2016 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards nominees revealed
Congratulations to the 2016 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards (MBIA) nominees, which were revealed earlier today by Canadian Music Week (CMW). The awards gala, hosted by TV personality Jessi Cruickshank, will take place during CMW on Thursday May 5, 2016, at the Sheraton Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Toronto, ON. The MBIA’s recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the Canadian music industry in the past year.
Several award recipients have already been revealed for the industry celebration, including Nelly Furtado for the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award, and J. Robert Wood for Allan Waters Broadcast Lifetime Achievement Award.
The gala will also celebrate the Canadian Music Industry Hall Of Fame inductions of legendary singer/songwriter Andy Kim, Quebec music industry veterans André Ménard and Alain Simard, and Newcap Radio President and CEO Rob Steele.
Additionally, on Saturday, May 7, Canadian Music Week will present the first annual Live Music Industry Awards, in partnership with the International Festival Network (IFN) and trade organization Music Canada Live. The awards will honour outstanding individuals and achievements in the Canadian live music business sector, and nominees are expected to be revealed shortly.
The full list of 2015 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards recipients can be viewed here.