Kensington native Rose Cousins gets Juno nod

Nancy MacPhee
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Nominated in Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo category

SUMMERSIDE — Kensington native, singer/songwriter Rose Cousins, has been nominated for a Juno award.

Rose Cousins is headlining Sunday's concert at St. Mary's Church.

The nominations were announced this morning.

Cousins’ latest effort, “We Have Made A Spark”, has been nominated in the category of Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo.

“We Have Made A Spark” follows Cousins’ two multi-award-winning albums, “The Send Off” (2009) and “If You Were For Me” (2006).

Cousins has won several awards so far in her musical career, including the 2012 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Singer of the Year and several East Coast Music Awards, Music P.E.I. awards and Nova Scotia Music Awards.

Cousins lives in Halifax, N.S.



Geographic location: Kensington, Nova Scotia, Halifax

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  • Linda C
    February 19, 2013 - 16:46

    Rose is not a native of Kensington, she grew up in Park Corner, about 12 km from Kensington