Members of the public, MusicNL members, staff/board of directors, and sponsors are invited to attend MusicNL’s annual press conference on Thursday, August 31, 2017 @ 11:00 am. *Arrival time is 10:30am*
MusicNL will release the lineup of award nominees for MusicNL Week 2017 at , Fred’s Records 198 Duckworth Street. Special musical guest Sherry Ryan will entertain us during the event. *Refreshments provided, children welcome*
The announcement will highlight names of over 60 nominees in 24 categories including FACTOR Album of the Year, Ron Hynes SOCAN Songwriter of the Year, and The Overcast Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year.
“This is a very special year for MusicNL as we recognize the incredible growth of the music industry in Newfoundland & Labrador over the past 25 years,” says Glenda Tulk.” We strive all year round to keep the music culture in NL alive.”
MusicNL received over 250 applications from a diverse group of performing artists and groups. Each submission was reviewed by an external body of musicians and music industry professionals. Nominees were selected based on criteria including originality, recording, and marketing skills.
This year, we are proud to introduce a new award category: Rap/Hip Hop Artist of the Year” Hope to see you there!