News: 2015 Vancouver Island Music Awards Nominees


Vancouver Island Music AwardsThe 2015 Vancouver Island Music Awards nominees have been announced. 14 awards will be handed out at the Vancouver Island Music Awards Gala at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Saturday March 21, 2015.

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2015 Vancouver Island Music Awards Nominees
Music Video of the Year:
Dave CormierWhat’s my name
AileronPraise the Lord
LozenLife is good
Jesse TurnbullHollow Introductions
Mitra KostamoAfter You’ve Gone
Jonny MillerHome

Producer of the Year:
John Mang/Sue Medley for Sue Medley – These are the Days
Rob Berges for House of Horses – Revolver
Numbersix for Numbersix – Telekinetic Lovers
Marc Atkinson for Genevieve and the Wild Sundays – Updraft
Zak Cohen/Dave Cormier for Dave Cormier – Cor-me-eh

Song of the Year:
This Day Burns – Mistakes don’t Lie
Little Nectar – In Every Room
Shauna Janz – Redwood
Immaculate – Just Breathe
Dope Soda – Bullets

Group/Duo of the Year:
Hub City Ramblers
Dope Soda
Isobel Trigger
House of Horses
Michael Wood Band
Saskia & Darrel
Twin Peaks

Vocalist of the Year:
Nathan Senner
Kim June Johnson
Emily Spiller
Pamela Tessman

Artist of the Year:
Sue Medley
Dave Cormier
Bobbi Schram
Nick Hornbuckle
Jonny Miller

Roots/Folk Recording:
Pamela Tessman – Can Not Explain
Susan Rankin – Pagan Lullaby
West My Friend – When the Ink Dries
Nick Hornbuckle feat. Tina Jones Sparrow
Brodie Dawson – All this Time

Country Recording:
Genevieve and the Wild Sundays – Farmer ain’t in the Dell
Nathan Senner – Let the Music Play
Hub City Ramblers – Coming back to you
Jonny Miller – Home
Chris Andres – Destiny

Pop Recording:
Isobel Trigger – Dust and Bones
Ms Maxine & One Wish – This Dish
Kuba Oms – 7 Seconds
Close the Bombay Doors – Court Fool

Album of the Year:
Hub City Ramblers – Coming Back Home to You
Sue Medley & The Back Road Band – These are the Days
The Fretless – The Fretless
House of Horses – Revolver
Irish Rovers – 50
Kim June Johnson – Canvas and Clay
Bobbi Schram – Window Day

Electronic/Dance Recording:
Numbersix feat. Emily Spiller – Smoke & Mirrors
Rennie Foster feat. Alfons Fear – Childish Things
Speakerface feat. Rachel Sermanni – Vertical
Kuba Oms – My Love (club mix)

Rock Recording:
House of Horses – Wake Up
Dave Cormier – What’s my Name
Lincoln Foster Band – What’s been going On (with me)
Bowler – Never Know
Spaceport Union – White Noise

Rap/Hip Hop Recording:
Lozen – Life is Good
Prada West – One Time
Aileron – Praise the Lord
Immaculate – Just Breathe
Mishap & Phonik Ops – Coloring Outside the Lines

Youth Artist of the Year:
Sydney Batters
Marvin Thiele
Close the Bombay Doors