The Joys with their awards
Sarah Smith was the lead singer of Canadian rock band, The Joys.  For almost a decade, the band constantly toured, playing shows all over Canada and the US.
Here are some of the accomplishments they received over the years:

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • CERTIFIED GOLD Single
  • #1 selling CD in London, ON
  • Charted Nationally at College Radio for 2009 and 2010
  • “TOP-10 Best  Albums of the Year” – London Free Press, (2009 – Unfold)  and (2010 – Adventures In…)
  • “Top-5 CDs of 2009” on CHRW 94.9FM (Unfold)
  • “Top-5 CDs of 2010” on CHRW 94.9FM  (Adventures In…)
  • “#2 CD of 2010” – 100.3 SOUND FM (Adventures In…)
  • ”Best Rock Act” – 2010 Jack Richardson Music Awards
  • ”Best Female Fronted Band” – 2008 Toronto Independent Music Awards
  • ”Best Live Act”  – 2007 Toronto Indie Awards
  • “Best Pop / Rock Act”  –  2004, 2005, 2006, & 2007 London Music Awards
  • “Group Of The Year” 2007 London Music Awards
  • Licensed music to TELETOON series, “Majority Rules”
  • Licensed music to the feature film “CAKE” starring Heather Graham
  • Licensed music to SONY PLAY STATION 2 commercial
  • Joys song used as theme song for OUT TV show “Chris & John’s Road Trip”
  • Nominated for “Entertainer of the Year” at the 2004 & 2005 – COCA – Canadian Campus       Entertainment Awards


PERFORMANCES:

  • 2 – USA Tours, with stops at South By South West (SXSW) in Austin, TX – 2009 and 2010
  • 7 – Cross-Canada Tours
  • Perform over 200 shows a year & over 30 Universites/Colleges all across Canada
  • Played shows with:  The Salads, Sam Roberts, Robert Plant, Matthew Good, K-OS, Finger Eleven, The Trews, Honeymoon Suite, Loverboy, Sloan, Edwin, David Wilcox, Snoop Dogg, The Sadies, Colin James, The Headpins, 54-40, Kim Mitchell, Sloan, Arkells, Bedouin Soundclash, Crash Karma, Thornley, Uncle Cracker