Live stream on YouTube: Friday, May 7 at 8PM
The second annual Capital Music Awards celebrate locally-made music tonight. Follow #CapitalMusicAwards for live updates on social media (@apt613 will tweet the deets!) and watch this space for the awards announcement blog post TBA.
Bilingual songwriter Céleste Lévis stands out with four nominations spanning Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Production and Arrangements, and Virtual Performance of the Year. Night Lovell, Tiagz, Andrew Cassara, and Marie-Clo follow closely behind with three nominations each, with an outstanding two nominations each for Tiagz and Night Lovell in Single of the Year. Also nominated in multiple categories, synth rock band Paragon Cause is up for both Album of the Year and Group of the Year.
More Ottawa-Gatineau music acts in the running include DRAE, Harea Band, Jessica Pearson & The East Wind, Jean Cloutier, The PepTides, Asuquomo, and Moonfruits. See the complete list of finalists here.
Congratulations to all of the finalists and nominees!