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Abbreviation 1
Type Trade association
Region served
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Official language
Formerly called
Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

MusicNL (also spelled Music NL, previously known as the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, abbreviated MIANL[1]) is a trade association for the music industry for the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.[2] Kevin Kelly, a former MusicNL board member, was named Media Person of the Year by the organization several times.[3] The 2006 MusicNL awards were presented in Stephenville.[4] Danny Williams, the province's premier, presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 MusicNL awards gala.[5] In 2008, the MusicNL awards gala was held in Gander.[6] In 2011, the MusicNL awards were announced in St. John's between October 24 and 30.[7] East of Empire was nominated for three awards, but didn't win either of them.[8] At the 2012 gala, indie pop quartet Repartee won the awards in all five of the categories for which it was nominated.[9] Tom Power, a CBC Radio host, introduced Repartee at the gala.[10]


  1. ^ "Shanneyganock stomps away with 4 MusicNL awards". CBC News. October 29, 2007. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "MusicNL gathering this weekend". The Telegram. November 13, 2009. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ Rosie Gillingham (November 30, 2012). "Journalist charged with child luring appears in court". The Telegram. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hey Rosetta!, Hynes take top MusicNL prizes". CBC News. November 6, 2006. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ Heidi Wicks (October 29, 2007). "MusicNL celebrates diverse talent, legacy of Dermot O'Reilly". The Telegram. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Andrews, Hey Rosetta! shine at MusicNL fest". CBC News. November 10, 2008. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  7. ^ Tara Bradbury (September 23, 2011). "MusicNL nominees surprised, thrilled". The Telegram. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  8. ^ Justin Brake (January 18, 2012). The Telegram.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ Stephen Cooke (December 5, 2012). "Passionate about performing". The Chronicle Herald. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  10. ^ Tara Bradbury (December 8, 2012). "Performing live is band’s strength". The Telegram. Retrieved December 28, 2012.