Nominees Announced For 2017 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

TORONTO (CelebrityAccess) — Canadian Music Week has announced the nominees for the 2017 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

The awards, part of the Canadian Music Week festivities, will be held on April 20th in the Grand Ballroom at Sheraton Centre in Toronto.

The gala will be hosted by Canadian television personality Jessi Cruickshank. Cruickshank is perhaps best known as one of the original 7 MTV hosts of their flagship series MTV Live, as well as co-hosting MTV Canada's program The After Show and its various incarnations including The Hills: The After Show and The City: Live After Show with co-host Dan Levy.

She is currently the host of Canada's Smartest Person and The Goods on CBC.

Voting for the nominees can be done online at cmw.net/awards/vote.

The full list of nominees


BOOKING AGENCY

THE BILLIONS CORPORATION
THE FELDMAN AGENCY
INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
MADISON HOUSE INC
PAQUIN ARTISTS AGENCY
SAKAMOTO AGENCY
UNITED TALENT AGENCY


MANAGEMENT COMPANY

ARTS & CRAFTS MANAGEMENT
BEDLAM MUSIC MANAGEMENT
BERNIE BREEN MANAGEMENT
BRUCE ALLEN TALENT
CHRIS SMITH MANAGEMENT
COALITION MUSIC
RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC
XO/SAL & CO


MAJOR FACILITY OVER 8000

AIR CANADA CENTRE – TORONTO

BELL CENTRE/CENTRE BELL – MONTREAL

BUDWEISER GARDENS – LONDON
BUDWEISER STAGE (FORMERLY MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE) – TORONTO
CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE – OTTAWA

MTS CENTRE – WINNIPEG

ROGERS ARENA – VANCOUVER

SASKTEL CENTRE – SASKATOON
SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME – CALGARY


MAJOR FACILITY UNDER 8000

BRANDT CENTRE – REGINA
CREDIT UNION PLACE – SUMMERSIDE
ECHO BEACH – TORONTO
TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES CENTRE (FORMERLY GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE – OSHAWA
MILE ONE CENTRE – ST. JOHN'S
PROSPERA PLACE – KELOWNA
ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE – KINGSTON
SAVE-ON FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE – VICTORIA
TD PLACE – OTTAWA


CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE

CAESARS WINDSOR – WINDSOR
CASINO MONTREAL – MONTREAL
CASINO NEW BRUNSWICK – MONCTON
CASINO NOVA SCOTIA – HALIFAX
CASINO RAMA RESORT – ORILLIA
CASINO REGINA – REGINA
CLUB REGENT CASINO – WINNIPEG
FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT – NIAGARA FALLS

RIVER CREE RESORT & CASINO – EDMONTON
RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT – RICHMOND


PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OVER 1500

BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS – WINNIPEG
CENTRE IN THE SQUARE – KITCHENER
FIRSTONTARIO CONCERT HALL – HAMILTON
MASSEY HALL – TORONTO
NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE – OTTAWA

NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM – EDMONTON
THE ORPHEUM – VANCOUVER

PLACE DES ARTS – MONTREAL
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE – VANCOUVER


PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE UNDER 1500

VOGUE THEATRE -VANCOUVER

REBECCA COHN AUDITORIM – HALIFAX

ROYAL THEATRE – VICTORIA

CORONA THEATRE – MONTREAL

FIRSTONTARIO PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE – ST CATHARINES
SHOWPLACE PERFORMANCE CENTRE – PETERBOROUGH
THE PORT THEATRE – NANAIMO


