Canadian Music Week Nominees and Winners for the 20th Annual Jim Beam INDIE Awards

Canadian Music Week nominees and winners for the 20th annual Jim Beam Independent Music Awards. International pop star Grimes led 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 was streamed Sunday May 30th, 2021 featuring recordings shot live from Toronto’s El Mocambo.

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The online Jim Beam INDIE Awards show, Sunday May 30th, was be hosted by Josie Dye of INDIE88. The show featured performances by: 2021 nominees July Talk, Sam Roberts Band, Half Moon Run, Monowhales, JJ Wilde, Moscow Apartment, The Dirty Nil, and Notifi, with special guests Walk Off The Earth, and the winners of the 2020 Jim Beam National Talent Search CZN

The Winners of the 20th Annual Jim Beam INDIE Awards are:
INDIES Hall of Fame – Kim Mitchell
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
July Talk – Pray For It
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Grimes – Miss Anthropocene
COUNTRY ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Madeline Merlo – Dear Me
ELECTRONIC/DANCE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
DVBBS – Tinted Eyes (feat. blackbear & 24kGoldn)
FRANCOPHONE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Charlotte Cardin – Passive Aggressive
GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Sam Roberts Band – All of Us
HIP HOP/RAP/R&B ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Notifi – Close to You
INDIGENOUS ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Snotty Nose Rez Kids – Trapline
POP ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Virginia To Vegas – Hartland St.
ROCK/METAL/PUNK/ALTERNATIVE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
JJ Wilde – Ruthless
SONG OF THE YEAR
City and Colour – Strangers: Composer – Dallas Green
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Grimes – Delete Forever

SONG OF THE YEAR

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Winner: City and Colour – Strangers: Composer – Dallas Green