2015 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Nominees Announced!

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The 2015 edition of the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards will be taking place on May 7, 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, during Canadian Music Week. They’ve just announced their list of nominees for the various awards, and if you’re an active member of the music industry, you can register to vote now!

Several CIMA member companies have received nominations (entries are bolded) – so a sincere congratulations and good luck is in order!

Here is the full list of nominees:


LIVE TOURING CATEGORIES

BOOKING AGENCY:

THE AGENCY GROUP
THE BILLIONS CORPORATION
BONSOUND
THE FELDMAN AGENCY
I BOOK SHOWS
INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT
PAQUIN ARTISTS AGENCY
SAKAMOTO ENTERTAINMENT
THE WINDISH AGENCY

 

CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE 

CAESAR’S WINDSOR, WINDSOR
CASINO NEW BRUNSWICK, MONCTON
CASINO NOVA SCOTIA, HALIFAX
CASINO RAMA, ORILLIA
CASINO REGINA, REGINA
CLUB REGENT CASINO, WINNIPEG
HARD ROCK CASINO, COQUITLAM
NIAGARA FALLSVIEW CASINO, NIAGARA FALLS
RIVER CREE, EDMONTON

 

CLUB VENUE

COMMODORE BALLROOM, VANCOUVER
DANFORTH MUSIC HALL, TORONTO
THE HORSESHOE TAVERN, TORONTO
LONDON MUSIC HALL, LONDON
METROPOLIS, MONTREAL
LE NATIONAL MONTREAL
THE PHOENIX CONCERT HALL TORONTO
REPUBLIK, CALGARY
SEAHORSE TAVERN, HALIFAX

 

FESTIVAL 

BIG VALLEY JAMBOREE, CAMROSE
BOOTS & HEARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL, BOWMANVILLE
DIGITAL DREAMS, TORONTO
LE FESTIVAL D’ETE, QUEBEC CITY
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONALE DE JAZZ, MONTREAL
OSHEAGA, MONTREAL
RBC OTTAWA BLUESFEST, OTTAWA
SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL, SQUAMISH
TURF, TORONTO
VELD, TORONTO

 

MAJOR FACILITY OVER 8000

AIR CANADA CENTRE, TORONTO
BELL CENTRE, MONTREAL
BUDWEISER GARDENS, LONDON
CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE, OTTAWA
THE MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE, TORONTO
MTS CENTRE, WINNIPEG
ROGERS ARENA, VANCOUVER
SASKTEL CENTRE, SASKATOON
SCOTIABANK CENTRE, HALIFAX
SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME, CALGARY

 

MAJOR FACILITY UNDER 8000

BRANDT CENTRE, REGINA
CN CENTRE, PRINCE GEORGE
CONSOLIDATED CREDIT UNION PLACE, SUMMERSIDE
GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE, OSHAWA
HARBOUR STATION, SAINT JOHN NB
MONCTON COLISEUM, MONCTON
ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE, KINGSTON
WFCU CENTRE, WINDSOR

 

MANAGEMENT COMPANY

ARTS & CRAFTS, TORONTO
BEDLAM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
BRUCE ALLEN TALENT, VANCOUVER
COALITION MUSIC, TORONTO
EGGPLANT ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO

LAST GANG MANAGEMENT, TORONTO/MONTREAL
RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, TORONTO

ROYAL MOUNTAIN MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
SONIC ENTERTAINMENT, HALIFAX

WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER

 

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OVER 1500

BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, WINNIPEG
JACK SINGER CONCERT HALL IN ARTS COMMONS, CALGARY
MASSEY HALL, TORONTO
NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, OTTAWA
PLACE DES ARTS, MONTREAL
ORPHEUM THEATRE, VANCOUVER
SONY CENTRE, TORONTO

 

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE UNDER 1500

THE COHN, HALIFAX
COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM, THUNDER BAY
LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA
PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WINNIPEG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, TORONTO
ROYAL THEATRE, VICTORIA
VIRGIN MOBILE CORONA THEATRE, MONTREAL
VOGUE THEATRE, VANCOUVER

 

PROMOTER

AEG LIVE
COLLECTIVE CONCERTS
EMBRACE
EVENKO
INK! ENTERTAINMENT
LIVE NATION
THE UNION LIMITED

RECORD CATEGORIES:


CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL 
ARTS & CRAFTS PRODUCTIONS, TORONTO 
BLACK BOX, TORONTO 
DINE ALONE RECORDS, TORONTO 
eONE, TORONTO 
HIDDEN PONY 
MDM 
OPEN ROAD, TORONTO 
604 RECORDS, VANCOUVER 
WAX RECORDS, TORONTO 

 

MAJOR LABEL
SONY
UNIVERSAL
WARNER

 

 

RETAIL CATEGORIES:


DIGITAL MUSIC RETAIL SERVICE

ARCHAMBAULT.CA
eMUSIC
HMV DIGITAL
ITUNES
MAPLEMUSIC.COM
7DIGITAL
ZUNIOR.COM

 

DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE

CBC MUSIC
DEEZER
GALAXIE
GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC
RDIO
SIRIUS/XM
SLACKER
SONGZA
SOUNDCLOUD
XBOX MUSIC
SPOTIFY
YOUTUBE

 

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

DEP DISTRIBUTION
DISTRIBUTION SELECT
eONE
FONTANA NORTH

MAPLECORE LTD.
OUTSIDE MUSIC
SONIC UNYON DISTRIBUTION

 

INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE

BACK ALLEY MUSIC, CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI
CD WAREHOUSE, OTTAWA, ON
CHEAP THRILLS, MONTREAL, QC
COMPACT MUSIC, OTTAWA
DITCH, VICTORIA
FRED’S RECORDS, ST. JOHN’S, NL
ROTATE THIS, TORONTO
SOUNDSCAPES, TORONTO, ON
TAZ RECORDS, HALIFAX, NS
ZULU RECORDS, VANCOUVER, BC

 

MASS MERCHANT/RETAIL CHAIN

AMAZON.CA
BEST BUY
CHAPTERS/INDIGO
GROUPE ARCHAMBAULT
HMV CANADA
SUNRISERECORDS
WALMART

 

 

INDUSTRY CATEGORIES :

MUSIC JOURNALIST/BLOGGER

KAREN BLISS, FREELANCE (BILLBOARD, ROLLING STONE)
STEPHEN CARLICK, EXCLAIM
STEPHEN COOKE CHRONICLE HERALD
ALAN CROSS, A JOURNAL OF MUSICAL THINGS
DAVID FARRELL, FYI MUSIC NEWS
CARLA GILLIS, NOW
BEN RAYNER, TORONTO STAR
JANE STEVENSON, TORONTO SUN
MIKE USINGER GEORGIA STRAIT
JAMIESON COX, TIME/PITCHFORK/MYSPACE/BUZZFEED/RADIO.COM/NOISEY

 

MUSIC PUBLISHER

CASABLANCA MEDIA PUBLISHING
HYVETOWN PUBLISHING
OLE
PEER MUSIC
SONY ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING CANADA
THIRD SIDE PUBLISHING
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING
WARNER CHAPPELL PUBLISHING

 

RECORDING STUDIO

ARMOURY, VANCOUVER
FAST FORWARD MONTREAL
MCC STUDIOS CALGARY
METALWORKS, MISSISSAUGA
NIMBUS 9 VANCOUVER
NOBLE STREET STUDIOS, TORONTO
THE ORANGE LOUNGE, TORONTO
PHASE ONE STUDIOS, TORONTO
REVOLUTION RECORDING, TORONTO
SONIC TEMPLE HALIFAX
THE WAREHOUSE, VANCOUVER

BROADCAST:

MUSIC DIRECTOR MAJOR MARKET 

DUSTIN COLLINS – CFOX VANCOUVER                
JUSTIN DUMONT – 99.9 VIRGIN TORONTO           
LISA GROSSI  – CHUM-FM TORONTO              
TYLER HALL – VIRGIN 985 CALGARY             
LYNCH – X929 CALGARY           
MICHAEL RELIGA – KISS 92.5 TORONTO
JAMES SUTTON – 102.7 THE PEAK VANCOUVER
BRANDY TAYLOR – SONIC 102.9 EDMONTON

                       

