The Nominees Are Out for the Canadian Music Week Music and Broadcast Awards

Okay, so this is pretty inside baseball for most people, but trust me: it’s a big deal for the music biz in this country. The awards will be handed out on May 7 during Canadian Music Week in Toronto. If you’re eligible, you can vote here.

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 MARKET

  • 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

 

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, VANCOUVE

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

 

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
  • SUNRISE RECORDS
  • 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

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.

One thought on “The Nominees Are Out for the Canadian Music Week Music and Broadcast Awards

  • April 17, 2015 at 12:45 pm
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    couldn’t help but notice that edge102 is nowhere to be seen….

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