Your 2017 Music Nova Scotia award winners

Five tubes for Port Cities!

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Another Nova Scotia Music Week has come to a close after a wild weather weekend in Truro, where the roving annual event is in the middle of a four-year stay. Harmerrific Port Cities walked away the biggest winners, with five of the big blue tubes to tow home in honour of their debut album.  Congrats to PC and all the winners below.

Entertainer of the Year: Port Cities
Solo Recording of the Year: Rose Cousins, Natural Conclusion
Group Recording of the Year: Port Cities, Port Cities
Music Video of the Year: Jessie Brown, “DEBT (We Ain't Got No Money)” Director: Gavin Maclean
New Artist Recording of the Year: Hello Delaware, My Mistake
Recording of the Year: Port Cities, Port Cities
SOCAN Songwriter of the Year: Quake Matthews (feat Neon Dreams), “Confessions ” (Songwriters: Matthew Arab, Gordie Sampson, J Wellington)
Acadian/Francophone Artist of the Year: Maxim Cormier
African Nova Scotian Artist of the Year: Reeny Smith
Alternative Recording of the Year: Walrus, Family Hangover
Americana Recording of the Year: Rose Cousins, Natural Conclusion
Blues Recording of the Year: Caribou Run, Something Organic Will Happen
Children’s Artist of the Year: Keith Mullins
Classical Recording of the Year: Scott Macmillan, Currents of Sable Island and Symphony Nova Scotia, Schubert
Country Recording of the Year: Makayla Lynn, On a Dare and a Prayer
Digital Artist of the Year: Port Cities
DJ of the Year: Jules Bangsworth
Electronic Artist of the Year: Jules Bangsworth
Folk Recording of the Year: Bill & Joel Plaskett, Solidarity
Hip Hop Recording of the Year: The Search (Quake Matthews & Kayo), Lost and Found
Indigenous Artist of the Year: City Natives
Inspirational Recording of the Year: Nova Scotia Mass Choir, Immanuel
Jazz Recording of the Year: The Blue Lane, Blind EP
Loud Recording of the Year: Oceanic, Trappist
Musician of the Year: Ron Hynes
Pop Recording of the Year: Port Cities, Port Cities
Rock Recording of the Year: Like A Motorcycle, High Hopes
Traditional/Roots Recording of the Year: Cassie and Maggie, The Willow Collection





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