Winners from Last Night’s Canadian Music Industry Awards

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The entire Canadian music industry was in one room last night for the annual CMW awards dinner. Here’s who won what.  Check out the journalist/blogger category!

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: MAJOR MARKET 

LOCHLIN CROSS – 100.3 THE BEAR (CFBR) – EDMONTON

AMY “RACE” D’ORNELLAS – HOT 899 (CIHT) – OTTAWA

TYLER HALL – VIRGIN 985 (CIBK) – CALGARY

JULIE JAMES – CHFI – TORONTO

JASMINA KOGA – THE BEAT 94.5 (CFBT) – VANCOUVER

LYNCH – X929 (CFEX) – CALGARY

MICHAEL RELIGA – KISS 92.5 (CKIS) – TORONTO

DAVE SAWCHUK – SONIC 102.9 (CHDI) – EDMONTON

JAMES SUTTON – 102.7 THE PEAK (CKPK) – VANCOUVER

 

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: SECONDARY MARKET 

EVAN BARAN – 104.9 THE WOLF (CFWF) – REGINA

DARREN BROWN – 96.3 CRUZ FM (CFWD) – SASKATOON

MARK CAMERON – FM96 (CFPL) – LONDON

BRYAN CAPISTRANO – THE ZONE AT 91.3 (CJZN) – VICTORIA

SCOTT JAMES – 100.3 THE Q (CKKQ) – VICTORIA

JEFF KELLY – 97.5 VIRGIN RADIO (CIQM) – LONDON

ROB MICHAELS –THE OCEAN 98.5 (CI0C) – VICTORIA

PAUL MORRIS – HTZ-FM (CHTZ) – ST. CATHARINES

ANNA ZEE – Q104 (CFRQ) – HALIFAX 

 

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: SMALL MARKET

DENNIS ALLAN – KRAZE 101.3 (CKIK) – RED DEER

SHAUN BOGNER – 106.1 THE GOAT (CKLM) – LLOYDMINSTER

GARY CREIGHTON – COUNTRY 104.3 (CJQM) – SAULT STE MARIE

DANNY ISMOND – GX94 (CJGX) – YORKTON

MARK JEFFRIES – 101.5 EZ ROCK (CILK) – KELOWNA

HILARY WELCH – 105.3 KISS (CJMX) – SUDBURY

JEFF WINSKELL – SUN FM (CHSU) – KELOWNA

 

ON-AIR TALENT OF THE YEAR: MAJOR MARKET

ERIN DAVIS & MIKE COOPER – CHFI – TORONTO

THE GARNER ANDREWS SHOW – SONIC 102.9(CHDI)  – EDMONTON

THE GERRY FORBES SHOW – CJAY 92 – CALGARY

JOHN DERRINGER – Q107 (CILQ) – TORONTO

THE MORNING HOT TUB – HOT 899 (CIHT) – OTTAWA

ROGER DARREN & MARILYN – CHUM FM – TORONTO

RYDER IN THE MORNING – HOT 107 (CJNW) – EDMONTON

WHEELER IN THE MORNING – 92 CITI FM – WINNIPEG

 

