NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2020 JUNO AWARDS (FULL LIST)


The nominations for Canada's biggest night in music have been announced. This year's host Alessia Cara leads the pack with six nominations, followed by Toronto rapper Tory Lanez with five.

Shawn Mendes, Bryan Adams, Alexandra Stréliski, Nav, Loud Luxury and Bülow, all tied with three nominations a piece.

The 2020 Juno Awards will broadcast live on Sunday, March, 15 at 8PM/EST on CBC from SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.


Here is the full list of nominees:

JUNO FAN CHOICE (PRESENTED BY TD)

Alessia Cara Universal
Ali Gatie Warner
Avril Lavigne BMG*ADA
bbno$ Independent*Stem
Justin Bieber Def Jam*Universal
Loud Luxury Sony
NAV XO*Universal
Shawn Mendes Universal
The Weeknd XO*Universal
Tory Lanez Interscope*Universal

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Out Of Love Alessia Cara Universal
Sweet Little Lies bülow Universal
La Di Da Lennon Stella Columbia*Sony
Hang Ups Scott Helman Warner
Señorita Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Universal

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Thank U, Next Ariana Grande Universal
WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? Billie Eilish Universal
No.6 Collaborations Project Ed Sheeran Warner
Free Spirit Khalid RCA*Sony
Hollywood’s Bleeding Post Malone Universal

ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY MUSIC CANADA)

The Pains Of Growing Alessia Cara Universal
INSCAPE Alexandra Stréliski Secret City*Fontana North
Shine A Light Bryan Adams Universal
love Michael Bublé Warner
Bad Habits NAV XO*Universal

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Alessia Cara Universal
Bryan Adams Universal
Jessie Reyez Universal
Shawn Mendes Universal
Tory Lanez Interscope*Universal

GROUP OF THE YEAR

88Glam XO*Universal
Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine Big Machine*Universal
Loud Luxury Sony
The Reklaws Universal
Walk Off the Earth Golden Carrot*Independent

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR, THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND CANADA'S PRIVATE RADIO BROADCASTERS)

Alexandra Stréliski Secret City*Fontana North
Ali Gatie Warner
bbno$ Independent*Stem
Lennon Stella Columbia*Sony
Tenille Townes Sony

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR, THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND CANADA'S PRIVATE RADIO BROADCASTERS)

Hunter Brothers Open Road*Universal
Neon Dreams Dreaming Out Loud*Warner
Palaye Royale Sumerian*ADA
The Blue Stones eOne*Warner
Valley Universal

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY SOCAN)

Alessia Cara
Publisher – Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada
“Growing Pains” – co-songwriters Andrew Wansel, Warren Fielder
“Out of Love” – co-songwriter Rick Nowels
PAINS OF GROWING – Alessia Cara Universal
“Rooting For You” – co-songwriter Jon Levine
THIS SUMMER – Alessia Cara Universal
bülow
Publisher – Wax on Wax Off Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada
“Boys Will Be Boys” – co-songwriters David Charles Fischer, Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro
THE CONTENDER – bülow Universal
“Sweet Little Lies” – co-songwriters David Charles Fischer, Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro
CRYSTALLINE – bülow Universal
“Two Punks In Love” – co-songwriters David Charles Fischer, Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro
TWO PUNKS IN LOVE – bülow Universal
Patrick Watson
Publisher – Secret City Music Publishing
“Broken”, “Dream for Dreaming” – co-songwriters Joseph Baron Grass, Mikhail Stein, Robbie Kuster
“Here Comes The River” – co-songwriters Joseph Baron Grass, Jules Buckley, Mikhail Stein
WAVE - Patrick Watson Secret City*Fontana North
Tenille Townes
Publisher – Red Brick Music Publishing
“I Kept The Roses” – co-songwriters Chris Gelbuda, Dustin Christensen
I KEPT THE ROSES – Tenille Townes Sony
“Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking)” – co-songwriters Gordie Sampson, Tina Parol
JERSEY ON THE WALL (I’M JUST ASKING) – Tenille Townes Sony
“White Horse” – co-songwriters Daniel Tashian, Jeremy Spillman
WHITE HORSE – Tenille Townes Sony
Tim Baker
Publisher – Plug Your Ears Publishing
“All Hands”
“Dance”
“The Eighteenth Hole”
FOREVER OVERHEAD – Tim Baker Arts & Crafts*Universal

COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

V Aaron Goodvin Warner
The Fall Dallas Smith 604*Fontana North/Universal
Black Sheep Dean Brody Open Road*Universal
State of Mind Hunter Brothers Open Road*Universal
Wild As Me Meghan Patrick Warner

ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A Pill for Loneliness City and Colour Still/Dine Alone*The Orchard
A Blemish in the Great Light Half Moon Run Crystal Math*Universal
acākosīk iskwē iskwē Music*The Orchard
Thanks for the Dance Leonard Cohen Sony
Wave Patrick Watson Secret City*Fontana North

ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY LONG & MCQUADE)

Destroyer Black Mountain Dine Alone*The Orchard
Foxwarren Foxwarren Arts & Crafts*Universal
Here Comes The Cowboy Mac DeMarco Royal Mountain*Universal
Pony Orville Peck Royal Mountain*Universal
Morbid Stuff PUP Universal

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY LIVE NATION CANADA)

The Pains of Growing Alessia Cara Universal
Head Above Water Avril Lavigne BMG*ADA
Crystalline bülow Universal
8:47 Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine Big Machine*Universal
HERE WE GO! Walk Off the Earth Golden Carrot*Independent

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR

…but for the sun Big Wreck Warner
PEOPLESKILLS Headstones Cadence*Universal
Order In Decline Sum 41 Hopeless*Universal
Master Volume The Dirty Nil Dine Alone*The Orchard
A War On Everything The Glorious Sons Black Box*Fontana North

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Nothing Never Happens Bria Skonberg Independent
Stay Tuned! Dominique Fils-Aimé Ensoul*Select/Believe
MONTRÉAL Elizabeth Shepherd Pinwheel Music*Independent
Wishes Jazz Affair Independent
Friday Monkey House Alma*Universal

JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO

MiGRATIONS Jacques Kuba Seguin ODD SOUND*Select
UNSTOPPABLE Joel Miller Multiple Chord Music*Believe
Black Sea Suite John Stetch Independent
Absolutely Dreaming Ted Quinlan Independent
The Chronicles of Fezziwig The Mark Kelso Jazz Project Independent

JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP

Undertones Al Muirhead's Canadian Quintet Chronograph*Fontana North
Jump Up Brad Turner Quartet with Guest Seamus Blake Cellar Music*MVD
Trouble in Mind Dave Young Trio Modica*Independent/Believe
Abundance Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop ANZIC*A-Train
On Firm Ground / Tierra Firme Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Linus*IDLA

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

INSCAPE Alexandra Stréliski Secret City*Fontana North
The Silent Wish Bill McBirnie with Bernie Senensky Extreme Flute*Independent
Calm and Cents Kevin Hearn Independent*IDLA
SymphRONica UpfRONt Ron Davis’ SymphRONica Really*Independent
Toothsayer Tanya Tagaq Six Shooter*Universal

FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Après Fred Pellerin Disques Tempête*Select
L'étrange pays Jean Leloup Grosse Boîte*Select/Believe
La nuit des longs couteaux Koriass Disques 7ième Ciel*Select/Believe
La nuit est une panthère Les Louanges Bonsound*Sony
Tout ça pour ça Loud Joy Ride*Universal

CHILDREN’S ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Greatest Hits, Vol. 4 Big Block Singsong Independent
A Cheerful Little Earful Diana Panton Independent
It’s GForce GFORCE FAN Entertainment*Independent
This Is Us Girl Pow-R Canyon Entertainment*Believe
Sharon, Bram & Friends Sharon & Bram Casablanca Kids*Fontana North

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO OR CHAMBER

detach Angela Schwarzkopf Redshift
Alone & Unalone Ensemble Paramirabo Ravello*Naxos
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Op. 12 James Ehnes Onyx
Elles Marina Thibeault and Marie-Ève Scarfone ATMA*Naxos
John Zorn: Cat O’Nine Tails, The Dead Man, Memento Mori & Kol Nidre Quatuor Molinari ATMA*Naxos

