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Here are the nominations for The Jim Beam Indie Music Awards at CMW 2024

Canadian Music Week is coming up in Toronto in June and, as usual, one of the big events is the Jim Beam Indie Music Awards. This year’s special guest will be Finger Eleven, too. Here’s who’s up for what.

Album of the Year 
City and Colour “The Love Still Held Me Near”
Charlotte Cardin “99 Nights” 
Karan Aujla “Making Memories”
Metric “Formentera II”
The Beaches “Blame My Ex”

Artist of the Year – presented by 
Allison Russell
AP Dhillon
City and Colour
Connor Price
Karan Aujla

Country Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Brett Kissel
MacKenzie Porter
High Valley
Tim Hicks

Electronic/Dance Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Keys N Krates 
Loud Luxury 
Zeds Dead

Francophone Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Jean-Michel Blais

Group or Duo of the Year
Loud Luxury
Walk Off The Earth
Sam Roberts Band 
The Beaches

Hip Hop/Rap Artist of the Year – presented by 
Connor Price 
Da Crook
Haviah Mighty

Indigenous Artist/Group or Duo of the Year – presented by 
DJ Shub
Scream, Holler & Howl
Shawnee Kish

Pop Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Charlotte Cardin
Elijah Woods
Good Kid 
Men I Trust 
Shawn Desman

R&B Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Charlotte Day Wilson
Jon Vinyl
Rhyan Douglas

Rock Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Finger Eleven
Simple Plan
The Beaches
The Glorious Sons

Roots/Folk Artist of the Year
Allison Russell
Andy Shauf
City and Colour 
Julian Taylor
William Prince

Song of the Year – Presented by  
Allison Russell “The Returner” Allison Russell, JT Nero
Aysanabee “Somebody Else” Evan Pang, Derek Hoffman, Sean Sroka
Charlotte Cardin “Confetti” – Charlotte Cardin, Jason Brando and Lubalin
LU KALA “Hotter Now” James Norton, Nathan, Cunningham, Lukasz Gottwald, Vanessa Kalala, Vaughn Oliver
The Beaches “Blame Brett” Elizabeth Boland, Gustavo Coriandoli, Leandra Earl, Eliza Clara, Jordan Miller

Video of the Year
AP Dhillon “With You” 
Charlotte Cardin “Confetti” 
Connor Price & Haviah Mighty “Trendsetter”
Allison Russell “Demons”
Karan Aujla “Admirin’ You”

Independent Label of the Year
604 Records
Arts & Crafts
Cult Nation 
Dine Alone Records 

Producer of the Year
Hill Kourkoutis
Lowell & Gus Van Go
Shawn Everett

Publisher of the Year – Presented by  
Arts & Crafts Music
High Priestess Publishing

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