Friday, October 26, 2012

Hamilton Music Award Nominations

The local music scene will be celebrating it's own on Sunday, November 18 during the Hamilton Music Awards held at the McIntyre Theatre in Mohawk College.

The nominations were recently released - here are a few highlights.  Click the album title to read our review of the CD: 

Female Artist of the Year
Male Artist of the Year
Local Group of the Year by the Peoples Choice

New Artist/Group of the Year
Jazz Recording of the Year
  • Ralf Buschmeyer – JazzSpeak
  • Chantal Chamberland – Chantal Chamerland No. 5
  • Diana Panton – To Brazil With Love
  • Skip Prokop - Smoothside
  • Trio Arjento – Love Lets Go

Roots Recording of the Year
Alternative/Indie Rock Recording of the Year
  • Motem – Psychos
  • The Rest – Seesaw
  • San Sebastian – Relations
  • CA Smith – Someone You Love
  • Still Life – Page One

Folk/Traditional Recording of the Year
Rock Recording of the Year
  • Arkells – Michigan Left
  • Fat Cats – Shine Box
  • Illusion Avenue – Illusion Avenue
  • Radio Free Universe – Six
  • The Zilis – Sketches
Adult Alternative Recording of the Year

Blues Recording of the Year
Alt/Country Recording of the Year
Pop Recording of the Year
Religious Recording of the Year
  • Eric Brandon – Stories
  • Neeraj Prem and Bruce Harding – A Black and White Christmas
  • Skip Prokop – Smoothside
  • Peter Tigchelaar – More Like Lightening
ArcelorMittal Dofasco Artist Lifetime Achievement Award

Instrumental Recording of the Year
Songwriter of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year

Canadian Recording of the Year by Peoples Choice (Sales over 10,000 units)

Record of the Year
  • Arkells – Michigan Left
  • Lee Reed – Emergency Broadcast
  • The Rest – Seesaw
  • Tomi SwickTomi Swick
  • Whitehorse – The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss
Click here for the complete list of the nominees

More from the Hamilton Music Awards

Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners


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