Your complete list of ECMW 2013 winners

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At last night's East Coast Music Awards sold-out gala at the Cunard Centre, Rose Cousins and David Myles showed off their hosting chops, with Cousins herself winning three awards and The Stanfields taking home two. Jenn Grant, Jimmy Rankin, Paper Lions and Repartee performed, as the following musicians/bands/other made their way to the stage throughout the night, having adequately perfected their "ohmygosh, ME?" faces.

Chronicle Herald Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year
The Stanfields

Chronicle Herald Fan's Choice Video of the Year
“Saddle Up” George Canyon
Director: Warren Sonoda

Album of the Year
Coyote Matt Mays

Group Recording of the Year
Death & Taxes The Stanfields

Solo Recording of the Year
We Have Made A Spark Rose Cousins

Song of the Year
“These Hands” Dave Gunning

Sunday morning, at the Gospel Brunch, Stephanie Mainville's Old Man Winter was named Gospel Recording of the Year and at the SOCAN Songwriters' Circle, Rose Cousins received the Songwriter of the Year award for her song "Go First."

Thirteen artists were chosen to receive ECMA 25th Anniversary Awards. The winners have released a minimum of six albums as the same group or solo act over the past 25 years including a release in the past three years. All of the 25th Anniversary Award recipients have a significant history of being recognized throughout their careers as ECMA award winners.

Lennie Gallant
The Rankin Family
Teresa Doyle
Rawlins Cross
Ashley MacIsaac
Great Big Sea
Natalie MacMaster
John Gracie
Rita MacNeil
Roch Voisine
The Barra MacNeils
Matt Minglewood
Mary Jane Lamond

ECMW's 25th anniversary featured 350 musicians performing at sold-out venues over five days and nights, and last night's gala wraps it up for another year. But start making your ECMW advent calendar now because the East Coast Music Association announced that next year's location is Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (April 2-6, 2014). Big shoes to fill, Charlottetown!

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Aboriginal Recording of the Year
We Are Medicine People - Lone Cloud

African-Canadian Recording of the Year
Ocean Blue - Cam Smith

Album of the Year
Coyote - Matt Mays
Producer: Matt Mays

Blues Recording of the Year
Triumph & Disaster - Charlie A'Court

Children’s Recording of the Year
La vie pour moi - Donna & Andy

Classical Composition of the Year
Between the Shore and the Ships - Derek Charke

Classical Recording of the Year
Between the Shore and the Ships - Helen Pridmore and Wesley Ferriera

Country Recording of the Year
Where Does The Time Go - RyLee Madison

Electronic Recording of the Year
Red Potion - English Words

Chronicle Herald Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year
The Stanfields

Chronicle Herald Fan's Choice Video of the Year
Saddle Up - George Canyon
Director: Warren Sonoda

Folk Recording of the Year
We Have Made A Spark - Rose Cousins

Enregistrement francophone de l'année
Mōsaïk - Vishtèn

Group Recording of the Year
Death & Taxes - The Stanfields

Gospel Recording of the Year
Old Man Winter - Stephanie Mainville

Jazz Recording of the Year
Swim - Joel Miller Sponsored by JazzEast

Pop Recording of the Year
The Beautiful Wild - Jenn Grant

Producer of the Year
Daniel Ledwell

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Triumph & Disaster - Charlie A'Court

Rap/Hip-Hop Recording of the Year
Havre de Grâce - Radio Radio

Rising Star Recording of the Year
In the Time of the Great Remembering - Ben Caplan

Rock Recording of the Year
Scrappy Happiness - Joel Plaskett Emergency

Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year
Row Upon Row of the People They Know - The Once

Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year
The Other Side - Tim Chaisson

Solo Recording of the Year
We Have Made A Spark - Rose Cousins

Song of the Year
"These Hands" - Dave Gunning

Songwriter of the Year
"Go First" - Rose Cousins
Composer: Rose Cousins

Traditional Instrumental Recording of the Year
Cape Breton Girl - Natalie MacMaster

World Recording of the Year
Constellation - Gypsophilia

Directors’ Special Achievement Award
Raylene Rankin / Ron Hynes

Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award
Bucky Adams

Industry Awards:

Graphic/Media Artist of the Year - Jud Haynes
Live Sound Engineer of the Year - David Hillier
Management/Manager of the Year - Louis Thomas
Media Outlet of the Year - CBC Mainstreet Nova Scotia
Media Person of the Year - Jimmie Inch
Music Merchant of the Year - Fred’s Records
Studio Engineer of the Year - Jamie Foulds
Studio of the Year - Lakewind Sound Studios
Venue of the Year - The Carleton Music Bar & Grill
Volunteer of the Year - Jim Power
Event of the Year - Halifax Pop Explosion
Musician’s Achievement Award - Cathy Porter
Industry Builder Award - Glen Meisner
Stompin’ Tom Award - Claudine Theriault / Jon Matthews / Neil Bishop / Joe Peter MacLean

Twelve surprise 25th Anniversary Awards were also handed out during the Mindsea Industry Brunch presented by FACTOR to recognized individuals who have consistently contributed to the East Coast Music Association over the past 25 years. The recipients were:

Sheri Jones
Peter Hendrickson
Louis Thomas
Shelley Nordstrom
Mike Campbell
Andree Gracie
Max MacDonald
Brookes Diamond
Geoff D'Eon
Bob Mersereau
Bruce Morel
Glen Tilley

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