Indie88 Nominated for Best Rock Station at CMW Industry Awards

Nominees Announced For The CMW Industry Awards

Today the nominees were announced for the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards. Indie88 is honoured to be nominated in both the Rock Station and Promotion of the Year categories. We would like to congratulate all the nominees on a fantastic year and we look forward to the big night.

Browse the full list of nominees and categories below:

BROADCAST

MUSIC DIRECTOR 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 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. CATHERINES
ANNA ZEE – Q104 (CFRQ) – HALIFAX

MUSIC DIRECTOR 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 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. CATHERINES
STACIE & JOEL – 96.3 CRUZ (CFWD) – SASKATOON
TUCKER & SARAH – 97.5 VIRGIN RADIO (CIQM) – LONDON

PROGRAM DIRECTOR 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MEDIUM MARKET

CHYM FM – KITCHENER
COUNTRY 106.7 (CIKZ) – KITCHENER
FM96 (CFPL) – LONDON
HTZ FM (CHTZ) – ST CATHERINES
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 107.3
Q104 (CFRQ) – HALIFAX

STATION 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

INDUSTRY

LIVE TOURING

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
THE COHN, HALIFAX
COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM, THUNDER BAY
LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA
PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WINNIPEG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, TORONTO
ROSE THEATRE, BRAMPTON
ROYAL THEATRE, VICTORIA
VIRGIN MOBILE CORONA THEATRE, MONTREAL
VOGUE THEATRE, VANCOUVER

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

AIR CANADA CENTRE, TORONTO
BELL CENTRE, MONTREAL
BUDWEISER GARDENS, LONDON
CREDIT UNION CENTRE, SASKATOON
HALIFAX METRO CENTRE, HALIFAX
THE MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE, TORONTO
MTS CENTRE, WINNIPEG
ROGERS ARENA, VANCOUVER
SCOTIABANK PLACE, OTTAWA
SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME, CALGARY

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
HARBOUR STATION, SAINT JOHN NB
K-ROCK CENTRE, KINGSTON
MONCTON COLISEUM, MONCTON

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

BOOTS & HEARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL, BOWMANVILLE
BIG VALLEY JAMBOREE, CAMROSE
CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL, PEI
CISCO OTTAWA BLUESFEST, OTTAWA
DIGITAL DREAMS, TORONTO
FESTIVAL D’ETE, MONTREAL
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 ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
EGGPLANT ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
IGUANA MANAGEMENT, MONTREAL
PANDYAMONIUM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, TORONTO
WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER

BOOKING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

THE AGENCY GROUP
THE BILLIONS CORPORATION
BONSOUND
THE FELDMAN AGENCY
INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
PAQUIN ARTISTS AGENCY
THE WINDISH AGENCY
ZEB PRODUCTIONS

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

BLUE SKIES TURN BLACK
COLLECTIVE CONCERTS
EMBRACE
EVENKO
GOLD & GOLD PRODUCTIONS
INERTIA ENTERTAINMENT
INK! ENTERTAINMENT
LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT
TIMBRE CONCERTS
THE UNION LIMITED

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, SASK
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
THE HORSESHOE TAVERN, TORONTO
LONDON MUSIC HALL, LONDON
METROPOLIS, MONTREAL
PYRAMID, WINNIPEG
REPUBLIK, CALGARY
SEAHORSE TAVERN, HALIFAX
SOUND ACADEMY, TORONTO

RETAIL

INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE OF THE YEAR

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

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
SIRIUS/XM
SLACKER
SONGZA
SONY MUSIC UNLIMITED
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

RECORDING INDUSTRY

MUSIC JOURNALIST/BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

GREGORY ADAMS, THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT
STUART BERMAN, THE GRID/PITCHFORK
KAREN BLISS, FREELANCE (BILLBOARD, ROLLING STONE)
DAVID FARRELL, FYI MUSIC NEWS
LUKE FOX, FREELANCE (EXCLAIM!)
JULIA LECONTE, NOW
BEN RAYNER, TORONTO STAR
DARRELL SHELLEY, THE SCENE MAGAZINE
JANE STEVENSON, TORONTO SUN

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
BLACKBOX
CP RECORDS
DINE ALONE RECORDS
LAST GANG RECORDS
MAPLE MUSIC RECORDINGS
OPEN ROAD
PAPER BAG RECORDS
SECRET CITY

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