OMDC Newsletter
May 2015

Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

 

Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA’s)

Canadian Radio Music Awards

Congratulations to these Ontario artists nominated for a CRMA. For a full list of nominees click here.

Chromeo   Death From Above   Drake
Chromeo   Death From Above 1979   Drake
Gay Nineties   Glenn Morrison   Magic
Gay Nineties   Glenn Morrison   Magic
Rod Black   Serena Ryder   Shawn Mendes
Rod Black   Serena Ryder   Shawn Mendes
Virginia to Vegas   Wildlife    
Virginia to Vegas   Wildlife    

 

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: AC
Chromeo - Jealous*
Magic! - Rude
Virginia To Vegas - We Are Stars

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: CHR
Chromeo - Jealous*
Magic! - Rude
Shawn Mendes - Life Of The Party

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Rock
Death From Above 1979 - Trainwreck 1979
Gay Nineties - Letterman (Label: Fontana North)
Wildlife - Lightning Tent

 

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Country
Rod Black - Keepin' On

Socan Song Of The Year
Chromeo - Jealous (I Ain't With It)*
Drake - Hold On, We’re Going Home
Glenn Morrison - Goodbye
Magic! - Rude

Fans Choice
Chromeo*
Glenn Morrison
Magic!
Serena Ryder

15th Annual SiriusXM Indies

15th Annual SiriusXM Indies

Congratulations to these Ontario artists and labels nominated for SiriusXM Indie Award. For a full list click here.

Album of the Year

Alvvays   Death From Above 1979   Owen Pallett   The New Pornographers
Alvvays - album: Alvvays (Royal Mountain Records)   Death From Above 1979 – album: The Physical World (Last Gang Records)   Owen Pallett – album: In Conflict (Secret City Records*)   The New Pornographers – album: Brill Bruisers* (Last Gang Records)

 

Single of the Year

Chromeo   Death from Above 1979   MAGIC   USS
Chromeo – single: Jealous (I Ain’t With It*) (Last Gang Records)   Death from Above 1979 – single: Trainwreck 1979 (Last Gang Records)   MAGIC! – single: Rude (Latium)   USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker) – single: Yin Yang (Coalition Music)

 

Group or Duo of the Year

Alvvays   Death From Above 1979   <The Glorious Sons   The New Pornographers
Alvvays (Royal Mountain Records)   Death From Above 1979 (Last Gang Records)   The Glorious Sons (Black Box)   The New Pornographers* (Last Gang Records)
Tokyo Police Club            
Tokyo Police Club (Dine Alone Records)            

 

Artist of the Year

Caribou   Owen Pallet   Tanya Tagaq   The Weeknd
Caribou * (City Slang/Merge)   Owen Pallett (Secret City Records*)   Tanya Tagaq* (Six Shooter Records)   The Weeknd (XO / Republic)

 

Female Artist of the Year

Jenn Grant   Lowell   Steph Cameron   Tanya Tagaq
Jenn Grant* (Outside)   Lowell* (Arts & Crafts Productions)   Steph Cameron* (Pheromone Recordings)   Tanya Tagaq* (Six Shooter Records)

 

Male Artist of the Year

Jay Malinowski & The Deadcoast   Kevin Drew   Owen Pallett    
Jay Malinowski & The Deadcoast* (Pirates Blend Records)   Kevin Drew (Arts & Crafts Productions)   Owen Pallett (Secret City Records*)    

 

Songwriter of the Year

July Talk   The New Pornographers   The Weeknd   Whitehorse
July Talk (Sleepless Records)   The New Pornographers* (Last Gang Records)   The Weeknd (XO / Republic*)   Whitehorse (Six Shooter Records)
You+Me            
You+Me (Dine Alone Records)            

 

Alternative Artist of the Year

Alvvays   Bahamas   Dan Mangan + Blacksmith   Timber Timbre
Alvvays (Royal Mountain Records)   Bahamas (Barchords / Brushfire Records*)   Dan Mangan + Blacksmith* (Arts & Crafts Productions)   Timber Timbre* (Arts & Crafts Productions)
You+Me            
You+Me (Dine Alone Records)            

