Your 2015 Music NB Winners Are…

Updated: October 16, 2015

Music NB Awards 2015In ceremonies held last evening they handed out the hardware to the best of the best in New Brunswick.

You'll find the complete list of nominees in each category below since we firmly believe it's an honour to be nominated.  We have denoted the *winners* as such.

Congratulations to the lot of ya! And keep on making GREAT East Coast Music!!! SABS


A Sweet Release...

Posted: September 21, 2015

Music•Musique NB (MNB) has unveiled the list of contenders for the 6th annual Prix MNB Awards. A total of 30 awards will be presented to artists and industry professionals who have made their mark on the NB music scene in 2014-15. This year, the MNB Directors’ Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to industry builder and cultural advocate Marc Chouinard who passed away in February 2015.

Music NB festival 506The winners will be announced during a gala event on Thursday, October 15 at the Tide and Boar Ballroom (700 Main St. Moncton, NB). The gala will kick off Festival (506), a four-day event that showcases some of the best of the New Brunswick music industry. The festival aims to present a diverse, comprehensive and all around awesome experience for delegates and fans alike!


General categories / Catégories générales

Aboriginal recording of the year
Enregistrement autochtone de l’année

*City Natives - Red City*
J.Hubert Francis – Voices
Kam Speech - EST. 1996
The Gary Sappier Blues Band - Who Ya Foolin?

Album of the Year
Jared Lutes - Lionheart Soul
Saint John String Quartet - Montage
The BackYard Devils - Honkytonk Heartbreaker
Tomato/Tomato - So it goes
*Tristan Horncastle - A Little Bit of Alright*

Joey Robin HachéEnregistrement de l'année
*Joey Robin Haché - Repaver l'âme*
Laurie LeBlanc – 20
Michel Thériault - Tout est marketing
Raphaël Butler - J'feel comme une machine
Sandra Le Couteur - Le phare

Group Recording of the Year
Enregistrement de groupe de l’année

Les Improbables - La Comtesse de Santiago
New Brunswick Youth Orchestra - Keeping Faith
Saint John String Quartet – Montage
The BackYard Devils - Honkytonk Heartbreaker
*Tomato/Tomato - So it goes*

Solo Recording of the Year
Brent Mason - All the Pretty Horses
*Jared Lutes - Lionheart Soul*
Kenny James - Tougher Than Nails
ZWERG - Dual Citizen

Enregistrement Solo de l'année
Bruno Jacques Pelletier - Noël à la guitare classique à dix cordes
Daniel Goguen - Les Backroads
*Joey Robin Haché - Repaver l'âme*
Laurie LeBlanc – 20
Raphaël Butler - J'feel comme une machine

SOCAN Song of the Year
Brent Mason - When Jesus Met Whiskey
FM Berlin - Yer Honour
Jared Lutes - Where you are (reprise)
*Tomato/Tomato - Toss It All Away*
Tyler Hache – Silent

Chanson SOCAN de l'année
Cy - Ch'monne du roi
Danny Boudreau - Septembre 80
*Joey Robin Haché - Corail les alentours*
Michel Thériault - Jacuzzi reggae
Raphaël Butler - Harley 1970

Emerging Artist of the Year
Découverte de l’année

*Eastcoast Love Story*
Joey Robin Haché
Tristan Horncastle
Tyler Hache

Genre Specific Awards / Catégories styles musicaux

Blues artist of the year
Artiste blues de l’année

John Richard
Kendra Gale Band
The Gary Sappier Blues Band
*The Terry Whalen Band*

Children's artist of the Year
Artiste jeunesse de l’année

InterAction School of Performing Arts
Musimaniacs de Samuel de Champlain
*Scotty and the Stars*

Classical artist of the Year
Artiste de musique classique de l’année

Bruno Jacques Pelletier
New Brunswick Youth Orchestra
*Saint John String Quartet*

Country artist of the Year
Artiste country de l’année

Daniel Goguen
Danny Boudreau
Laurie LeBlanc
The BackYard Devils
*Tristan Horncastle*

Electronic artist of the Year
Artiste de musique électronique de l’année

Bass Lee
*Ben Rama*
Elephant Skeletons
Robert T

TOMATO TOMATOFolk artist of the Year
Artiste folk de l’année

Brent Mason
Jared Lutes
Joey Robin Haché
Wanabi Farmeur

Pop artist of the Year
Artiste pop de l’année

*Maxime McGraw*
Michel Thériault
Raphaël Butler
Sandra Le Couteur

Rock artist of the Year
Artiste rock/loud de l’année 

Presented by/ Présenté par: Principle Projects
*Brian Baker And The Memphis Knights*
FM Berlin
Leo LaFleur
Mrs. Hippie

Urban artist of the Year
Artiste urbain de l’année

Boyy Hills
*City Natives*
Kam Speech
The Cauldron Project

Industry and Special Awards / Catégories industrie/spéciales

Educator of the Year
Éducateur.trice de l’année

Chuck Teed
Helen Morag McKinnon
John Boulay
*Katherine Moller*

Event/Festival of the Year
Évènement/festival de l’année

Accros de la chanson
Country STAR (Show Tyme en Acadie à la Radio)
*Future Forest Music & Arts Festival*
Larlee Creek Hullabaloo
Paddlefest NB

Expat artist of the Year
Artiste de l’année résidant hors province

Brian Vardigans
*David Myles*
Mike Belyea

Music Business of the Year
Entreprise de l’industrie musicale de l’année

GoMusic Studio
Le Grenier musique
*Malkin Music/Cyber PR Army* Productions Incorporated

Music Industry Professional of the Year
Professionnel de l’année de l’industrie musicale

Carol Doucet
*Chuck Teed*
Lynn Colepaugh
Rick Hutchinson
Scott Clements

Music Producer of the Year
Réalisateur de l’année

Jared Lutes Music
Leo LaFleur
*Nick Fowler* Productions Incorporated - Allon McCall

Venue of the Year
Salle de spectacle de l’année

*InterAction School of Performing Arts*
Plan B Lounge
Studio 2

Video of the Year
Vidéo de l’année

Boyy Hills - Cold World
Kendra Gale Band - By Your Side
*Les Hôtesses d'Hilaire  - Boule Boule* (watch above)
The Cauldron Project – Bam
Tomato/Tomato - Toss It All Away

Visual Artist of the Year
Artiste visuel de l’année

Bennie Allain
Jason Jorgensen Photography
MANCHU Mark Young Design
*Photo (506)*

Director's Lifetime Acheivement Award
Prix« Œuvre de toute une vie »  

Marc Chouinard

*Tristan Horncastle*

Choix du Public
*Les Hôtesses d'Hilaire*


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