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CMW reveals 2018 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

CMW announces 2018 CMBIA winners

Canadian Music Week has revealed the CMBIA (Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards) winners. You can find the list below along with the media release that was issued.

Some notable winners include Spotify for Digital Music Streaming Service, Live Nation for Best Promoter, The Feldman Agency for Best Booking Agent, and Universal Music Canada for Major Label (of the Year).

CMW announces 2018 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

CMBIA in 2015

Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the winners of the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards (CMBIA), which took place May 10, 2018 at Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto. The CMBIA gala was hosted by Jessi Cruickshank and celebrated the best and brightest in all fields of the Canadian music and broadcast industries.

Régine Chassagne and Win Butler of Arcade Fire were on hand to receive the 2018 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award in recognition of the band’s humanitarian efforts. To date, Arcade Fire has raised and donated more than $4 million, and has also trained thousands of outreach volunteers and engaged over 500,000 fans for a cause that they hold very close to their hearts – the people of Haiti.

Paul Anka received the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award, while Robert “TooTall” Wagenaar, Patti-Anne Tarlton, David Farrell and Jeff Craib were also in attendance as 2018 inductees to the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame.

The CMBIA’s also included a performance by Barenaked Ladies, The Pursuit of Happiness, and a special live performance by Paul Anka.

CMW announces 2018 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards

2018 CMBIA Winners

Complete list of 2018 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards winners:

Music Director Major
Julie James, CHFI, Toronto

Music Director Secondary (Tie)
Sarah Christie, 105.3 Virgin, Kitchener
Mark Cameron, FM 96, London

Music Director Small
Scott McGregor, 98.1 The Bridge, Lethbridge

On Air Talent Major
Garner Andrews, Sonic 102.9, Edmonton

On Air Talent Secondary
Biggs & Barr, Htzfm, St. Catharines

Program Director Major
Christian Hall, X929, Calgary

Program Director Secondary
Karen Steele, 105.3 Virgin, Kitchener

Program Director Small
Jeff Winskell Sun 99.9, Kelowna

Secret Boarding Pass 102.1 The Edge, Toronto

Station of the Year Medium
FM96, London

Station of the Year AC
98.1 CHFI, Toronto

Station of the Year CHR
99.9 Virgin, Toronto

Station of the Year Classic/Gold
Boom 97.3, Toronto

Station of the Year Country
Country 105, Calgary

Station of the Year Multicultural
CHIN, Toronto

Station of the Year News/Talk
680 News, Toronto

Station of the Year Rock
Indie 88, Toronto

Station of the Year Small (Tie)
K Rock 105.7, Kingston
Country 104, Woodstock

Booking Agent
The Feldman Agency

Management Company
Invictus Entertainment Group

Major Facility Over 8000
The Air Canada Centre, Toronto

Major Facility Under 8000
The Rogers K Rock Centre, Kingston

Casino/Specialty Venue
Grey Eagle Casino, Calgary

Performing Arts Centre Over 1500
Massey Hall Toronto

Performing Arts Centre Under 1500
The Vogue Theatre Vancouver

Live Nation

Independent Record Store
Sonic Boom Toronto

Major Retailer
Sunrise Records

Digital Music Streaming Service

Recording Studio
The Warehouse Studio Vancouver

Canadian Independent Label
Dine Alone Records

Independent Distributor
Eone Distribution

Music Publisher
Universal Music Publishing

Music Schools
Fanshawe College London

Music Journalist
Sarah Murphy, Exclaim

Dave Stelling, Warner Music

Major Label
Universal Music Canada

Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a seven-day period from May 7 – 13, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 40 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.

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