OMDC Newsletter
December 2013

Ontario’s Musical Talent Scored Numerous Prestigious Awards in 2013

Congratulations to RUSH on being named a 2013 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee!

2013 JUNO Award - Rock Album of the Year: Rush, Clockwork Angels (Anthem*Universal)
Toronto's Golden Composer - Mychael Danna for winning both am Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Original Score for Life of Pi Movie!
2013 Canadian Screen Awards - Achievement In Music - Original SongCosmopolis
- Emily Haines, James Shaw, Howard Shore - Long To Live
  2013 JUNO Award - Alternative Album of the Year: Metric, Synthetica (Metric Music International*Universal) / 2013 SiriusXM Indie Award -Group Of The Year - Metric (Metric Music International Inc.) / Best-Selling Independent Release Of The Year - Metric – Synthetica (Metric Music International Inc.)
2013 JUNO Award - Breakthrough Group of the Year sponsored by Factor and Radio Starmaker Fund: Monster Truck (Dine Alone*Universal)   2013 JUNO Award - Adult Alternative Album of the Year: Serena Ryder, Harmony, (Serenader Source*Universal)
2013 SiriusXM Indie Award - Female Artist Of The Year - Cold Specks (Arts & Crafts)   2013 SiriusXM Emerging Artist Of The Year
(English) - Poor Young Things (Bumstead Productions)

2103 JUNO Award - Vocal Jazz Album of the Year: Emilie-Claire Barlow, Seule Ce Soir (Empress*eOne) /

2013 SiriuxXM- JAZZ ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR - Emilie-Claire Barlow (Empress Music Group Inc.)


2013 SiriusXM Soul/R&B Artist Or Group Of The Year -The Weeknd (XO&co.)

2013 JUNO Awards - Breakthrough Artist of the Year sponsored by Factor and Radio Starmaker Fund:
The Weeknd (XO*Universal) R&B/Soul Recording of the Year: The Weeknd

Dance Artist Or Group Of The Year - Massari (CP Records)   Congrats to Toronto's The Good Lovelies for winning the Vocal Group of the Year / Ensemble of the Year award at the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards!

For a full list of 2013 winners click here.

  • Management Company of the Year - Arts & Crafts
  • Canadian Independent Distributor of the Year - Fontana North
  • Recording Studio of the Year - Metalworks Recording & Mastering Studio
  • Music Journalist/Blogger of the year - Karen Bliss
  • Club Venue of the Year - Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto