2005 Canadian Independent Music Awards

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The 5th Annual Canadian Independent Music Awards show, simply titled "The Indies," were awarded on March 2. "The Indies" served as the official CMW 2005 Opening Night party, kicking off the festivities for the CMW Music Festival, March 2-5, 2005.

2005 Indie Awards Winners:

Favourite Album–
The Trews "House Of Ill Fame"

Favourite Single–
Thornley "So Far, So Good"

Favourite Group–
The Waking Eyes

Favourite Video–
Alexisonfire – "Accidents"

Favourite International Indie–
Interpol

Favourite Blues Artist/Group–
The Jimmy Bowskill Band

Favourite Children's Artist/Group–
Googol Power

Favourite Classical Artist/Group–
Jasper Wood

Favourite Country Artist/Group–
Paul Brandt

Favourite Electronica Artist/Group–
Sekoya

Favourite Folk/Roots Artist/Group–
The Wailin Jennys

Favourite Francophone Artist/Group–
Wilfred Le Bouthillier

Favourite Jazz Artist/Group–
Randy Bachman

Favourite Metal Artist/Group–
Kataklysm

Favourite Pop Artist/Group–
Metric

Favourite Rock Artist/Group–
Death From Above 1979

Favourite Urban Artist/Group–
Gary Beals

Favourite World Artist/Group–
Autorickshaw

Favourite Latin Alternative Artist/Group–
Marcelo Trevino

— Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen

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