Canadian Music Week has announced the nominees for the 2018 Indies, presented by Jim Beam with Indie88. The awards show honours top independent artists at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on May 12.
The show will feature performances from The Rural Alberta Advantage, Vancouver based indie-folk rock trio Said the Whale, Toronto-based rock band Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs.
Check out the 2018 nominees below, and vote for your favourite artists here by May 1st.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Alvvays – Antisocialites
Daniel Caesar – Freudian
Gord Downie – Introduce Yerself
July Talk – Touch
Weaves – Wide Open
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Allan Rayman – “13”
Death From Above – “Freeze Me”
DVBBS – “Not Going Home ft. Gia Koka & CMC$”
Mother Mother – “The Drugs”
Virginia To Vegas – “Lights Out”
GROUP OF THE YEAR
Broken Social Scene
The Glorious Sons
The Rural Alberta Advantage
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
For the complete list of nominees and more information head to indies.ca.