Williams-Davidson, Davidson up for awards Friday

  • Nov. 14, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Terry-Lynn Williams-Davidson is hoping for three wins at tomorrow night’s (Nov 18) Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards in Toronto. The Haida Gwaii native, who lives in Vancouver is up for Best Female Artist and the album, New Journeys is up for Best Folk/Acoustic Album. Meanwhile, Mrs. Williams-Davidson’s husband and Haida artist, Robert Davidson is nominated for Best Songwriter for his original compositions in Haida for the CD. “It is a great honour to be nominated in three categories(…). We are pleased that this CD will allow us to contribute to the diversity of Aboriginal music in Canada while featuring the Haida language and musical tradition” Mrs. Williams-Davidson said in a statement on her website. Mrs. Williams-Davidson previously received a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award in 2009 for Best Female Traditional/Cultural Roots category. She is also up for Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year and World Solo Artist of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in December.