The Juno Awards nominee list for 2019 has been released. Check out the various nominees in each category.


The Juno Awards nominee list for 2019 has been released. The Award which is regarded as the Grammy’s of Canada meant to honour canadian music achievements for a whole year released a list of nominees and prospective winners.

For this year, the most nominated individual is Shawn Mendes, who leads with six nominations. The canadian singer whose single ‘In My Blood’ earned a nomination, is followed by The Weeknd, who scores five nominations.

Next is, Electronic duo, Lord Luxury who are tied with German-Canadian singer, Bülow with four nominations.
Other nominees includes Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Tory Lanez, among others.

Here is a full list of the nominees;-

Fan Choice Award

Alessia Cara​
Avril Lavigne​
Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
Loud Luxury
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd
Tory Lanez​

Single of the year

Alessia Cara, “Growing Pains”
B​ülow, “Not a Love Song”
Loud Luxury, “Body”
Shawn Mendes, “In My Blood”
The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar, “Pray For Me”

International album of the year

Camila Cabello, Camila​
Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
Maroon 5, Red Pill Blues
Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
Travis Scott, Astroworld

Album of the year

Hubert Lenoir, Darlène​
Jann Arden, These are the Days
Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd, My Dear Melancholy
Three Days Grace, Outsider

Artist of the year

Alessia Cara
Michael Bublé
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd
Tory Lanez

Group of the year

The Sheepdogs
Three Days Grace

Breakthrough artist of the year

Johnny Orlando
Meghan Patrick

Breakthrough group of the year

Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
Loud Luxury
The Washboard Union

Songwriter of the year

Afie Jurvanen: “No Wrong,” “Way With Words,” “Any Place” (Bahamas, Earthtones)

Donovan Woods: “Our Friend Bobby,” “Truck Full of Money,” “Next Year” — co-songwriters Chris Lindsey, Logan Wall (Donovan Woods, Both Ways)

Frank Dukes: “Be Careful” — co-songwriter Boi-1da (Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy) “Better Now” — co-songwriter Louis Bell (Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys) “Call Out My Name” (The Weeknd, My Dear Melancholy)

Jessie Reyez: “Promises” — co-songwriters Adam Richard Wiles, Sam Smith (Calvin Harris, Promises) “One Kiss” — co-songwriters Adam Wiles, Dua Lipa (Calvin Harris, One Kiss) “Apple Juice” — co-songwriters Fredrik Ball, Tim Suby (Jessie Reyez, Being Human in Public)

Shawn Mendes: “Lost in Japan” — co-songwriters Nate Mercereau, Scott Harris, Teddy Geiger, “Youth” — co-songwriters Geoff Warburton, Khalid Robinson, Scott Harris, Teddy Geiger, “In My Blood” — co-songwriters Geoff Warburton, Scott Harris, Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes)

Country album of the year

Brett Kissel, We Were That Song
Jess Moskaluke, A Small Town Christmas
Meghan Patrick, Country Music Made Me Do It
The Reklaws, Feels Like That
Tim Hicks, New Tattoo

Adult alternative album of the year

Bahamas, Earthtones
Dan Mangan, More or Less
Gabrielle Shonk, Gabrielle Shonk
Rhye, Blood
The Barr Brothers, Queen of the Breakers

Alternative album of the year

Destroyer, Ken
Dizzy, Baby Teeth
Fucked Up, Dose Your Dreams
Tokyo Police Club, TPC
U.S. Girls, In a Poem Unlimited

Pop album of the year

B​ülow, Damaged
Chromeo, Head Over Heels
Hubert Lenoir, Darlène
Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes
Tyler Shaw, Intuition

Rock album of the year

Arkells, Rally Cry
Monster Truck, True Rockers
The Sheepdogs, Changing Colours
The Trews, Civilianaires
Three Days Grace, Outsider

Vocal jazz album of the year

Diana Krall and Tony Bennett, Love is Here to Stay
Diana Panton, solstice/equinox
Holly Cole, Holly
Jodi Proznick feat. Laila Biali, Sun Songs
Laila Biali, Laila Biali

Jazz album of the year: solo

Alexis Baro, Sandstorm
Alison Young, So Here We Are
Larnell Lewis, In the Moment
Renee Rosnes, Beloved of the Sky
Robi Botos, Old Soul

Jazz album of the year: group

Allison Au Quartet, Wander Wonder
Andrew Rathbun Large Ensemble, Atwood Suites
Andy Milne and Dapp Theory, The Seasons of Being
Liebman/Murley Quartet, Live at U of T
Quinsin Nachoff’s Flux, Path of Totality

