Juno Award – Winners

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

Album of the year
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Jean Leloup, À Paradis City
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Shawn Mendes, Handwritten
WINNER: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

JUNO Fan Choice
Alessia Cara
Carly Rae Jepsen
Coeur de Pirate
Dean Brody
WINNER: Justin Bieber
Shawn Hook
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd
Walk Off the Earth

Breakthrough artist of the year
WINNER: Alessia Cara
Coleman Hell
Francesco Yates
Scott Helman
Tobais Jesso Jr.

Country album of the year
Autumn Hill, Anchor
Brett Kissel, Pick Me Up
WINNER: Dean Brody, Gypsy Road
High Valley, County Line
Paul Brandt, Frontier

Single of the year
Alessia Cara, “Here”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber, “What Do You Mean?”
Ria Mae, “Clothes Off”
WINNER: The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Group of the year
Marianas Trench
Three Days Grace
WINNER: Walk off the Earth

Songwriter of the year
WINNER: Abel Tesfaye
Béatrice Martin
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Dallas Green
Tobias Jesso Jr.

Contemporary roots album of the year
Alan Doyle, So Let’s Go
WINNER: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Power In The Blood
Fortunate Ones, The Bliss
Frazey Ford, Indian Ocean
Beautiful Scars, LeE HaRVeY OsMOND

Electronic album of the year
AM Static, A Life Well Lived
Concubine, Concubine
Discrete, The Midas Touch
Humans, Noontide
WINNER: Pomo, The Other Day

Classical album: vocal or choral performance
Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4, Claire de Sévigné, Maria Soulis, and Aradia Ensemble
Sacred Reflections of Canada – A Canadian Mass, Canadian Chamber Choir
Peter-Anthony Togni: Responsio, Jeff Reilly with Andrea Ludwig, Charles Daniels, John Potter, and Suzie Leblanc
WINNER: Las Ciudades de Oro, L’Harmonie des Saisons
Chansons Perpétuelles, Marie-Nicole Lemieux

Jack Richardson producer of the year
WINNER: Bob Ezrin
Dallas Green
Henry “Cirkut” Walter
Steve Webster & Emilie-Claire Barlow
Thomas “Tawgs” Salter

Dance recording of the year
A-Trak feat. Jamie Lidell, “We All Fall Down”
Autoerotique & Max Styler, “Badman (Torro Torro Remix)”
Kaytranada, “At All”
WINNER: Keys N Krates feat. Katy B, “Save Me”
Be Right There, Sleepy Tom & Diplo

Francophone album of the year
Ariane Moffatt, 22h22
Galaxie, Zulu
WINNER: Jean Leloup, À Paradis City
Louis-Jean Cormier, Les grandes artères
Marie-Pierre Arthur, Si l’aurore

Children’s album of the year
Big Block Singsong, Greatest Hits
Bobs & LoLo, Dirty Feet
Ginalina, Forest Friends’ Nature Club Album
Splash’N Boots, Songs from the Boot
WINNER: The Swinging Belles, More Sheep, Less Sleep

International album of the year
WINNER: Adele, 25
Hozier, Hozier
Meghan Trainor, Title
One Direction, Four
Vance Joy, Dream Your Life Away

Reggae recording of the year
Dubmatix, The French Sessions
Exco Levi, Hello Mama
WINNER: Kafinal feat. Daddy U Roy, Nah Complain
Kreesha Turner feat. T.O.K., Sexy Gal
Lyndon John X, Escape from the Mongoose Gang

Breakthrough group of the year
WINNER: Dear Rouge
Half Moon Run
Milk & Bone
The Elwins
Young Empires

Classical album: solo or chamber ensemble
Liszt: Piano Sonata & Sonnets, Angela Hewitt
Chamber Works by Jerzy Fitelberg, ARC Ensemble
Mendelssohn: Op. 44 nos. 1, 2, Cecilia String Quartet
Berlin Sonatas, Elinor Frey
WINNER: Franck & Strauss: Violin Sonatas, James Ehnes

Alternative album of the year
WINNER: Braids, Deep in the Iris
Destroyer, Poison Season
Majical Cloudz, Are You Alone?
U.S. Girls, Half Free
Viet Cong, Viet Cong

Jazz album of the year: group
WINNER: Forest Grove, Allison Au Quartet
Over My Head, Brad Turner Quartet
What I Hear Now, Jerry Granelli Trio
Stealing From My Youth, Mark Kelso & The Jazz Exiles
Sheer Tyranny of Will, Peripheral Vision

Artist of the year
City and Colour
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
WINNER: The Weeknd

Traditional roots album of the year
The Chance, J.P. Cormier
Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project, Jayme Stone
Domestic Eccentric, Old Man Luedecke
WINNER: A Wanderer I’ll Stay, Pharis and Jason Romero
Songs In The Dark, The Wainwright Sisters

