Songwriter Award

May 20, 2022

The Arnold LeBlanc Songwriter Award seeks to spotlight talented New Brunswick songwriters at all levels in honour of Miramichi born Arnold LeBlanc. Arnold was gifted with a golden singing voice. As a young child, he sang in the church choir and continued to sing well into his golden years. Arnold could whistle entire songs with perfect pitch and sang every day of his life.

2022 Jury: Lennie Gallant, Joel Plaskett, Jenn Grant, Rose Cousins, and Catherine MacLellan.

Submission Guidelines

Eligible Music Category: roots, folk, and country music

Submit one vocal recording with music (mp3, aif, or m4a format) of your best song with written lyrics and a letter explaining who you are and your background in music (half-page).

Also, tell us, why do you feel this is your best song?

Nominations (one per organization) of music artists by individuals and organizations in the music and songwriting community are welcome.

Email submissions to:

The winner will also receive a two-year membership with Music-Musique NB