2016 Winners

MUSIC DIRECTOR MAJOR MARKET
AMY “RACE” BALLARD – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
CHRISTINE FITZGERALD/MIKE RELIGA – INDIE 88.1 – TORONTO
LISA GROSSI – CHUM FM – TORONTO
TYLER HALL – VIRGIN 98.5 – CALGARY
JESSICA JACKSON – THE BEAR – EDMONTON
JASMINA KOGA – VIRGIN 94.5 – VANCOUVER
CHRIS LYNCH – X929 – CALGARY
JEREMY SLATTERY – KISS – TORONTO
BRANDY TAYLOR – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON

MUSIC DIRECTOR SECONDARY
MARK CAMERON – FM96 – LONDON
BRYAN CAPISTRANO – THE ZONE – VICTORIA
GARY GRIVICH – BX93 – LONDON
SCOTT JAMES – THE Q – VICTORIA
ROB MICHAELS – THE OCEAN 98.5 – VICTORIA
PAUL MORRIS – HTZ FM – ST CATHERINES
MARK MUNROE – KLITE – HAMILTON
TONI ROSS – FRESH FM – LONDON
ANNA ZEE – Q104 – HALIFAX

MUSIC DIRECTOR SMALL MARKET
DENNIS ALLAN – 101.3 KRAZE FM – RED DEER
SHILO BELLIS – XL COUNTRY 96.9 – MONCTON
CHAD BENSON – 104.7 2 DAY FM – GRANDE PRAIRIE
JAMES CORMIER – 106.9 CAPITAL FM – MONCTON
DANNY ISMOND – GX94/CFGW – YORKTON
SCOTT MCGREGOR – 98.1 THE BRIDGE – LETHBRIDGE
SHAWNA PRINCE – ROCK 97.7 – GRANDE PRAIRIE
LEIGH ROBERT – COUNTRY 104 – WOODSTOCK/LONDON

ON AIR TALENT MAJOR MARKET
GARNER ANDREWS – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
GERRY FORBES – CJAY – CALGARY
STU JEFFRIES – BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO
JONNY HOLLY & NIRA – VIRGIN 94.5 – VANCOUVER
MAULER RUSH JENNI & JOSIE – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
NAT & DREW – QM/FM – VANCOUVER
RYDER IN THE MORNING – HOT 107 – EDMONTON
ROZ & MOCHA – KISS 92.5 –TORONTO
WHEELER IN THE MORNING – CITI FM – WINNIPEG

ON AIR TALENT SECONDARY MARKET
BIGGS & BARR – HTZ FM – ST. CATHARINES
BJ & THE Q MORNING CREW – Q104 – HALIFAX
DAVE & RACHEL – BX93 – LONDON
GRIFF HENDERSON & CAROLINE PARKER – 92.9 JACK FM HALIFAX
KEVIN & CLIFF – ROCK 97.7 – GRANDE PRAIRIE
PETER MOYA & JC DOUGLAS – C100 – HALIFAX
PONCHO IN THE MORNING WITH CASSIE – ROCK 105.3 – MEDICINE HAT
RICK HODGE & LORI LOVE – EZ ROCK – ST. CATHARINES
TAZ KELLY & RAINS – FM96 – LONDON

PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAJOR MARKET
DAVID COREY – CHUM FM – TORONTO
WENDY DUFF – CHFI – TORONTO
AL FORD – SONIC/JACK – VANCOUVER
SCOTT METCALFE – 680 NEWS – TORONTO
TAYLOR JUKES – 99.9 VIRGIN – TORONTO
CHAD MARTIN – VIRGIN – CALGARY
CURTIS STRANGE – 103.5 QM/FM-94.5 VIRGIN – VANCOUVER
ROB VAVREK – 100.3 THE BEAR/TSN 1260 – EDMONTON
GAYLE ZARBATANY – KISS/JACK – CALGARY