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE

The Bound of our Dreams Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra/Orchestre du Centre National Des Arts
du Canada, conducted by Alexander Shelly Analekta*Select/The Orchard
Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos Jan Lisiecki with Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Universal
Sibelius 1 Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin ATMA*Naxos
The John Adams Album Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano Universal
Chopin: Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano feat.
Charles Richard-Hamelin Analekta*Select/The Orchard

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL

When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio Chor Leoni Men's Choir Chor Leoni*Independent
Schubert: Schwanengesang; Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge Gerald Finley Hyperion*Sony
Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets Ottawa Bach Choir, conducted by Lisette Canton
ATMA*Naxos
Summer Night Peter Barrett, Martha Guth, Allyson McHardy, Helen Becqué Centrediscs*Naxos
Schubert: Winterreise Philippe Sly with Le Chimera Project Analekta*Select/The Orchard

CLASSICAL COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

Evta Ana Sokolović ATMA*Naxos
"Everything Is... Distorted" Bekah Simms Centrediscs*Naxos
Under Sea, Above Sky Jared Miller Independent
The Coming of Sobs Rose Bolton New Focus*Naxos
Kickin' It 2.0 Vincent Ho Centrediscs*Naxos

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

88GLAM2 88Glam XO*Universal
Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change Classified Half Life*Universal
Light Path 8 KILLY Epic*Sony
Bad Habits NAV XO*Universal
Freaky Tory Lanez Interscope*Universal

DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Love Me Felix Cartal & Lights Physical Presents*Fontana North
Only When It Rains Frank Walker x Astrid S Ultra
I'm Not Alright Loud Luxury and Bryce Vine Sony
Gravity RALPH Independent*AWAL
We Found Love Sultan + Shepard x Showtek Armada*Sony

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Black Dove Amaal Universal
CASE STUDY 01 Daniel Caesar Golden Child*The Orchard
Feel It Too Jessie Reyez, Tory Lanez, & Tainy Universal
The Gumption Tanika Charles Record Kicks*Outside
Chixtape 5 Tory Lanez Interscope*Universal

REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Wah Gwaan Exco Levi Wurl Trema Music*Zojak
Jah Children Jay Douglas Slammin Media*Believe
The Warning Track Lyndon John X Independent
Never Broken Petraa Fearless Crown*Independent
Another Man STORRY One Pop Music/Taxi*Zojak

INDIGENOUS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY APTN)

Stories from a Downtown Apartment Celeigh Cardinal Independent
Yellowstone Digawolf Independent
nipiy nêhiyawak Arts & Crafts*Universal
Siqinnaarut Northern Haze Aakuluk Music/Six Shooter*Universal
ataataga Riit Six Shooter*Universal
CONTEMPORARY ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Coyote Catherine MacLellan Catherine MacLellan Music*IDLA
Easy Keeper Del Barber acronym*Universal
Little Bones Irish Mythen Independent*IDLA
Passages Justin Rutledge Outside
Mohawk Lee Harvey Osmond Latent*Warner

TRADITIONAL ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Once A Day April Verch Slab Town*AMP/eOne
By Appointment Or Chance Miranda Mulholland Roaring Girl*Fontana North
Sketches Natalie MacMaster Linus*IDLA
Sugar & Joy The Dead South Six Shooter*Universal
Assiniboine & The Red The Small Glories TSG*Outside

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Pocket Full Of Nothin' Big Dave McLean Black Hen*True North/IDLA
Mad Love Dawn Tyler Watson Independent
Hand Me Down Blues Durham County Poets Independent
That's Where It's At Michael Jerome Browne Borealis*Fontana North/IDLA
The Northern South Vol. 2 Whitehorse Six Shooter*Universal

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Heart Of Christmas Brian Doerksen Independent*Parasource
Pursue Brooke Nicholls Independent
Wherever I Go Dan Bremnes Bremnes Ventures*Sony/The Orchard
ILL Street Blues Fresh IE Novation*Independent
The Advent Of Christmas Matt Maher Provident*Sony/Anchor

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY AEROMEXICO)

BAROKAN Djely Tapa Disques Nuits d'Afrique*Independent/Select
Sombras OKAN Lulaworld*Independent
Africa Without Borders Okavango African Orchestra Independent
Risorgimento Romina Di Gasbarro Modica*Independent
Galactic Gala Silla and Rise Rise Ashen*Independent

JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Ben Kaplan
“Brittle Bones Nicky”
BRITTLE BONES NICKY – Rare Americans Independent
“It’s Alright” (co-producer Ryan Guldemond)
DANCE AND CRY – Mother Mother Universal
Derek Hoffman
“Fear of the Flame”
FEAR OF THE FLAME – Logan Staats Big Machine*Universal
“Hide Your Love”
NIGHT IN THE PARK, KISS IN THE DARK – Caveboy Independent
Jon Levine
"October”, “Rooting For You” (co-producer Midi Jones)
THIS SUMMER – Alessia Cara Universal
Michael Wise
“Just Friends”
HARTLAND ST. – Virginia to Vegas Wax*Universal
“Sweet Little Lies”
CRYSTALLINE – bülow Universal
Steve Bays
“Record Shop”
CASCADIA – Said The Whale Arts & Crafts*Universal
“Song In My Head”
RIP – We Are The City 604*Universal

RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

George Seara
“If I Can't Have You”
IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU – Shawn Mendes Universal
“Incredible”
INCREDIBLE – James TW Universal
Jason Dufour
“Push For Yellow”, “There's Still A Light In The House”
MAYBE – Valley Universal
John 'Beetle' Bailey
“Dividido (feat. Silvana Estrada)”
SUBLIME – Alex Cuba Caracol*Fontana North
“Shotgun”
FRIDAY – Monkey House Alma*Universal
Ryan Worsley
“2 Myself”
LUDIC – Ludic Universal
“Known Better”
MELT – Nuela Charles Independent
Vic Florencia
“Midnight”, “Over Me”
MIDNIGHT – Brooke Palsson Independent

ALBUM ARTWORK OF THE YEAR

Chad Moldenhauer (Art Director), Ian Clarke (Designer), Warren Clark and Lance Inkwell (Illustrators)
SELECTIONS FROM CUPHEAD – Kristofer Maddigan Independent
Kevin Hearn (Art Director), Antoine Moonen (Designer), Lauchie Reed and Harland Williams (Illustrators)
THE SUPERHERO SUITE – Kevin Hearn and Friends Celery Music*Independent/Warner
Kris Knight (Art Director & Designer), Jason Sniderman (Art Director), James Mejia (Designer), Chris
Peters (Illustrator), Stefanie Schneider (Photographer)
BLOODCRUSH/BLOODMYTH – Ensign Broderick Six Shooter*Universal
Sean Brown and Keavan Yazdani (Art Directors)
CASE STUDY 01 – Daniel Caesar Golden Child*The Orchard
Terri Fidelak (Art Director, Designer, & Illustrator), Carey Shaw (Photographer)
MALICE, MERCY, GRIEF & WRATH – Belle Plaine Independent

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY STINGRAY)

Bun Dem Caraz Sarahmée Ste-4*Select
Record Shop Johnny Jansen Said the Whale Arts & Crafts*Universal
Topographe Jonathan Robert Corridor Bonsound*Sony
Back Off Le GED Laurence Nerbonne Coyote*Universal
Little Star Sarah Legault iskwē iskwē music*The Orchard

ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Battle Lines Bob Moses Domino*Outside Music
Memory Emotion Electric Youth Last Gang*Warner/eOne
Dawn Chorus Jacques Greene Arts & Crafts*Universal
A Beat Tape For Your Friends Keys N Krates Odd Soul*AWAL
Beyond The Senses REZZ Rezz Music*AWAL

METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Evolution Kobra And The Lotus Napalm*The Orchard
Martyr Lindsay Schoolcraft Cyper Proxy*Independent
Through A Wall Single Mothers Dine Alone*The Orchard
Play to Win Striker Independent
Orphans The Agonist Rodeostar*The Orchard

ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Shine A Light Bryan Adams Universal
Unplugged Vol. 1 Lauren Spencer-Smith Independent
Both Sides Marc Jordan Linus*IDLA
Melt Nuela Charles Independent
Empower Renée Lamoureux Independent

COMEDY ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY SIRIUSXM CANADA)

General Anxiety Disorder Adam Christie Adam Christie*Independent
Straight White Fail Jarrett Campbell Cottage Comedy
The Abyss Stares Back Monty Scott Comedy*IDLA
Lil Bit of Buddle Sophie Buddle Independent
I'm Not Well Steph Tolev Comedy*Fontana North

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