Big wins for Maloney, Cull, Kubasonics at MusicNL awards
Group celebrates 25 years of representing musical professionals in the province
A few Newfoundland musicians got a workout Sunday night carrying home their MusicNL awards.
Janet Cull, the Kubasonics and Steve Maloney walked away from the gala at the St. John's Convention Centre with three awards each.
The gala was both an awards show and a celebration of MusicNL's 25th anniversary. Attendees were treated to performances by Amelia Curran, The Once and Shanneyganock.
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Cull and Maloney, both singer-songwriters, each went in with five nominations. Cull picked up the trophy for pop/rock artist of the year, album of the year and female artist of the year.
Mick Davis was named male artist of the year. Clare Follett, 15, and the band Town House tied for rising star of the year award.
Darren "Boobie" Brown, who plays with the Kubasonics, got the side musician of the year nod.
JYAY took home the hardware for MusicNL's first ever rap/hip-hop artist of the year award and former CBC Radio producer Glen Tilley won a lifetime achievement award.
For a complete list of winners, head to MusicNL's website.