CMW Presents the 2016 Canadian Radio Music Awards – May 6. Nominees and Performers Announced

 

Canadian Music Week (CMW) is pleased to present the 19th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards, Friday, May 6th at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Coleman Hell, Alessia Cara,Whitehorse, and recent Oscar-nominee The Weeknd are among this year’s nominees. See below for the full list.

Sponsored by Bell Media, the Canadian Radio Music Awards celebrate first-time charted artists and honour individuals or groups with some of the most played songs on Canadian radio.

The awards ceremony will feature special performances by The Strumbellas and nomineesColeman Hell, Ria Mae, Cold Creek County, Scott Helman, and Jocelyn Alice.

Nominees include artists who have hit the Canadian charts for the first time and who have achieved top airplay in different formats based on radio “spins,” as recorded by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS) in 2015. Votes cast by program directors, music directors, and on-air personalities determine the winners.

This year’s awards categories include: AC, Mainstream Rock, Modern Rock, CHR, and Country as well as the SOCAN Song of the Year and Fans’ Choice.

Radio listeners from across the country can vote online for the Fans’ Choice Award, at: www.cmw.net.

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: AC
COLEMAN HELL – 2 HEADS
FRANCESCO YATES – BETTER TO BE LOVED
JOCELYN ALICE – JACKPOT
RIA MAE – CLOTHES OFF
SCOTT HELMAN – BUNGALOW

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: CHR
ALESSIA CARA – HERE
COLEMAN HELL – 2 HEADS
DAN TALEVSKI – GUILTY AS SIN
FRANCESCO YATES – BETTER TO BE LOVED
JOCELYN ALICE – JACKPOT

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MAINSTREAM ROCK
SAINT ASONIA – BETTER PLACE
STANDSTILLS – ORLEANS
THE WILD! – SLOW BURN

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MODERN ROCK
BRAVE SHORES – NEVER COME DOWN
COLEMAN HELL – 2 HEADS
ELWINS – SO DOWN LO
WHITEHORSE – DOWNTOWN

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: COUNTRY
COLD CREEK COUNTY – OUR TOWN
DAVID JAMES – WHAT WE WEREN’T LOOKING FOR
JOJO MASON – IT’S ALL GOOD – PIC REC’D
LEAH DANIELS – GO BACK
PETRIC – HERE GOES EVERYTHING

 

SOCAN SONG OF THE YEAR
CAN’T FEEL MY FACE – THE WEEKND
EARNED IT – THE WEEKND
SOMETHING BIG – SHAWN MENDES
SOUND OF YOUR HEART – SHAWN HOOK
STITCHES – SHAWN MENDES

 

FANS CHOICE
JUSTIN BIEBER
MAGIC!
SHAWN HOOK
SHAWN MENDES
THE WEEKND
TREVOR GUTHRIE

 

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ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
Now in it’s 34th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 7 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto.
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