2017 EMA Submissions

The submission period for the 2017 Edmonton Music Awards will open up on Friday, August 26th.  To qualify the artist must have released the track, album, or music video in the 2016 calendar year. Artists must submit their music in either hard copy or mp3 format.  Please see the online submission form for additional qualifications. 

 

2016 Edmonton Music Award Recipients

Album of the Year
The Provincial Archive – The Provincial Archive

Single of the Year
The Royal Foundry – Running Away

Group of the Year
The Royal Foundry

Female Artist of the Year
Kimberley MacGregor - Nicer, Gentler

Male Artist of the Year
Mohsin Zaman - Ivy

Pop Recording of the Year
The Velveteins – Shimmy Shake

Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year
Arlo Maverick – More ft. Oozeela

Country Recording of the Year
Lucas Chaisson – Start a Fire

Metal Recording of the Year
Striker – Too Late

Blues Recording of the Year
Bobby Cameron – Sueanna

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
TAT - Set Myself On Fire ft. Madi Allen

DJ/Electronic Recording of the Year
Concealer - Your Master's Wishes

Jazz Recording of the Year
A/B Trio - What Happens Next

Singer/Songwriter of the Year
Lucas Chaisson - My Lover and My Ghost

Rising Star (18 and Under)
Olivia Rose – Makeup to Mud

Roots/Folk Recording of the Year
Ken Stead – Oh Carolina

Adult Alternative Recording of the Year
Post Script – Dear Marie

Indie Rock Recording of the Year
The Provincial Archive – Bad Connection

Rock Recording of the Year
Rend – Skin and Bones

Music Video of the Year
The Royal Foundry - Running Away

Artist to Watch
Colleen Rae

People’s Choice (Winner Determined By Online Fan Vote)
Millenia
 

IMPORTANT GALA ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to "Alberta Fire Aid Benefit", a major, multi-act fundraising concert that will be held at the same time as this year's Gala, we have decided to move the Gala ahead by one day. We don't want anyone excluded from participating in what will be a very successful and worthy Fort McMurray fundraising effort.

The Edmonton Music Awards Gala will now take place on Tuesday, June 28th at The Winspear Centre. All tickets purchased to this point are transferable to the new date. Full refunds are available for anyone unable to attend.

The 2016 Edmonton Music Awards Nominees

Album of the Year
Faith Healer – Cosmic Troubles
Lucas Chaisson – Telling Time
The Hearts – Equal Love
The Provincial Archive – The Provincial Archive
The Velveteins – A Hot Second With The Velveteins

Single of the Year
Billie Zizi – I Love You
Faith Healer - Canonized
Post Script – Dear Marie
The Provincial Archive – Bad Connection
The Royal Foundry – Running Away

Group of the Year
Captain Tractor
Faith Healer
The Provincial Archive
The Royal Foundry
The Velveteins

Female Artist of the Year
Ariana Brophy – Ink And Water
Billie Zizi – I Love You
Colleen Rae - Quickest Heart in Town
Kimberley MacGregor - Nicer, Gentler
Lyra Brown – Cheek & Bruise

Male Artist of the Year
Dan Davidson – Unkiss Her
Ken Stead – Oh Carolina
Lucas Chaisson – Start A Fire
Mohsin Zaman - Ivy
Scott Cook – The Long Weekends Theme

Pop Recording of the Year
Bryan Finlay - RICH
Doug Hoyer – Get It Right
Lyra Brown – Cheek & Bruise
The Velveteins – Shimmy Shake
White Lightning – One Last Time

Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year
Arlo Maverick – More ft. Oozeela
Brothers Grimm ft Neph – Unleash The Dragon
Boosh & The Dip – Losing My Head
Mitchell Lawler & Conch – Open and Close
Rellik ft. Gregos – My Voice (United Way)

Country Recording of the Year
Colleen Rae –Quickest Heart in Town
Dan Davidson – Unkiss Her
Dirt Road Angels – Back Around the Mountain
Lucas Chaisson – Start a Fire
Olivia Rose – MakeUp to Mud

