2017 Nominees

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 AND THE NOMINEES ARE……

INDUSTRY SUBMISSIONS

BOOKING AGENCY

The Billions Corporation
The Feldman Agency
Invictus Entertainment Group
Madison House Inc.
Paquin Artists Agency
Sakamoto Agency
United Talent Agency

MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Arts and Crafts Management
Bedlam Music Management
Bernie Breen Management
Bruce Allen Talent
Chris Smith Management
Coalition Music
RGK Entertainment Group Inc.
XO/SAL and CO

MAJOR FACILITY OVER 8000

Air Canada Centre – Toronto
Bell Centre/Centre Bell – Montreal
Budweiser Gardens – London
Budweiser Stage(formerly Molson Canadian Amphitheatre) – Toronto
Canadian Tire Centre – OTTAWA
MTS Centre – Winnipeg
Rogers Arena – Vancouver
Sasktel Centre – Saskatoon
Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary

MAJOR FACILITY UNDER 8000

Brandt Centre – Regina
Credit Union Place – Summerside
Echo Beach – Toronto
Tribute Communities Centre (formerly General Motors Centre – Oshawa
Mile One Centre – St. John’s
Prospera Place – Kelowna
Rogers K-Rock Centre – Kingston
Save-On Foods Memorial Centre – Victoria
TD Place – Ottawa

CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE

Caesars Windsor – WINDSOR
Casino Montreal – MONTREAL
Casino New Brunswick – MONCTON
Casino Nova Scotia – HALIFAX
Casino Rama Resort – ORILLIA
Casino Regina – REGINA
Club Regent Casino – Winnipeg
Fallsview Casino Resort – Niagara Falls
River Cree Resort and Casino – Edmonton
River Rock Casino Resort – Richmond

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OVER 1500

Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts – Winnipeg
Centre in the Square – Kitchener
FirstOntario Concert Hall – Hamilton
Massey Hall – Toronto
National Arts Centre – Ottawa
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – Edmonton
The Orpheum – Vancouver
Place des Arts – Montreal
Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Vancouver

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE UNDER 1500

Vogue Theatre -VANCOUVER
Rebecca Cohn Auditorium – Halifax
Royal Theatre – Victoria
Corona Theatre – Montreal
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre – St. Catharines
Showplace Performance Centre – Peterborough
The Port Theatre – Nanaimo

PROMOTER

AEG Live
Collective Concerts
Embrace
Evenko
Ink Entertainment
Invictus Entertainment Group
Live Nation
MRG
Sonic Concerts

INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE

 CHEAP THRILLS – Montreal
Compact Music – Ottawa
Fred’s Records – St. John’s
Freecload Records – Edmonton
Neptune Records – Vancouver
Red Cat Records – Vancouver
Rotate This – Toronto
Sonic Boom – Toronto
Soundscapes – Toronto
Taz Records – Halifax
Zulu Records – Vancouver

RETAIL

7Digital
Amazon.ca
Google Play Music
Groupe Archambault
iTunes
London Drugs
Sunrise Records
Walmart

RECORDING STUDIO

Studio Fast Forward -  Montreal
Greenhouse Studios – Vancouver
Metalworks Studios – Mississauga
Nimbus 9 – Vancouver
Noble Street Studios – Toronto
The Orange Lounge Recording Studio – Toronto
Phase One Studios – Toronto
Planet Studios – Montreal
Revolution Recording – Toronto
Vespa Music Group – Toronto
The Warehouse Studio -  Vancouver

CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL

604 Records
Arts and Crafts Records
Black Box Recordings
Dine Alone Records
Last Gang Records
MDM Recordings Inc.
Nettwerk Records
Open Road Recordings
Royal Mountain Records
Royalty Records
Secret City Records
Six Shooter Records

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR

Believe Distribution Services
Cadence Music Group
DEP Distribution
eOne Distribution
Fontana North
IDLA
Outside Music

MUSIC PUBLISHER

Arts and Crafts Music Publishing
Cadence Music Group
Casablanca Media Publishing
Nettwerk Music
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peermusic
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada
Third Side Music
Universal Music Publishing
Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

MUSIC SCHOOLS

Durham College – Oshawa
Fanshawe College – London
Harris Institute – Toronto
Metalworks Institute – Mississauga
Nimbus School of Recording – Vancouver
OIART – London
Trebas Institute – Montreal/Toronto

