Canadian Music Week is proud to announce the nominees for the 2015 SiriusXM Indies – 15th Annual Independent Music Awards. ALVVAYS, Caribou, Mac DeMarco and Death From Above 1979 are among the nominated artists being honoured across 26 categories on Saturday May 9th, 2015 at the Grand Ballroom in the Sheraton Centre (123 Queen St. West, Toronto). Full list of nominees is below.
Celebrating another year of top independent talent – both Canadian and International – the award show will feature special performances from nominated artists, including The Glorious Sons, Alvvays, Broncho, and Miracles. Multi-platinum selling rock act Billy Talent will be headlining the SiriusXM Indies with an exclusive concert performance.
Hosted by SiriusXM Canada’s Jeff Leake, the 2015 SiriusXM Indies will be broadcast live for SiriusXM subscribers in Canada and the U.S. on “Iceberg” (Sirius 161) and “The Verge” (XM 173). English and French winners of the Emerging Artist of the Year categories will each receive a $5,000 bursary from SiriusXM Canada.
Both public and industry votes decide the winners. Fans can vote online for their favourites as of today at http://indies.ca.