Awards & Press



GOLD Female Artist – The View Magazine 2015 Readers Choice – Hamilton, ON


Best Female Artist 2016 – ROCKWiRED Magazine – Albuquerque, New Mexico.


2015 Hamilton Music Awards 12 Time Nominee, 5 Time Winner:

  • Female Artist of the Year

  • New Artist/Group of the Year

  • Adult Alternative Recording of the Year

  • Producer of the Year (Steve Bigas)

  • Studio of the Year (Porcelain Records)


2014 Top Ten Local Musicians in Hamilton – Readers Choice Awards


2013 Galaxie Radio Rising Star Award (2nd Place)



The Spec – “Arkells, Laura Cole, Harrison Kennedy Win Big at Hamilton Music Awards”

CBC – “Arkells, Laura Cole, more up for Hamilton Music Awards”


The Spec – “Ancaster’s Laura Cole Picks Up Five Hamilton Music Award Nominations”


Deary Music Blog

The Spec – “A Duet with Uncle Danny: Ancaster Singer Teams Up With Lanois for Valentine’s Day Song”


The Spec – “Ancaster Singer Packs A Dangerously Sexy Voice”


Hamilton News Artcile about “Dirty Cheat”


lc-viewThe View Magazine – Cover story and Review by Lanois 



Globe and Mail Review on “Papineau” by Daniel Lanois, featuring Laura Cole 

Calls Laura a “Lively Songbird”


Exclaim Review on Papineau 


CHCH News – Live Music Friday


New Canadian Music 


Barbershop Podcast


Hamilton Magazine Article about “Dirty Cheat” Page 78


Greater Hamilton Musician Annual 2013 Page 7