Saskatchewan artists Nominated for Trille Or Awards

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L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM) has announced the nominees for the 9th edition of the Trille Or Awards Gala, with Saskatchewan artists honoured with numerous recommendations. This biennial gala is an opportunity to celebrate musical excellence and to celebrate French-Canadian music. A total of forty-four artists and industry professionals from across the country are nominated in twenty-two categories for this edition of the Trille Or Awards Gala.

Shawn Jobin by Kenton DoupeShawn Jobin by Kenton DoupeThe Trille Or awards have undergone significant changes over the past year with the opening of classes to Western Canadian artists, and new categories for artists Acadians and Quebec artists. Thus, the first time, the Gala will emphasize the musical excellence of the artists coming from the four corners of the country. Over Trille week (May 1-6, 2017), a program will be held including lectures, keynotes, networking events, showcases, and more.

Ponteix by Matt SmithPonteix by Matt SmithThe Gala, jointly produced by the APCM with Radio-Canada, will take place May 5 at the Shenkman Arts Center, Ottawa ON, and be broadcast live on Radio-Canada television and radio in Ontario and Western Canada.

Saskatchewan Nominations:
Découverte (artiste ou groupe) / Discovery: Ponteix
Annette Campagne by Daniel PaquetAnnette Campagne by Daniel PaquetExport Ouest (Artiste solo ou groupe francophone de l’Ouest s’étant le plus illustré à l’extérieur de sa région) / Export West (artist from Western Canada having the most success outside of their region): Annette, Ponteix, Shawn Jobin
Meilleur auteur, compositeur ou auteur-compositeur / Best Songwriter: Mario LePage (Ponteix)
Meilleur EP (mini-album) / Best EP: Ponteix, ”J’orage”
Meilleur groupe / Best Group: Ponteix
Meilleur interprète masculine / Best Male Performer: Shawn Jobin
Meilleur vidéoclip / Best Music Video: Shawn Jobin, “Fou” (“Crazy”), directed by Dylan Hryciuk
Alexis NormandAlexis NormandMeilleure conception visuelle / Best Visual Design: Ponteix (graphic designer: Stephanie Kuse)
Meilleure interprète feminine / Best Female Performer: Alexis Normand
Meilleure présence web / Best Website: Ponteix, Shawn Jobin

http://www.apcm.ca/trille-or/ For more information contact Lorena Kelly Communications & Operations Manager, SaskMusic lorenakelly@saskmusic.org