Music New Brunswick hands out 27 Awards
Moncton – October 16, 2011 – Music New Brunswick handed out 27 awards Sunday night in Moncton in only its’ second annual music awards program.
George Belliveau (above) led the number of wins with 6 for his album “Whisky amer.” His awards included Male Recording Artist of the year, Francphone Country Recording of the year, and SOCAN Francophone Recording Artist of the Year.
The BackYard Devils have quickly established themselves as a group to watch in the future. They started the awards program off by winning Emerging Artist and went on to pick up a total of 3 awards for their debut album, “The BackYard Devils.” They also won for the Anglophone Country Recording and Group of the Year.
Phil Flowers was another multiple award winner for his album “People People.” Flowers picked up awards for Male Recording Artist, Anglophone Recording. This was his first full length album.
Full list of winners:
Anglophone Recording: Phil Flowers – People People
Francophone Recording: George Belliveau – Whisky amer
Anglophone Male Recording: Phil Flowers – People People
Francophone Male Recording: George Belliveau – Whisky amer
Female Recording: Babette Hayward – You Might Be Somebody
Group Recording: The BackYard Devils – Self Titled
SOCAN Singer Songwriter (Anglophone): Chris Colepaugh
SOCAN Singer Songwriter (Francophone): George Belliveau
Emerging Artist: The BackYard Devils – Self Titled
Anglophone Country Recording: The BackYard Devils – Self Titled
Francophone Country Recording: George Belliveau – Whisky amer
Folk Recording: The Olympic Symphonium – The City Won’t Have Time to Fight
Pop Recording: Babette Hayward – You Might Be Somebody
Rock Recording: Phil Flowers – People People
Spiritual Recording: Mike Biggar – The Season
Classical Recording: Bruno Jacques Pelletier – Musique Ancienne/Early Music
Electronic/Urban Recording: The Arka Teks - Evolver
Classical Artist: Bruno Jacques Pelletier
2011 NB Expat Artist: David Myles
Musician of the Year: Christien Belliveau
Video/DVD of the Year: George Belliveau – La Grange à GB
Music Industry Professional of the Year: Carol Doucet
Event/Venue/Festival of the year: Plan B
Visual artist of the year: Jessica Rhaye – Jessica Rhaye Design
2011 Educator of the year: Isabelle Thériault
2011 Fans Choice Anglophone Artist: The Arka Teks – Evolver
2011 Fans Choice Francophone Artist: George Belliveau – Whisky amer