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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

CONGRATS! Local Artists Win Awards During 2019 Canadian Music Week!

The dust has settled on the 2019 Canadian Music Week festivities and a few local artists walked away with awards. CONGRATS!

Here's a full list of winners. Local winners are bolded.

Indie Music Awards Winners
  • Album: Alexandra Stréliski – INSCAPE
  • Group: The Dead South
  • Songwriter: Sarah MacDougall
  • Alternative Artist or Group: MONOWHALES
  • Indigenous Artist or Group: Jeremy Dutcher
  • Single: DVBBS – IDWK
  • Artist: Lindi Ortega
  • Electronic/Dance Artist or Group: Milk and Bone
  • Francophone Artist or Group: Jean-Michel Blais
  • Pop Artist or Group: Said The Whale
  • Rap/RnB Artist or Group: Shad
  • Singer-Songwriter Artist or Group: Sarah MacDougall


Live Music Industry Awards Winners
  • Road Warrior of the Year: Dave Gardiner (Arkells)
  • Small Festival: Hillside Festival (Guelph ON)
  • Medium Festival: Riverfest Elora (Elora, ON)
  • Major Festival: Festival d’été de Québec (Quebec, QC)
  • Family Program: Winnipeg Children’s Festival (Winnipeg, MB)
  • Green Operations Festival: Skookum (Vancouver, BC)
  • Not-For-Profit Festival: RBC Bluesfest Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)
  • Best Teamwork in Soft Seat/Performing Arts Centre: National Arts Centre (Ottawa, ON)
  • Best Teamwork in Major Club: Danforth Music Hall (Toronto, ON)
  • Best Teamwork in an Arena: Budweiser Gardens (London, ON)
  • Best Teamwork in a Medium Club: Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto, ON)
  • Best Teamwork in a Small Club: The Dakota Tavern (Toronto, ON)
  • Concert / Club Talent Buyer of the Year: Craig Laskey (Collective Concerts)
  • Canadian Live Association Community Impact Award: PLUS1 Organization (Ottawa, ON)
  • SOCAN Licensed To Play Award: Jazz Bistro (Toronto, ON)
  • Agent: Julien Paquin (Paquin Entertainment Group, Management Team)
  • A/V Production Company: Solotech
  • Brand / Music Program: Junos
  • Production Manager: Simon Garner (Bryan Adams)
  • New Touring Artist: Loud Luxury
  • Manager: Bernie Breen/Jenn Pressey (Bernie Breen Management)
  • Festival Buyer: Evenko (Montreal, QC)
  • Legends of Live Award: Triumph
  • Music City: Quebec City, QC


Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Winners

Main Awards
  • Music Director (Major Market: Lisa Grossi – CHUM FM (Toronto)
  • Music Director (Secondary Market): Barry Stewart – Hot Country 103.5/Jewel 105 (Halifax)
  • Music Director (Small Market): Shilo Bellis – New Country 96.9 (Moncton)
  • On Air Talent (Major Market): Garner Andrews – Sonic 102.9 (Edmonton)
  • On Air Talent (Secondary Market): Jeff and Rachel – 97.5 Virgin (London)
  • Program Director (Major Market): Sarah Cummings – CHUM FM (Toronto)
  • Program Director (Secondary Market): Brad Gibb – FM96/Fresh (London)/Jim McCourtie – 89X/93.9 The River (Windsor )
  • Program Director (Small Market): Matt Cleveland – Capital FM 106.9 (Fredericton)
  • Promotion: Kiss Your Ashby Goodbye – CHUM FM (Toronto)
  • Station (Medium Market): 96.3 Cruz-FM (Saskatoon)
  • Station (Adult Contemporary): 98.1 CHFI (Toronto)
  • Station (Contemporary Hit Radio): The New Hot 899 (Ottawa)
  • Station (Classic Gold): Boom 97.3 (Toronto)
  • Station (Country): Country 105 (Calgary)
  • Station (Multi-Cultural): CHIN (Toronto)
  • Station (News/Talk/Sports); 680 News (Toronto)
  • Station (Rock): Indie 88 (Toronto)
  • Station (Small): K-Rock 105.7 (Kingston)
Industry Awards
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Robbie Robertson

    Links: Robbie Robertson, More Stories/Covers of the Band, Video above courtesy of billbilladaadaa a

  • Talent Development Story: Loud Luxury
  • Booking Agency: The Feldman Agency  
  • Casino/Specialty Venue: Casino Rama Resort (Orillia)
  • Digital Music Streaming Service: Spotify
  • Independent Distributor: eOne
  • Independent Label: Arts and Crafts
  • Independant Music Store: Dine Alone Store/Wax on Wheels (Toronto)
  • Music Journalist: Ben Rayner, Toronto Star
  • Major Facility (Over 8000): Budweiser Stage (Toronto)
  • Major Facility (Under 8000): Brandt Centre (Regina)
  • Management Company: Bruce Allen Management
  • Major Label: Universal Music
  • Major Retailer: Sunrise Records
  • Music Publisher: Universal Music Publishing
  • Music School: Fanshawe College (London)/Metalworks Institute (Mississauga)
  • Performing Arts Centre (Over 1500): The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts (Toronto)
  • Promoter: Live Nation
  • Publicist: Joanne Setterington, Indoor Recess
  • Recording Studio: Revolution Recording (Toronto)

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