MUSIC DIRECTOR SECONDARY

NEAL BEAUMONT – CHYM-FM KITCHENER                       
MARK CAMERON – FM96 LONDON
DREW DALBY – THE WOLF REGINA    
SCOTT JAMES – 100.3 THE Q VICTORIA                       
MEL KOZUN – 96.3 CRUZ FM SASKATOON
PAUL MORRIS – 977 HTZ ST. CATHERINES
MARK MUNROE – 105.7 EZ ROCK ST. CATHERINES
ANNA ZEE – Q104 HALIFAX

           

MUSIC DIRECTOR SMALL

DENNIS ALLAN – KRAZE 101.3 RED DEER
TAMMY COLE – 99.9 SUN FM KELOWNA          
GARY CREIGHTON – COUNTRY 104.3 SSMARIE      
DANNY ISMOND – GX94 YORKTON
IAN SHAREK – ROCK 106 LETHBRIDGE
CAM SKIP – EZ ROCK 97.7 TERRACE
DARRYL SPRING – K-ROCK 105.7 KINGSTON        
HILARY WELCH – KISS-FM SUDBURY

           

ON AIR TALENT MAJOR MARKET

GARNER ANDREWS – SONIC 102.9 EDMONTON        
ERIN DAVIS & MIKE COOPER – CHFI TORONTO
JOHN DERRINGER – Q107 TORONTO                      
STU JEFFRIES – BOOM 97.3 TORONTO
JONNY HOLLY & NIRA – THE BEAT (VIRGIN) VANCOUVER
NAT DREW ERIN & SCOOTER – QM-FM VANCOUVER  
ROGER DARREN & MARILYN – CHUM-FM TORONTO 
WILLY IN THE MORNING – ROCK 101 VANCOUVER

 

ON AIR TALENT SECONDARY MARKET

BIGGS & BARR – 97.7 HTZ FM ST. CATHERINES           
CAMPBELL & FARWELL – COUNTRY 106.7 KITCHENER  
RICK HODGE & LORI LOVE – 105.7 EZ ROCK ST. CATHERINES-BELL                                  
ROD PEDERSEN  – THE SOURCE620 CKRM REGINA
PONCHO IN THE MORNING – ROCK 105.3 MEDICINE HAT
THE TAZ SHOW – FM96 LONDON
COREY TREMERE – OCEAN 100 CHARLOTTETOWN
TUCKER & SARAH – VIRGIN 97.5 LONDON

                       

PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAJOR MARKET

AL FORD – SONIC 102.9 EDMONTON
PHIL KALLSEN – COUNTRY 105 CALGARY
STEVE PARSONS – BOOM 97.3 TORONTO             
MARK PATRIC – JR FM VANCOUVER
RONNIE STANTON – CFOX-ROCK 101 VANCOUVER
KAREN STEELE – KISS 92.5 TORONTO               
CURTIS STRANGE – QM FM-THE BEAT (VIRGIN) VANCOUVER
ADAM THOMPSON – INDIE 88.1 TORONTO
ROB VAVREK – 100.3 THE BEAR EDMONTON

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR SECONDARY MARKET

MARK ADDAMS – 100.3 THE Q VICTORIA                       
GRANT BIEBRICK – CKRM THE SOURCE REGINA  
MARK CAMPBELL – NEWS 95.7 HALIFAX   
WENDY DUFF – CHYM FM KITCHENER                       
BRAD GIBB – FM96 LONDON                        
GARRY MCCOLMAN – COUNTRY 93.5 KINGSTON
ANDY ROSS – 96.3 CRUZ FM SASKATOON
JEFF WINSKELL – 977 HTZFM ST. CATHERINES

           

PROGRAM DIRECTOR SMALL MARKET

DENNIS ALLAN – KRAZE 101.3 RED DEER
BRAD BAZIN – GX94 YORKTON
KEVIN BRITTON – Q92 SUDBURY
MARK BURLEY – 99.9 SUN FM KELOWNA          
DARYL HOLIEN – CRUZ FM RED DEER
STEVE HUBER  – 2DAY FM GRANDE PRAIRIE    
TRAPPER JOHN – ROCK 105.3 MEDICINE HAT
COREY TREMERE – OCEAN 100 CHARLOTTETOWN

 

