The 2015 Radio Western Music Awards Show was held at Call The Office Friday, January 29. It was hosted by Jillian Clair and Tim Whelan of CHRW's Powder Room Radio. Awards were decided by public vote, voting by our CHRW DJs, and well as input from a jury made up of community members. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's voting!
Check the Long List for the list of all the local albums and EPs that were entered into our library and eligible for the 2015 Radio Western Music Awards. Albums & EP received by CHRW between January 8, 2015 and January 6th, 2016 were eligible for the Awards (additional rules & regs below).
Local Album of the Year Jury’s Pick + $100
Forest City Fan Favourite + $100
CHRW Airwaves Favourite + $100
Local EP of the Year + $100
Local Album of the Year + $500
Additional Submission Rules & Regulations:
- Length of album MUST contain at least 8 tracks or 25 minutes of music
- EPs can also be submitted, and must have a minimum of 4 tracks to be considered
- All releases must be received by CHRW between January 1st, 2015 and January 6th, 2016
- Album must be publicly available (must be available for purchase/free physically, or online)
- If your band/group/act consists of more one individual, 50% of the members must be from London, Ontario
- Re-releases and remixes are not eligible
How We Decide
Music is subjective, and we know that! Through the fans, CHRW music show hosts, and an experienced jury, we will collectively vote, and discuss who had the best local album in 2015!
If you are interested in being part of the RWMA Jury, please send Ian an email and a short bio of your experience in the London music scene to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here's the list of Awards and how they are decided.
- Local Album of the Year Award + $500 Chosen based on 1/3 votes by the Jury, 1/3 votes by Forest City Fan Favourite & 1/3 votes from CHRW Airwaves Favourite
- Local EP of the Year Award + $100 Voted on by Londoners and will be announced at Call The Office
- Forest City Fan Favourite Award + $100 Voted on by Londoners and will be announced at Call The Office
- Local Album Of The Year Jury’s Pick Award + $100 Will be announced at Call The Office
- CHRW Airwaves Favourite + $100 Voted on and will be announced at Call the Office
In The Media
- London Free Press: Punk band Single Mothers claim best-album award
- London Free Press: London band Two Crown King wins campus radio station's top prize
- Make sure your album is eligible for next years Radio Western Music Awards! Submit a physical copy of your album to the station at Western University, Room 250 in the University Community Centre at anytime. You can submit in person Monday-Friday 10-4, or by mail.
Get all details at WeWantMusic