YOUR 2014 VIMA WINNERS…..

VIMA10PosterHiResVocal Performance: “Words” – Brodie Dawson

Youth Song: “Devil’s December” – Teagan Johnston

Gospel Song: “Why We Praise You” – Koko Relleve

Music Video: “Maude Island” – Jamie Ruddick

Live Act: AIVIA

World Music Song: “Oine Doine” – Balkan Babes

Production: Sarah – Dave Cormier. *Producer: Zak Cohen, Woodshop Studios.

Roots Song: “Miss Your Exit” – Bruce & Judy Wing

Pop Rock Song – “High Time” – Sue Medley

Island Classic – Will Millar

 

 

 

 

YOUR 2014 VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES…

Nominees are listed in alphabetical order within each category.

In some cases, where there was not a sufficient sample of music within a category, the category was combined with another (e.g. Blues – > Roots).

Vocal Performance of the Year:

Giving In a Little – Tom Lang

High Time – Sue Medley

Oine Doine – Balkan Babes

One Last Time – Jessica Benini

Right-Hearted – Sam Weber

Words – Brodie Dawson

Youth Song of the Year:

Dandelion – Kaya Martin

Devil’s December – Teagan Johnston

Run Away – Phoenix Lazare

The Brightest Day – Noble Savage

Winding Forever – Close the Bombay Doors (Ajay Parikh-Friese)

 

Gospel Song of the Year:

Let It Shine – Carla Funk

Search the Heavens – Fraser Campbell

Why We Praise You – Koko Relleve

Music Video of the Year:

Love Letter – Secondhand Habit

Moonlight Shine – Andrea Smith

Maude Island – Jamie Ruddick

Some Nights – AIVIA

Live Act of the Year:

AIVIA

Brodie Dawson

The Distributors

Sydney Batters

World Music Song of the Year:

La Polizia – Compassion Gorilla

Oine Doine – Balkan Babes

Si Me Gustaba Mexico – Bowler

The Road to Lisdoonvarna – Mary Murphy

Best Production of a Song:

Found Her in a Phone Book – Jack Sigurdson. *Producer: Zak Cohen, Woodshop Studios (Duncan).

Giving in a Little – Tom Lang. *Producer: Tom Lang, Carpe Diem Studio (Victoria).

High Time – Sue Medley. *Producers: John Mang/Sue Medley, MangSong Studio (Comox) / Dove Creek Studios (Courtney BC), Paul Keim, Mix Engineer.

La Polizia – Compassion Gorilla. *Producers: Thomas Martin and Chris Fretwell at DubWorks Studios (San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico).

Negatism – Bowler. *Producer: Eric Hogg, Soma Sound (Victoria)

Sarah – Dave Cormier. *Producer: Zak Cohen, Woodshop Studios (Duncan).

Roots Song of the Year

Black Moods – Andrea Smith

Comfy Couches – Daniel Cook

Dreaming – Kerry Jayne

Fireweed – Rose Kirchner

Home – Jonny Miller

Johnny – The Cumberland Brothers

Miss Your Exit – Bruce and Judy Wing

Roll On – The Twisted Pines

San Francisco Babe – Johnny Galactic

The Garden – Bev Finch

Pop/Rock Song of the Year:

Chicago – Riley Smith

Giving In a Little – Tom Lang

High Time – Sue Medley

In Love With a Liar – Mark Crissinger

Johnny the Radio – Joey Clarkson

Loosely – Andrea Smith

Lucky Lucky You – Bruce and Judy Wing

Sarah – Dave Cormier

Still Bleeding – This Day Burns

Stranger – Kali Moreno

Thank-you to all who provided music to our Jury. *Note: If you provided the VIMA Jury with music but were not nominated this year, and you would like to attend the 2014 gala, email vima@jameskasper.com, and you will be added to the VIMA VIP Guest List.

The 2014 / 10th Anniversary VIMA Gala will take place Saturday, March 22, 2014 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Douglas & Broughton), Victoria BC. 6pm Doors. 7pm Start. Concession & Merch Table open before ceremony & during intermission. All Ages. Door Prizes. 

For more info on getting involved with VIMA, contact Producer James Kasper at vima@jameskasper.com

“The Vancouver Island Music awards have been a great source of new emerging Indie talent for the King Minion Music Podcast. Even during these tough times where music grants are rare, VIMA has been a great boost for local musicians. Under careful guidance the VIMA could become an even larger driving force for the promotion of Vancouver Island bands and artists. VIMA plays a vital role in our music community.” – King Minion Music Podcast.

“A much-needed showcase.” – Monday Magazine.

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