News | March 24, 2020

MusicNL Letter to The Honourable Steven Guilbeault Regarding COVID-19

March 24, 2020 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage cc. The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minsiter The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development Member for Labrador: Yvonne Jones Member for Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame: Scott Simms Member for St. Johns East: Jack Harris Member … Continued

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News | March 25, 2020

MusicNL Letter to The Honourable Bernard Davis Regarding COVID-19

March 25, 2020 The Honourable Bernard Davis Minister for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation Government of Newfoundland and Labrador cc. Charles Bown, Deputy Minister Carmela Murphy, Assistant Deputy Minister Melanie Martin, Manager of Culture Dear Minister, We are deeply concerned for Newfoundland and Labrador musicians, and all artists and arts organizations affected by cancellations of … Continued

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News | February 26, 2020


musicnl & The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival present: Women of Music & Film Join MusicNL and the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival us as we commemorate International Women’s Day 2020. The partnership is the first of its kind for MusicNL, bringing together a diverse group of female leaders and representatives in the … Continued

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News | January 29, 2020

Announcing the MusicNL 2019 Awards Winners!

  MusicNL is excited to announce the 2019 MusicNL industry and music award winners. Leading the way is Nick Earle with three awards. Jenina MacGillivray, Rum Ragged, and Youngtree & The Blooms doubled up with two apiece. For more general information about MusicNL membership, see our website or contact us at The full list … Continued

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News | January 16, 2020

ECMA 2020 Nominations Press Conference

Join the East Coast Music Association on Thursday, February 6 at The Rockhouse in St. John’s, NL, where the 2020 East Coast Music & Industry Award Nominations will be announced! Feauturing live performances by Weary, Rube & Rake, along with more exciting news about #ECMA2020. Follow along on Twitter: ········ Once the announcements are … Continued

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News | December 19, 2019


Travel subsidies will be available for all MusicNL members supporting them to attend the MusicNL Awards Celebration 2019, up to a maximum of 50%. Under this program a percentage of per diems, travel (if using a private vehicle, see the Government of NL Auto Reimbursement Rates) and accommodations (receipts required) will be provided. Members travelling must be a current … Continued

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News | December 6, 2019

Member Voting for the MusicNL Awards 2019 is now open!

Click here to vote (Members only)   MusicNL members can now vote on the 2019 MusicNL Awards. Log into your account and click the link to help decide which short-listed nominee will win in each respective category. Voting closes on December 31, 2019 at 11:59pm. For more general information about MusicNL memberships, see our website or … Continued

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News | December 4, 2019

MusicNL Announces 2019 Awards Nominees Short List

Wednesday, December 4 2019 – St. John’s: MusicNL is excited to announce the 2019 MusicNL Awards short list nominees. Leading the way are Jenina MacGillivray, Nick Earle, Rozalind MacPhail, and Rum Ragged with four nominations apiece. Other multiple award nominees include Adam Baxter, Carolina East, Eastern Owl, and Galaa (3 each) followed by Dion Todd, … Continued

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News | November 27, 2019


  Our dedicated team of industry professionals and musicians who make up the volunteer jury have adjudicated 27 award categories. The scoring process is based on a rubric consisting of various elements such as artistic merit, composition, originality, production, and accomplishments. Jurors strive to meet the highest standards of professionalism by providing objective scores and … Continued

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