2023 ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR | The Sheepdogs | | The JUNO Awards

Hailing from Saskatoon, The Sheepdogs are a Canadian success story, amassing a legion of fans worldwide with their rich harmonies, stellar musicianship and classic rock influenced sound. The band has scored fourteen Top 20 hits – eleven in the Top 10 – three #1 singles at Canadian Rock radio, and notably has radio singles continuously in the Top 20 since May 2021. In 2022, they released their 7th full length, Outta Sight, to international acclaim including Rolling Stone in Europe where the quintet’s popularity has soared. The Sheepdogs have spent most of 2022 on stage, performing nearly 100 shows to tens of thousands of ebullient fans worldwide.

2021 EP No Simple Thing spawned hit radio singles, “Keep On Loving You” reaching #2, and “Rock and Roll (Ain’t No Simple Thing)” which enjoyed 20+ weeks in the Top 10. Previous hits “I Don’t Know” and “Feeling Good” reached Platinum, with “The Way It Is” achieving Gold. Albums Learn & Burn and The Sheepdogs garnered Platinum certification and the band has amassed 10 JUNO award nominations, winning four coveted trophies including Breakthrough Group and Rock Album of the Year. The band was the first to be selected as Record Store Day Canada Ambassadors in 2018.