(September 9, 2016 Halifax, NS) Vocal powerhouse Erin Costelo, and Canada’s hottest new pop artist, Ria Mae lead the pack with eight and seven Music Nova Scotia award nominations respectively. Both received nominations in major categories such as Entertainer of the Year and Recording of the Year. The Music Nova Scotia awards will be presented on Sunday, November 6th at Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week (NSMW) in Truro, Nova Scotia.
Other artists who have received multiple nominations for this year’s awards are Adam Baldwin, Ben Caplan and Classified.
All current members of Music Nova Scotia are eligible to vote for this year’s Music and Industry Awards. Voting will take place online through the Music Nova Scotia website, instructions will be sent to the membership. Voting will open on Monday, September 12th at 10:00 AM and will close on Friday, September 30th at 5:00 PM. The public will also have the chance to vote for the Entertainer of the Year Award. Voting for Entertainer of the Year will open on October 7th and close on October 27th. Stay tuned for more details.
This year, The Music Nova Scotia Awards Celebration and Closing Party will take place on Sunday, November 6 at the Holiday Inn Truro. All awards will be presented at the celebration which will begin at 7:00 PM followed by a dance party featuring Asia & NuGruv with more artists to be announced.
See below for a complete list of award nominees.
Showcasing Schedule Released
Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week features more than 100 acts over 4 days from across the province. The full schedule is now available by clicking HERE. The conference schedule will be released mid September.
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