delta Hotels Fredericton and live on ECMA.com.