Here's the Complete List of Winners from the 2023 Indies, Including July Talk, Alexisonfire, Tegan and Sara

Aysanabee, Dylan Sinclair, Brett Kissel, REZZ, Sophia Bel and more lead the awards

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BY Allie GregoryPublished Jun 9, 2023

Canadian Music Week unveiled the winners of the Jim Beam® INDIES last night (June 8) at Toronto's History.

ET Canada's Shreya Khanna hosted the event, which handed out major awards to July Talk, Alexisonfire, Brett Kissel, REZZ, Sophia Bel, Tegan and Sara, Aysanabee, Simple Plan, Dylan Sinclair and more.

604 Records took home Independent Label of the Year, while Arts & Crafts was honoured with Publisher of the Year, and Ikky earned Producer of the Year. Multiple awards were presented by SiriusXM Canada. 

The ceremony included performances by Talent Search winners FKB, AR Paisley, Aysanabee, Kissel, Maestro Fresh Wes and Charlotte Cardin, who just announced plans for her new album, 99 Nights, and took home the award for Video of the Year, a team-up with Lubalin on "Phoenix (Reprise)." 

See the full list of winners below.

2023 Indies Winners:

Album of the Year 
July Talk - Remember Never Before
Artist of the Year 
Country Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Brett Kissel
Electronic/Dance Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Francophone Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Sophia Bel
Group or Duo of the Year
Tegan and Sara
Hip Hop/Rap Artist of the Year
AR Paisley
Independent Label of the Year
604 Records
Indigenous Artist/Group or Duo of the Year 
Pop Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Producer of the Year
Publisher of the Year 
Arts & Crafts Music
R&B Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Dylan Sinclair
Rock Artist/Group or Duo of the Year
Simple Plan
Roots/Folk Artist of the Year
The Dead South

Song of the Year
"We Could Get High," performed and written by Billy Rafoul
Video of the Year
Charlotte Cardin & Lubalin - "Phoenix (Reprise)" 
"INDIES Hall of Fame" Award
Alexander Mair

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