Chelsea Amber Scores Nine Award Nominations

November 19, 2019

2019 has been the year of Bermudian-Canadian songbird Chelsea Amber.

She’s released a new album that’s been a critical and popular success, dominated the airwaves with a series of hit singles and has now scooped nine nominations for the upcoming Gospel Music Association of Canada’s upcoming Covenant Awards.

Nominees for the 41st annual Covenants were announced on Friday [Nov 15], and the British Columbia-based singer-singer says she was stunned to discover she had received some many nods.

Bermudian-Canadian singer Chelsea Amber [Photo courtesy of Jenni Marie Photography]:

Chelsea Amber Bermuda August 2019

“What. In. The. World. WOW!!!” Chelsea Amber announced on social media. “I found out that I’ve been nominated in nine categories for the 2020 GMA Canada Covenant Awards! I’m seriously blown away.

“We didn’t know how the new album, Face The Waves, was going to do because we decided to take some creative risks. To see the Canada-wide support amazes me. I am thankful to be part of such an incredible community that loves Jesus and encourages creativity. To God be the glory!”

Chelsea Amber, born Chelsea Nisbett, is nominated in the following categories:

  • Artist of the Year
  • Album of the Year
  • Female Vocalist of the Year
  • Video of the Year: “Face the Waves [LIVE] feat MEI Schools Screaming Eagles Marching Band
  • Pop/Rock Album of the Year
  • Pop Song of the Year, Like Grace [co-written with Paul Colman]
  • Urban Song of the Year, Mosaic [co-written with Nate Savage]
  • Jazz/Blues Song of the Year, Love Letter [co-written with Meaghan Smith]
  • Praise & Worship Song of the Year, Beautiful Mystery [co-written with Fraser Campbell Music]

The most prestigious awards in Canadian Christian music, Covenant winners will be announced at a gala ceremony in the New Year.

This video for the title song from Chelsea Amber’s Face The Waves album has been nominated for a prestigious Covenant Award. Face The Waves has also received a nod as Album of the Year.

Chelsea Amber is the daughter of Bermudian clergyman Rev. Thomas Nisbett, Priest & Rector at the Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke in Fredericton, New Brunswick.. Her grandfather is Canon Thomas Nisbett of the Anglican Church of Bermuda.

Combining an emphasis on contemporary Christian/Gospel sounds with soul and pop, she is no newcomer to the Canadian music scene.

Chelsea Amber launched her musical career in 2007 and has since gone on to release multiple hit albums and singles.

She is the recipient of a number of music industry accolades and awards and in 2015 was nominated for Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the the Junos, Canada’s answer to the Grammys.

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