2017 CRMA Winners

The 35th Annual Canadian Music Week Announces Winners For The 2017 Canadian Radio Music Awards Canadian Music Week (CMW) is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA), which took place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

 

Alessia Cara came out on top with three wins, while Ruth B, Justin Bieber and The Strumbellas snatched two awards each. The late Gary Russell was inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame at the Canadian Radio Music Awards.

 

The CRMA ceremony included performances by Bleeker, James Barker Band, Jonathan Roy, Modern Space, Ruth B, and The Washboard Union. Complete List of 2017 Canadian Radio Music Awards Winners: BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: HOT AC Ruth B - Lost Boy

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MAINSTREAM AC Alessia Cara - Here

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: CHR Ruth B - Lost Boy

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: DANCE/URBAN/RHYTHMIC Neon Dreams - Marching Bands

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MAINSTREAM ROCK The Strumbellas - Spirits

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MODERN ROCK The Strumbellas - Spirits

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: COUNTRY James Barker Band - Lawn Chair Lazy

 

SOCAN SONG OF THE YEAR Love Yourself - Justin Bieber

 

CHARTTOPPER AWARD Justin Bieber

 

FANS’ CHOICE Alessia Cara

 

FACTOR BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST The Strumbellas

 

The CRMA Nominees included artists who hit the Canadian charts for the first time and who achieved top airplay in different formats based on radio “spins,” as recorded by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS) in 2016. Votes were cast by program directors, music directors, and on-air personalities to determine the winners.
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