PROMOTION

BRAS ACROSS THE BRIDGE  – 91.7 THE BOUNCE EDMONTON
CHAD VS BALLSY – THE WOLF REGINA
MARILYN’S MISSING MONEY – CHUM FM TORONTO 
SUMMER OF THE SELFIE – 99.9 VIRGIN RADIO TORONTO
TENNESSEE TAKEOVER – COUNTRY 105/CISN CALG/EDMO
WIN A BILLBOARD – INDIE 88.1 TORONTO              
WIN WHAT YOU WANT – EZ ROCK ST. CATHERINES    
WORLD PRIDE 2014 – PROUD TORONTO

 

STATION MEDIUM MARKET

CHYM 96.7 KITCHENER
COUNTRY 101.1 SMITH’S FALLS
FM96 LONDON                                                                      
96.3 CRUZ FM SASKATOON                                                  
977 HTZ FM ST. CATHERINES
OCEAN 98.5 VICTORIA          
104.9 THE WOLF REGINA
VIRGIN 97.5 LONDON

 

STATION CHR

THE BEAT 94.5 (VIRGIN) VANCOUVER                                  
HOT107 EDMONTON
KISS 92.5 TORONTO
THE NEW HOT 899 OTTAWA
98.5 VIRGIN RADIO CALGARY                                               
91.7 THE BOUNCE EDMONTON         
99.9 VIRGIN RADIO TORONTO                                              
Z1035 TORONTO

 

STATION CLASSIC/GOLD

BOOM 973 TORONTO                                                
CHEZ 106 OTTAWA
JACK FM VANCOUVER
92.9 JACK FM HALIFAX
Q107 CALGARY
Q107 TORONTO
ROCK 101 VANCOUVER                                                        
XL103 CALGARY

 

STATION COUNTRY

BIG DOG 92.7 REGINA           
CISN COUNTRY 103.9 EDMONTON    
COUNTRY 105 CALGARY                                                      
COUNTRY 106.7 KITCHENER WATERLOO                            
JR FM VANCOUVER                                                  
KICX 106 ORILLIA                                                                 
KX96 OSHAWA          
QX104 WINNIPEG

 

STATION HOT AC

CHUM FM TORONTO                                                
C95 SASKATOON
C100 HALIFAX
KISS 105.3 OTTAWA
KOOL 101.5 CALGARY           
102.3 NOW FM EDMONTON
PROUD FM TORONTO                                                           
VIRGIN MONTREAL

 

STATION MAINSTREAM AC

LITE 92.9 HALIFAX
MAJIC 100 OTTAWA
MY92.1 REGINA
98.1 CHFI TORONTO 
96.7 CHYM FM KITCHENER
105.7 EZ ROCK ST. CATHERINES
103.5 QM FM VANCOUVER                                                    
102.9 K-LITE HAMILTON

 

STATION MULTICULTURAL

CHIN TORONTO
CIRV TORONTO
CMR 101.3 TORONTO                                                                                    
FM 94.7 CALGARY                                                                                                    
FM96.1 VANCOUVER
101.7 WORLD FM EDMONTON

                                                                                               

STATION NEWS TALK SPORTS

AM 980 VANCOUVER
CHED EDMONTON
CJAD MONTREAL
CJOB WINIPEG          
NEWS 1130 VANCOUVER      
NEWSTALK 1010 TORONTO
680 NEWS TORONTO
TSN 1260 TORONTO

                                                           

STATION ROCK

CJAY 92 CALGARY
INDIE 88.1 TORONTO                                                
99.3 CFOX VANCOUVER
977 HTZ FM ST. CATHERINES          
100.3 THE BEAR EDMONTON
102.7 THE PEAK VANCOUVER
SONIC 102.9 EDMONTON                                                       
X929 CALGARY

 

STATION SMALL MARKET

CAPITAL FM FREDERICTON 
COUNTRY 104 LONDON
KRAZE 101-3 RED DEER
99.9 SUN FM KELOWNA                                                        
OCEAN 100 CHARLOTTETOWN
Q92 SUDBURY
ROCK 105.3 MEDICINE HAT                                                  
ROCK 106 LETHBRIDGE
STAR 98.3 CHILLIWACK

 

For more information, please visit: http://cmw.net/awards/music-broadcast-industry-awards/