WINNERS AND JUDGES
Student remixes were judged by a panel of Amazon engineers, Amazon Music team members, computer scientists, academics, and music industry professionals.
Thank you to the hundreds of Amazon and UBC team members that are helping to narrow down our submissions to a set of finalists. The final 2023 student winners will be selected by the following final round judges:
Professor Jon Corbett
Professor, Interactive Art & TechnologyView Jon's Website
Jon Corbett is a nehiyaw-Métis (Cree/English) computational media artist, professional computer programmer, and assistant professor with Lived Indigenous Experience in the School of Interactive Art & Technology at Simon Fraser University. He holds a BFA from the University of Alberta in Art and Design, an MFA from the University Read More...
Head of Amazon Music CanadaConnect on LinkedIn
John Murphy oversees Amazon’s music and podcast businesses for Canada, where he is responsible for strategy, programming, marketing and industry relations. He works with key leaders across the Amazon business in Canada, including the Alexa and Prime Video teams. John joined Amazon in 2012 and has worked for Amazon Music across t Read More...
T. Patrick Carrabré
Director, UBC School of MusicVisit T. Patrick's Website
T. Patrick Carrabré is a Métis composer living in Vancouver. Construction of identity and community engagement are long-term themes in his compositions, artistic programming, and administrative activities. His best-known works include Inuit Games, for katajjak (throat singers) and orchestra, which was a recommended work at the I Read More...
ArtistView Dakota’s Website
Dakota Bear is a Saskatoon-born, Vancouver-based Indigenous hip-hop artist and activist. His melodic rhymes carry stories of Indigenous peoples across Canada leaving listeners enlightened, inspired and instant fans of his music and message. His performances range from audiences of 30,000 (Global Climate Strike with Greta Thunb Read More...
Mixtape DJ and ArtistVisit Colossal Product on Audiomack
Colossal Product is a Bajan-Canadian mixtape DJ and artist with over 1 million streams online (Audiomack.com). He began releasing mixtapes in 2011 & has released 95+ since. Although known for his musical contributions as a dj, he is also an artist. His hobby and passion for music led him to collaborate with artists around the wo Read More...
Senior Music Curator, Amazon Music CanadaExplore the Playlist
Kerry Martin has worked with artists and bands across the globe on projects related to digital streaming, radio broadcasts, live concerts, and television shows. An active contributor to nearly a dozen music awards shows, Kerry was also a music columnist for CBC Radio One for four years. This is Kerry’s second year supporting Ama Read More...
ArtistView Jayli’s Website
Raised in a doomsday cult. Forged in the wild. Jayli Wolf lost everything and everyone for renouncing her childhood faith. That is when she discovered herself, began to heal through music, and started the work of reclaiming her Indigenous heritage. Jayli is an Anishinaabe/Cree artist, songwriter, actor, and filmmaker based out o Read More...
Spring 2022 Winners
See the winners and runners up from our Spring 2022 competition!See Spring 2022 Winners
Fall 2021 Winners
See all winners and runners up from 2021's competition.See Fall 2021 Winners