Urban Music Association of Canada
UMAC, The Urban Music Association of Canada is a Canadian non-profit organization focused on showcasing and expanding Canadian urban music established in 1996. UMAC offers a variety of service such as workshops, tours and also hosts the Canadian Urban Music Awards. Its current president is Will Strickland.
UMAC was established in 1996 to promote urban music in Canada. It has chosen an "Artist of the year" every year since its establishment, a distinction that has been described as "prestigious" by MTV.
Canadian Urban Music Awards
The Canadian Urban Music Awards (also known as Urban X-Posure) were created in 1999 and have been awarded annually since then.
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