Nova Scotians Receive 10 Juno Nominations

 

Native Nova Scotians and current Nova Scotian residents joined forces for a combined haul of 10 Juno Award nominations announced yesterday in Toronto. Leading the pack are double nominees Classified and Halifax born now Los Angeles based super producer Henry "Cirkut" Walter. Classified is nominted for Rap Recording of the Year and shares a nomination with David Myles for Single of the Year. 

Other artist from Nova Scotia with nominations include Matt Mays, JRDN, Ryan Hemsworth, Dean Brody and and photographer Janet Kimber.

For a complete list of Juno Award nominees click here.

The Importance of Youtube to the Music Industry

Music dominates YouTube. According to the video streamer, 5 of the top 10 trending videos on YouTube in 2013 were music related videos. Among the 20 fasted growing YouTube channels as measured by new subscribers in 2013, 10 were music channels.  There's much more data in this infographic:

More here: http://www.thevideoink.com/features/special-issue/the-youtube-musiconomy-just-how-big-is-it-infographic/#.UvJJk0JdVk9

 

TAKE IT TO THE TIKI: FINAL ROUND THIS FRIDAY, FEB 7th!

Presented by Casino Nova ScotiaLite 92.9 and Delta Hotels and Resorts, twelve bands competed throughout January to win a spot on the Music Nova Scotia Tiki stage at Canadian Music Week in May 2014.    

FloodlandJessie BrownNeon Dreams and  Young River are taking us into the final round on Friday, February 7th.

The winner of the final round will receive a prize package consisting of:

  • Showcasing performance on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at The Rivoli during Canadian Music Week
  • Canadian Music Week 2014 Delegate Passes for the performers
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Toronto (Saturday, May 10)
  • Travel assistance cash prize of $1800

Runner-up prizes for the semi-finalists consisting of:

  • 1st runner-up: cash prize of $600
  • 2nd runner-up: cash prize of $400
  • 3rd runner-up: cash prize of $200

A panel of Nova Scotia music industry professionals will determine the winners of each round, including the grand prize winner.  

Show starts at 9pm, admission is free. First artist is on at 9:15pm sharp, so get there early!

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