ON-AIR TALENT OF THE YEAR: SECONDARY MARKET

CHAD & BALLSY – 104.9 THE WOLF (CFWF) – REGINA

COREY TREMERE – OCEAN 100 (CHTN) – CHARLOTTETOWN

FORBES & MARSHALL – OCEAN 98.5 (CIOC) – VICTORIA

GEORGE & TARA – CHYM FM – KITCHENER

PONCHO & CASSIE – ROCK 105.3 (CKMH) – MEDICINE HAT

RICK HODGE & LORI LOVE – 105.7 EZ ROCK (CHRE) – ST. CATHARINES

STACIE & JOEL – 96.3 CRUZ (CFWD) – SASKATOON

TUCKER & SARAH – 97.5 VIRGIN RADIO (CIQM) – LONDON

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: MAJOR MARKET

MARK BERGMAN – VIRGIN (CJFM) – MONTREAL

AL FORD – SONIC 102.9 (CHDI) – EDMONTON

CHRISTIAN HALL – X929 (CIBK) – CALGARY

PHIL KALLSEN – COUNTRY 105 (CKRY) – CALGARY

MARK PATRIC – JR FM (CJJR) – VANCOUVER

RONNIE STANTON – CFOX/ROCK 101 (CFMI) – VANCOUVER

KAREN STEELE – KISS 92.5 (CKIS) – TORONTO

CURTIS STRANGE – 94.7 THE BEAT (CFBT)/QM FM – VANCOUVER

GAYLE ZARBATANY – CHEZ 106/KISS (CISS) – OTTAWA

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: SECONDARY MARKET 

GRANT BIEBRICK – 104.9 – THE WOLF (CFWF) – REGINA

MARK CAMPBELL – NEWS 95.7 (CJNI) – HALIFAX

WENDY DUFF – CHYM FM – KITCHENER

BRAD GIBB – FM96 (CFPL) – LONDON

EARLE MADER – LITE 92.9 (CFLT) – HALIFAX

CHRIS MYERS – C95 (CFMC) – SASKATOON

DARREN ROBSON – Z99 (CIZL) – REGINA

ANDY ROSS – 96.3 CRUZ FM (CFWD) – SASKATOON

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: SMALL MARKET

MICHAEL ALLARD – 105.3 KISS (CJMX) – SUDBURY

JD ANDERSON – 106.1 THE GOAT (CKLM)– LLOYDMINSTER

MARK BURLEY – SUN FM (CHSU) – KELOWNA

DARYL HOLIEN – 100.7 THE RIVER (CKRI) – RED DEER

GARY MCCOLMAN – COUNTRY 93.5 (CKXC) – KINGSTON

DARYL SPRING – KROCK (CIKR) – KINGSTON

TRAPPER JOHN – ROCK 105.3 (CKMH) – MEDICINE HAT

COREY TREMERE – OCEAN 100 (CHTN) – CHARLOTTETOWN

 

