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Ottawa Capital Music Awards

13/03/2020

The Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC) put out a call for nominations in early 2020. Nearly 200 nominations were submitted across six categories: Song of the Year, Band of the Year, Solo/Duo of the Year, Video of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year.  All recipients of the 2020 Capital Music Awards will be announced during the event on Thursday, March 12. This first edition of the awards will showcase some the region’s best talent and help promote the local art scene to the rest of Canada and beyond. 

Ottawa Music Industry Coalition Capital Music Awardsby Steacy_Library

Here is a list of some of winners and nominees for the Capital Music Awards. Some are Ottawa Public Library's music CDs and some are websites featuring the artists. So often CDs for local artists are hard to acquire -- but we're trying!

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    Ottawa authors, musicians, etc.; Rhythm and blues music; Soul music; Popular music The Commotions were nominated for Entertainer of the Year -- The Entertainer of the Year award recipient will be selected by the general public through online voting
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    Call Me Crazy

    By St-Pierre, Kristine
    Musique populaire; Écrivains, musiciens, etc. d'Ottawa. Kristine St-Pierre was nominated for Solo or Duo Artist of the Year
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    La promesse

    By St-Pierre, Kristine
    Musique populaire; Écrivains, musiciens, etc. d'Ottawa. Kristine St-Pierre was nominated for Solo or Duo Artist of the Year
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    Blues (Music); Blues-rock music; Ottawa authors, musicians, etc. Lucas Haneman & Megan Laurence Express were nominated for Band of the Year
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    Tradhead

    By Lindsey, Graham
    Celtic music; Folk music Canada; Ottawa authors, musicians, etc. Graham Lindsey was nominated for Solo or Duo Artist of the Year
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    Folk-Rock music Nova Scotia Cape Breton Island; Ottawa authors, musicians, etc. Anna Ludlow was nominated for Solo or Duo Artist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year -- The Entertainer of the Year award recipient will be selected by the general public through online voting
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    Welcome Aboard!

    By Haneman, Lucas
    Blues (Music); Blues-rock music; Ottawa authors, musicians, etc. Lucas Hanemand& Megan Laurence Express were nominated for Band of the Year
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    Rock music Canada 2011-2020. Alternative rock music Canada 2011-2020; Ottawa Authors, Musicians, Etc. ** Jet Black by Double Experience was nominated for Song of the Year and LGS was nominated for Band of the Year
  • About The Lucas Haneman Express - Ottawa Blues Band

    The Lucas Haneman Express is a soulful, fun filled and electrifying musical blue band from Ottawa. Winners of the 2015 Ottawa Blues Challenge and nominated for Capital Music Award Band of the Year
  • DJ Prosper is the DJ crowd motivator the Sens

    ** DJ Porsper was nominated for Entertainer of the Year -- The Entertainer of the Year award recipient will be selected by the general public through online voting