MUSIC JOURNALIST

Karen Bliss – Billboard/Samaritan Magazine
David Farrell – FYI Music News
Carla Gillis – NOW Magazine
Holly Gordon – CBC Music
Andrew King – Canadian Musician
Anupa Mistry – Fader
Sarah Murphy – Exclaim
Ben Rayner – Toronto Star
Jane Stevenson – Toronto Sun
Mike Usinger – Georgia Straight

PUBLICIST

Ken Beattie – Killbeat Music
Beth Cavanagh – Cadence Music
Cristina Fernandes – Listen Harder
Mavis Harris – Universal Music Canada
Joelle May – Modmay
Sacha Miller – Workplate
Joanne Setterington – Indoor Recess
Carrie Sager – Flip Publicity
Charlotte Thompson – Red Umbrella
Steve Waxman – Warner Music Canada

MAJOR LABEL

Sony Music Canada
Universal Music Canada
Warner Music Canada

DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE 

Apple Music
CBC Music
Google Play Music
Groove Music
iHeart
Sirius/XM
Soundcloud
Spotify
Stingray Music
YouTube

BROADCAST SUBMISSIONS

MUSIC DIRECTOR MAJOR

Amy “Race” Ballard – The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa
Brad Challoner – 103.5 QM/FM – Vancouver
Lisa Grossi – CHUM-FM – Toronto
Tyler Hall – Virgin 985 – Calgary
Julie James – CHFI – Toronto
Lynch – X92.9 – Calgary
Jeremy Slattery – Kiss 92.5 – Toronto
Brandy Taylor – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton
Brittany Van Hemert – CFOX – Vancouver
Wayne Webster – Boom 973 – Toronto

MUSIC DIRECTOR SECONDARY

Mark Cameron – FM96 – London
Bryan Capistrano – The Zone 91.3 – Victoria
Kat Elliott – Virgin 101.3 – Halifax
Gary Grivich – BX93 – London
Paul Morris – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines
Mark Munroe – 102.9 K-Lite/105.7 EZ Rock -Hamilton/St. Catharines
Barry Stewart – Live 105/Hot Country 103.5 – Halifax
Anna Zee – Q104 – Halifax

MUSIC DIRECTOR SMALL

James Cormier – Capital FM – Fredericton
Kurt Flesher – Country 97 – Prince George
Cody Malbeuf – The Goat – Lloydminster
Scott McGregor – 98.1 The Bridge – Lethbridge
Andrew Murdoch – 99.9 Sun FM – Kelowna
Curtis Pope – Country 107 – Abbotsford
Leigh Robert – Country 104 – Woodstock
Brendan Seeley – Real Country 95.5 – Red Deer
Cam Webb – Cruz-FM – Red Deer

ON AIR TALENT MAJOR MARKET

Garner Andrews – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton
The Jeff O’Neil Show – CFOX – Vancouver
John Derringer – Q107 – Toronto
Jonny, Holly & Nira – Virgin 94.5 – Vancouver
The Nat & Drew Show – QM/FM – Vancouver
Roger & Marilyn – CHUM-FM – Toronto
Ryder in the Morning – Hot 107 – Edmonton
Stu Jeffries – Boom 973 – Toronto
Tyler & Lynch – X929 – Calgary
Willy in the Morning – Rock 101 – Vancouver

ON AIR TALENT SECONDARY MARKET

Biggs & Barr – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines
Dave & Rachel – BX93 – London
BJ & the Morning Crew – Q104 – Halifax
Griff & Caroline – 92.9 Jack FM – Halifax
Ian & Dana – Hot Country 103.5 – Halifax
Poncho & Cassie – 105.3 Rock – Medicine Hat
Rick Hodge & Lori Love – 105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines
Stacie & Joel – Cruz 96.3 – Saskatoon
Taz & Jim Kelly – FM96 – London

PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAJOR

Blair Bartrem – Q107 – Toronto
Josie Fenech – The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa
Paul Kaye – Kiss 92.5 – Toronto
Chad Martin – CJAY 92/Virgin 985/Funny 1060 – Calgary
Troy McCallum – Boom 973 – Toronto
Curtis Strange – QMFM/Virgin 94.5 – Vancouver
Adam Thompson – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton
Al Tompson – XL103 – Calgary Christian Hall – X929 – Calgary
Rob Vavrek – 100.3 The Bear – Edmonton