PROMOTION OF THE YEAR

BREAK & ENTER CHRISTMAS – 104.9 VIRGIN (CFMG) – EDMONTON

GEN NOW THE INTERN SHOW – KISS 92.5 (CKIS) – TORONTO

GET THE HELL OUTTA HERE – SONIC 1029 (CHDI) – EDMONTON

I AM HOT T-SHIRT – HOT 899 (CIHT)  – OTTAWA

KID MITCHELL – Q107 (CILQ) – TORONTO

LATE TO THE PROM – PROUD FM (CIRR) – TORONTO

RICKROLLS – INDIE 88.1 (CIND) – TORONTO

SKYRIDE SPEED DATING – BOB FM (CHST) – LONDON

$10K PANIC ROOM – 90.3 AMP (CKMP) – CALGARY

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: SMALL MARKET 

THE GOAT (CKLM) – LLOYDMINSTER

KISS 99.3 (CKGB) – TIMMINS

KISS 105.3 (CJMX) – SUDBURY

KRAZE (CKIK) – RED DEER

99.9 SUN FM (CHSU) – KELOWNA

OCEAN 100 (CHTN) – CHARLOTTETOWN

100.7 FM THE RIVER (CKRI) – RED DEER

ROCK 105.3 (CKMH) – MEDICINE HAT

ROCK 106 (CJRX) – LETHBRIDGE

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: COUNTRY

BIG DOG 92.7 (CHBD) – REGINA

CISN FM – EDMONTON

COUNTRY 105 (CKRY) – CALGARY

COUNTRY 101.1 (CKBY) – OTTAWA

COUNTRY 106.7 (CIKZ) – KITCHENER

FX101 (CHFX) – HALIFAX

JR FM (CJJR) – VANCOUVER

KICX 106 (CICX) – BARRIE/ORILLIA

QX 104 (CFQX) – WINNIPEG

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: CHR 

THE BEAT 94.5 (CFBT) – VANCOUVER

HOT 107 (CJNW) – EDMONTON

KISS 92.5 (CKIS) – TORONTO

THE NEW HOT 89.9 (CHTT) – OTTAWA

90.3 AMP RADIO (CKMP) – CALGARY

98.5 VIRGIN RADIO (CIBK) – CALGARY

99.9 VIRGIN RADIO (CKFM) – TORONTO

Z103.5 (CIDC) – TORONTO

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: HOT AC 

CHUM-FM – TORONTO

C95 (CFMC) – SASKATOON

C100 (CIOO) – HALIFAX

92.5 THE BEAT (CKBE) – MONTREAL

NOW FM (CKNO) – EDMONTON

1053 KISS FM (CISS) – OTTAWA

VIRGIN 95.3 (CKZZ) – VANCOUVER

VIRGIN 96 (CJFM) – MONTREAL

Z99 (CIZL) – REGINA

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: ROCK 

CHOM FM – MONTREAL

CJAY 92 – CALGARY

INDIE 88.1 (CIND) – TORONTO

99.3 THE FOX (CFOX) – VANCOUVER

92 CITIFM – WINNIPEG

100.3 THE BEAR (CFBR) – EDMONTON

Q104 (CFRQ) – HALIFAX

SONIC 102.9 (CHDI) – EDMONTON

X929 (CIBK) – CALGARY

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: CLASSIC GOLD

BOOM 97.3 (CHBM) – TORONTO

CHEZ 106 – OTTAWA

96.9 JACK FM (CJAQ) – CALGARY

96.9 JACK FM (CKLG) – VANCOUVER

103.1 JACK FM (CHTT) – VICTORIA

Q107 (CILQ) – TORONTO

ROCK 101 (CFMI) – VANCOUVER

XL103 (CFXL) – CALGARY

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: MULTICULTURAL 

CHIN – TORONTO

FM 88.9 (CIRV) – TORONTO

FM 94.7 (CHKF) – CALGARY

FM 96.1 (CHKG) – VANCOUVER

101.7 WORLD FM (CKER) – EDMONTON

THAMIL FM 101.3 (CJSA) – TORONTO

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: NEWS/TALK 

AM980 (CKNW) – VANCOUVER

CFRA- OTTAWA

CHED – EDMONTON

CJAD – MONTREAL

NEWS 1130 (CKWX) – VANCOUVER

NEWSTALK 1010 (CFRB) – TORONTO

680 CJOB – WINNIPEG

680 NEWS (CFTR) – TORONTO

660 NEWS (CFFR) – CALGARY

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: MEDIUM MARKET 

CHYM FM – KITCHENER

COUNTRY 106.7 (CIKZ) – KITCHENER

FM96 (CFPL) – LONDON

HTZ FM (CHTZ) – ST CATHARINES

KOOL FM (CHBE) – VICTORIA

97-5 VIRGIN RADIO (CIQM) – LONDON

96.3 CRUZ FM (CFWD) – SASKATOON

OCEAN 98.5 (CIOC) – VICTORIA

104.9 THE WOLF (CFWF) – REGINA

Q104 (CFRQ) – HALIFAX

 

STATION OF THE YEAR: MAINSTREAM AC

CHYM FM – KITCHENER

LITE 95.9 (CHFM) (RECENTLY REBRANDED) – CALGARY

LITE 92.9 (CFLT) – HALIFAX

MAJIC 100 (CJMJ) – OTTAWA

98.1 CHFI – TORONTO

103.5 QMFM (CHQM) – VANCOUVER

102.9 K-LITE (CKLH) – HAMILTON

102.3 CLEAR FM (CKY) – WINNIPEG

 

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OF THE YEAR (OVER 1,500 CAPACITY) 

BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, WINNIPEG

EPCOR CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (JACK SINGER CONCERT HALL) CALGARY

MASSEY HALL, TORONTO

NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, OTTAWA

NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM, EDMONTON

PLACE DES ARTS, MONTREAL

ORPHEUM THEATRE, VANCOUVER

SONY CENTRE, TORONTO

TCU PLACE, SASKATOON

 

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OF THE YEAR (UNDER 1,500 CAPACITY)

CAPITOL CENTRE, NORTH BAY

COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM, THUNDER BAY

LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA

PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WINNIPEG

QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, TORONTO

ROSE THEATRE, BRAMPTON

ROYAL THEATRE, VICTORIA

THE COHN, HALIFAX

VIRGIN MOBILE CORONA THEATRE, MONTREAL

VOGUE THEATRE, VANCOUVER 

 

MAJOR FACILITY OF THE YEAR (OVER 8,000 CAPACITY)

AIR CANADA CENTRE, TORONTO

BELL CENTRE, MONTREAL

CREDIT UNION CENTRE, SASKATOON

HALIFAX METRO CENTRE, HALIFAX

BUDWEISER GARDENS, LONDON

MTS CENTRE, WINNIPEG

ROGERS ARENA, VANCOUVER

CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE, OTTAWA

SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME, CALGARY

THE MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE, TORONTO 

 

MAJOR FACILITY OF THE YEAR (UNDER 8,000 CAPACITY)

ABBOTSFORD ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS CENTRE, ABBOTSFORD

BRANDT CENTRE, REGINA

CENTRE 200, SYDNEY

CN CENTRE, PRINCE GEORGE

CONSOLIDATED CREDIT UNION PLACE, SUMMERSIDE

GM CENTRE, OSHAWA *tie

HARBOUR STATION, SAINT JOHN

ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE, KINGSTON *tie

MONCTON COLISEUM, MONCTON

 

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

BOOTS & HEARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL, BOWMANVILLE

BIG VALLEY JAMBOREE, CAMROSE

CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL, CAVENDISH

CISCO OTTAWA BLUESFEST, OTTAWA

DIGITAL DREAMS, TORONTO

FESTIVAL D’ETE, QUEBEC CITY

FESTIVAL INTERNATIONALE DE JAZZ, MONTREAL

OSHEAGA, MONTREAL

WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL, WINNIPEG

VELD, TORONTO

 

MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

AMELIA ARTISTS INC, VANCOUVER

ARTS & CRAFTS, TORONTO

BEDLAM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO

BRUCE ALLEN TALENT, VANCOUVER

COALITION MUSIC, TORONTO

EGGPLANT ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO

IGUANA MANAGEMENT, MONTREAL

PANDYAMONIUM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO

RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, TORONTO

WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER

 

BOOKING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

BONSOUND

INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

PAQUIN ARTISTS AGENCY

THE FELDMAN AGENCY

THE AGENCY GROUP

THE BILLIONS CORPORATION

THE WINDISH AGENCY

ZEB PRODUCTIONS

 

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR 

BLUE SKIES TURN BLACK

COLLECTIVE CONCERTS

EMBRACE

EVENKO

GOLD & GOLD PRODUCTIONS

INK! ENTERTAINMENT

LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT

THE UNION LIMITED

TIMBRE CONCERTS

INERTIA ENTERTAINMENT

 

CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE OF THE YEAR

CAESAR’S WINDSOR, WINDSOR

CASINO NEW BRUNSWICK, MONCTON

CASINO NOVA SCOTIA, HALIFAX

CASINO RAMA, ORILLIA

CASINO REGINA, REGINA

CLUB REGENT CASINO, WINNIPEG

LIVING SKY CASINO, SWIFT CURRENT

NIAGARA FALLSVIEW CASINO, NIAGARA FALLS

RIVER CREE, EDMONTON

RIVER ROCK CASINO, RICHMOND

 

