Chilliwack musician Mauvey won the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – and $2,500 – at this year’s Fraser Valley Music Awards. The virtual event was held Thursday night (Nov. 19).

Chilliwack musician Mauvey won the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – and $2,500 – at this year’s Fraser Valley Music Awards. The virtual event was held Thursday night (Nov. 19).

Winners of Fraser Valley Music Awards announced in 16 categories

Annual awards honour artists in pop, hip hop, jazz and more

Winners of the Fraser Valley Music Awards were announced Thursday night (Nov. 19) in a live FM and live-streamed broadcast hosted by CIVL Radio.

A total of 16 awards were presented, with 11 being first-time winners.

The big award of the night – the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – went to Chilliwack musician Mauvey, who won $2,500. He closed the show by joining the broadcast via phone link around 5 a.m. local time in London, England, where he’s been for the most recent leg of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Second place for the fan vote went to Aldergrove’s Shamir Virgo, who won $1,750, while Abbotsford’s Jada Klein placed third and won $670.

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In addition to the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote, the other award winners and their categories were:

• Jenny Banai (Langley/Abbotsford) – alternative/indie

• West My Friend – folk

• Saint Soldier (Cultus Lake) – hip hop

• Rebecca Sichon (Mission) – pop

• The Sylvia Platters (Surrey) – rock/punk/metal

• Glisha (Surrey) – Excellence by a Female Artist

• Shamir Virgo (Aldergrove) – Exellence by a BIMPOC Artist

• Summer Crush (Abbotsford) – Excellence by a Queer Artist

• Kristin Witko (Abbotsford) – electronic

• Chelsea Amber (Abbotsford) – gospel

• Lovarra (White Rock) – jazz

• Jada Klein (Abbotsford) – R ‘n B

• Roads Unknown (Mission) – roots

• Boslen (Chilliwack) – Excellence by an Indigenous Artist

• Ashley Pater (Maple Ridge) – Excellence by a Youth Artist

The full broadcast can be viewed online on YouTube or below:

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