FAQ

COMMON QUESTIONS:

When are awards being presented?

Friday, July 10th via Facebook/Youtube stay-tuned for time!

Saturday, July 11th 9PM AT/9:30PM NT

This celebratory two-hour special of the 2020 East Coast Music Awards presented by TD airs at 9 p.m. AT / 9:30 NT on CBC TV in Atlantic Canada and on CBC Gem across the country.

The show will also be available on demand on CBC Gem following the broadcast.

Ways to Celebrate:

  • Tag ECMA on Facebook and Twitter or Instagram
  • Invite your bubble and have a viewing party!
  • Be sure to tag your favourite #eastcoastartists on social media.
  • Grab some food & beverages from a local restaurant and #supportlocal while watching the 2020 East Coast Music Awards

What Awards are presented July 10th?

  • Blues Recording of the Year presented by East Coast Blues Society
  • Classical Recording of the Year presented by Canadian Music Centre and Debut Atlantic
  • Contemporary Roots Recording of the Year presented by Jumping Bean Coffee
  • Country Recording of the Year presented by KIXX Country
  • Dance Recording of the Year
  • Electronic Recording of the Year presented by Sony
  • Folk Recording of the Year presented by Vogue Optical
  • Group Recording of the Year presented by Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John’s
  • Inspirational Recording of the Year
  • Instrumental Recording of the Year presented by Stewart McKelvey
  • Jazz Recording of the Year presented by TD
  • Loud Recording of the Year
  • Pop Recording of the Year presented by 99.1HITS FM
  • R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
  • Rap/Hip-Hop Recording of the Year
  • Rising Start Recording of the Year presented by the College of the North Atlantic
  • Rock Recording of the Year presented by KROCK 97.5
  • Song of Year
  • Company of the Year presented by Enterprise
  • Event of the Year presented by Pattison Outdoor Advertising
  • Graphic/Media Artist of the Year
  • Management/Manager of the Year presented by ACTRA RACS
  • Media Outlet of the Year presented by Flight Centre
  • Media Person of the Year presented by Canadian Musician Magazine
  • Producer of the Year presented by CARAS/JUNOS
  • Studio Engineer of the Year presented by APTN
  • Studio of the Year presented by CBC
  • Venue of the Year presented by Ticketpro
  • Video of the Year presented by CBC

What Awards are presented July 11th?

  • Album of the Year presented by the City of St.John’s
  • Bucky Adams Memorial Award presented by TD
  • Francophone Recording of the Year presented by ANIM
  • Indigenous Artist of the Year presented by APTN
  • Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year presented by Warner Music Canada
  • Solo Recording of the Year presented by the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Songwriter of the Year presented by SOCAN
  • Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year presented by TD
  • Fans’ Choice Video of the Year presented by TD
  • The Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Ron Hynes Induction into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame presented by CSHF, PeerMusic and the SOCAN Foundation

JULY 11th PERFORMERS:

Tim Baker / Matt Mays / Rose Cousins / Wintersleep / Neon Dreams / Jacobus / Motherhood / Zamani / Eastern Owl / Damhnait Doyle / Shanneyganock

Ron Hynes Tribute Featuring Glenn Simmons, Joel Hynes and special surprise guests!

Glenn Simmons / Joel Hynes / Shaye / Colleen Power / Lennie Gallant / Sandy Morris - (musical director/guitars) / Glenn Simmons - (guitar & vocals) / Billy Sutton - bass / Paul “Boomer” Stamp - drums / Paul Kinsman - keys / Chris Ledrew - pedal steel

    FOR ECMA NOMMINEES:

    What if I win an ECMA?

    • Share your video acceptance speech or post and tag ECMA and hashtag #ECMAWinner
    • Watch your email following the awards announcement for instructions on receiving your ECMA.

    How will my award get to me?

    Please watch your email for a follow-up from the ECMA team regarding shipping of your ECMA.

    KEY CONTACTS:

    Trevor Murphy, Pigeon Row
    trevor@pigeonrow.com

    Anastasia Smallwood, ECMA
    brand@ecma.com