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Best of the music best

We’ve tallied your votes. We’ve built the trophies. And we’re giving them out in the categories below to some of these artists. (But you’ll have to come to the party or check out the March 29 issue for the official winners.)


Best Canadian AlbumBest Canadian BandBest Canadian Solo Artist (male)Best Canadian Solo Artist (female)Best Canadian Single of 2006Best Canadian Video of 2006 Best Dressed Local ArtistBest Local AlbumBest Local Album ArtworkBest Local All-Ages VenueBest Local Appearance on YouTubeBest Local Artist Most Likely to Make it BigBest Local Artist Stage HijinksBest Local Artist to Be Blown Away ByBest Local Artist to Enjoy QuietlyBest Local Artist to Get Trashed ToBest Local BandBest Local Band MerchBest Local Band to Dance ToBest Local Cover BandBest Local DJBest Local FanBest Local Independent Record LabelBest Local Karaoke HostBest Local Live Show of 2006Best Local Live VenueBest Local MCBest Local Music FestivalBest Local Music PhotographerBest Local Radio StationBest Local Recording StudioBest Local Show Poster ArtistsBest Local Single of 2006Best Local Solo Artist (male)Best Local Solo Artist (female)Best Local Video of 2006Best New Local ArtistBest 2006 Tour You Wish Had Come to Halifax

Potential winners

Mimi Andriopoulis Jill BarberThe Bus Stop TheatreDavid CieplinskiCKDUClassifiedThe Crimson TidesCrooked Art Alex CurrieDependent MusicDie BruckeDivorce RecordsDog DayDown with the ButterflyEcho ChamberJon Epworth and the ImprovementsThe Establishment EvolveFeistFinal FantasyNelly FurtadoJeff GayeIain GillisThe GrassGus’ PubHalifax Pop ExplosionRobin Hart HiltzRoger Howse BandIn-Flight SafetyDJ IVBA JohnstonJust Friends KayprLaurie the GuyDJ LooseThe Marquee ClubMatt MaysJon McKielNorth by North EndOld Man LuedeckeOne World CafeThe PavilionJoel PlaskettQ104Radiohead Red Hot Chili Peppers The Rolling Stones ShamelessSignal HillSkratch BastidChris SmithJackie SmithSoundmarketStage NineThe StanceThe Stolen MinksThe Superfantastics The Sonic TempleTheir MajestiesThe Tragically HipU2Wilco Windom EarleWintersleepWordburglarYo Rodeo!Z103

Get the winners a day before the issue hits the streets—drop by Feedback, the Best of Music Readers’ Poll results party, on Wednesday, March 28 at The Attic (1741 Grafton) at 6:30pm. There will be special performances by Tanya Davis, The Stance and Windom Earle. Download your free invitation here.


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