1989 JUNO Award Nominees

Single of the Year

Blue Rodeo
When A Man Loves A Woman
Hands Up
Pop Goes the World
Men Without Hats
Diamond Sun
Glass Tiger

International Album of the Year

Def Leppad
Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Various Artists
George Michael
Michael Jackson
Cocktail (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Various Artists

Album of the Year

Sponsored by Music Canada
Reasons To Believe
Rita MacNeil
Robbie Robertson
Robbie Robertson
Blue Rodeo
Racing After Midnight
Honeymoon Suite
Diamond Sun
Glass Tiger

Group of the Year

Presented with Apple Music
Honeymoon Suite
Tom Cochrane & Red Rider
Blue Rodeo
Glass Tiger

Country Male Vocalist of the Year

George Fox
Murray McLauchlan
Matt Minglewood
Patrick Norman
Ian Tyson

Country Female Vocalist of the Year

Michelle Wright
Sherry Kean
k.d. lang
Anne Murray
Carroll Baker

Country Group or Duo of the Year

The Family Brown
Colleen Peterson & Gilles Godard

Recording Engineer of the Year

Sponsored by 3M
Never Say Never- Triumph, Dance Desire- Haywire
Noel Golden & Ed Stone
Calling America, Different Drummer- Tom Cochrane & Red Rider
Mike Fraser
Diamond Sun, I`m Still Searching- Glass Tiger
Paul Northfield
Bad Medicine- Bon Jovi
Bob Rock
Paradiso- Skywalk
Pat Glover

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

The Band

Female Vocalist of the Year

Rita MacNeil
Anne Murray
k.d. lang
Johanne Blouin
Celine Dion

Male Vocalist of the Year

Bruce Cockburn
Leonard Cohen
Robbie Robertson
David Wilcox
Neil Young

Composer of the Year

David Foster
Rita MacNeil
Jim Vallance
Eddie Schwartz
Jim Cuddy/Greg Keelor
Tom Cochrane

Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year

Sass Jordan
Lisa Lougheed
Michelle Wright

Most Promising Group of the Year

Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts
The Northern Pikes
The Pursuit of Happiness
The Jitters

Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year

Michael Breen
Colin James
Jeff Healey
Art Bergmann
Andrew Cash

Instrumental Artist(s) of the Year

Canadian Brass
David Foster
Frank Mills

Producer of the Year

The Movie- Aerosmith
Bruce Fairbairn
Stick To Your Guns- Bon Jovi
Bruce Fairbairn
Winter Games- David Foster
David Foster
Big Sky, Somewhere Down the Crazy River- Robbie Robertson
Daniel Lanois & Robbie Robertson
Diamond Sun- Glass Tiger
Jim Vallance

International Single of the Year

Pump Up The Volume
I Think We're Alone
The Loco-Motion
Kylie Minogue
George Michael
A Groovy Kind of Love
Phil Collins

Best Jazz Album

In Dew Time
Jane Bunnett
Looking Up
The Hugh Fraser Quintet
Karen Young & Michel Donato
Beyond Benghazi
Paul Cram Orchestra
Jean Beaudet Quartet
Jean Beaudet Quartet

Best R&B/Soul Recording

Crying for Love
Lorraine Scott
Erroll Starr
Dancing Under a Latin Moon
Private Property
Liberty Silver
Secret Love
Debbie Johnson & Demo Cates

Best Roots & Traditional Album

The Return Of The Formily Brothers
Amos Garrett
Swinging on a Star
Murray McLauchlan
It’s Been So Long
King Biscuit Boy aka Richard Newell
King Biscuit Boy
Labour Day
Spirit of the West

International Entertainer of the Year

Michael Jackson
George Michael
Crowded House