2016 JUNO Award Nominees

JUNO Fan Choice Award

Presented by TD
Alessia Cara
Carly Rae Jepsen
Cœur de pirate
Dean Brody
Drake
Justin Bieber
Shawn Hook
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd
Walk Off The Earth

Single of the Year

Here
Alessia Cara
Hotline Bling
Drake
What Do You Mean?
Justin Bieber
Clothes Off
Ria Mae
Can’t Feel My Face
The Weeknd

International Album of the Year

Sponsored by IDLA Associated Label Distribution
25
Adele
Hozier
Hozier
Title
Meghan Trainor
Four
One Direction
Dream Your Life Away
Vance Joy

Album of the Year

Sponsored by Music Canada
If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Drake
À Paradis City
Jean Leloup
Purpose
Justin Bieber
Handwritten
Shawn Mendes
Beauty Behind the Madness
The Weeknd

Artist of the Year

City and Colour
Drake
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Group of the Year

Hedley
Marianas Trench
Metric
Three Days Grace
Walk Off The Earth

Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Sponsored by FACTOR, the Government of Canada, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, and Radio Starmaker Fund
Alessia Cara
Coleman Hell
Francesco Yates
Scott Helman
Tobias Jesso Jr.

Breakthrough Group of the Year

Sponsored by FACTOR, the Government of Canada, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, and Radio Starmaker Fund
Dear Rouge
Half Moon Run
Milk & Bone
The Elwins
Young Empires

Songwriter of the Year

Presented by SOCAN
“Can’t Feel My Face” – co-songwriters Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ali Payami, “In The Night” – co-songwriters Ahmad Balshe, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ali Payami, “The Hills” – co-songwriters Ahmad Balshe, Emmanuel Nickerson, Carlo Mantagnese BEAUTY BEHIND THE MADNESS – The Weeknd
Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd)
“Carry On”, “Crier tout bas”, “Oceans Brawl” ROSES – Cœur de Pirate
Béatrice Martin
“Farm In The Middle Of Nowhere”, “Ke Sakihitin Awasis (I Love You Baby)”, “Love Charms (Mojo Bijoux)” POWER IN THE BLOOD – Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie
“Blood”, “Lover Come Back”, “Wasted Love” IF I SHOULD GO BEFORE YOU – City and Colour
Dallas Green
“When We Were Young” 25 – Adele | “Alive” Sia | “Without You” GOON – Tobias Jesso Jr.
Tobias Jesso Jr.

Country Album of the Year

Anchor
Autumn Hill
Pick Me Up
Brett Kissel
Gypsy Road
Dean Brody
County Line
High Valley
Frontier
Paul Brandt

Adult Alternative Album of the Year

If I’ve Only One Time Askin’
Daniel Romano
The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
Joel Plaskett
In My Dreams
Mo Kenney
Tobias Jesso Jr.
Goon
Leave No Bridge Unburned
Whitehorse

Alternative Album of the Year

Sponsored by Long & McQuade
Deep in the Iris
BRAIDS
Poison Season
Destroyer
Are You Alone?
Majical Cloudz
Half Free
U.S. Girls
Viet Cong
Viet Cong

Pop Album of the Year

Sponsored by TD
Hello
Hedley
Purpose
Justin Bieber
Augusta
Scott Helman
Handwritten
Shawn Mendes
Sing It All Away
Walk Off The Earth

Rock Album of the Year

Get Up
Bryan Adams
The Physical World
Death From Above 1979
Chaotic Neutral
Matthew Good
No Fixed Address
Nickelback
Future Nostalgia
The Sheepdogs

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year

New
Alex Pangman
Live from the Cellar
Dan Brubeck Quartet
Clear Day
Emilie-Claire Barlow
This Bitter Earth
Jaclyn Guillou
Some Version of the Truth
Tara Kannangara

Jazz Album of the Year: Solo

It's About Time
Al Muirhead
Dialectics
Curtis Nowosad
Abeng
Rich Brown
Movin' Forward
Robi Botos
Duets
Tara Davidson

