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2014 SiriusXM Indie Award Winners Announced!

By: Staff –

Celebrating the best of independent music – both Canadian and International – the Indies were held tonight (May 10) at Kool Haus in Toronto, and featured special performances from artists such as Hollerado, MountiesBorn RuffiansPonctuation, The Strumbellas, and The Hidden CamerasSweden’s internationally acclaimed Little Dragon also took to the SiriusXM Indies stage for an exclusive set.

Check out our review of the 2014 SiriusXM Indies here. 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
 – Arcade Fire – Reflektor (Merge Records)

SINGLE OF THE YEAR – 

City and Colour – The Lonely Life (Dine Alone Records)

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

 – Half Moon Run (Indica Records)

ARTIST OF THE YEAR – 
City and Colour (Dine Alone Records)

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 – Basia Bulat (Secret City Records)

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 – Sebastien Grainger (Last Gang Records)

LIVE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – 
Hollerado (Royal Mountain Records)

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR – 
Mother Mother (Last Gang Records)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
 – Arcade Fire – Reflektor (Merge Records) 

MUST FOLLOW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 – Born Ruffians (Paper Bag Records) 

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR – 
Classified – Inner Ninja ft. David Myles (Half Life Records)

MOST PLAYED INDEPENDENT ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – City and Colour (Dine Alone Records)

BEST-SELLING INDEPENDENT RELEASE OF THE YEAR
 – Arcade Fire – Reflektor (Merge Records)   

ALTERNATIVE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – 
July Talk (July Talk / Sleepless Records)

BLUES ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – MonkeyJunk (Stony Plain Records)

CHILDREN’S ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – 
Splash’N Boots (Independent)

COUNTRY ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Dean Brody (Open Road Recordings)

DANCE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Rosette (Ultra Music)

ELECTRONIC ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – A Tribe Called Red (Pirates Blend Records)

FOLK/ROOTS ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – The Strumbellas (Six Shooter Records)

FRANCOPHONE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Karim Ouellet (Coyote Records / Abuzive Muzik)

JAZZ ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Colin Stetson (Constellation)

METAL ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – 
Kataklysm (Nuclear Blast / Fontana North)

POP ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Fast Romantics (Pipe & Hat)

PUNK/HARDCORE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – 
PUP (Royal Mountain Records)

RAP/HIP-HOP ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Shad (Black Box Recordings)

ROCK ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR – 
Wildlife (Wax Records)

SOUL/R&B ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Chloe Charles (Athena Music International)

WORLD ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Sultans of String (Independent)

INTERNATIONAL GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – Vampire Weekend (XL Recordings) 

INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 – Janelle Monáe (Wondaland Art Society / Bad Boy Records)

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
 – Arctic Monkeys – AM (Domino)

INTERNATIONAL SINGLE OF THE YEAR – 
Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know? (Domino) 

INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
 – CHVRCHES (Glassnote Records)

INTERNATIONAL VIDEO OF THE YEAR
 – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Can’t Hold Us (Macklemore)

SIRIUSXM EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
 (English)
 – Mounties (Light Organ Records)

SIRIUSXM EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR – 
(French)
 Ponctuation (Bonsound)

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