Canadian Music Week is delighted to announce the opening of submissions for the 23rd Anniversary Jim Beam® INDIE Awards, an annual celebration of the Canadian independent music industry. The Jim Beam® INDIE Awards, a fusion of concert and award ceremony that is always a CMW fan favourite, will take place June 6, 2024 at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto.
The 2024 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards will feature a diverse array of categories, celebrating the spectrum of talent within the independent music scene. Submissions are open now until February 27, 2024 via indies.ca to spotlight 2024’s most influential and inspiring independent artists and professionals across 19 categories.
The 2024 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards categories are:
Album of the Year
Group or Duo of the Year
Artist of the Year
Roots/Folk Artist of the Year
Song of the Year
Independent Label of the Year
Publisher of the Year
Producer of the Year
Indigenous Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Electronic/Dance Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Francophone Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Pop Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Hip Hop/Rap Artist of the Year
R&B Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Rock Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Country Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Video of the Year
International Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
“INDIES Hall Of Fame” Award
Please note: The International Artist/Group or Duo of the Year and the “INDIES Hall Of Fame” Award are selected by an esteemed committee of industry peers.
Submissions are open to artists, as well as their representatives – including labels, producers, managers, agents, or publishers. The eligibility window for the 2024 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards for music releases is January 1st, 2023, to April 1st, 2024. Eligible music must be available for all Canadians and for national sale in-store or online via a recognized streaming provider.
For detailed information on submission guidelines, eligibility, and the full list of award categories, please visit https://indies.ca/
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ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK:
Now in its 42nd year, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival. All conference functions occur at The Westin Harbour Castle at 1 Harbour Square in Toronto.
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