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February 23, 2006

Sirius To Present ECMA Award

Written by
cindy mcleod

SIRIUS Canada will be the title sponsor of the Entertainer of the Year Award at the 2006 East Coast Music Awards on February 27 in Charlottetown, P.E.I. The Award is among the most sought after because it’s the only award chosen by the fans. East Coast music fans from across Canada can vote for their top pick by calling 1-900-870-ECMA (3262), text message or online at: www.ecma.com. Voting is open until 4 a.m. ET on Monday, February 27.

SIRIUS Canada has committed to working with Canadian artists and showcasing their musical talent to an audience throughout North America on their 60 commercial music channels. Over the next seven years they have pledged to invest close to $20 million toward talent development initiatives.”

Nominees for the 2006 ECMA Entertainer of the Year Award are George Canyon; J.P. Cormier; Lennie Gallant; Matt Mays & El Torpedo and The Barra MacNeils. The winner will be announced during the ECMA Gala Awards Show, hosted by The Trailer Park Boys and broadcast live on CBC Television, Monday, February 27 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT).

For more information visit www.ecma.com

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