Kalle Matson won the Outstanding Songwriter honour, for his song “Astronaut,” at the 2019 edition of the Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards (NOMFAs), presented by Music and Film in Motion, on May 25, 2019, at the Science North Cavern in Sudbury, ON. Matson also earned the Outstanding Video by a Northern Ontario Musical Act, for “Kids on the Run.”

Five other artists were also honoured in the musical award categories at the ceremony, which recognizes the efforts and showcases the talent of the Northern Ontario’s music and film industries.

Pharos of Alexandria won Outstanding Album for Flowers of Atacama, while Outstanding Album by a Francophone Artist went to Cindy Doire for Panorama. Patricia Cano was recognized for Best Vocal Performance on a Recording, for “Gracias a la Vida,” and Quantum Tangle won Outstanding Album by an Indigenous Artist, for Shelter as We Go. Shawn Sasyniuk earned the Outstanding Recording Engineer Award for the I Own a Bittersweet Flashlight album, by Matt Thibeault.

SOCAN congratulates our members on these achievements!