2013 East Coast Music Awards

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2013 East Coast Music Awards
Date March 10, 2013 (2013-03-10)
Location Cunard Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Host
Television/Radio coverage
Network Eastlink TV
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The 2013 East Coast Music Awards were held on March 10, 2013 to honour achievements in Atlantic Canada's music industry in 2012.[1] The ceremony, the event's 25th anniversary, was held at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was hosted by singer-songwriters Rose Cousins and David Myles.[1]

Cousins herself was one of the event's big winners, winning three awards for her album We Have Made a Spark and its single "Go First".[1] The rock band The Stanfields won two awards, Group Album of the Year and the Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year.[2]

The event also featured a video tribute to country music legend Stompin' Tom Connors, who died just a few days before the event.[1]

Nominees and winners[edit]

Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year Fan's Choice Video of the Year
Aboriginal Recording of the Year African-Canadian Recording of the Year
Album of the Year Blues Recording of the Year
Children's Recording of the Year Classical Composition of the Year
Classical Recording of the Year Country Recording of the Year
Electronic Recording of the Year Folk Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon English Words, Red Potion
  • In Dreams, Sleepwalk
  • Steven Naylor, Lieux imaginaires
  • Sp00nfed, Sweet Fades EP
  • Joshua Van Tassel, Joshua Van Tassel
Francophone Recording of the Year Gospel Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon Vishtèn, Mōsaïk
  • Lisa LeBlanc, Lisa LeBlanc
  • Pascal Lejeune, Le bruit des machines
  • Monique Poirier, Parler de paradis
  • Radio Radio, Havre de Grâce
Group Recording of the Year Jazz Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon Joel Miller, Swim
  • Will Fisher, Portage
  • Matt MacDougall, Familiar Faces
  • Ian Toms, Playbook
  • Jeff Torbert, Urban Poultry & Other Hopes
Pop Recording of the Year R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon Charlie A'Court, Triumph & Disaster
  • Eileen Joyce, Life Is Too Short
  • Chris Kirby, Wonderizer
  • Gary Sappier Band, Gary Sappier Blues Band
  • Working Class, Restless
Rap/Hip-Hop Recording of the Year Rising Star Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon Ben Caplan, In the Time of the Great Remembering
  • Heather Green, Your Last War
  • Mo Kenney, Mo Kenney
  • Breagh Mackinnon, Where the Days Went
  • Repartee, Repartee
Rock Recording of the Year Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year
Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year Solo Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon Tim Chaisson, The Other Side
  • Jim Dorie, Ghosts of Pictou County
  • Larry Foley, Free & Easy
  • Bruce Guthro, Celtic Crossing
  • Fleur Mainville, Once
Song of the Year Songwriter of the Year
Traditional Instrumental Recording of the Year World Recording of the Year
  • Blue ribbon Natalie MacMaster, Cape Breton Girl
  • Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews, The Empress
  • Dominique Dupuis, Dominique Dupuis
  • Darren McMullen, Shoes for Molly
  • Sprag Session, Sprag Session
  • Blue ribbon Gypsophilia, Constellation
  • Andru Branch, Step Into the Light
  • Shaun Ferguson, Ascensions
  • Stack Loot Divide, Now It's Time
  • Stahmenah, Shades of the Heart

References[edit]