Metal Recording of the Year
Face First - Killing Me
Monarch Sky - Hell's A Little Closer
Striker – Too Late
The Order of Chaos - Apocalypse Moon
Vanity Red - Kingdom Come

Blues Recording of the Year
Bobby Cameron – Sueanna
Darryl Matthews - Ease my Troubled Mind
Jodie Leslie – The Melody Is Playin’ Me
Lucas Chaisson - Freight Train
Rooster Davis Group - Rooster Blues

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Asim - Love Sick Summer
Dunna – Without You
Leina – Sound Off
RAANI – All My Ladies
TAT - Set Myself On Fire ft. Madi Allen

DJ/Electronic Recording of the Year
Concealer - Your Master's Wishes
FAIITH - A Love That Lasts
TAT - Kill My Darlings
TERRIAN - Oblivion
Wilfred Kozub - The Weather (Don't Like It)

Jazz Recording of the Year
A/B Trio - What Happens Next
Marc Beaudin - La Cueva
Prequal - King's Landing

Singer/Songwriter of the Year
Billie Zizi – I Love You
Justine Vandergrift – Sailor
Ken Stead – Oh Carolina
Lucas Chaisson - My Lover and My Ghost
Post Script - Dear Marie

Rising Star (18 and Under)
Alyssa Strand – Spinning
Olivia Rose – Makeup to Mud
Rebecca Lappa – Piece Of Me
The Shawn Oates Band – Hey Girl

Roots/Folk Recording of the Year
Billie Zizi – I Love You
Captain Tractor – Johnny’s Ghost
Justine Vandergrift – Sailor
Ken Stead – Oh Carolina
Lucas Chaisson – Love’s So Loud

Adult Alternative Recording of the Year
Billi Zizi – I Love You
Kimberley MacGregor – Nicer, Gentler
Lyra Brown – Cheek & Bruise
Mohsin Zaman – Fly Home
Post Script – Dear Marie

Indie Rock Recording of the Year
Counterfeit Jeans - Nothing
Faith Healer – Canonized
The Provincial Archive – Bad Connection
The Velveteins – Shimmy Shake
White Lightning – One Last Time

Rock Recording of the Year
Electricity For Everybody! – Age Of Scars
Raygun Cowboys – Heads Are Gonna Roll
Rend – Skin and Bones
Savage Playground - Infatuation
Whale and the Wolf – Man Is A Wolf

Music Video of the Year
Andrea Nixon – You Didn’t Make Me
Concealer - Place to Hide
Jr. Gone Wild – Barricades
Striker – Second Attack
The Royal Foundry - Running Away

Artist to Watch
Black & Bleu
Colleen Rae
Counterfeit Jeans
Derina Harvey Band
Savage Playground

People’s Choice (Winner To Be Determind By Online Fan Vote)
1000 Words for Water
A/B trio
Alyssa Strand
Amber Haydey
Arkavello
Arlo Maverick
Ashley Weir
Beth Portman & the Good Find
Bill Bobinski
Billie Zizi
Boogie Patrol
Boosh & the Dip
Boots & The Hoofs
Bryan Finlay
Captain Tractor
Chimera
Chips + HLDN
Colleen Rae
Concealer
Darrell Barr
Darryl Matthews
Derina Harvey Band
Dirt Road Angels
Discontinuum
Dolly Rotten
dysttalis
Emo LeBlanc
Evrlove Blake
Girl Meets Bear
J-Hamz & Jaculator featuring Michelle Molineux
Jay Rodgers
Ken Stead
Kym Simon
Landry
Lonesome Dove
Lucas Chaisson
Lyra Brown
Marco Corbo
Mayday and the Beatcreeps
Millenia
MILLIE
Minister Ike
Mitchell Lawler
Mohsin Zaman
Monarch Sky
North of Here
Nucularboy
Olivia Rose
Post Script
RAANI
Rachel Woznow
Railtown Park
Raygun Cowboys
Real Sickes
Rend
Reuben Anderson
Revenge of the Trees
Rooster Davis Group
Savage Playground
Shauna Specht
Six String Loaded
Soft Violence
Stop Light Signal
The Dungarees
The Gear Seabastian
The James Beaudry Band
The Misery Mountain Boys
The Mothercraft
The Royal Foundry
The Shawn Oates Band
The Velveteins
ThinLine Sid
Thrillhouse
Tyler Vollrath
Tylor Dory Trio
Tzadeka
Van Halst
Vanity Red
Waves Upon Us
Whale and the Wolf
White Lightning
Will Belcourt and there Hollywood Indians
Ya Boy Gillie
Young Medicine

