awards

September 2, 1993

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Today in 1993, Pearl Jam’s music video for their song “Jeremy” won four awards, including Video of the Year, at the MTV Video Music Awards. Pearl Jam [...]

May 28, 1957

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On this day in 1957, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) was established. They would become known for their Grammy Awards, which started in [...]

February 7, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Shannon Hoon, lead singer for the band Blind Melon, was charged with assaulting security guards and police at the American Music Awards show. Hoon was [...]

November 1, 2006

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On this day in 2006, Justin Timberlake was the host for the MTV Europe Music Awards, where he would also win for Best Male Artist and Best Pop Artist. Gnarls Barkley won best [...]

March 13, 2006

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On this day in 2006, Black Sabbath, Blondie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Miles Davis and The Sex Pistols were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Sex Pistols refused to [...]

CMW nominated for two YMCAs

May 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Canadian Music Week festival, which is held annually in March (though they’re shifting to a May schedule for 2014) has been nominated for the Yearly Music [...]

May 4, 1959

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On this day in 1959, the first ever GRAMMY Awards were held. The awards would recognize and reward the musical accomplishments of performers during the year of 1958. Henry [...]
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