Niagara Music Awards – Nominees Announced

Niagara Music Awards – Nominees Announced

The Nominees for the 9th Annual Niagara Music Awards have been announced. Check out the nominees below:

Adult Contemporary:

  • Bryan Sorensen Groove Trio – Believe In Me
  • Cory Cruise – Where You Belong
  • Jay Diem Band – In Clouds

Country:

  • Cory Cruise – Always Be My Girl
  • Deborah Frappier – Where I Belong
  • Jay Diem Band – Life Is Short

Engineer of the Year:

  • Chris Curry – Gone, But Not Forgotten by Josh Mills
  • Daniel Belasco – What They Say (feat. Hello Moth) by Glass Apple Bonzai
  • Jay Baty – Growing Up Theatre Crisp by Theatre Crisp
  • Kyle Whittaker – What I Like About You by Chloe Rabideau

Female Vocalist:

  • Chloe Rabideau – Blossom
  • Sp!tt – Blue Grass Express

Electronic Dance Music:

  • Glass Apple Bonzai – Suffuse You and Me
  • Kevin teng – Poison
  • Ryan Smith – Niice
  • The Status Update – Force Choke
  • Todd Murphy – Tokyo Moog
  • Unit 42 – Time Delux Module

Folk Group:

  • Deborah Frappier – Sweet Marie
  • Ron Hurst – Love In Yonge Street

Hip Hop:

  • AWOL – Favourite Girl
  • EZEC – Around The Clock (feat. Nico Tripodi)
  • JOSH – Just Chillin
  • Kevin Teng – It Ok – feat. Dynamite
  • Theatre Crisp – Growing Up
  • Sese – Vegeta

Instrumental:

  • Kevin Richard Hotte – Threshold
  • Paul Layton – Great Days

Heavy metal:

  • Blindside incentive – The Wolf
  • Dorian Gray – Sleepwalkers

Male Vocalist:

  • Chris Scott – Highway of Tears
  • Cory Cruise – Always Be My Girl
  • Jay Diem band – In Clouds
  • JOSH – You My Baby
  • Kevin Teng – Only For A Minute
  • Savour the Moment – One More Drink
  • Thunder clap – Emergency Vehicles

Producer:

  • Chris Dipardo – Looking Back At The Future by Dorian Gray
  • Dean Malton – Goodbye Lucille by Spencer Mackenzie
  • Kyle Whittaker – Blossom by Chloe Rabideau
  • Rabby Teng – Pray For The World by Kevin Teng

Original group:

  • Avenue Inn – Stonewall
  • Bryan Sorensen Groove Trio – Clarity
  • Back in the Daze – No Time
  • Savour The Moment – No I Can’t
  • Theatre Crisp – Growing Up

Original Song:

  • Bryan Sorensen Groove Trio – Jealous of Your Phone
  • Chloe Rabideau – Blossom
  • Deborah Frappier – Where I Belong
  • Cory cruise – Always Be My Girl
  • Kevin Teng – Poison
  • Mel Monaco – You’re Mine
  • Mj Laflair – Country Soul 
  • Savour The Moment – Closer
  • Spencer Mackenzie – Devil Under Her Skin
  • Theatre crisp – Growing Up
  • The Rob Graham Band – Biological Waste
  • The Rouge Collective – Stagnant Stereo

New group:

  • Eklectic – Just One
  • The Maysides – Cheap Blockbuster
  • Too Much of Jon – Why Do I Need To Prove
  • Savour The Moment – Closer

Progressive Rock:

  • Avenue Inn
  • Blindside Incentive

New Artist:

  • Deborah Frappier – Where I Belong
  • Jakob Bell – Young OG
  • JOSH – Caught Up
  • Kevin Teng – Poison
  • Ron Hurst – Blues and Beer
  • Savour The Moment – Closer
  • Sp!tt – Believe
  • The Maysides – Bucket List

Punk Group:

  • Blindside Incentive – Grimmace
  • Lost generation – Picture Of Myself
  • The Maysides – Cheap Blockbuster

Rock Group:

  • Avenue Inn – Stonewall
  • Blindside Incentive – Crucible
  • The Advancing Low Lives – Open Minded
  • The Maysides – Cheap Blockbuster
  • The Rogue Collective – Stagnant Stereo
  • Savour The Moment – Closer
  • Vinyl Flux – Train Wreck

Music Video:

  • Kevin Teng – Pray For The World
  • Limestone Chorus – Words & Water
  • Mel Monaco – Single Again
  • The Rogue Collective – Stagnant Stereo
  • Thunderclap – The Future Is Here
  • Spurts – Moving Along

Songwriter:

  • Cory Cruise – Always Be My Girl
  • Mel Monaco – You’re Mine
  • Savour The Moment – Closer
  • Spencer Mackenzie – Goodbye Lucille
  • Sp!tt – Believe
  • Theatre Crisp – Hospital Wedding
  • The Rob Graham Band – Biological Waste
  • Thunderclap – Hospital Wedding

Album of the Year:

  • Cory Cruise – 1221
  • Jae Ari – #TCBW
  • Josh Mills – From The Heart
  • Spencer Mackenzie – Infected With The Blues
  • The Jay Diem band – Off The Floor
  • The Maysides – Loved And Lost

Best Bar Band:

  • 351 Cleveland
  • Cory Cruise
  • Off The Record
  • Renegade
  • ROCK OF 80’S
  • Spencer Mackenzie & Band
  • The Rogue Collective

People’s Choice:

  • Cory Cruise
  • David Dablock Tyrell
  • Josh Coulter
  • Sp!tt
  • The Rob Graham Band