ECMA 2011 Music Award Winners:

Alternative Recording of the Year: Slowcoaster – The Darkest of Discos

Blues Recording of the Year: Matt Andersen – PiggybackChildren’s

Recording of the Year: Rik Barron – Over in the Meadow

Classical Recording of the Year: Measha Brueggergosman – Nights and Dreams

Country Recording of the Year presented by Cavendish Beach Music Festival: Meaghan Blanchard – Chasin’ Lonely Again

DVD of the Year: The Trews – The Trews Acoustic – Friends & Total Strangers (Director: Tim Martin)

Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year: Chris Colepaugh & The Crew

Fan’s Choice Video of the Year: Highway of Heroes (Director: Tim Martin).

Female Solo Recording of the Year presented by Budget Rent-A-Car: Rose Cousins – The Send Off

Folk Recording of the Year: David Myles – Turn Time Off

Francophone Recording of the Year: Lennie Gallant – Le Coeur Hanté

Gospel Recording of the Year: Chelsea Nisbett – Anchored Roots

Group Recording of the Year: The Once – The Once

Instrumental Recording of the Year: Gypsophilia – Sa‐ba‐da‐OW!

Jazz Recording of the Year: Dwayne Cote & Duane Andrews – Dwayne Cote &Duane Andrews

Loud Recording of the Year: The Fed Pennies – Brain DisasterKonica Minolta

Male Solo Recording of the Year: Matt Andersen – Piggyback

Pop Recording of the Year presented by Coca-Cola: Meaghan Smith – The Cricket’s Orchestra

R&B/Soul Single Track Recording of the Year presented by BMO: Chelsea Nisbett – Anchored

RootsRap/Hip‐Hop Single Track Recording of the Year:  Ghettosocks – Don’t Turn Around (feat. Edgar Allen Floe)

FACTOR Recording of the Year: Wintersleep – New Inheritors (Producer: TonyDoogan)

Rising Star Recording of the Year: The Stanfields – Vanguard of the Young andReckless

Rock Recording of the Year presented by Roland Canada: Chris Colepaugh & The Crew – Missed a Page

Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year: Ennis – Lessons Learned

Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year presented by Purity Dairy: Dave Gunning – A Tribute To John Allan CameronVibe CreativeGroup

Single of the Year: David Myles – Need A Break (Producer: JoelPlaskett)

SOCAN Songwriter of the Year: Rose Cousins – “I Were the Bird” (Performed by:Rose Cousins)

World Recording of the Year: The Idlers – Keep Out