Jazz Album of the Year: Group

Forest Grove
Allison Au Quartet
Over My Head
Brad Turner Quartet
What I Hear Now
Jerry Granelli Trio
Stealing From My Youth
Mark Kelso & The Jazz Exiles
Sheer Tyranny of Will
Peripheral Vision

Instrumental Album of the Year

Spin Cycle
Afiara Quartet and Skratch Bastid
Never Were The Way She Was
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld
Orchestral Powwow
Cris Derksen
Lost Voices
Esmerine
Legacy Live
Jens Lindemann and Tommy Banks

Francophone Album of the Year

22h22
Ariane Moffatt
Zulu
Galaxie
À Paradis City
Jean Leloup
Les grandes artères
Louis-Jean Cormier
Si l'aurore
Marie-Pierre Arthur

Children's Album of the Year

Greatest Hits
Big Block Singsong
Dirty Feet
Bobs & LoLo
Forest Friends’ Nature Club Album
Ginalina
Songs from the Boot
Splash'N Boots
More Sheep, Less Sleep
The Swinging Belles

Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber Ensemble

Liszt: Piano Sonata & Sonnets
Angela Hewitt
Chamber Works by Jerzy Fitelberg
ARC Ensemble
Mendelssohn: Op. 44 nos. 1, 2
Cecilia String Quartet
Berlin Sonatas
Elinor Frey
Franck & Strauss: Violin Sonatas
James Ehnes

Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment

Vivaldi: Four Seasons
James Ehnes with the Sydney Symphony
Mahler 10
Orchestre Métropolitain
Symphony and New Works for Organ and Orchestra
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal with Olivier Latry and Jean-Willy Kunz
Tomasi, Desenclos, Jolivet: French Trumpet Concertos
Paul Merkelo, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 2 & 3
Stewart Goodyear with the Czech National Symphony

Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance

Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4
Claire de Sévigné, Maria Soulis, and Aradia Ensemble
Sacred Reflections of Canada - A Canadian Mass
Canadian Chamber Choir
Peter-Anthony Togni: Responsio
Jeff Reilly with Andrea Ludwig, Charles Daniels, John Potter, and Suzie Leblanc
Las Ciudades de Oro
L'Harmonie des Saisons
Chansons Perpétuelles
Marie-Nicole Lemieux

Classical Composition of the Year

Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems
Dinuk Wijeratne
Piano Quartet
John Burge
The Afar
Jordan Pal
Centennials
Michael Oesterle
Bookburners
Nicole Lizée

Rap Recording of the Year

Sour Soul
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
Kardi Gras Vol. 1: The Clash
Kardinal Offishall
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
Drake
Can't Fly Without Gravity
k-os
For The Town
SonReal

Dance Recording of the Year

Sponsored by Stingray Music
We All Fall Down ft. Jamie Lidell
A-Trak
Badman (Torro Torro Remix)
Autoerotique & Max Styler
Zero Gravity
Borgeous & Lights
Save Me ft. Katy B
Keys N Krates
Be Right There
Sleepy Tom & Diplo

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year

Four Pink Walls
Alessia Cara
The Fall Out
August Rigo
Déjà Vu
Dru
Butchy’s Son
Patrick Lehman
Beauty Behind the Madness
The Weeknd

Reggae Recording of the Year

The French Sessions
Dubmatix
Hello Mama
Exco Levi
Nah Complain ft. Daddy U Roy
Kafinal
Sexy Gal ft. T.O.K.
Kreesha Turner
Escape from the Mongoose Gang
Lyndon John X

Aboriginal Album of the Year

Sponsored by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
The One
Armond Duck Chief
Come and Get Your Love: The Tribe Session
Black Bear
Power In The Blood
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Rumble
Derek Miller
Refined
Don Amero

Contemporary Roots Album of the Year

So Let’s Go
Alan Doyle
Power In The Blood
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Indian Ocean
Frazey Ford
The Bliss
Fortunate Ones
Beautiful Scars
LeE HaRVeY OsMOND

Traditional Roots Album of the Year

The Chance
J.P. Cormier
Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project
Jayme Stone
Domestic Eccentric
Old Man Luedecke
A Wanderer I’ll Stay
Pharis and Jason Romero
Songs In The Dark
The Wainwright Sisters