 

Country Artist or Group of the Year

Jess Moskaluke   Kira Isabella   The Road Hammers   Tim Hicks
Jess Moskaluke* (MDM Recordings)   Kira Isabella (Legend North*)   The Road Hammers* (Open Road Recordings)   Tim Hicks (Open Road Recordings)

 

Dance Artist or Group of the Year

Chromeo   Glenn Morrison   Mia Martina   TR/ST
Chromeo* (Last Gang Records)   Glenn Morrison (Robbins Entertainment*)   Mia Martina (CP Music Group)   TR/ST (Arts & Crafts Productions)

 

Electronic Artist or Group of the Year

Art Department   Caribou   Operators   Plastikman
Art Department (Ultra Music Canada*)   Caribou* (City Slang / Merge)   Operators* ( Last Gang Records)   Plastikman (Mute*)
Zeds Dead            
Zeds Dead (Ultra Musi*)            

 

Folk/Roots Artist or Group of the Year

Blackie and The Rodeo Kings   Del Barber   Oh Susanna    
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings (File Under: Music*)   Del Barber (True North)   Oh Susanna (Sonic Unyon)   The Barr Brothers (Secret City Records*)
The Bros. Landreth            
The Bros. Landreth (The Bros. Landreth / Fontana North)            

 

Jazz Artist or Group of the Year

BadBadNotGood   Diana Panton   Elizabeth Shepherd   Myriad3
BadBadNotGood (Arts & Crafts Productions)   Diana Panton (eOne Music Canada)   Elizabeth Shepherd* (Linus Entertainment)   Myriad3 (Alma)
The Souljazz Orchestra            
The Souljazz Orchestra (Strut Records)            

 

Metal Artist or Group of the Year

Protest the Hero   Thantifaxath        
Protest the Hero (Protest the Hero)   Thantifaxath (Dark Descent)        

 

Pop Artist or Group of the Year

Allie X   MAGIC   Virginia to Vegas    
Allie X (Sleepless Records)   MAGIC! (Latium*)   Virginia to Vegas (Wax Records*)    

 

Punk/Hardcore Artist or Group of the Year

Comeback Kid   F*cked Up   Single Mothers   The OBGMs
Comeback Kid (Distort Ent. / Fontana North)   F*cked Up (Arts & Crafts Productions)   Single Mothers* (Dine Alone Records)   The OBGMs (The OBGMs)

 

Rap/Hip-Hop Artist or Group of the Year

Jazz Cartier   Naturally Born Strangers   Saukrates   Tre Mission
Jazz Cartier (Safe & Sound*)   Naturally Born Strangers (Legends League)   Saukrates (Culvert Music)   Tre Mission (Last Gang Records)

 

Rock Artist of the Year

    Death From Above 1979   The Glorious Sons   The Trews
Big Wreck (Big Wreck)   Death From Above 1979 (Last Gang Records)   The Glorious Sons (Black Box)   The Trews (Burnstead Productions)

 

Soul/R&B Artist or Group of the Year

Daniel Caesar   JRDN   Melanie Durrant   PartyNextDoor
Daniel Caesar (Independent)   JRDN (Kuya Productions)   Melanie Durrant (Melanie Durrant)   PartyNextDoor (OVO Sound)
SlSlakah the Beatchild            
Slakah the Beatchild (BBE Records)            

 

International Group or Duo of the Year

Broncho            
Broncho* (Dine Alone Records)            

 

SiriusXM Emerging Artist of the Year (English)

Alvvays   Close Talker   Cousins   Gay Nineties
Alvvays (Royal Mountain Records)   Close Talker* (Nevado Records)   Cousins* (Hand Drawn Dracula)   Gay Nineties* (Love Letter Recordings* / Fontana North)
Royal Tusk   The Dying Arts   The Mohrs    
Royal Tusk (Hidden Pony)   The Dying Arts (Independent)   The Mohrs (Light Organ Records)    

 

SiriusXM Emerging Artist of the Year (French)

Miracles            
Miracles (Music Mansion)            


*indicates non-Ontario artist or label