2022 ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR | Sydney Blu | | The JUNO Awards

With beginnings playing for the LGBTQ2S+ community and Guvernment Nightclub, and then the following years touring the globe, Sydney Blu has released music on some of the most recognized labels including Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep in Sound, Deadmau5’s Mau5trap, Kevin Saunderson’s KMS Records, and Roger Sanchez’s UndrtheRdr. Her release “Give It Up For Me” on Mau5trap was one of Beatport’s highest selling songs, making her the female electronic music producer to have a top 10 hit on the platform. 2018 she hit Top 10 on Beatport with her single “Mind Games” on Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep in Sound and the song was premiered by Billboard Magazine.

The release of Sydney’s sophomore album Conviction was a meticulously produced dance floor-driven collection of electronic music, with synth-laden 80’s inspired lead single Monologue featuring Azari & III singer Fritz Helder.

Conviction climbed Beatport Top 10 and her lead singles Conspiracy, Temple, and To the Ground were playlisted on Electronic Rising, Organica, and Housework. The LP also received media praise from outlets Mixmag, Data Transmission, Beyond Fashion, HOLR Fashion Mag, and garnered radio play from Danny Howard of BBC Radio1, Sirius XM Radio, and CBC’s George Stromboulopoulos.