Sam Roberts

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Sam Roberts : biography

02 October 1974 –

MuchMusic Video Awards

The MuchMusic Video Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic. Roberts has received five awards from fourteen nominations.

|- |rowspan="4"| 2003 ||rowspan="3"| "Brother Down" || Best VideoFACT || |- | Best Pop Video || |- | Best Independent Video || |- | Sam Roberts || People’s Choice – Favourite Canadian Artist || |- |rowspan="6"| 2004 ||rowspan="6"| "Hard Road" || Best Director || |- | Best Cinematography || |- | Best Post-Production || |- | Best Video || |- | Best Pop Video || |- | People’s Choice – Favourite Canadian Artist || |- |rowspan="2"| 2006 ||rowspan="2"| "The Gate" || Best MuchMoreMusic Award || |- | People’s Choice – Favourite Canadian Artist || |- |rowspan="2"| 2008 ||rowspan="2"| "Them Kids" || Best Director || |- | Best Post-Production ||

Discography

  • Brother Down (2000)
  • We Were Born in a Flame (2003)
  • Chemical City (2006)
  • Love at the End of the World (2008)
  • Collider (2011)
  • Sam Roberts Band fifth studio album (TBA Fall 2013)

Notable performances

  • July 31, 2003: Opening performer at Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto, otherwise referred to as SARStock, promoted to mitigate the economic downturn in Toronto following a limited outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
  • June 12, 2003: National Hockey League’s (NHL) NHL Awards ceremony main performer
  • November 16, 2003: Canadian Football League’s (CFL) 91st Grey Cup halftime show in Regina, Saskatchewan.
  • July 2, 2005: Live 8 concert in Barrie, Ontario.
  • January 1, 2008: AMP Energy NHL Winter Classic, outdoor ice hockey game in Buffalo, New York.
  • August 2, 2008: Opened for The Eagles in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • March 29, 2009: Performed at the 2009 Juno Awards
  • July 18,19 2009: Performed at Folk on the Rocks, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
  • August 7, 2009: Performed a free concert at Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, in honour of Sidney Crosby and his Stanley Cup win.
  • February 20, 2010: Performed at 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.
  • December 31, 2010: Performed free concert in Brampton, Ontario for New Year’s Eve celebrations.
  • June 25, 2011: Performed at Bobcaygeon Musicfest in Bobcaygeon.
  • July 1, 2011: Performed a free concert in Ottawa on Canada Day for Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
  • September 9, 2011: Performed at University of Toronto’s FROSH week.
  • September 20, 2011: Performed at Mohawk College’s FROSH week.