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CMW Canadian Music & Broadcasting Award Winners

CMW Canadian Music & Broadcasting Award Winners


The 35th Annual Canadian Music Week

Announces Winners For The 2017

Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

 

Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the winners of the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards (CMBIA), which took place April 20, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The CMBIA gala was hosted by Jessi Cruickshank and celebrated the best and brightest in all fields of the Canadian music and broadcast industries.
 
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush were on hand to receive the 2017 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award in recognition of the band’s contribution to a wide variety of worthy causes since the early 1970s. As the recipients of the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award, Rush received $40,000 CDN, which the band unanimously decided to direct the funds to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research at Sunnybrook.
 
Jann Arden, 54*40 and Arthur Fogel were also in attendance as 2017 inductees to the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame; and Marilyn Denis received the Allan Waters Broadcast Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
The Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards honoured industry from across Canada including: Kelowna’s 99.9 Sun FM for Best Radio Station (Small); Ben Rayner of the Toronto Star was awarded Best Music Journalist/Critic; Barry Stewart from Live 105/Hot Country 103.5 in Halifax for Best Music Directory (Secondary); and Toronto’s Sonic Boom for Best Independent Record Store.
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Complete List of 2017Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Winners
Broadcast
Industry:
 
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MUSIC DIRECTOR MAJOR
                             Lynch – X929 – Calgary and Wayne Webster – Boom 97.3 – Toronto                                
 
MUSIC DIRECTOR SECONDARY
Barry Stewart – Live 105/Hot Country 103.5 – Halifax
 
MUSIC DIRECTOR SMALL
Scott McGregor – 98.1 The Bridge – Lethbridge
 
ON AIR MAJOR
                 Garner Andrews – Sonic 102.9 – Edmonton                
 
ON AIR SECONDARY
          Biggs & Barr – HTZ-FM – St. Catharines           
 
PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAJOR
                          Christian Hall – X929 – Calgary                          
 
PROGRAM DIRECTOR SECONDARY
Sarah Cummings – K-Lite/105.7 EZ Rock – Hamilton/St. Catharines
 
PROGRAM DIRECTOR SMALL
              Jenn Dalen – Real Country 95.5 – Red Deer               
 
PROMOTION
May The Best Friends Win – Indie 88 – Toronto
 
STATION SMALL
                                                  99.9 Sun FM – Kelowna                                                    
 
STATION COUNTRY
                                                        BX93 – London                                                       
 
STATION CHR
                                            99.9 Virgin Radio – Toronto                                             
 
STATION AC
                                                         98.1 CHFI – Toronto                                                          
 
STATION ROCK
                                                INDIE 88 – Toronto                                                
 
STATION CLASSIC GOLD
                                                       Boom 97.3 – Toronto                                                         
 
STATION MULTICULTURAL
                                                   CHIN – Toronto                                                       
 
STATION NEWS TALK SPORTS
680 NEWS – Toronto
 
STATION MEDIUM
                                                  104.9 The Wolf – Regina                                                  
 
Music Industry
 
PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (OVER 1500)
Massey Hall – Toronto
 
PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (UNDER 1500)
Vogue Theatre – Vancouver
 
MAJOR FACILITY (OVER 8000)
Air Canada Centre – Toronto
 
MAJOR FACILITY (UNDER 8000)
Echo Beach – Toronto
 
CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE
Fallsview Casino Resort – Niagara Falls
 
MANAGEMENT COMPANY
Bruce Allen Talent
 
BOOKING AGENCY
The Feldman Agency
 
PROMOTER OF THE YEAR
Live Nation
 
MASS MERCHANT/RETAIL CHAIN
iTunes
 
INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE
Sonic Boom – Toronto
 
DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE
Spotify
 
RECORDING STUDIO
Revolution Recording – Toronto
 
INDEPENDENT LABEL
Dine Alone Records
 
INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR
Fontana North
 
MUSIC PUBLISHER
Warner Chappel Music
 
MAJOR LABEL
Universal Music Canada
 
MUSIC JOURNALIST/CRITIC
Ben Rayner – Toronto Star
 
MUSIC SCHOOL
Fanshawe College – London
 
PUBLICIST
Steve Waxman – Warner Music Canada

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