2013 Nominees

BROADCAST

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR MAJOR MARKET

LOCHLIN CROSS –THE BEAR -EDMONTON
AMY “RACE” D’ORNELLAS – HOT 89.9 – OTTAWA
LISA GROSSI – 104.5 CHUM FM – TORONTO
ZACK HEWITT – 101.5 KOOL FM – CALGARY
JULIE JAMES – 98.1 CHFI – TORONTO
CORY PRICE – CFOX – VANCOUVER – 3.2500
JAMES SUTTON – 100.5 THE PEAK – VANCOUVER
ADAM THOMPSON – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR MEDIUM MARKET

EVAN BARAN – 104.9 THE WOLF – REGINA
NEAL BEAUMONT – CHYM-FM – KITCHENER
MARK CAMERON – FM96 – LONDON
ROB MICHAELS – 98.5 THE OCEAN – VICTORIA
PAUL MORRIS – HTZ-FM – ST. CATHERINES
CURTIS POPE – COUNTRY 107 – ABBOTSFORD
ANNA ZEE – Q104 – HALIFAX

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR SMALL MARKET

DENNIS ALLAN – KRAZE 101.3 – RED DEER
RAY HEBERT – COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH
DANNY ISMOND – GX94 – YORKTON
HEATHER KLAGES – LLOYD FM – LLOYDMINSTER
BRITTANY MILLMAN – THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
BRAD MOORE – 101.7 THE ONE – WINGHAM
HILARY WELCH – EZ ROCK – NORTH BAY
JEFF WINSKELL – 99.9 SUN FM – KELOWNA

ON AIR TALENT OF THE YEAR MAJOR MARKET

GARNER ANDREWS – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
ACE BURPEE – VIRGIN 103.1 – WINNIPEG
DARRIN & COLLEEN – VINYL 95.3 – HAMILTON
ERIN & MIKE – 98.1 CHFI – TORONTO
GERRY FORBES – CJAY 92 – CALGARY
MAULER RUSH JENNI JOSIE – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
NAT & DREW – VIRGIN 95-3 – VANCOUVER
ROGER DARREN & MARILYN – 104.5 CHUM FM – TORONTO

ON AIR TALENT SECONDARY MARKET

THE BIGGS & BARR SHOW – 97.7 HTZ FM – ST. CATHERINES
BJ & THE MORNING CREW – Q104 – HALIFAX
BOB & DIANA – THE DOCK – OWEN SOUND
GEORGE & TARA – CHYM-FM – KITCHENER
JENN & BIG COUNTRY – KIX 106.7 – KITCHENER
KERRI WYNNE MACLEOD – OCEAN 100 – CHARLOTTETOWN
ROBIN AND BRIAN – KOOL 107.3 – VICTORIA
DAVE TYMO – CJOC – LETHBRIDGE

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR MAJOR MARKET

BLAIR BARTREM – Q107 – TORONTO
DUNNER – CFOX/ROCK 101 – VANCOUVER
AL FORD – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
JOSIE GEUER – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
PHIL KALLSEN – COUNTRY 105 – CALGARY
MEL KEMMIS – QM-FM – VANCOUVER
MIKE SHANNON – 101.5 KOOL-FM – CALGARY
RONNIE STANTON – VIRGIN – VANCOUVER
CURTIS STRANGE – THE BEAT – VANCOUVER

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR MEDIUM MARKET

GRANT BIEBRICK – THE WOLF/CKRM – REGINA
DAVE CARR – ROCK95 – BARRIE
JC DOUGLAS – Q104 – HALIFAX
WENDY DUFF – CHYM-FM – KITCHENER
BRAD GIBB – FM96 – LONDON
JASON MANNING – THE OCEAN/JACK FM – VICTORIA
BRUCE GILBERT – HTZ-FM – ST. CATHERINES
CHRIS MYERS – C95 – SASKATOON

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR SMALL MARKET

DENNIS ALLEN – KRAZE 101.3 – RED DEER
JD ANDERSON – THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
KEVIN BRITTON – Q92 – SUDBURY
MARK BURLEY – 99.9 SUN FM – KELOWNA
CRAIG PICTON – THE ONE – WINGHAM
TRAPPER JOHN – ROCK 105.3 – MEDICINE HAT
COREY TREMERE – OCEAN 100 – CHARLOTTETOWN
BRIAN YOUNG – COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH

PROMOTION OF THE YEAR

BACK IN THE DAY BASH – CHUM – TORONTO
THE BACON SHOP – BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO
#I WANT TO SEE RIRI – VIRGIN – TORONTO
RUSH THE HALL – THE ROCK – TORONTO
SWAP YOUR WIFE FOR A NEW LIFE -AMP 90.3 – CALGARY
TAKE A STAND LEND A HAND – LITE 95.3 – CALGARY
10 THOUSAND DOLLAR HOT HIT – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
#XPOCALYPSE – X929 – CALGARY