PROMOTER

AEG LIVE

COLLECTIVE CONCERTS

EMBRACE
EVENKO
INK ENTERTAINMENT
INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
LIVE NATION
MRG
SONIC CONCERTS


INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE

CHEAP THRILLS – MONTREAL

COMPACT MUSIC – OTTAWA
FRED'S RECORDS – ST. JOHN'S

FREECLOUD RECORDS – EDMONTON
NEPTOON RECORDS – VANCOUVER
RED CAT RECORDS – VANCOUVER
ROTATE THIS – TORONTO

SONIC BOOM – TORONTO
SOUNDSCAPES – TORONTO, ON

TAZ RECORDS – HALIFAX, NS

ZULU RECORDS – VANCOUVER, BC


RETAIL

7DIGITAL

AMAZON.CA
GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC
GROUPE ARCHAMBAULT

ITUNES
LONDON DRUGS
SUNRISE RECORDS

WALMART


RECORDING STUDIO

STUDIO FAST FORWARD – MONTREAL
GREENHOUSE STUDIOS – VANCOUVER
METALWORKS STUDIOS – MISSISSAUGA
NIMBUS 9 – VANCOUVER
NOBLE STREET STUDIOS – TORONTO
THE ORANGE LOUNGE RECORDING STUDIO – TORONTO
PHASE ONE STUDIOS – TORONTO
PLANET STUDIOS – MONTREAL
REVOLUTION RECORDING – TORONTO

VESPA MUSIC GROUP – TORONTO
THE WAREHOUSE STUDIO – VANCOUVER


CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL

604 RECORDS
ARTS & CRAFTS RECORDS
BLACK BOX RECORDINGS
DINE ALONE RECORDS
LAST GANG RECORDS
MDM RECORDINGS INC.
NETTWERK RECORDS
OPEN ROAD RECORDINGS
ROYAL MOUNTAIN RECORDS
ROYALTY RECORDS
SECRET CITY RECORDS
SIX SHOOTER RECORDS


INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR

BELIEVE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES
CADENCE MUSIC GROUP

DEP DISTRIBUTION
eONE DISTRIBUTION
FONTANA NORTH
IDLA
OUTSIDE MUSIC


MUSIC PUBLISHER

ARTS & CRAFTS MUSIC PUBLISHING
CADENCE MUSIC GROUP
CASABLANCA MEDIA PUBLISHING

NETTWERK MUSIC
OLE MUSIC PUBLISHING
PEERMUSIC
SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING CANADA

THIRD SIDE MUSIC
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING

WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC


MUSIC SCHOOLS

CANADA'S MUSIC INCUBATOR – TORONTO
DURHAM COLLEGE – OSHAWA
FANSHAWE COLLEGE – LONDON
HARRIS INSTITUTE – TORONTO
METALWORKS INSTITUTE – MISSISSAUGA
NIMBUS SCHOOL OF RECORDING – VANCOUVER
OIART – LONDON
TREBAS INSTITUTE – MONTREAL/TORONTO


MUSIC JOURNALIST

KAREN BLISS – BILLBOARD/SAMARITAN MAG
DAVID FARRELL – FYI MUSIC NEWS

CARLA GILLIS – NOW MAGAZINE
HOLLY GORDON – CBC MUSIC
ANDREW KING – CANADIAN MUSICIAN

ANUPA MISTRY – FADER
SARAH MURPHY – EXCLAIM
BEN RAYNER – TORONTO STAR

JANE STEVENSON – TORONTO SUN

MIKE USINGER – GEORGIA STRAIT


PUBLICIST

KEN BEATTIE – KILLBEAT MUSIC
BETH CAVANAGH – CADENCE MUSIC
CRISTINA FERNANDES – LISTEN HARDER
MAVIS HARRIS – UNIVERSAL MUSIC
JOELLE MAY – MODMAY
SACHA MILLER – WORKLATE
JOANNE SETTERINGTON – INDOOR RECESS
CARRIE SAGER – FLIP
CHARLOTTE THOMPSON – RED UMBRELLA
STEVE WAXMAN – WARNER MUSIC CANADA


