Dennis Ellsworth

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

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Awards

Haunted Hearts - Music PEI – New Artist of the Year 2010

Haunted Hearts - Music PEI – Alternative Recording of the Year 2010 (Thank You, Goodnight)

Haunted Hearts - Music PEI – Country Recording of the Year 2011 (Howdy)

Haunted Hearts - Music PEI – SOCAN Songwriter of the Year 2011 (Sister Lovers Tonight)

Haunted Hearts - Music PEI – Group of the Year 2011

Haunted Hearts - Music PEI – Album of the Year 2011 (Howdy)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Album of the Year 2013 (Dusk Dreams)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Roots/Contemporary Recording of the Year 2013 (Dusk Dreams)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Songwriter of the Year 2013 (Electric Stars)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Male Solo Recording of the Year 2014 (Hazy Sunshine)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Roots/Contemporary Recording of the Year 2014 (Hazy Sunshine)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Male Solo Recording of the Year 2015 (Love Knows Love)

Dennis Ellsworth - Music PEI - Roots/Contemporary Recording of the Year 2016 (Romantic As It Gets)

Dennis Ellsworth & Kinley Dowling - Music PEI - New Artist of the Year 2018 (Everyone Needs to Chill Out)


 Nominations

 Haunted Hearts - ECMA - New Artist of the Year - Thank You, Goodnight (2009)

Dennis Ellsworth - ECMA - Alternative Recording of the Year - Chesterfield Dweller of the Year (2008)


 Highlights

  •          Two-time recipient of FACTOR Recording Grants (1 Loan/ 1 Juried Sound Recording)

 •          Made Author Michael Barclay’s Top Albums of 2018 List for “Things Change”

•          Have worked with the following producers: David Barbe (Sugar, Drive-by Truckers), Josh Finlayson (Skydiggers), Joel Plaskett

 •          Produced for: Tara MacLean, Katie McGarry, Haunted Hearts, Renee Powers

•          New Song Contest - Internations Top 12 Finalist (performance at Lincoln Centre in NYC)

•          CBC Searchlight - National Top Ten Finalist

 •          International Touring since 2013

•          Selected for the ECMA SOCAN Songwriter Showcase 2014

•          Four-time ECMA Showcase artist

•          Two-time ECMA nominated artist

•          Sirius XM/CBC Radio 2 Rotation for “Everything’s Fine”, “Full Moon Blues”, “Caught in the Waves”


Sync Placements

             •          Electric Stars in CBC’s Saving Hope

            •          Hazy Sunshine in CBC’s Heartland

            •          I Have No Idea in feature film, The New Romantic

            •          Through the Blue in CBC’s Hello Goodbye

            •          Things Change in CBC/Netflix show Northern Rescue

            •          Clear Your Mind in CBC’s Cavendish

   •        Shine As One used at every medal ceremony for Pan Am Games Toronto 2015


Co-writing Highlights

             •          Josh Finlayson/ Andy Maize of Skydiggers

            •          Gord Downie

            •          Joel Plaskett

            •          Donovan Woods

            •          Adyn Townes

            •          Reeny Smith

            •          John Smith

            •          Jason Wilber

            •          Kinley Dowling

            •          Laurent Bourque

            •          Tara MacLean