MusicNL’s awards brunch this morning was a first-rate affair that saw varied performances from 4 local artists — Jerry Stamp, Waterfront Fire, Oroboros, and Kat McLevey — in between some witty emceeing from Kim Stockwood & Damhnait Doyle, and the presentation of this year’s awards.

And it was a fortunate year for the Fortunate Ones, who took home a whopping 4 awards, including Album of the Year. Kat McLevey and The Once each came out of the weekend with two trophies.

Kat McLevey’s “Tell Me Once”

Music Winners:

  • Album of the Year:  Fortunate Ones
  • Alternative Recording of the Year: Waterfront Fire
  • Celtic/Traditional Recording of the Year: Aaron Collis and Duane Andrews
  • Country Recording of the Year: Dave McHugh
  • Entertainer of the Year: The Once
  • Female Artist of the Year: Kat McLevey
  • Folk/Roots Recording of the Year: Fortunate Ones
  • Group of the Year: Fortunate Ones
  • Instrumental Recording of the Year: Ouroboros
  • Jazz/Blues Recording of the Year: Denis Parker and the Modern Saints
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Harry Martin
  • Male Artist of the Year: Jerry Stamp
  • Nickel Film Festival Music Video of the Year: The Once
  • Pop/Rock Recording of the Year: Mick Davis
  • Rising Star of the Year: Kat McLevey
  • Songwriter of the Year: Fortunate Ones

Industry Award Winners:

  • Unsung Hero Award: Lindy Whitt
  • Graphic Artist of the Year: Jud Haynes
  • Industry Professional of the Year: Scott Hammond
  • Side Musician of the Year: Chad Murphy
  • Denis Parker Industry Builder Award: Jen Winsor
  • Outstanding Company of the Year: The Blue Room
  • Media Person of the Year: Tom Cochrane
  • Music Educator of the Year: Adam Baxter
  • Volunteer of the Year: Paul Heppleston