 

Every year, Edmonton’s music community gets together with fans and friends to celebrate the local music scene. It’s a night filled with live performances, local celebrities, plenty of recognition of great work, and loads of fun!

The Edmonton Music Awards Gala is an opportunity for all those who love and support Edmonton’s music and arts scene to come out and celebrate together.

Are you a business wanting to gain some exposure in the Edmonton music community? The Edmonton Music Awards is seeking Gala sponsors, as well as donors for the Swag Bags we provide to our award presenters. This is a great opportunity for you to share your business with potential new customers.

Contact info@edmontonmusicawards.com to request a sponsorship package, or for more information regarding the swag bag donations.

Highlights from the 2015 Edmonton Music Awards - June 14, 2015 More information and a complete list of winners and nominees can be found here: http://www.edmontonmusicawards.com/ Video was produced by Point of View Media www.pointofviewmedia.com

The Submission Deadline for the 2016 Edmonton Music Awards is Approaching!

If you would like to be considered for the 2016 Edmonton Music Awards, and released music in the 2015 calendar year, follow the link below to our submission form:

http://www.edmontonmusicawards.com/submissions/

You can also access the submission form straight from our Facebook page by clicking on the submission app on the left hand side of the page.

The deadline to submit is February 29th!

A huge thank you goes out to Mark Remple of Point of View Media for creating this highlight video from the 2015 Edmonton Music Awards Gala!

Highlights from the 2015 Edmonton Music Awards - June 14, 2015 More information and a complete list of winners and nominees can be found here: http://www.edmontonmusicawards.com/ Video was produced by Point of View Media www.pointofviewmedia.com

2015 Edmonton Music Awards Nominees Compilation CD

We made a limited number of compilation CDs for this year's gala, and have some that are available for purchase.  The 2 disc cd features 40 tracks from 40 different nominees, and is $25.  Please email info@edmontonmusicawards.com if you wish to purchase one.  If you require shipping it will be $2 extra.

All proceeds go toward the 2016 Edmonton Music Awards.

The 2015 Edmonton Music Award Winners Are...

Thank you to everyone who submitted a record-breaking amount of material for the 2015 Edmonton Music Awards!  The 2015 Edmonton Music Award recipients are:

Album of the Year
The Wet Secrets - "Free Candy"

Music Video of the Year 
The Wet Secrets - "Nightlife"

Single of the Year
Bryan Finlay - "Good Times"

Group of the Year
Scenic Route To Alaska

Female Artist of the Year
Kimberley MacGregor

Male Artist of the Year
Braden Gates

Rising Star
Savage Playground

Pop Recording of the Year
Bryan Finlay - "Good Times"

Roots/Folk Recording of the Year
Braden Gates - "Life's A Picture"

Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year
Mitchmatic - "A Night Lost"

Jazz Recording of the Year
Jim Head - "Zoetrope"

Adult Alternative Recording of the Year
Rebecca Lappa - "Queen of the May"

Country Recording of the Year
The Dungarees - "Ain't Through Being Happy Yet"

Rock Recording of the Year
The Gibson Block - She Don't Ask Why

Metal Recording of the Year
Striker - "Crossroads"

DJ/Electronic Recording of the Year
BMBSHL - "Safe Place Song"

Blues Recording of the Year
Tony Kaye - "Boredom Is The Devil's Tool"

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Kimberley MacGregor - "Hope Displaced"

Artist to Watch
Brother Octopus

People's Choice*
Mitchell Lawler
*Winner Determined by online voting.

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