2020 SINGLE OF THE YEAR | Alessia Cara | | The JUNO Awards

Alessia emerged onto the music scene in 2015 with her global anthem “Here”, which grabbed the world’s attention when it garnered over 500,000 streams on Soundcloud in its first week and went on to become Spotify’s Most Viral Song of 2015 selling over 3 million copies. A five-track EP, Four Pink Walls, soon followed before the release of the full-length certified platinum KNOW–IT-ALL.

Alessia lent her voice to“How Far I’ll Go”, the official song for Disney’s animated film Moana, penned by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Her multi-platinum #1 hit single, “Scars to Your Beautiful”, is Cara’s gut-wrenching take on female identity, on body image,and on deleterious behaviors in the name of beauty. “Stay”, her #1 hit with Zedd, has sold over 2 million copies and was named the “Song of the Summer”. “1-800-273-8255”, her #1 smash with Logic, went platinum 5x, contributing to her 6 global smash hits and 8.5 billion streams worldwide. She was one of the most streamed new female artists of 2017.

She recently released her sophomore album, The Pains of Growing, won the MTV EMA for Best World Stage Performance, and received three nominations for the 2019 JUNO Awards.