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Canadian Radio Music Awards Nominees Announced

Presented during CMW, the CRMAs spotlight first-time charting artists on the airwaves. This year's nominations list is headed by rising stars Jessie Reyez, Dvbbs, and New City.

Canadian Radio Music Awards Nominees Announced

By FYI Staff

CMW (Canadian Music Week) has announced the nominees for the 21st Annual Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA), to be held May 9 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in the Dominion Ballroom. 


The Canadian Radio Music Awards spotlight first-time charting artists on the airwaves. 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 2017. Votes cast by program directors, music directors, and on-air personalities determine the winners.

Jessie Reyez, Dvbbs, and New City lead in nominations this year in the six categories.

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Radio listeners from across the country can vote online for the Fans' Choice Award at cmw.net

Here are the nominees

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: AC

CHRISTIAN HUDSON                           FOUR LEAF CLOVER

JESSIE REYEZ                                        FIGURES

RALPH                                                  COLD TO THE TOUCH

CHARLOTTE CARDIN                          MAIN GIRL

DVBBS                                                  NOT GOING HOME

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: CHR

JESSIE REYEZ                                         FIGURES

KAYLA DIAMOND                                 CARNIVAL HEARTS

NEW CITY                                              DIRTY SECRETS

PARTYNEXTDOOR                                NOT NICE

ROMES                                                  TRYNA BE

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: DANCE/URBAN/RHYTHMIC

FELIX CARTAL                                       GET WHAT YOU GIVE

NEW CITY                                             DIRTY SECRETS

DVBBS                                                  NOT GOING HOME

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: ROCK

ALLAN RAYMAN                                    13

HARRISON BROME                               MIDNIGHT ISLAND

LEEROY STAGGER                                  I WANT IT ALL

SAM COFFEY & THE IRON LUNGS      TALK 2 HER

THE BEACHES                                        MONEY

 

BEST NEW GROUP OR SOLO ARTIST: COUNTRY

ANDREW HYATT                                    ON ME

GENEVIEVE FISHER                               TAKE IT ON HOME

RIVER TOWN SAINTS                            BONFIRE

SHAWN AUSTIN                                    PARADISE FOUND

THE REKLAWS                                       HOMETOWN KIDS

 

FAN'S CHOICE

ALESSIA CARA

COLEMAN HELL

DALLAS SMITH

DRAKE

JAMES BARKER BAND

SCOTT HELMAN

SHAWN HOOK

SHAWN MENDES

THE WEEKND

VIRGINIA TO VEGAS

 

Purchase tickets to the Canadian Radio Music Awards (Happy Hour) here.

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