Canadian Music Week Announces Nominees for the 20th Annual Jim Beam INDIE Awards May 30th, 2021

Grimes, DVBBS, JJ Wilde, and Snotty Nose Rez Kids Lead in Nominations

Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2021 INDIES – the 20th annual Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam. International pop star Grimes leads with four nominations, followed by production/DJ duo DVBBS, rock singer JJ Wilde, and hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids with three nominations each. The 20th Annual Jim Beam INDIE Awards will be streamed Sunday May 30th, featuring recordings shot live from Toronto’s El Mocambo.

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The online Jim Beam INDIE Awards show, Sunday May 30th, will be hosted by Josie Dye of INDIE88. The show will feature performances by: 2021 nominees July Talk, Sam Roberts Band, Half Moon Run and Monowhales, with special guests Walk Off The Earth), JJ Wilde, Notifi, Iskwē and Tom Wilson, plus the winners of the 2020 Jim Beam National Talent Search CZN.


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