Rose Cousins“Chosen”, “Grace” – co-songwriter Mark Erelli, “White Flag” – co-songwriter KS Rhoads NATURAL CONCLUSION – Rose Cousins
Category:Songwriter of the Year
Nova Scotia’s Rose Cousins is one of Canada’s most talented singer-songwriters. Cousins’ 2012 album We Have Made A Spark won a JUNO Award, 3 East Coast Music Awards, a Canadian Folk Music Award, was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize, and made picks/best of lists in USA Today, NPR Music and Oprah Magazine. Her music has found its way into several TV shows including Grey’s Anatomy. With Natural Conclusion, Cousins steps boldly forward, a fully mature writer and artist in her next great stride. The album, produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Joe Henry received critical acclaim from The Guardian, LA Times, Elmore Magazine Billboard, Bluegrass Situation, No Depression, CBC, The Associated Press and more. Cousins toured across Canada and the US playing with Mary Chapin Carpenter and performing sessions on CBC First Play Live, NPR, Daytrotter and the Paste Magazine Studios.