Blues Album of the Year

Faded But Not Gone
Big Dave McLean
Brothers In This World
Blackburn
Vicksburg Call
David Gogo
This Is From Here
Harrison Kennedy
Sliding Delta
Michael Jerome Browne

Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year

Brave New World
Amanda Cook
Where The Light Is
Dan Bremnes
Saints & Sinners
Matt Maher
We Are
The City Harmonic
TREES - Chapter 2
Tim Neufeld

World Music Album of the Year

Sponsored by Canada Council for the Arts
Healer
Alex Cuba
Neo-Reconquista
Boogat
Revuelta Danza Party
Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra
Moorka
Lemon Bucket Orkestra
Resistance
The Souljazz Orchestra

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year

“Honey Honey”, “What Love Is All About” WHAT LOVE IS ALL ABOUT – Johnny Reid
Bob Ezrin
(co-producer Karl Bareham) “Lover Come Back”, “Wasted Love” IF I SHOULD GO BEFORE YOU – City and Colour
Dallas Green
“Locked Away ft. Adam Levine” (co-producer Lukasz “Dr. Luke Gottwald) WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF – R. City | “Sugar” (co-producer Joshua "Ammo” Coleman) V – Maroon 5
Henry "Cirkut" Walter
“La Llorona”, “On a Clear Day” CLEAR DAY – Emilie-Claire Barlow
Steve Webster & Emilie-Claire Barlow
“Bungalow” AUGUSTA – Scott Helman | “Rule The World” (co-producer Gianni Luminati) SING IT ALL AWAY – Walk Off The Earth
Thomas "Tawgs" Salter

Recording Engineer of the Year

Sponsored by Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology [OIART]
“Downtown”, “Sweet Disaster” LEAVE NO BRIDGE UNBURNED – Whitehorse
Gus Van Go
“Celebrate”, “The Governess” PAGANS IN VEGAS – Metric
Liam O'Neil
“Jungle”, “Know Yourself” IF YOU’RE READING THIS IT’S TOO LATE – Drake
Noah "40" Shebib
“Can’t Feel My Face”, “In The Night” BEAUTY BEHIND THE MADNESS – The Weeknd
Serban Ghenea
“Don’t Wanna Fight”, “Gimme All Your Love” SOUND & COLOUR – Alabama Shakes Maple
Shawn Everett

Recording Package of the Year

CLUB MEDS – Dan Mangan + Blacksmith
Cam Dales (Art Director/Designer), Ben Clarkson (Art Director/Illustrator)
LOST VOICES – Esmerine
Clyde Henry Productions: Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski (Art Directors/Designers/Illustrators/Photographers), Constellation: Ian Ilavsky (Designer)
ELEMENTS – Long Distance Runners
Duncan Major (Art Director/Designer), Joel Upshall (Photographer)
WEST TRAINZ – West Trainz
Erik West Milette (Art Director)
LES GRANDES ARTÈRES - Louis-Jean Cormier
Sarah Marcotte-Boislard (Art Director)

Video of the Year

Sponsored by MuchFACT, exclusively funded by Bell Media
Virgins - DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979
Eva Michon
Dark Days - PUP
Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux, Chandler Levack
For the Town - SONREAL
Peter Huang
Avalanche - KALLE MATTSON
Philip Sportel
Hello - ADELE
Xavier Dolan

Electronic Album of the Year

A Life Well Lived
AM Static
Concubine
Concubine
The Midas Touch
Discrete
Noontide
HUMANS
The Other Day
Pomo

Heavy Metal Album of the Year

Searching for Zero
Cancer Bats
Never Wanna Die
Diemonds
Desire Will Rot
Fuck the Facts
Of Ghosts and Gods
Kataklysm
Success
KEN mode

Adult Contemporary Album of the Year

Wallflower
Diana Krall
Refined
Don Amero
A Jann Arden Christmas
Jann Arden
What Love Is All About
Johnny Reid
Under One Sky
The Tenors

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Burton Cummings

Allan Waters Humanitarian Award

Arcade Fire

Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award

Rosalie Trombley