25 | 2016 | Rap Recording of the Year | Drake | | The JUNO Awards

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

On February 12, 2015, Drake released If You're Reading This It's Too Late onto iTunes, with no prior announcement, making it his fourth retail project with Cash Money. As of August 11, 2015, the If You're Reading This It's Too Late mixtape had sold over 1 million copies, making Drake the first artist with a platinum album in 2015. It also marks the rapper’s fourth platinum album.

On September 20, 2015, Drake released a joint-mixtape with Atlanta rapper Future – What a Time to be Alive. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, Billboard R&B Charts, and Billboard Hot Rap Songs, marking the first time a rapper was able to score two number 1's in a year in 11 years, since Jay Z back in 2004. The mixtape has currently sold 334,000 copies in the U.S. The mixtape also charted at number 1 on the Canadian Hot 100. Drake’s long delayed and highly anticipated fourth studio album, Views From The 6, finally dropped on January 6, 2016.