MAJOR LABEL

SONY MUSIC CANADA
UNIVERSAL MUSIC CANADA

WARNER MUSIC CANADA


DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE

APPLE MUSIC
CBC MUSIC

GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC

GROOVE MUSIC
IHEART (RECOMMENDED)
SIRIUS/XM
SOUNDCLOUD

SPOTIFY
STINGRAY MUSIC
YOUTUBE


BROADCAST SUBMISSIONS

MUSIC DIRECTOR MAJOR

Amy "Race" Ballard – The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa
Brad Challoner – 103.5 QM/FM – Vancouver
Lisa Grossi – CHUM-FM – Toronto
Tyler Hall – Virgin 985 – Calgary

Julie James – CHFI – Toronto

Lynch – X92.9 – Calgary

Jeremy Slattery – Kiss 92.5 – Toronto
Brandy Taylor – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton

Brittany Van Hemert – CFOX – Vancouver

Wayne Webster – Boom 973 – Toronto

MUSIC DIRECTOR SECONDARY

Mark Cameron – FM96 – London

Bryan Capistrano – The Zone 91.3 – Victoria
Kat Elliott – Virgin 101.3 – Halifax

Gary Grivich – BX93 – London

Paul Morris – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines

Mark Munroe – 102.9 K-Lite/105.7 EZ Rock -Hamilton/St. Catharines
Barry Stewart – Live 105/Hot Country 103.5 – Halifax
Anna Zee – Q104 – Halifax


MUSIC DIRECTOR SMALL

James Cormier – Capital FM – Fredericton

Kurt Flesher – Country 97 – Prince George

Cody Malbeuf – The Goat – Lloydminster

Scott McGregor – 98.1 The Bridge – Lethbridge

Andrew Murdoch – 99.9 Sun FM – Kelowna

Curtis Pope – Country 107 – Abbotsford

Leigh Robert – Country 104 – Woodstock

Brendan Seeley – Real Country 95.5 – Red Deer

Cam Webb – Cruz-FM – Red Deer


ON AIR TALENT MAJOR MARKET

Garner Andrews – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton

The Jeff O'Neil Show – CFOX – Vancouver

John Derringer – Q107 – Toronto

Jonny, Holly & Nira – Virgin 94.5 – Vancouver

The Nat & Drew Show – QM/FM – Vancouver

Roger Ashby & Marilyn Dennis – CHUM-FM – Toronto

Ryder in the Morning – Hot 107 – Edmonton

Stu Jeffries – Boom 973 – Toronto

Tyler & Lynch – X929 – Calgary

Willy in the Morning – Rock 101 – Vancouver


ON AIR TALENT SECONDARY MARKET

Biggs & Barr – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines

Dave & Rachel – BX93 – London

BJ & the Morning Crew – Q104 – Halifax

Griff & Caroline – 92.9 Jack FM – Halifax

Ian & Dana – Hot Country 103.5 – Halifax

Poncho & Cassie – 105.3 Rock – Medicine Hat

Rick Hodge & Lori Love – 105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines

Stacie & Joel – Cruz 96.3 – Saskatoon

Taz & Jim Kelly – FM96 – London


PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAJOR

Blair Bartrem – Q107 – Toronto

Josie Fenech – The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa

Paul Kaye – Kiss 92.5 – Toronto
Chad Martin – CJAY 92/Virgin 985/Funny 1060 – Calgary

Troy McCallum – Boom 973 – Toronto
Curtis Strange – QMFM/Virgin 94.5 – Vancouver

Adam Thompson – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton

Al Tompson – XL103 – Calgary Christian Hall – X929 – Calgary

Rob Vavrek – 100.3 The Bear – Edmonton


PROGRAM DIRECTOR SECONDARY

Sarah Cummings – Llite/105.7 EZ Rock – Hamilton/St.Catharines
Brad Gibb – FM96 – London