PROGRAM DIRECTOR SECONDARY MARKET
MARK ADDAMS – 100.3 THE Q – VICTORIA
MICHAEL ALLARD – KISS – SUDBURY
BRAD GIBB – FM96/103.1 FRESH/COUNTRY 104 – LONDON
BRAD MUIR – C100/THE BOUNCE – HALIFAX
ANDY ROSS – 96.3 CRUZ FM – SASKATOON
JOHN SHIELDS – THE ZONE – VICTORIA
TREVOR WALLWORTH – Q104 – HALIFAX
JEFF WINSKELL – HTZ FM – ST CATHERINES

PROGRAM DIRECTOR SMALL MARKET
DENNIS ALLEN – KRAZE – RED DEER
JD ANDERSON – THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
MARK BURLEY – SUN FM – KELOWNA
MATT CLEVELAND – 106.9 CAPITAL FM – FREDERICTON
KRISTIN DIEHL – JUICE 103.9 – KELOWNA
PAT KERR – 103.7 BOB FM – BROCKVILLE
TERESA LAYNES – STAR FM – CHILLIWACK
SCOTT SEXSMITH – KISS/COUNTRY 104.3 – SAULT STE MARIE
BRIAN YOUNG – ENERGY 99.7/COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH

PROMOTION
BEATER BONANZA RV EDITION – 100.3 THE Q – VICTORIA
CALGARY’S NEWEST MILLIONAIRE – 98.5 VIRGIN – CALGARY
CONCERT IN A CASTLE WITH DNCE – VIRGIN 99.9 – TORONTO
MANNERS MOVEMENT – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
THE NEW NORMAL – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
NOISY NEIGHBOUR – INDIE 88 – TORONTO
PEAK PRIDE WEDDING – THE PEAK – VANCOUVER
TOTALLY G80S –BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO

STATION MEDIUM MARKET
92.9 JACK FM – HALIFAX
96.3 CRUZ FM – SASKATOON
97.5 VIRGIN – LONDON
977 HTZ FM – ST. CATHARINES
102.3 JACK FM – LONDON
105.7 EZ ROCK – ST. CATHARINES
107.3 KOOL FM – VICTORIA
CHYM 96.7 – KITCHENER
FM96 – LONDON

STATION CHR
91.7 THE BOUNCE – EDMONTON
94.5 VIRGIN RADIO – VANCOUVER
98.5 VIRGIN RADIO – CALGARY
99.9 VIRGIN RADIO – TORONTO
104.9 VIRGIN RADIO – EDMONTON
HOT 107 – EDMONTON
KISS 92.5 – TORONTO
THE NEW HOT 899 – OTTAWA

STATION CLASSIC GOLD
92.9 JACK FM – HALIFAX
96.9 JACK FM – VANCOUVER
BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO
CHEZ 106 – OTTAWA
LG 104-3 – VANCOUVER
Q107 – CALGARY
Q107 – TORONTO
ROCK 101 – VANCOUVER
XL103 – CALGARY

STATION COUNTRY
BX93 – LONDON
CISN – EDMONTON
COUNTRY 104 –WOODSTOCK/LONDON
COUNTRY 105 FM – CALGARY
COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH
JR FM – VANCOUVER
QX104 – WINNIPEG

STATION A/C
98.1 CHFI – TORONTO
102.9 K-LITE – HAMILTON
103.1 FRESH FM – LONDON
103.5 QMFM – VANCOUVER
C100 – HALIFAX
CHUM FM – TORONTO
CHYM 96.7 – KITCHENER
Z953 – VANCOUVER

STATION MULTICULTURAL
101.7 WORLD FM – EDMONTON
CHIN – TORONTO
CIRV FM 88.9 – TORONTO
CMR 101.3 – TORONTO
FM 94.7 – CALGARY
FM 96.1 – VANCOUVER

STATION NEWS/TALK
680 NEWS – TORONTO
AM 980 – LONDON
CFAX 1070 – VICTORIA
CJAD – MONTREAL
CJOB – WINNIPEG
NEWS 957 – HALIFAX
NEWS 1130 – VANCOUVER
NEWSTALK 1010 – TORONTO
TSN 1260 – EDMONTON

