The final round of East Coast Music Awards were handed out Sunday night in Fredericton, and the great thing about the ECMAs is that folk/roots artists often crossover into the the major categories.
Just look at Rube and Rake in the songwriting category!
Here’s a quick summary of who won the categories we folk, roots and world fans keep our eyes on.
If you want to hear their music, click HERE for our preview of the weekend, which contains videos of all the nominees.
African Canadian Artist of the Year
Blues Recording of the Year
Campbell & Johnston’s Black Market Band – Self-titled Album
Contemporary Roots Recording of the Year
Quote the Raven – Can’t Hold the Light
Country Recording of the Year
Scott MacKay – Stupid Cupid
Folk Recording of the Year
The Gilberts – Tell Me
Global Recording of the Year
Weak Size Fish – The Drift
Indigenous Artist of the Year
Inspirational Recording of the Year
Morgan Toney – First Flight
Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year
Adam Young – Yearbook
Songwriter of the Year
Rube & Rake