A big thank you to everyone who took part in the 2018 Credit Union Music PEI Week - and congratulations to all of our Award winners, nominees, and performers!
This event could not have taken place without the generous support of:
Our funders: The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR), the Prince Edward Island Government, Skills Canada PEI, artsVest,and ACOA.
Our sponsors: PEI Credit Unions, Shure, Beltone Canada PEI, Charlottetown Airport, Downtown Charlottetown Inc., Holland College, Maritime Electric, Phillips Agri Services, Deep Roots Distillery, HopYard, PEI Women's Institute, Bandzoogle, SOCAN Music.
Our media sponsors: The Buzz, 95.1 FM CFCY, 102.1 SPUD FM, Q93FM
Our partners: Pressed 4 Time, Print Copy & Design, Long & McQuade - Charlottetown, Culture PEI, La Fédération culturelle de l'ÎPÉ, Prince Edward Island Hip Hop Association, Carrefour de l'Isle-Saint-Jean, and The Guild.
HopYard ALBUM of the year: Catherine MacLellan - If It's Alright With You - The Songs of Gene MacLellan
Phillips Agri Services COUNTRY RECORDING of the year: Marcella Richard - Marcella Richard Sings Roy MacCaull
PEI Credit Unions ENTERTAINER of the year: Dylan Menzie
PEI Women's Institute FEMALE SOLO RECORDING of the year: Catherine MacLellan - If It's Alright With You - The Songs of Gene MacLellan
Beltone GROUP RECORDING of the year: The East Pointers - What We Leave Behind
Holland College Lloyd Doyle NEW ARTIST of the year: Dennis Ellsworth & Kinley Dowling
MALE SOLO RECORDING of the year: Liam Corcoran - Nevahland
Downtown Charlottetown Inc. POP RECORDING of the year: Liam Corcoran - Nevahland
ROOTS CONTEMPORARY RECORDING of the year: The East Pointers - What We Leave Behind
SOCAN SONGWRITER of the year: Alicia Toner - "Back to Fine"
SONG of the year: The East Pointers - “Two Weeks"
Charlottetown Airport (Fly PEI)TOURING ARTIST of the year: The East Pointers
URBAN RECORDING of the year: Amanda Jackson Band - Fire in the Blue
VIDEO of the year: Alicia Toner - I Learned the Hard Way (directed by Kyle Simpson)
Community Contributor of the Year: Dino Dunsford
Maritime Electric Educator of the Year: Natalie Williams Calhoun
Event of the Year: P.E.I. Mutual Festival of Small Halls
Industry Person of the Year: Kate Gracey-Stewart
Shure Live Music Production Professional of the Year: Phillip MacLellan
Lifetime Achievement: Roy MacCaull
Producer of the Year: Jon Matthews
Deep Roots Distillery Rooted to the Island: Tara MacLean