We are proud to announce the nominees for the 2014 SiriusXM Indies – 14th Annual Independent Music Awards. Arcade Fire, City and Colour, Shad, The Weeknd, Arctic Monkeys, Vampire Weekend and Chance the Rapper are among the nominated artists being honoured across 37 categories on Saturday May 10th, 2014 at the Kool Haus in Toronto.
PERFORMANCES BY NOMINEES AS WELL AS A SPECIAL CONCERT PERFORMANCE BY LITTLE DRAGON
Celebrating the best of independent music – both Canadian and International – the show will feature special performances from nominated artists, including Hollerado, Mounties, Born Ruffians, Ponctuation and The Strumbellas. Sweden’s internationally acclaimed Little Dragon will headline the SiriusXM Indies with an exclusive concert performance, along with Canadian legends The Hidden Cameras.
LIVE TO AIR ON SIRIUSXM
Hosted by SiriusXM Canada’s Jeff Leake (@theleake), the 2014 SiriusXM Indies will be broadcast live for SiriusXM subscribers in Canada and the U.S. on “The Verge” (XM 173) and “Iceberg” (Sirius 161).
PRESENTATION OF THE SIRIUSXM EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
English and French winners of the Emerging Artist of the Year categories will receive a $5,000 bursary from SiriusXM Canada.
HELP US CHOOSE THE WINNERS
Both public and industry votes decide the winners. Fans can vote online for their favourites right here.