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David Francey's awards

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In 2002, David retired from carpentry to pursue his career as a performing artist full time. Since then he has had the great pleasure of being honoured with multiple awards and nominations.

The photo above shows the top of our piano - a fitting place to house this fine collection (photo by Beth).

Scroll down for a list of awards.

Click here to read about other honours
and Songwriting contest wins.

2014

February 2014 - JUNO nomination for So Say We All in the Roots and Traditional - solo category

So Say we All wins Penguin Eggs Magazine's Album of the Year award

2013

David wins a Canadian Folk Music Award for English Songwriter of the Year

David nominated for four Canadian Folk Music Awards
Contemporary Album of the Year, English Songwriter of the Year, Solo Artist of the Year and Producer of the Year

2012

February 2012 - JUNO nomination for Late Edition in the Roots and Traditional - solo category

2011

David nominated for two Canadian Folk Music Awards
SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR and ENGLISH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR


2010

Seaway nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award
- Best Contemporary Album

2008

award

David Francey wins SOCAN Folk Music Award

JUNO award

Right of Passage wins a JUNO in the Roots and Traditional - Solo category

Right of Passage nominated for a JUNO in the Roots and Traditional - Solo category

 

CFMA award

2007

Right of Passage wins Canadian Folk Music Award for- Best Singer - Contemporary

Right of Passage is nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award in 3 categories!

- Best Album -Contemporary

- Best Singer - Contemporary

- Best Songwriter - English


2005


Waking Hour wins
Penguin Eggs Magazine's Album of the Year award

Waking Hour nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award - Best Contemporary Album

Waking Hour nominated for a JUNO in the Roots and Traditional - Solo category


2004

Skating Rink wins a JUNO in the Roots and Traditional - Solo category


JUNO award


Skating Rink is awarded the 2003
Penguin Eggs Magazine's Album of the Year award


Penguin Eggs Award


2002

Far End of Summer wins a JUNO in the Roots and Traditional - Solo category

Far End of Summer is awarded the first ever Penguin Eggs Magazine's Album of the Year award



JUNO award

 

 

 

Other Honours

     
 

2014

David and Dave Gunning co-wrote the song "A Game Going ON" which won
Hockey Night in Canada's Song Quest

2013

USA Songwriting Competition - David won the First Prize (Folk) of the USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Broken Glass"

2011

IAMA - International Acoustic Music Awards -David's song "the Waking Hour" wins Top Award At The 7th Annual IAMA - OVERALL GRAND PRIZE WINNER!

2010

www.jlsc.com/winners/2010 - David’s song “The Waking Hour”  was selected as the Grand Prize Winner in the Folk category for the John Lennon Songwriting Award.

2007

USA Songwriting Competition - David won the First Prize (Folk) of the USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Ballad of Bowser Macrae"

 

WUMB's Top 100 for the last 25 years - In celebration of WUMB's 25th Anniversary, they asked thier listeners to vote for their top ten performers over the past 25 years- David was in the top 100!

 

The Porcupine Awards - David was awarded The Golden Quill Award for songwriting at this year's 18th Annual Porcupine Awards -as part of at CIUT-FM, The University of Toronto radio station's show "Back to the Sugar Camp" with host Steve Fruitman

"Winning a Porcupine does not imply that one is The Best.
But it does imply that they have given their best".

 

2005

IAMA - International Acoustic Music Awards - Best Male Artist for the song "Greenfields"

USA Songwriting Competition - Finalist in the Folk Category for the song "Waking Hour"

 

WUMB Folk Radio’s Top Ten of 2005 - David's CD Waking Hour recognized in this honour

 

2004

USA Songwriting Competition - David won the First Prize (Folk) of the USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Saints and Sinners"

 

2003

USA Songwriting Competition -Finalist in the Folk Category for the song "Red-winged Blackbird"

 
     
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