CMW: The Indies
|09-Mar-2007 03:12 am||Contributed by: pete||Concert Photos|
Kicking off Canadian Music Week were The Indies, formally known as the 7th Annual Independent Music Awards. An awards show that is in the spirit, and celebrates the success, of independent music. Hosted by Jully Black, the award ceremony included performances by: DJ Champion, Cadence Weapon, Neverending White Lights, Hellogoodbye, Rough Trade (who were inducted into the Indies Hall Of Fame), Priestess, Wolfmother, and The Stills.
AwardsXM Satellite Radio Favourite Group or Duo of the Year: Alexisonfire
Presented by: The Miniatures.
Favourite Pop Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: Billy Klippert
Presented by: Hostage Life.
AwardsFavourite Rock Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: The Trews
Presented by: Emm Gryner and DJ Champion.
Favourite Jazz Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: Elizabeth Shepherd Trio
Favourite Blues Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: Trouble and Strife
Favourite World Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: Eccodek
Favourite Children's Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: Splash 'n Boots
Neverending White Lights
AwardsFavourite Urban Artist/Group or Duo of the Year: Cadence Weapon
Presented by: Danko Jones.
inDiscover.net Favourite Artist/Band Website of the Year: Ember Swift (www.emberswift.com)
Presented by: Meligrove Band and Sean Fernie.
AwardsFavourite Single Of The Year: Neverending White Lights - The Grace
Presented by: Wolfmother and JD of 102.1 The Edge.
Favourite Classical Artist/Group of the Year: Measha Brueggergosman
Favourite Folk Artist/ Roots Group of the Year: The Sadies
Favourite Country Artist/Group of the Year: Corb Lund
Favourite Francophone Artist/Group of the Year: Malajube
Rough TradeRough Trade was introduced by David Marsden, the founder of CFNY 102.1 The Edge in Toronto. Carole Pope and Rough Trade performed a few numbers including their hit High School Confidential, a top 40 hit from their 1981 album Avoid Freud. After the performance, the band was presented with a large plaque commemorating their induction in The Indies Hall Of Fame.
AwardsGalaxie Rising Stars Award of the CBC: Tokyo Police Club – A Lesson in Crime (Paper Bag)
Presented by: Mike Guinta from Galaxie and Mark Sasso from Elliot Brood.
Favourite International Artist/Group of the Year: Wolfmother
Presented by: Tara Sloan and Brent Fitz.
AwardsFavourite Video of the Year: City and Colour – Save Your Scissors
Presented by: Bedioun Soundclash.
Favourite International Album of the Year: Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
Favourite Metal Artist/Group of the Year: Cancer Bats
Chart Magazine Favourite Album of the Year: Alexisonfire – "Crisis"
Favourite Solo Artist of the Year: Feist
Favourite Electronica Artist/Group of the Year: MSTRKRFT
The StillsClosing the show was a full set from The Stills.
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