Ian March – K Rock 105.7 – Kingston

Rob Michaels – 98.5 The Ocean – Victoria

Brad Muir – C100/101.3 Virgin – Halifax

Andy Ross – 96.3 Cruz – Saskatoon

John Shields – The Zone – Victoria

Trevor Wallworth – Q104 – Halifax

Jeff Winskell – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines


PROGRAM DIRECTOR SMALL

JD Anderson – The Goat – Lloydminster

Brad Bazin – GX94/The Fox 94.1 – Yorkton

Mike Campbell – VOCM group – St. John's

Matt Cleveland – Capital FM/The Fox 105.3/CKHJ – Fredericton
Jenn Dalen – Real Country 95.5 – Red Deer

Carol Gass – Country 97 – Prince George

John Knox – 97.9 Rock/Country 93 – Fort MacMurray

Trapper John – 105.3 Rock – Medicine Hat


PROMOTION

Besties or Bust – 105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines

Bullseye – Q107 – Toronto

Burgers for Breakfast – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton

Flight to the North Pole – Hits FM – St. John's

Hip-FM – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines

Live for Free – Jump 106.9 – Ottawa

May the Best Friends Win – Indie 88 – Toronto

Rock Paper Scissors Invitational – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton

The Social Experiment – The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa

X Fest Announcement Party – X929 – Calgary


STATION OF THE YEAR MEDIUM

1023 Jack – London

104.9 The Wolf – Regina

105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines

C100 – Halifax

Free 98.1 – London

HTZ-FM – St. Catharines

Q104 – Halifax

Rock 95 – Barrie

The Zone @ 91.3 – Victoria


STATION OF THE YEAR AC

98.1 CHFI – Toronto

103.1 Fresh Radio – London

103.5 QM/FM – Vancouver

105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines

CHUM-FM – Toronto

Kiss 95.9 – Calgary

Kiss 102.3 – Winnipeg

K-Lite – Hamilton


STATION OF THE YEAR CHR

91.7 The Bounce – Edmonton

94.5 Virgin Radio – Vancouver

97.5 Virgin Radio – London

98.5 Virgin Radio – Calgary

99.9 Virgin Radio – Toronto

101.3 Virgin – Halifax

Jump 106.9 – Ottawa

Kiss 92.5 – Toronto

The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa


STATION OF THE YEAR CLASSIC/GOLD

92.9 Jack FM – Halifax

969 Jack – Calgary

Boom 973 – Toronto

Boom 99.7 – Ottawa

Q107 – Calgary

Q107 – Toronto

Rock 101 – Vancouver

XL103 – Calgary


STATION OF THE YEAR COUNTRY

Big Dog 92.7 – Regina

BX93 – London

CISN Country – Edmonton

Country 99.3 – Fort McMurray

Country 105 – Calgary

JR FM – VANCOUVER
KX94.7 – Hamilton

KX96 – Oshawa

New Country 100.7 – Penticton


STATION OF THE YEAR MULTICULTURAL

101.7 World FM – Edmonton

CHIN Radio International – Toronto

CIRV FM 88.9 – TORONTO
CMR 101.3 – TORONTO
FM 94.7 – CALGARY
FM 96.1 – VANCOUVER


STATION OF THE YEAR NEWS/TALK

680 News – Toronto

AM980 – London

CHED – Edmonton

CJAD – MONTREAL
News 957 – Halifax

News 1130 – Vancouver

Newstalk 1010 – Toronto

TSN 1260 – Edmonton


STATION OF THE YEAR ROCK

92.1 CITI – Winnipeg

97.7 HTZ-FM – St. Catharines

100.3 The Bear – Edmonton

102.1 The Edge – Toronto

CJAY 92 – Calgary

Indie 88 – Toronto

Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton

The World Famous CFOX – Vancouver

X929 – Calgary


STATION OF THE YEAR SMALL

94.3 The Goat – Prince George

99.9 Sun FM – Kelowna

105.3 Rock – Medicine Hat

106.1 The Goat – Lloydminster

Capital FM – Fredericton

The Fox 105.3 – Fredericton

K96.3 – Kelowna

Zed 98.9 – Red Deer