Manitoba Artists Land Covenant Award Nods

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Manitoba artists are poised to bring home top honours at this year's Covenant Awards, which honour Canadian Christian music. Jaylene JohnsonThe Color, Scribe, and Fresh IE picked up multiple award nods, which will be handed out at the 38th annual gala on January 27.

Johnson's name is attached to seven nominations this year, including Album of the Year for her latest recording Potter & Clay, Female Vocalist of the Year, Folk Album of the Year, Folk Song of the Year, Inspirational Song of the Year, A nod for Pop Song of the Year for a co-write with Jordan St.Cyr and Evan St.Cyr, and CD/DVD Artwork of the Year for design by JUNO-winner Roberta Hansen.

Hansen is also up for CD/DVD Artwork of the Year for her work with Faye Hall on English poet Malcolm Guite's Songs & Sonnets, which was released on Steve Bell's label, Signpost Music.

Winkler-based pop rock outfit The Color landed nods for Artist of the Year, Group of the Year, Video of the Year, and Recorded Song of the Year.

Grammy-nominated rapper/songwriter/songwriter Fresh IE picked up nods for Rap Song of the Year for his cowriters with Ezekiel Mcmurtry.

Local rapper Scribe is also up for Rap Song of the Year for his cowrite with Tha Gate Keepa, Bezalel, and Swift.

The Covenant Awards are produced by Gospel Music Association of Canada, a not-for-profit that has been promoting the growrth and ministry of Christian music arts in Canada since 1974. Visit gmacanada.ca/38th-covenant-award-nominations/ to see all of this year's award nominees.

FOLK SONG OF THE YEAR
Jaylene Johnson - "Fallin"

FOLK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Jaylene Johnson - Potter & Clay

INSPIRATIONAL SONG OF THE YEAR
Jaylene Johnson - "Lord Of All"

POP SONG OF THE YEAR
Jordan St.Cyr, Jaylene Johnson, Evan St.Cyr - "I Look To Jesus"

RAP SONG OF THE YEAR
Ezekiel Mcmurtry, Robert Wilson - "10,000 Angels (Feat. Fresh IE)"
Ezekiel Mcmurtry, Robert Wilson - "Mission Accepted"
Tha Gate Keepa, Bezalel, Scribe, Swift - "The Life You Lead"

CD/DVD ARTWORK DESIGN
Roberta Renee Hansen - Potter & Clay By Jaylene Johnson
Faye Hall/Roberta Hansen - Songs & Sonnets By Malcolm Guite

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
The Color - "What I Would Say To You" 

RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR
The Color - "What I Would Say To You"

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Jaylene Johnson

GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Color

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Color

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Jaylene Johnson - Potter & Clay

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