Nova Scotia Music Week went out with a party on Nov. 11, filling Queens Place Emera Centre for the Gala Awards Show. The evening was to hand out the major awards for the evening, but also showcase some of the best talent Nova Scotia has to offer.
New Artist Recording of the Year - Dylan Guthro, All That's True
Music Video of the Year - Rich Aucoin/Noah Pink, It (click here to watch)
Male Artist Recording of the Year - David Myles, Into The Sun
Female Artist Recording of the Year - Christina Martin, Sleeping With A Stranger
SOCAN Songwriter of the Year - Joel Plaskett, You're Mine
Group Recording of the Year - Wintersleep, Hello Hum
Recording of the Year - Wintersleep, Hello Hum
Music Nova Scotia Entertainer of the Year - Ben Caplan
Earlier that day at the Music and Industry Awards Brunch, a pair of Queens County residents picked up awards as well. Local music promotions company SpinCount Music & Promotions picked up a pair of awards, one for Company of the Year and the other for Kimberly Sinclair for Industry Professional of the Year.
Pam Samson picked up the award for Volunteer of the Year, her second from Nova Scotia Music Week in three years.