PROGRAM DIRECTOR SECONDARY

Sarah Cummings – Llite/105.7 EZ Rock – Hamilton/St.Catharines
Brad Gibb – FM96 – London
Ian March – K Rock 105.7 – Kingston
Rob Michaels – 98.5 The Ocean – Victoria
Brad Muir – C100/101.3 Virgin – Halifax
Andy Ross – 96.3 Cruz – Saskatoon
John Shields – The Zone – Victoria
Trevor Wallworth – Q104 – Halifax
Jeff Winskell – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines

PROGRAM DIRECTOR SMALL

JD Anderson – The Goat – Lloydminster
Brad Bazin – GX94/The Fox 94.1 – Yorkton
Mike Campbell – VOCM group – St. John’s
Matt Cleveland – Capital FM/The Fox 105.3/CKHJ – Fredericton
Jenn Dalen – Real Country 95.5 – Red Deer
Carol Gass – Country 97 – Prince George
John Knox – 97.9 Rock/Country 93 – Fort MacMurray
Trapper John – 105.3 Rock – Medicine Hat

PROMOTION

Besties or Bust – 105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines
Bullseye – Q107 – Toronto
Burgers for Breakfast – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton
Flight to the North Pole – Hits FM – St. John’s
Hip-FM – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines
Live for Free – Jump 106.9 – Ottawa
May the Best Friends Win – Indie 88 – Toronto
Rock Paper Scissors Invitational – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton
The Social Experiment – The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa
X Fest Announcement Party – X929 – Calgary

STATION OF THE YEAR MEDIUM

1023 Jack – London
104.9 The Wolf – Regina
105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines
C100 – Halifax
Free 98.1 – London
HTZ-FM – St. Catharines
Q104 – Halifax
Rock 95 – Barrie
The Zone @ 91.3 – Victoria

STATION OF THE YEAR AC

98.1 CHFI – Toronto
103.1 Fresh Radio – London
103.5 QM/FM – Vancouver
105.7 EZ Rock – St. Catharines
CHUM-FM – Toronto
Kiss 95.9 – Calgary
Kiss 102.3 – Winnipeg
K-Lite – Hamilton

STATION OF THE YEAR CHR

91.7 The Bounce – Edmonton
94.5 Virgin Radio – Vancouver
97.5 Virgin Radio – London
98.5 Virgin Radio – Calgary
99.9 Virgin Radio – Toronto
101.3 Virgin – Halifax
Jump 106.9 – Ottawa
Kiss 92.5 – Toronto
The New Hot 89.9 – Ottawa

STATION OF THE YEAR CLASSIC/GOLD

92.9 Jack FM – Halifax
969 Jack – Calgary
Boom 973 – Toronto
Boom 99.7 – Ottawa
Q107 – Calgary
Q107 – Toronto
Rock 101 – Vancouver
XL103 – Calgary

STATION OF THE YEAR COUNTRY

Big Dog 92.7 – Regina
BX93 – London
CISN Country – Edmonton
Country 99.3 – Fort McMurray
Country 105 – Calgary
JR FM – VANCOUVER
KX94.7 – Hamilton
KX96 – Oshawa
New Country 100.7 – Penticton

STATION OF THE YEAR MULTICULTURAL

101.7 World FM – Edmonton
CHIN Radio International – Toronto
CIRV FM 88.9 – TORONTO
CMR 101.3 – TORONTO
FM 94.7 – CALGARY
FM 96.1 – VANCOUVER

STATION OF THE YEAR NEWS/TALK

680 News – Toronto
AM980 – London
CHED – Edmonton
CJAD – MONTREAL
News 957 – Halifax
News 1130 – Vancouver
Newstalk 1010 – Toronto
TSN 1260 – Edmonton

STATION OF THE YEAR ROCK

92.1 CITI – Winnipeg
97.7 HTZ-FM – St. Catharines
100.3 The Bear – Edmonton
102.1 The Edge – Toronto
CJAY 92 – Calgary
Indie 88 – Toronto
Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton
The World Famous CFOX – Vancouver
X929 – Calgary

STATION OF THE YEAR SMALL

94.3 The Goat – Prince George
99.9 Sun FM – Kelowna
105.3 Rock – Medicine Hat
106.1 The Goat – Lloydminster
Capital FM – Fredericton
The Fox 105.3 – Fredericton
K96.3 – Kelowna
Zed 98.9 – Red Deer

VOTE