Here are the winners for the 2018 Canadian Radio Music Awards

One of the highlights of Canadian Music Week is the Canadian Radio Music Awards. Nominees in a variety of categories are voted upon by us radio types across the country and feted at CMW. Here are this year’s winners.

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: AC
DVBBS – Not Going Home

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: CHR
Jessie Reyez – Figures

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: DANCE/URBAN/RHYTHMIC
New City – Dirty Secrets

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: ROCK
The Beaches – Money

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: COUNTRY
River Town Saints – Bonfire

FAN’S CHOICE
Alessia Cara

FACTOR BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Daniel Caesar

NIELSEN CUTTING EDGE AWARD (Given to the radio station that takes the most chances on new Canadian releases)
Indie 88 – Toronto

NIELSEN TALENT DEVELOPMENT STORY OF THE YEAR
Daniel Caesar

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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