Your Winners at the 2015 Canadian Radio Music Awards

Every year, Canada’s private broadcasters nominate rising stars for the Canadian Radio Music Awards, one of the big events at Canadian Music Week. Voters come from all across the radio spectrum: announcers, music programmers, program directors–the lot. Here’s who won what in 2015.

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES (*WINNERS IN BOLD)

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: AC
ANDEE – NEVER GONE
CHROMEO – JEALOUS
KIESZA – HIDEAWAY
MAGIC! – RUDE
VIRGINIA TO VEGAS – WE ARE STARS

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: CHR
ADVENTURE CLUB – WONDER
CHROMEO – JEALOUS
KIESZA – HIDEAWAY
MAGIC! – RUDE
SHAWN MENDES – LIFE OF THE PARTY

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: ROCK
CURRENT SWELL – KEYS TO THE KINGDOM
DEAR ROUGE – I HEARD I HAD
DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 – TRAINWRECK 1979
GAY NINETIES – LETTERMAN
WILDLIFE – LIGHTNING TENT

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: COUNTRY
JESS MOSKALUKE – CHEAP WINE & CIGARETTES
LINDSAY ELL – TRIPPIN’ ON US
MADELINE MERLO – SINKING LIKE A STONE
ROD BLACK – KEEPIN’ ON
TRISTAN HORNCASTLE – A LITTLE BIT OF ALRIGHT

SOCAN SONG OF THE YEAR
CHROMEO – JEALOUS (I AIN’T WITH IT)
DRAKE – HOLD ON, WE’RE GOING HOME
GLENN MORRISON – GOODBYE
HEDLEY – CRAZY FOR YOU
MAGIC! – RUDE (written by M. Pellizzer, A. Messinger, N. Atweh, B. Spivak, A. Tanas)

FANS CHOICE
CHROMEO
GLENN MORRISON
HEDLEY
MAGIC!
SERENA RYDER

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 “Your Winners at the 2015 Canadian Radio Music Awards

  • May 8, 2015 at 3:24 pm
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    How is Chromeo a new artist? They’ve been around since the mid 00’s.
    What does’ new’ artist mean in radio terms?

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