Arcade Fire and City And Colour were the big winners Saturday night at the 2014 SiriusXM Indies Awards in Toronto.
Arcade Fire's "Reflektor" won Album of the Year and Best Selling Independent Release of the Year while the video for the title track earned Video of the Year. Meanwhile, City and Colour won Artist of the Year, Most Played Independent Artist/Group or Duo of the Year and Single of the Year for "The Lonely Life."
Other winners in the 37 categories included Half Moon Run (Group or Duo of the Year), Hollerado (Live Artist/Group or Duo of the Year), Mother Mother (Songwriter of the Year), July Talk (Alternative Artist/Group or Duo of the Year) and Classified with David Myles for Collaboration of the Year for "Inner Ninja."
Basia Bulat and Sebastien Grainger took home Female and Male Artist of the Year awards, respectively.
Elsewhere, Born Ruffians were named the Most Follow Artist of the Year while Colin Stetson was the Jazz Artist/Group or Duo of the Year. Dean Brody, A Tribe Called Red, The Strumbellas and PUP earned awards for Country, Electronic, Folk/Roots and Punk Hardcore Artist/Group or Duo of the Year, respectively. Shad also was named Rap/Hip-Hop Artist/Group or Duo of the Year.
In the International categories Arctic Monkeys won Album of the Year for "AM" while "Do I Wanna Know?" won Single of the Year. Vampire Weekend was Group or Duo of the Year, Janelle Monae earned Artist of the Year and CHVRCHES won Breakthrough Artist/Group or Duo of the Year. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won Video of the Year for "Can't Hold Us."
Finally, the SiriusXM Emerging Artist of the Year (English) went to indie supergroup Mounties while the French version of the same award went to Ponctuation.
The ceremony, held during Canadian Music Week at Toronto's Kool Haus, featured performances by Little Dragon, The Strumbellas, Hollerado, Born Ruffians and The Hidden Cameras, among others.