Canadian Music Week (CMW) & 92.1 CITI bring you the Jim Beam National Talent Search!

This national competition will support indie and emerging artists through a cross-Canada showcase of undiscovered talent.


Calling all Indie and emerging artists not signed to a major record label (some restrictions apply)…

Register now and submit an original song by clicking here

Submissions must be in by March 7th, 2019.



Once all submissions are received, a music industry panel at Canadian Music Week will select up to 5 artists as regional finalists (50 in total – 5 per city x 10 cities across Canada).

The regional finalists will be invited to play a live showcase in Winnipeg, March 17th at The Park Theatre before a panel of judges from the radio station, record labels, etc..

Each regional winner will receive an invite to play at Canadian Music Week Festival in Toronto!

The winning regional artists will be entered into the national competition to be part on the National Fan Online Poll. One final winning artist is voted by the public to perform live at the Indies Awards.


The selected artist will win travel, accommodation and be invited to perform live in the opening spot during Canadian Music Week Festival at the 2019 JIM BEAM INDIE AWARDS at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, May 11th, 2019!


The winning artist will also win a $2,000 shopping spree at Long & McQuade Musical Instruments and 1 (one) single professionally produced, recorded, mixed and mastered at Metalworks Studios!