Arcade Fire Blaze A Trail At Canadian Awards

Canadian band ARCADE FIRE are celebrating after a double triumph at the Canadian Independent Music Awards last Week (01MAR06). The band's sombre 2005 release FUNERAL was honoured as Canada's favourite album. The indie stars also grabbed the best video gong for NEIGHBOURHOOD 3 (POWER OUT). Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND won the Best International Group award, while British stars BLOC PARTY were hailed in the International Album category for their 2005 release SILENT ALARM. The full list of winners is as follows: Album - FUNERAL (ARCADE FIRE) Single - WHEN THE NIGHT FEELS MY SONG (BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH) Solo Artist - CITY AND COLOUR FEATURING DALLAS GREEN Group Or Duo - DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 Video - NEIGHBOURHOOD 3 (THE ARCADE FIRE's POWER OUT) International Artist Or Group - FRANZ FERDINAND International Album - SILENT ALARM (BLOC PARTY) New International Artist Or Group - RUMBLE IN RHODOS Artist Website - NEVERENDING WHITE LIGHTS (NeverendingWhiteLights.com) Blues Artist Or Group - GARRETT MASON Children's Artist Or Group - MIKE WHITLA Classical Artist Or Group - JAMES EHNES Country Artist Or Group - BRAD JOHNER Electronica Artist Or Group - THE HERMIT Folk Artist Or Group - CORB LUND Francophone Artist Or Group - ANNIE VILLENEUVE Jazz Artist Or Group - SANDRO DOMINELLI Latin Alternative Artist Or Group - CACHE Metal/hardcore Artist Or Group - CRYPTOPSY Pop Artist Or Group - ROSETTE Rock Artist Or Group - BOYS NIGHT OUT Urban Artist Or Group - DIVINE BROWN World Artist Or Group - MUNA MINGOLE Rising Star (Music Critic's Choice) - ELLIOTT BROOD.


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