Ottawa artists rack up 9 CFMA noms!

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The nominees for this year’s Canadian Folk Music Awards were announced today and the national capital region is heavily represented!

The LYNNeS (Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson), represented by Porter Music Management lead the field with 5 nominations (tied with Buffy Sainte-Marie for most nominations overall) including: Contemporary Album of the Year (Heartbreak Song for the Radio), English Songwriter of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Ensemble of the Year, and Producer of the Year.

Other local nominees include Jeremy Fisher Junior (Children’s Album of the Year for Highway to Spell), Kristine St-Pierre (French Songwriter of the Year for La promesse), Jack Pine & The Fire (New/Emerging Artist of the Year for Left to Our Own Devices) and Chris McKhool (Producer of the Year for Sultans of String’s Christmas Caravan).

We’ll find out how our nominees fare on the weekend of November 30th when the awards are handed out over two nights of celebration in Calgary.