MusicNL announces 2013 awards nominees
Young’s album “Black Diamond Strings” has been nominated for the Fan’s Choice Album of the Year. He has also made the list for Male Artist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Country Artist or Group of the Year and Side Musician of the Year.
RocketRocketShip of St. John’s, which has two members from Rocky Harbour, is up for four awards. They join Young on the Fan’s Choice Album of the Year list for their recording “Your Best Kept Secret.” That album is also nominated for the FACTOR Album of the Year.
Stephenville Crossing native Scott Downey, who now works as a child psychologist at the Janeway Children’s Hospital, is also on the list of nominees for Pop/Rock Artist of the Year for his album “Believe.” adidas superstar
Gospel artists Angie Rogers of Corner Brook and city native Dan Bursey, who now lives in Lewisporte, are nominated respectively in the Female Artist of the Year and Male Artist of the Year categories. They are both nominated for Gospel Artist or Group of the Year.
Rogers released an album titled “Hope Dream Believe” and Bursey’s album is called “Priceless.”
Sherman Downey from Corner Brook and The Once, which features former Corner Brook resident Phil Churchill, are also in the Entertainer of the Year category.
The Once has two nominations, with the second being for Folk/Roots Artist or Group of the Year for adidas superstar their album “T adidas superstar his is a Christmas Album.”
The Heavy Horses, the stage name used by Steady Brook’s Justin Mahoney, is also listed in the Folk/Roots Artist or Group of the Year for his album “Murder Ballads and Other Love Songs”