STATION ROCK
94.9 THE ROCK – TORONTO
100.3 THE BEAR – EDMONTON
CHOM FM – MONTREAL
CITI-FM – WINNIPEG
CJAY 92 – CALGARY
INDIE 88.1 – TORONTO
Q104 – HALIFAX
SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
X929 – CALGARY

STATION SMALL MARKET
94.3 THE GOAT – PRINCE GEORGE
99.9 SUN FM – KELOWNA
106.1 THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
106.9 CAPITAL FM – FREDERICTON
COUNTRY 104 – WOODSTOCK
ENERGY 99.7 – PETERBOROUGH
JR FM – BROCKVILLE
KRAZE 101-3 – RED DEER

BOOKING AGENCY
THE BILLIONS CORPORATION
BONSOUND
THE FELDMAN AGENCY
I BOOK SHOWS
INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT
PAQUIN ARTISTS AGENCY
SAKAMOTO ENTERTAINMENT
UNITED TALENT AGENCY

CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE
CAESAR’S WINDSOR, WINDSOR
CASINO MONTREAL, MONTREAL
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

MAJOR FACILITY OVER 8000
AIR CANADA CENTRE, TORONTO
BELL CENTRE, MONTREAL
BUDWEISER GARDENS, LONDON
CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE, OTTAWA
THE MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE, TORONTO
MTS CENTRE, WINNIPEG
REXALL PLACE, EDMONTON
ROGERS ARENA, VANCOUVER
SCOTIABANK CENTRE, HALIFAX
SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME, CALGARY

MAJOR FACILITY UNDER 8000
BRANDT CENTRE, REGINA
GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE, OSHAWA
HARBOUR STATION, SAINT JOHN
MILE ONE CENTRE, ST. JOHN’S
MONCTON COLISEUM, MONCTON
PROSPERA PLACE, KELOWNA
ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE, KINGSTON
SAVE-ON FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE, VICTORIA
WFCU CENTRE, WINDSOR

MANAGEMENT COMPANY
ARTS & CRAFTS, TORONTO
BEDLAM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
BRUCE ALLEN TALENT, VANCOUVER
CHRIS SMITH MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
COALITION MUSIC, TORONTO
EGGPLANT ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
LAST GANG MANAGEMENT, TORONTO/MONTREAL
OVO, TORONTO
RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, TORONTO
SONIC ENTERTAINMENT, HALIFAX
WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER
WATSON ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
XO/SAL & CO, TORONTO

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OVER 1500
BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, WINNIPEG
CENTRE IN THE SQUARE, KITCHENER
JACK SINGER CONCERT HALL IN ARTS COMMONS, CALGARY
MASSEY HALL, TORONTO
NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, OTTAWA
ORPHEUM THEATRE, VANCOUVER
PLACE DES ARTS, MONTREAL
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, VANCOUVER
SONY CENTRE, TORONTO

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE UNDER 1500
THE COHN, HALIFAX
COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM, THUNDER BAY
LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA
PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WINNIPEG
ROBERT C. GILLETTE STUDENT COMMONS, OTTAWA
ROYAL THEATRE, VICTORIA
VIRGIN MOBILE CORONA THEATRE, MONTREAL
VOGUE THEATRE, VANCOUVER

PROMOTER
AEG LIVE
COLLECTIVE CONCERTS
EMBRACE
EVENKO
INK ENTERTAINMENT
LIVE NATION
MRG
PAUL MERCS

CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL
604 RECORDS, VANCOUVER
DINE ALONE RECORDS, TORONTO
EONE MUSIC CANADA, TORONTO
INDICA RECORDS, MONTREAL
LAST GANG RECORDS, TORONTO
MDM, TORONTO
OPEN ROAD RECORDINGS, TORONTO
SECRET CITY RECORDS, MONTREAL
SIX SHOOTER RECORDS, TORONTO
TRUE NORTH RECORDS, WATERDOWN
WAX RECORDS, TORONTO