STATION OF THE YEAR SMALL MARKET

ENERGY 99.7 – PETERBOROUGH
99.9 SUN FM – KELOWNA
EZ ROCK – TIMMINS
KRAZE 101.3 – RED DEER
98.3 FLY FM – KINGSTON
101.7 THE ONE – WINGHAM
106.1 THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
106.9 CAPITAL FM – FREDERICTON

STATION OF THE YEAR COUNTRY

BX93 – LONDON
CFCW – EDMONTON
CISN – EDMONTON
COUNTRY 105 – CALGARY
COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH
JR FM – VANCOUVER
KIX 106.7 – WATERLOO
Y101 – OTTAWA

STATION OF THE YEAR CHR

THE BEAT 94.5 – VANCOUVER
HOT 899 – OTTAWA
ENERGY 106 – WINNIPEG
KISS 92.5 – TORONTO
91.7 THE BOUNCE – EDMONTON
98-5 VIRGIN – CALGARY
104-9 VIRGIN – EDMONTON
Z103.5 – TORONTO

STATION OF THE YEAR HOT AC

104.5 CHUM-FM – TORONTO
C100 – HALIFAX
KISS – OTTAWA
KOOL FM – VICTORIA
KOOL 101.5 – CALGARY
99.9 SUN – KELOWNA
VIRGIN 95-3 – VANCOUVER
VIRGIN 96 – MONTREAL

STATION OF THE YEAR ROCK

CJAY 92 – CALGARY
THE FOX – VANCOUVER
94-9 THE ROCK – TORONTO
100.3 THE BEAR – EDMONTON
102.1THE EDGE – TORONTO
102.7 THE PEAK – VANCOUVER
Q104 – HALIFAX
SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
X 929 – CALGARY

STATION OF THE YEAR CLASSIC GOLD

BOOM 973 – TORONTO
CHEZ 106 – OTTAWA
CHOM-FM 97.7 – MONTREAL
JACK FM – VANCOUVER
92 CITI FM – WINNIPEG
Q107 – CALGARY
Q107 – TORONTO
ROCK 101- VANCOUVER

STATION OF THE YEAR NEWS TALK SPORTS

CFRA – OTTAWA
CHED – EDMONTON
CJAD – MONTREAL
CKNW – VANCOUVER
NEWS 1130 – VANCOUVER
NEWSTALK 1010 – TORONTO
QR77 (AM770) – CALGARY
680 NEWS – TORONTO

STATION OF THE YEAR MEDIUM MARKET

CHYM FM – KITCHENER
C100 – HALIFAX
FM96 – LONDON
KOOL FM – VICTORIA
97.7 HTZ FM – ST. CATHERINES
101.3 THE BOUNCE – HALIFAX
Q104 – HALIFAX
ROCK 95 – BARRIE

STATION OF THE YEAR MAINSTREAM AC

CHYM FM – KITCHENER
LITE 95-9 – CALGARY
MAJIC 100 – OTTAWA
98.1 CHFI – TORONTO
102.3 CLEAR FM – WINNIPEG
102.9 K LITE – HAMILTON
105.7 EZ ROCK – ST. CATHERINES
QM FM – VANCOUVER

STATION OF THE YEAR MULTICULTURAL

CHIN – TORONTO
CIAO AM 530 – TORONTO
CINQ-FM – MONTREAL
CJLL (CHIN RADIO) – OTTAWA
JAZZ FM91 – TORONTO
96.1 FM (FAIRCHILD RADIO) –VANCOUVER
101.7 WORLD FM – EDMONTON

LIVE TOURING

PEFORMING 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
HAMILTON PLACE, HAMILTON
MASSEY HALL, TORONTO
NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, OTTAWA
NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM, EDMONTON
PLACE DES ARTS, MONTREAL
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, VANCOUVER
TCU PLACE, SASKATOON

PEFORMING ARTS CENTRE OF THE YEAR (UNDER 1,500 CAPACITY)

CAPITOL CENTRE, NORTH BAY
COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM, THUNDER BAY
IMPERIAL THEATRE, SAINT JOHN
PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WINNIPEG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, TORONTO
ROYAL THEATRE, VICTORIA
VIRGIN MOBILE CORONA THEATRE, MONTREAL
VOGUE THEATRE, VANCOUVER

THE “AIR CANADA CENTRE” MAJOR FACILITY OF THE YEAR (OVER 8,000 CAPACITY)

BELL CENTRE, MONTREAL
CREDIT UNION CENTRE, SASKATOON
HALIFAX METRO CENTRE, HALIFAX
BUDWEISER GARDENS, LONDON
MTS CENTRE, WINNIPEG
ROGERS ARENA (formerly GM Place), VANCOUVER
SAVE-ON FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE, VICTORIA
SCOTIABANK PLACE, OTTAWA
THE MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE, TORONTO

THE “AIR CANADA CENTRE” MAJOR FACILITY OF THE YEAR (UNDER 8,000 CAPACITY)