CLUB VENUE OF THE YEAR 

AMIGO’S CANTINA, SASKATOON

COMMODORE BALLROOM, VANCOUVER

DANFORTH MUSIC HALL, TORONTO

METROPOLIS, MONTREAL

PYRAMID, WINNIPEG

REPUBLIK, CALGARY

SEAHORSE TAVERN, HALIFAX

SOUND ACADEMY, TORONTO

THE HORSESHOE TAVERN, TORONTO

LONDON MUSIC HALL, LONDON

 

INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE OF THE YEAR

BACK ALLEY MUSIC, CHARLOTTETOWN

CD WAREHOUSE, OTTAWA

CHEAP THRILLS, MONTREAL

COMPACT MUSIC, OTTAWA

DITCH, VICTORIA

FRED’S RECORDS, ST. JOHN’S

ROTATE THIS, TORONTO

SOUNDSCAPES, TORONTO

TAZ RECORDS, HALIFAX

ZULU RECORDS, VANCOUVER

 

DIGITAL MUSIC RETAIL SERVICE OF THE YEAR

7DIGITAL

ARCHAMBAULT.CA

eMUSIC

HMV DIGITAL

ITUNES

MAPLEMUSIC.COM

ZUNIOR.COM

 

DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE OF THE YEAR

CBC MUSIC

DEEZER

GALAXIE

RDIO

SONGZA

SONY MUSIC UNLIMITED

SIRIUSXM

SLACKER

SOUNDCLOUD

XBOX MUSIC

 

MASS MERCHANT/RETAIL CHAIN OF THE YEAR

AMAZON.CA

BEST BUY

CHAPTERS/INDIGO

FUTURE SHOP

GROUPE ARCHAMBAULT

HMV CANADA

SUNRISE RECORDS

WALMART

 

MUSIC JOURNALIST/BLOGGER OF THE YEAR 

ALAN CROSS, A JOURNAL OF MUSICAL THINGS

BEN RAYNER, TORONTO STAR

DARRELL SHELLEY, THE SCENE MAGAZINE

DAVID FARRELL, FYI MUSIC NEWS

GREGORY ADAMS, THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT

JANE STEVENSON, TORONTO SUN

JULIA LECONTE, NOW

KAREN BLISS, FREELANCE (BILLBOARD, ROLLING STONE)

LUKE FOX, FREELANCE (EXCLAIM!)

STUART BERMAN, THE GRID/PITCHFORK

 

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR 

ARMOURY, VANCOUVER

METALWORKS RECORDING & MASTERING, MISSISSAUGA

NOBLE STREET STUDIOS, TORONTO

ORANGE LOUNGE RECORDING, TORONTO

PHASE ONE STUDIOS, TORONTO

REVOLUTION RECORDING, TORONTO

THE WAREHOUSE, VANCOUVER

 

CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR

604 RECORDS

ARTS & CRAFTS PRODUCTIONS

CP RECORDS

DINE ALONE RECORDS

LAST GANG RECORDS

MAPLE MUSIC RECORDINGS

OPEN ROAD

PAPER BAG RECORDS

SECRET CITY

BLACKBOX

 

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

DEP DISTRIBUTION

DISTRIBUTION SELECT

eONE MUSIC CANADA

FONTANA NORTH DISTRIBUTION

MAPLECORE LTD.

OUTSIDE MUSIC

SONIC UNYON DISTRIBUTION

 

MUSIC PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

CASABLANCA MEDIA PUBLISHING

MAPLE MUSIC PUBLISHING

OLE MUSIC PUBLISHING

PEER MUSIC

SONY ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING CANADA

UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING

WARNER CHAPPELL PUBLISHING

 

MAJOR LABEL OF THE YEAR

SONY MUSIC CANADA

UNIVERSAL MUSIC CANADA

WARNER MUSIC CANADA

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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