Canadian Music Week:
March 9 - 13, 2011
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - From rock to pop and urban to country,
Canada's hottest radio stars will be celebrated at the 14th Annual Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA) on Friday, March 11, 2011, 12:30pm. Taking place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto as part of Canadian Music Week 2011, the awards will be handed out during a gala luncheon hosted by Boom
97.3's "Humble" Howard Glassman and featuring performances by nominees Hail the Villian, Stef Lang, JRDN, High Valley, Down With Webster and Ash Koley.
This year's list includes multiple nominations for Ash Koley, JRDN, Laurell, Longo & Wainwright ft. Craig Smart, Stef Lang,
Michael Buble and Down with Webster. The complete list of nominees is available here: http://www.cmw.net/awards/canadian-radio-music-awards/
Presented by Canadian Music Week, the Canadian Radio Music Awards honour first-time top charting Canadian artists in six music
categories, including Mainstream AC, Hot AC, Rock, CHR,
Dance/Urban/Rhythmic, and Country. 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 2010. Votes cast by music
directors, program directors and on-air personalities determine the
Again this year, the CRMA Fans' Choice Award will be presented. Radio
listeners from across the country can vote online for their favourite
radio artist at the Canadian Music Week website (www.cmw.net).
Two additional non-voting awards will also be presented at this year's
ceremony: the FACTOR Breakthrough Award for top airplay for a new FACTOR supported artist; and the Chart Topper Award for top overall airplay.
At this year's ceremony, David Marsden will receive the Allan Waters Broadcast Lifetime Achievement Award to commemorate his induction into the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame.
Tickets for the Canadian Radio Music Awards luncheon are available for
purchase through the Canadian Music Week website at www.cmw.net.
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 four information-intensive conferences; a trade
exposition; a film festival; four awards shows and the nation's largest
New Music Festival - Canadian Music Fest - CMW spans a five-day period
from March 9 to March 13, 2011 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel and
various downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across
the globe. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.
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