The annual Juno Awards ceremony took place on April 3, 2016, in Calgary, Alberta. The Windish Agency is thrilled to congratulate Braids and Pomo who each walked away with awards. Braids took home Alternative Album Of The Year for Deep in the Iris, and Pomo accepted the Electronic Album Of The Year award for The Other Day.
Heading down to Austin for SXSW? Between The Windish Agency and our Partner Agencies, Paradigm, AM Only and Coda; we have countless artists performing at the fest. Check out our MASTER GUIDE (by artist) (by date by) to The Windish Agency, Paradigm, AM Only and Coda artists performing at SXSW 2016. And if you haven’t already RSVP to The Windish Agency’s SXSW annual day party at House of Vans at Mohawk.
The Windish Agency is extremely excited to congratulate The 1975 on scoring their first U.S. number 1 album with their sophomore release I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It. The record has a combined chart sales of 98,000 and has surpassed Adele's 25 which fell to the No. 2 spot. The 1975 currently finished a sold out run through December and will be back on tour this spring, encompassing festival dates including Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Check out all upcoming dates here
Superstar producer Diplo continues to make headlines this awards season. Nominees for the first ever Electronic Music Awards have been announced, and long-time Windish client Diplo is included in three categories: “Single of the Year”, “Radio Show of the Year,” and most notably, he is nominated for "DJ of the Year". Other Windish clients with nods include: Alina Baraz and Jamie xx for "Album of the Year”, and Bob Moses for "Best New Artist".
The Windish Agency has won the "Independent Booking Agency of the Year" at the Pollstar Awards three times in the last four years. Since then The Windish Agency has developed a partnership with Paradigm Talent Agency. This year we are ecstatic to join forces and celebrate with Paradigm Talent Agency who took home the "Booking Agency of the Year" award this past Friday night at the 2016 Pollstar Awards in San Francisco.
The Windish Agency is delighted to congratulate all six of our clients who have received a 2016 Juno Award Nominations in three big categories. BRAIDS, Majical Cloudz and Viet Cong have all been nominated for “Alternative Album of the Year”. A-Trak and Kaytranada are nominated for “Dance Recording of the Year”. And Pomo is nominated for “Electronic Album of the Year”. To see all nominations click here.
Five Windish artists have been nominated for six BRIT Awards, with Jamie xx earning nods for two prestigious awards, including "British Male Solo Artist" and "Mastercard British Album of the Year" for In Colour. Joining him under the category "British Male Solo Artist" is Aphex Twin. Also nominated are Wolf Alice for "British Breakthrough Act", Courtney Barnett for "International Female Solo Artist" and Major Lazer for "International Group".