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CMW Canadian Music Radio Award Winners

CMW Canadian Music Radio Award Winners
Canadian Music Week (CMW) is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th AnnualCanadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA), which took place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.
 
Alessia Cara came out on top withthree wins, while Ruth B, Justin Bieber and The Strumbellas snatched two awards each. The late Gary Russell was inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame at the Canadian Radio Music Awards.
 
The CRMA ceremony included performances by Bleeker, James Barker Band, Jonathan Roy, Modern Space, Ruth B, and The Washboard Union.
 
Complete List of 2017Canadian Radio Music Awards Winners:
 
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: HOT AC
Ruth B – Lost Boy
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MAINSTREAM AC
Alessia Cara – Here
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: CHR
Ruth B – Lost Boy
 
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: DANCE/URBAN/RHYTHMIC
Neon Dreams – Marching Bands
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MAINSTREAM ROCK
The Strumbellas – Spirits
BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: MODERN ROCK
The Strumbellas – Spirits

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: COUNTRY
James Barker Band – Lawn Chair Lazy
SOCAN SONG OF THE YEAR
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
 
CHARTTOPPER AWARD
Justin Bieber
 
FANS’ CHOICE
Alessia Cara
 
FACTOR BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST
The Strumbellas
 
The CRMA Nominees included artists who hit the Canadian charts for the first time and who achieved top airplay in different formats based on radio “spins,” as recorded by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS) in 2016. Votes were cast by program directors, music directors, and on-air personalities to determine the winners.
 

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