2021 CONTEMPORARY ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR | Rose Cousins | | The JUNO Awards

JUNO Award-winning and Grammy-nominated artist Rose Cousins’ newest album, Bravado, was released to fan and critical acclaim in February 2020 via Outside Music and has already accrued over 3 million streams across platforms. The video for Bravado’s lead single, “The Benefits of Being Alone” was premiered by NPR’s Folk Alley and the single reached #1 on the CBC Top 20 Chart. Bravado was featured as the Spotify Homepage Takeover album for 24 hours on release day. A native of Prince Edward Island, Rose Cousins lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Cousins’ accomplishments include a Grammy Award nomination, a JUNO Award win and additional nomination, 8 East Coast Music Award wins, multiple Canadian Folk Music Award wins and nominations, Polaris Prize nominations, and critical acclaim in USA Today, NPR Music, CBC, The Gaurdian, Oprah Magazine, and many more. Cousins’ songs have appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, Supergirl, Nashville, and others. Cousins has shared stages with Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin, Lori McKenna, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Jann Arden, and Ron Sexsmith. In December 2019 Cousins’ continued on the road with Patty Griffin, and returned to Canada in March of 2020 with John Paul White with stops at The Danforth Music Hall, Rebecca Cohn Auditorium and the National Arts Centre.