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CMW Announces Nominees and Performers for the Canadian Radio Music Awards

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CMW has announced the nominees and performers for the 20th Annual Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA) on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The Strumbellas, Alessia Cara, Ruth B, and Justin Bieber lead in nominations.

The Canadian Radio Music Awards will spotlight first-time charting artists on the airwaves.The CRMA ceremony will feature performances by Bleeker, James Barker Band, Jonathan Roy, Modern Space, Ruth B, and The Washboard Union.

The CRMA Nominees include artists who have hit the Canadian charts for the first time and who have achieved top airplay in different formats based on radio “spins,” as recorded by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS) in 2016. Votes cast by program directors, music directors, and on-air personalities determine the winners.

This year’s CRMA awards categories include: Hot AC, Mainstream AC, Mainstream Rock, Modern Rock, Contemporary Hit Radio, Dance/Urban/Rhythmic, and Country as well as the SOCAN Song of the Year and Fans’ Choice. The full list of nominations can be seen below. Radio listeners from across the country can vote online for the Fans’ Choice Award at www.cmw.net.

Canadian Radio Music Award NOMINEES 2017

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Hot Ac
Jonathan Roy – Daniella Denmark
Lucky Rose – The Way You Want Me
Michelle Treacy – Armageddon
Ruth B – Lost Boy
The Strumbellas – Spirits

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Mainstream Ac
Alessia Cara – Here
Jonathan Roy – Daniella Denmark
Ruth B – Lost Boy
The New Electric – Life’s What You Make It
The Strumbellas – Spirits

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Chr
Alx Veliz – Dancing Kizomba
Bit Funk – Off The Ground
Ruth B – Lost Boy
Sonreal – Can I Get A Witness
The Strumbellas – Spirits

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Dance/urban/rhythmic
Neon Dreams – Marching Bands
Partynextdoor – Not Nice
Sarah Mark – Tun Up
Shaun Frank – Let You Get Away
Tory Lane – Say It

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Mainstream Rock
Bleeker – Highway
Modern Space – Pen To Paper
Say Yes – Once Forward Twice Back
The Damn Truth – Heart Is Cold
The Strumbellas – Spirits

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Modern Rock
Bob Moses – Tearing Me Up
Michael Bernard Fitzgerald – I Wanna Make It With You
Modern Space – Pen To Paper
The Darcys – Miracle
The Strumbellas – Spirits

Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Country
Aaron Goodvin – Woman In Love
Dan Davidson – Found
James Barker Band – Lawn Chair Lazy
Meghan Patrick – Bow Chicka Wow Wow
The Washboard Union – Maybe It’s The Moonshine

SOCAN Song Of The Year
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
2 Heads – Coleman Hell
Sorry – Justin Bieber
Treat You Better – Shawn Mendes
Wild Things – Alessia Cara

Fans’ Choice
Alessia Cara
Coleman Hell
Hedley
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes

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