Voting Open Now for the 2018 Jim Beam Indies with Indie88

At the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on May 12

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
Hollerado
Stars
The Glorious Sons
The Rural Alberta Advantage

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Daniel Caesar
Jessie Reyez
Lido Pimienta
Mac DeMarco
PartyNextDoor

For the complete list of nominees and more information head to indies.ca.