Video of the year
Death From Above 1979, “Virgins” (Eva Michon)
Pup, “Dark Days” (Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux and Chandler Levack)
SonReal, “For the Town” (Peter Huang)
Kalle Mattson, “Avalanche” (Philip Sportel)
WINNER: Adele, “Hello” (Xavier Dolan)

Rap recording of the year
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah, Sour Soul
WINNER: Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Kardinal Offishall, Kardi Gras Vol. 1: The Clash
k-os, Can’t Fly Without Gravity
SonReal, For The Town

Jazz album of the year: solo
Al Muirhead, It’s About Time
Curtis Nowosad, Dialectics
Rich Brown, Abeng
WINNER: Robi Botos, Movin’ Forward
Tara Davidson, Duets

Adult contemporary album of the year
Diana Krall, Wallflower
Don Amero, Refined
Jann Arden, A Jann Arden Christmas
WINNER: Johnny Reid, What Love Is All About
The Tenors, Under One Sky

Contemporary Christian/gospel album of the year
Amanda Cook, Brave New World
WINNER: Dan Bremnes, Where The Light Is
Matt Maher, Saints & Sinners
The City Harmonic, We Are
Time Neufeld, TREES – Chapter 2

Adult alternative album of the year
Daniel Romano, If I’ve Only One Time Askin’
Joel Plaskett, The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
Mo Kenney, In My Dreams
Tobias Jesso Jr., Goon
WINNER: Whitehorse, Leave No Bridge Unburned

World music album of the year
Alex Cuba, Healer
WINNER: Boogat, Neo-Reconquista
Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra, Revuelta Danza Party
Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Moorka
The Souljazz Orchestra, Resistance

Classical album: large ensemble or soloist(s) with large ensemble accompaniment
Vivaldi: Four Seasons, James Ehnes with the Sydney Symphony
Mahler 10, Orchestre Métropolitain
WINNER: Symphony and New Works for Organ and Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal with Olivier Latry and Jean-Willy Kunz
Tomasi, Desenclos, Jolivet: French Trumpet Concertos, Paul Merkelo, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 2 & 3, Stewart Goodyear with the Czech National Symphony

R&B/soul recording of the year
Alessia Cara, Four Pink Walls
August Rigo, The Fall Out
Dru, Déjà Vu
Patrick Lehman, Butchy’s Son
WINNER: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Recording engineer of the year
Gus Van Go
Liam O’Neil
Noah “40” Shebib
Serban Ghenea
WINNER: Shawn Everett

Vocal jazz album of the year
Alex Pangman, New
Dan Brubeck Quartet, Live From the Cellar
WINNER: Emilie-Claire Barlow, Clear Day
Jaclyn Guillou, This Bitter Earth
Tara Kannangara, Some Version of the Truth

Heavy metal album of the year
Cancer Bats, Searching for Zeroes
Diemonds, Never Wanna Die
F**k the Facts, Desire Will Rot
WINNER: Kataklysm, Of Ghosts and Gods
KEN mode, Success

Classical composition of the year
WINNER: Dinuk Wijeratne, Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems
John Burge, Piano Quartet
Jordan Pal, The Afar
Michael Oesterle, Centennials
Nicole Lizée, Bookburners

Instrumental album of the year
Afiara Quartet and Skratch Bastid, Spin Cycle
WINNER: Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld, Never Were The Way She Was
Cris Derksen, Orchestral Powwow
Esmerine, Lost Voices
Jens Lindemann and  Tommy Banks. Legacy Live

Recording package of the year
Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, Club Meds (Cam Dales and Ben Clarkson)
WINNER: Esmerine, Lost Voices (Clyde Henry Productions: Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski, Constellation: Ian Ilavsky)
ELEMENTS, Long Distance Runners – Duncan Major, Joel Upshall
WEST TRAINZ, West Trainz – Erik West Milette
LES GRANDES ARTÈRES, Louis-Jean Cormier – Sarah Marcotte-Boislard

Aboriginal album of the year
Armond Duck Chief, The One
Black Bear, Come and Get Your Love: The Tribe Session
WINNER: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Power in the Blood
Derek Miller, Rumble
Don Amero, Refined

Blues album of the year
Big Dave McLean, Faded But Not Gone
Blackburn, Brothers in this World
David Gogo, Vicksburg Call
WINNER: Harrison Kennedy, This is From Here
Michael Jerome Browne, Sliding Delta

Pop album of the year
Hedley, Hello
WINNER: Justin Bieber, Purpose
Scott Helman, Augusta
Shawn Mendes, Handwritten
Walk Off The Earth, Sing it all Away

Rock album of the year
Bryan Adams, Get Up
WINNER: Death From Above 1979, The Physical World
Matthew Good, Chaotic Neutral
Nickelback, No Fixed Address
The Sheepdogs, Future Nostalgia


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