The 2022 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards Nominees are:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
presented by

Fake Shark – Time for the Future
Felix Cartal – Expensive Sounds for Nice People
Half Moon Run – Inwards & Onwards
Snotty Nose Rez Kids – Life After
Whitehorse – Modern Love

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
presented by
   

Felix Cartal
Owen Pallett
Bbno$
William Prince
Charlotte Cardin

COUNTRY ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR           
Dustin Bird
Gord Bamford
JoJo Mason
Karen Lee Batten
Teniile Arts

ELECTRONIC/DANCE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR             
Felix Cartal
Loud Luxury
Marcus James
Shaun Frank
The Halluci Nation

FRANCOPHONE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Cœur de pirate
Les Louanges
Louis-Jean Cormier
Patrick Watson
Vincent Vallières

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Comeback Kid
Dear Rouge
The Dead South
The Zolas
Whitehorse

HIP HOP/RAP/R&B ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR       
Bbno$
Haviah Mighty
Mustafa the Poet
Snotty Nose Rez Kids
SonReal

INDIGENOUS ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
presented by

Adrian Sutherland
DJ Shub
Jayli Wolf
Logan Staats
Snotty Nose Rez Kids

POP ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR          
Grae
Half Moon Run
Sam Drysdale
Sophie Simmons
Virginia to Vegas

ROCK/METAL/PUNK/ALTERNATIVE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Cleopatrick
Fake Shark
PUP
Sate
The Glorious Sons

SONG OF THE YEAR
Charlotte Day Wilson – Keep Moving
Composers – Jack Rochon, Charlotte Wilson
Dear Rouge – Fake Fame
Composers – Thomas Knox D’arcy, Danielle McTaggart, Andrew McTaggart, Ryan Worsley
Fake Shark – Loser
Composers – Kevin James Maher, Kevin Maher/ Louis Hearn / Alex Glassford / Anthony Dallas / Ryan Worsley
JJ Wilde – Off the Rails
Composers – Evan Kidd Bogart, Jillian Dowding, Tom B Peyton, Ryan Allen Spraker, Frederik Thaae
July Talk – I Am Water
Composers – Ian Docherty, Peter Goyette Dreimanis, Leah Fay Goldstein, Daniel P Miles, Danielle Elizabeth Nash, Josh Early Warburton, Kevin Drew

VIDEO OF THE YEAR      
Charlotte Cardin – Anyone Who Loves Me
Felix Cartal – Happy Hour
Jayli Wolf – Child of the Government
PUP – Robot Writes a Love Song
SonReal – bank on me

Canadian Music Week Announces Nominees for the 21st Annual Jim® Beam INDIE Awards June 11th, 2022

Felix Cartal, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, and Fake Shark Lead in Nominations

Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2022 INDIES – the 21st annual Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam®. International star Felix Cartal leads with four nominations, followed by Hip Hop sensations Snotty Nose Rez Kids and rockers Fake Shark with three nods each. The 21st Annual Jim Beam® INDIE Awards takes place live on Saturday, June 11th at the iconic El Mocambo in Toronto. 

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