Sorrey (photo: Paul Atwood)

2020 Music PEI Awards: Winners

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Many Island musicians and industry folk gathered together on Sunday, February 9 at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel to see who would take home awards from the 2020 Music PEI Awards.

The winners are as follows:

Achievement in Classical Music Award:
Atlantic String Machine

Credit Union Album of the Year:
Sorrey – In Full Bloom

Digital Achievement of the Year:
KINLEY

Electronic Single Recording of the Year:
Vince The Messenger – “
Photosynthesis”

Entertainer of the Year:
Cory Gallant

Event of the Year:
Cloggeroo – The Island Folk Festival

Francophone Artist of the Year:
Vishtèn

Group Recording of the Year:
Paper Lions – Stay Together

Live Music Programmer of the Year:
Dan Rowswell

Holland College Lloyd Doyle New Artist of the Year:
Cory Gallant

Downtown Charlottetown Inc. Pop Recording of the Year:
Sorrey – In Full Bloom

Producer of the Year:
Jon Matthews

Rock Recording of the Year:
Dennis Ellsworth – Common Senseless

Roots Contemporary Recording of the Year:
Irish Mythen – Little Bones

Cavendish Beach Music Festival by Bell Roots Traditional Recording of the Year:
Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys – Dreamland

SOCAN Songwriter of the Year: (TIE)
Tara MacLean – “Ghosting Me”
Andrew Waite – “Cash It In”

Beltone Hearing Care Centre Solo Recording of the Year:
Tara MacLean – Deeper

Upstreet Song of the Year:
Paper Lions – “Rhythm & Gold”

Fly P.E.I. Touring Artist of the Year:
Irish Mythen

SOCAN Venue of the Year:
The Guild

Video of the Year:
Sorrey – “Signs”

Visual Artist of the Year:
Ashley Anne Clark

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Alan Dowling

Live Music Production Professional of the Year:
Peter Gallant

Volunteer of the Year:
Leo Cheverie

Industry Person of the Year:
John MacPhee

Maritime Electric Educator of the Year:
Donnie Fraser

Deep Roots Distillery Rooted to the Island Award:
Mitch Jay

ABCE Musician of the Year:
Natalie Williams Calhoun

Community Contributor of the Year:
Gary Chipman

Congratulations to all of the nominees and award winners.

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