ABBOTSFORD ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS CENTRE, ABBOTSFORD
BRANDT CENTRE, REGINA
CN CENTRE, PRINCE GEORGE
CONSOLIDATED CREDIT UNION PLACE, SUMMERSIDE
GM CENTRE, OSHAWA
HARBOUR STATION, SAINT JOHN NB
K-ROCK CENTRE, KINGSTON
MONCTON COLISEUM, MONCTON
WFCU CENTRE, WINDSOR

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

BOOTS & HEARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL, BOWMANVILLE
BIG VALLEY JAMBOREE, CAMROSE
CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL, PEI
CISCO OTTAWA BLUESFEST, OTTAWA
EDGEFEST, TORONTO
EDMONTON FOLK FESTIVAL, EDMONTON
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONALE DE JAZZ, MONTREAL
OSHEAGA, MONTREAL
ROGERS BAYFEST, SARNIA

MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

ARTS & CRAFTS, TORONTO
BEDLAM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
BRUCE ALLEN TALENT, VANCOUVER
COALITION ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
EGGPLANT ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
MACKLAM/FELDMAN MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER
OPAK, MONTREAL
RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, TORONTO
WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER
SRO MANAGEMENT, TORONTO

BOOKING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

9e VAGUE
BON SOUND
INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
OPAK
PAQUIN ENTERTAINMENT
THE FELDMAN AGENCY
THE AGENCY GROUP

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

CMG ENTERTAINMENT
COLLECTIVE CONCERTS
EMBRACE
EVENKO
GOLD & GOLD PRODUCTIONS
INK! ENTERTAINMENT
LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT
PAUL MERCS CONCERTS
THE UNION LIMITED
TIMBRE CONCERTS

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
NIAGARA FALLSVIEW CASINO, NIAGARA FALLS
RIVER CREE, EDMONTON
RIVER ROCK CASINO, RICHMOND

CLUB VENUE OF THE YEAR

AMIGO’S CANTINA, SASKATOON
CLUB SODA, MONTREAL
COMMODORE BALLROOM, VANCOUVER
METROPOLIS, MONTREAL
PYRAMID, WINNIPEG
SOUND ACADEMY, TORONTO
THE HORSESHOE TAVERN, TORONTO
THE VIRGIN MOBILE MOD CLUB, TORONTO
ZAPHOD BEEBLEBROX, OTTAWA

RETAIL

INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE OF THE YEAR

BACK ALLEY MUSIC, CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI
CD WAREHOUSE, OTTAWA, ON
CHEAP THRILLS, MONTREAL, QC
FRED’S RECORDS, ST. JOHN’S, NL
SONIC BOOM MUSIC, TORONTO, ON
SOUNDSCAPES, TORONTO, ON
TAZ RECORDS, HALIFAX, NS
ZULU RECORDS, VANCOUVER, BC

DIGITAL MUSIC RETAIL SERVICE OF THE YEAR

7digital
ARCHAMBAULT.CA
BELL MOBILITY
eMUSIC
ITUNES
PURETRACKS
ROGERS MUSIC STORE
TELUS
ZUNIOR.COM

DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE OF THE YEAR

ASTRAL RADIO
CBC MUSIC
DEEZER
GALAXIE
MUSIC UNLIMITED
SIRIUSXM
SLACKER
THE VAULT
VEVO
ZIK

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

BEN RAYNER, TORONTO STAR
DAVID FARRELL, NEWCANADIANMUSIC.CA
JANE STEVENSON, TORONTO SUN
KAREN BLISS, FREELANCE (BILLBOARD, ROLLING STONE)
LUKE FOX, FREELANCE (EXCLAIM!)
PETER RICHARDS, PETEHATESMUSIC
STUART BERMAN, PITCHFORK
FRANK YANG, CHROME WAVES
BRYAN ACKER, HEROHILL
MIKE USINGER, THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE YEAR

ARMOURY, VANCOUVER
METALWORKS RECORDING & MASTERING, MISSISSAUGA
NOBLE STREET STUDIOS, TORONTO
ORANGE LOUNGE RECORDING, TORONTO
REVOLUTION RECORDING, TORONTO
THE WAREHOUSE, VANCOUVER

CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL OF THE YEAR

604 RECORDS
ARTS & CRAFTS PRODUCTIONS
CP RECORDS
DINE ALONE RECORDS
LAST GANG RECORDS
MAPLE MUSIC
OPEN ROAD
SECRET CITY RECORDS
WAX RECORDS

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

DEP DISTRIBUTION
DISTRIBUTION SELECT
eONE MUSIC CANADA
FONTANA NORTH DISTRIBUTION
JUSTIN TIME RECORDS INC.
OUTSIDE MUSIC
SONIC UNYON DISTRIBUTION

MUSIC PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

CASABLANCA MEDIA PUBLISHING
Ole
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