MAJOR LABEL
SONY
UNIVERSAL
WARNER

DIGITAL MUSIC RETAIL SERVICE
7DIGITAL
AMAZON.CA
ARCHAMBAULT.CA
eMUSIC
HMV DIGITAL
ITUNES
MAPLEMUSIC.COM
PONO MUSIC
ZUNIOR.COM

DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE
APPLE MUSIC
CBC MUSIC
GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC
SIRIUS/XM
SLACKER
SOUNDCLOUD
SPOTIFY
STINGRAY MUSIC
TIDAL MUSIC
X-BOX
YOU TUBE

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR
CADENCE MUSIC GROUP
DEP DISTRIBUTION
DISTRIBUTION SELECT
eONE
FONTANA NORTH
OUTSIDE MUSIC
SONIC UNYON DISTRIBUTION

INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE
CHEAP THRILLS, MONTREAL
COMPACT MUSIC, OTTAWA
FRED’S RECORDS, ST. JOHN’S
FREECLOUD RECORDS, EDMONTON
NEPTOON RECORDS, VANCOUVER
RED CAT RECORDS, VANCOUVER
ROTATE THIS, TORONTO
SONIC BOOM, TORONTO
SOUNDSCAPES, TORONTO, ON
TAZ RECORDS, HALIFAX, NS
ZULU RECORDS, VANCOUVER, BC

MASS MERCHANT/RETAIL CHAIN
CHAPTERS/INDIGO
GROUPE ARCHAMBAULT
HMV CANADA
SUNRISE RECORDS
WALMART

MUSIC JOURNALIST/CRITIC
KAREN BLISS, FREELANCE
STEPHEN COOKE CHRONICLE HERALD
JAMIESON COX, TIME/PITCHFORK/BUZZFEED
ALAN CROSS, A JOURNAL OF MUSICAL THINGS
JONATHAN DEKEL, NATIONAL POST ONLINE
DAVID FARRELL, FYI MUSIC NEWS
ANDREW KING, CANADIAN MUSICIAN
BEN RAYNER, TORONTO STAR
JANE STEVENSON, TORONTO SUN
RICHARD TRAPUNSKI, CHARTATTACK
MIKE USINGER GEORGIA STRAIT

MUSIC PUBLISHER
CASABLANCA MEDIA PUBLISHING
HYVETOWN PUBLISHING
MAPLE MUSIC PUBLISHING
OLE
PEER MUSIC
SONY ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING CANADA
THIRD SIDE PUBLISHING
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING
WARNER CHAPPELL PUBLISHING

RECORDING STUDIO
ARMOURY, VANCOUVER
FAST FORWARD MONTREAL
MCC STUDIOS CALGARY
METALWORKS, MISSISSAUGA
NIMBUS 9 VANCOUVER
NOBLE STREET STUDIOS, TORONTO
THE ORANGE LOUNGE, TORONTO
PHASE ONE STUDIOS, TORONTO
REVOLUTION RECORDING, TORONTO
SONIC TEMPLE HALIFAX
THE WAREHOUSE, VANCOUVER

MUSIC PUBLICIST
KEN BEATTIE, KILLBEAT MUSIC, TORONTO
MELISSA BRISSON, FESTIVAL D’ETE, QUEBEC CITY
MARILIS CARDINAL, CARDINAL PR, MONTREAL
MATT CHARLTON, PIGEON ROW, HALIFAX
MAVIS HARRIS, UNIVERSAL, TORONTO
JOELLE MAY, MOD MAY PROMOTIONS, VANCOUVER
DARRYL WEEKS, STAGE FRIGHT PUBLICITY, BARRIE

MUSIC SCHOOLS
HARRIS INSTITUTE, TORONTO
METALWORKS, MISSISSAUGA
NIMBUS. VANCOUVER
OIART, LONDON
TREBAS, MONTREAL/TORONTO