2017 Juno Nominations

Canada’s biggest night in music is one step closer as nominations have officially been announced! And if it wasn’t already apparent by the INSANE world chart dominations from our Canadian artists, these Juno noms will come as no surprise. The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes and Drake all secured an impressive (and very well deserved) 5 nominations each. Brampton home-girl Alessia Cara received an equally impressive 4 nominations. Check out the full list below and tweet us your thoughts @umusic!

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD • 

– Hedley

Justin Bieber

Drake

Shawn Mendes

Alessia Cara

Belly

Ruth B

The Weeknd

Tory Lanez 

The Strumbellas

SINGLE OF THE YEAR • 

Treat You Better Shawn Mendes

One Dance ft. Wizkid & Kyla Drake 
– Wild Things Alessia Cara

Starboy ft. Daft Punk The Weeknd

Spirits The Strumbellas

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

This is Acting Sia

ANTI Rihanna

Made in the A.M. One Direction 

A Head Full of Dreams Coldplay 

Dangerous Woman Ariana Grande

ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

Starboy The Weeknd

Illuminate Shawn Mendes

You Want It Darker Leonard Cohen 

Views Drake

Encore un Soir Céline Dion

ARTIST OF THE YEAR • 

– Shawn Mendes

Drake

Alessia Cara

Leonard Cohen

The Weeknd

GROUP OF THE YEAR • 

– Billy Talent

The Tragically Hip

Arkells

Tegan and Sara

The Strumbellas

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR • 

– KAYTRANADA

Ruth B

Tory Lanez

Andy Shauf

Jazz Cartier

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR • 

– Bleeker

Cold Creek County

Bob Moses

The Zolas

The Dirty Nil

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR •

Donovan Woods • “Leaving Nashville” – co-songwriter Abe Stoklasa THE DRIVER – Charles Kelly Capitol*Universal “What Kind of Love is That” – co-songwriter Tom Douglas, “They Don’t Make Anything in That Town” HARD SETTLE, AIN’T TROUBLED – Donovan Woods

Tegan Quin and Sara Quin • “Boyfriend” – co-songwriter Greg Kurstin, “100x” – co-songwriter Jesse Shatkin, “Stop Desire” LOVE YOU TO DEATH – Tegan and Sara

Gord Downie • “The Stranger”, The Only Place To Be”, “Son” SECRET PATH – Gord Downie

Leonard Cohen • “You Want It Darker”, It Seemed the Better Way”, “Traveling Light” YOU WANT IT DARKER – Leonard Cohen

Ruth Berhe • “Lost Boy”, “Superficial Love”, “2 Poor Kids” THE INTRO – Ruth B

COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

The Score Aaron Pritchett

Hearts on Fire Chad Brownlee

Side Effects Dallas Smith

Tin Roof Gord Bamford

Kiss Me Quiet Jess Moskaluke

ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

Good Advice Basia Bulat

Secret Path Gord Downie 

The Great Detachment Wintersleep 

You Want It Darker Leonard Cohen 

The Party Andy Shauf

ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

Touch July Talk

Art Angels Grimes

IV Black Mountain

Weaves Weaves

Sore Dilly Dally

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

Know-It-All Alessia Cara

Summerland Coleman Hell

Astoria Marianas Trench

Illuminate Shawn Mendes

Love You to Death Tegan and Sara

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

Morning Report Arkells

Afraid of Heights Billy Talent

Sittin’ Heavy Monster Truck

TerraForm Sam Roberts Band 

Man Machine Poem The Tragically Hip

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR • 

Another Day in Paradise Belly

Views Drake

I Told You Tory Lanez 

Hotel Paranoia Jazz Cartier 

Die Every Day Tasha the Amazon

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR •

Starboy The Weeknd 

Sept. 5th Dvsn

Pilgrim’s Paradise Daniel Caesar

Soul Run Tanika Charles

PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 PARTYNEXTDOOR

JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR •

Howie Beck • “Work” (Co-producer Charlotte Day Wilson) CDW – Charlotte Day Wilson, “High Five” (Co-producer Dan Kurtz) ROYAL BLUES – Dragonette

Eric Ratz • “The Enforcer” (Co-producer Monster Truck) SITTIN’ HEAVY – Monster Truck, “Fever” DEALBREAKER – Royal Tusk

A Tribe Called Red • “R.E.D. ft. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear”, “Sila ft. Tanya Tagaq” WE ARE THE HALLUCI NATION – A Tribe Called Red

Nineteen85 • “One Dance”, “Too Good” VIEWS – Drake

Ian D’Sa • “Afraid of Heights”, “Rabbit Down the Hole” AFRAID OF HEIGHTS – Billy Talent

RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR •

Eric Ratz • “Afraid of Heights” AFRAID OF HEIGHTS – Billy Talent Warner, “Don’t Tell Me How to Live” SITTIN’ HEAVY – Monster Truck

George Seara • “Treat You Better”, “Don’t Be A Fool” ILLUMINATE – Shawn Mendes

Andy Shauf • “The Magician”, “To You” THE PARTY – Andy Shauf

Matty Green • “Shine A Light” BANNERS EP – BANNERS, “Armageddon” ARMAGEDDON – Michelle Treacy

Jason Dufour • “Push + Pull”, “Beck + Call” TOUCH – July Talk

VIDEO OF THE YEAR •

Kill v MaimGRIMES

Lite SpotsKAYTRANADA

R.E.D. ft. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear – A Tribe Called Red

KillaWIWEK/SKRILLEX

The StrangerGord Downie

ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

99.9% KAYTRANADA

Congrats Holy Fuck 

We Are the Halluci Nation A Tribe Called Red

Days Gone By Bob Moses

Checkpoint Titanium Harrison

ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR • 

Encore un soir Céline Dion

Hard Sail Chantal Kreviazuk

Beating Heart Mark Masri 

Wonderland Sarah McLachlan

A Fine Line Heather Rankin

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