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Submissions Open for 2018 ECMA Awards & Showcases

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Ashley Macisaac at the 2016 ECMAs [Photo: Pam Samson Photography]

Ashley Macisaac at the 2016 ECMAs [Photo: Pam Samson Photography]

Submissions for the 2018 ECMA Awards and Showcase submissions are now open. The 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference take place in Halifax, NS from May 2-6, 2018.

Submission Deadline: October 2nd at 5PM AST

Eligibility Period: An album/song/video must have been released between June 1, 2016-October 1, 2017 to be eligible for this year’s awards.


-Members receive one free category submission, all other category submissions are $30.

-Non-members must pay $50 per category submission and do not receive a free category submission.

-Industry award categories, as well as the Indigenous Artist of the Year and Bucky Adams Memorial Award categories are free to submit to.

To learn more about becoming an ECMA member, please contact Note that members of CBMIC, Musique/Music NB, Music NL, Music NS, and Music PEI are eligible for free ECMA memberships. Please contact your local association for more information.

To learn more about what categories are available to submit for please read the following:

Award & Showcase Fast Facts (English)
Guide rapide des Prix et vitrines (Français)


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