24 regions across Canada have voted for their favourite Searchlight artists, and as you read this, CBC Radio One shows across the country are announcing the winners - from Victoria to St. John's. 

Keep checking back here - we'll keep updating this post through the afternoon with information about who is moving on to the top 24 in our national round!

British Columbia
Vancouver (On the Coast) Absolute Forever
Victoria (All Points West) Rosie June
Kelowna (Radio West) Good Ol' Goats

Calgary (Homestretch) Randi Boulton
Edmonton (Radio Active) Shelbi

Regina (Afternoon Edition) Close Talker

Winnipeg (Up to Speed) Elton Adams

Toronto (Here and Now) Dreamzdodododo
Hamilton Poor Angus
Kitchener-Waterloo: Ambre McLean
Ottawa (All in a Day) Henry Norwood
Sudbury (Points North): Kori Rowe
Thunder Bay (Voyage North): Shy-Anne Hovorka
Windsor (The Bridge) Sarah Smith

Montreal (Homerun) Motel Raphael
Québec City (Breakaway) i.No

New Brunswick
New Brunswick (Shift): Tristan Horncastle and Southern Drive

Nova Scotia
Cape Breton (Mainstreet C.B.) Mark Boutilier
Halifax (Mainstreet Nova Scotia) Ian Alistair Gosbee

Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown (Mainstreet P.E.I): Amy and Rachel Beck

St. John's (On the Go): Sherman Downey

Whitehorse (Airplay) Speed Control

Iqaluit (Qulliq) The Trade-offs

Northwest Territories
Yellowknife (Trail's End) Grey Gritt



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posted by CBC Music on Mar 08, 2013