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Encyclopedia > CASBY Award

The CASBY Awards are a Canadian award for independent and alternative music, presented annually by Toronto radio station CFNY. The name CASBY stands for Canadian Artists Selected By You.


The awards were first presented in 1981 under the name U_Knows (a pun on Canada's mainstream Juno Awards.) They were renamed the CASBYs in 1986, after a listener contest.






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The CASBY Awards are a Canadian award for independent and alternative music, presented annually by Toronto radio station CFNY.
The name CASBY stands for Canadian Artists Selected By You.
The awards were first presented in 1981 under the name U-Knows (a pun on Canada's mainstream Juno Awards.) They were renamed the CASBYs in 1986, after a listener contest.
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