Felix Cartal, Snotty Nose Rez Kids & Fake Shark Lead in 2022 Indie Awards Nominations

By
Michael Raine
on
May 5, 2022
Category:
News

Canadian Music Week has announced 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 (and latest Canadian Musician magazine cover artist) 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. Get your tickets here.


The 2022 Jim Beam INDIE Awards Nominees are:


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

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

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

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

Composer - Kevin James Maher

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


For more information, go to www.indies.ca.

Michael Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-In-Chief at NWC, publisher of Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production, and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast. Michael has extensively covered nearly all aspects of the Canadian music business, as well as the pro audio, musical products, and the lighting and production industries.