Instrumental album of the year

Aerialists, Group Manoeuvre
Gordon Grdina, China Cloud
Kevin Breit, Johnny Goldtooth and the Chevy Casanovas
The Fretless, Live from the Art Farm
Toninato/Thiessen, The Space Between Us

Francophone album of the year

Coeur de pirate, En cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé
Hubert Lenoir, Darlène
Loud, Une année record
Philippe Brach Spectra, Le silence des troupeaux
Tire le coyote, Désherbage

Children’s album of the year

Beppie, Let’s Go Bananas
Ginalina, It Takes a Village
Raffi, Dog on the Floor
Sonshine and Broccoli, It’s Cool to be Kind
Splash’N Boots, You, Me and the Sea

Classical album of the year: solo or chamber

Andrew Wan and Charles Richard-Hamelin, Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos. 6, 7 & 8
Angela Hewitt, Scarlatti: Sonatas Vol. 2
Blake Pouliot with Hsin-I Huang, Ravel & Debussy: Sonates
Gryphon Trio, The End of Flowers: Works by Clarke & Ravel
Marc-André Hamelin, Schubert: Piano Sonata in B Flat Major D.960; Four Impromptus D.935

Classical album of the year: large ensemble

Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra/Orchestre du Centre National Des Arts du Canada conducted by Alexander Shelley, New Worlds/Nouveaux Mondes
James Ehnes with Seattle Symphony and Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Newton Howard & Kernis: Violin Concertos; Tovey: Stream of Limelight
Louis Lortie with BBC Philharmonic, Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 2 and 4
Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arthur Post with Gryphon Trio, Into the Wonder
Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Oundjian feat. Louis Lortie, Sarah Jeffrey, and Teng Li, Vaughan Williams

Classical album of the year: vocal or choral

Barbara Hannigan with Reinbert De Leeuw, Vienna: Fin de siècle​
Choeur de l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal with Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano with guest soloists, Bernstein: A Quiet Place
Elmer Iseler Singers feat. Patricia O’Callaghan, David Braid: Corona Divinae Misericordiae
Joyce El-Khoury, Écho
Miriam Khalil, Ayre: Live

Classical composition of the year

Ana Sokolović, Golden Slumbers Kiss Your Eyes
Bekah Simms, Granitic
Cassandra Miller, About Bach
Nicole Lizée, Katana of Choice
Vincent Ho, Arctic Symphony

Rap recording of the year

88 Glam, 88Glam Reloaded
Belly, Immigrant
Killy, Surrender Your Soul
NAV, Reckless
Tory Lanez, Love Me Now

Dance Recording of the year

Azari, “Gotasoul”
Dzeko and Tiësto, “Jackie Chan” feat. Preme and Post Malone
Jacques Green, “Avatar Beach”
Keys N Krates, “Cura”
Loud Luxury, “Body”

R&B/soul recording of the year

Anders, Twos
Black Atlass, Pain & Pleasure
Charlotte Day Wilson, Stone Woman
Jessie Reyez, Being Human in Public
The Weeknd, My Dear Melancholy

Reggae recording of the year

Blessed, Money Don’t Grow Pon Trees
Chelsea Stewart, Genesis
Dubmatix, Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix — Overdubbed
Exco Levi, Narrative
Kafinal feat. Queen Ifrica, Talk or No Talk

Indigenous music album of the year

Elisapie, The Ballad of the Runaway Girl
Jeremy Dutcher, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa
Leonard Sumner, Standing in the Light
Northern Cree, Nitisanak — Brothers and Sister
Snotty Nose Rez Kids, The Average Savage

Contemporary roots album of the year

AHI, In Our Time
Donovan Woods, Both Ways
Kaia Kater, Grenades
Megan Nash, Seeker
The Deep Dark Woods, Yarrow

Traditional roots album of the year

David Francey, The Broken Heart of Everything
Pharis and Jason Romero, Sweet Old Religion
The Slocan Ramblers, Queen City Jubilee
The Wailin’ Jennys, Fifteen
Vishtèn, Horizons

Blues album of the year

Colin James, Miles to Go
Jack de Keyzer, Checkmate
Myles Goodwyn, Myles Goodwyn and Friends of the Blues
Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar, Run to Me
Sue Foley, The Ice Queen

Contemporary Christian/gospel album of the year

Brian Doerksen, Grateful
Lovecollide, Tired of Basic
Manic Drive, Into the Wild
Tim Neufeld and the Glory Boys, The Buffalo Roadshow
Warren Dean Flandez, Speak

World music album of the year

Ayrad, Zoubida​
Boogát, San Cristóbal Baile Inn
Emmanuel Jal and Nyaruach, Naath
Telmary y Habana Sana, Fuerza Arara
Wesli, Rapadou Kreyol

Jack Richardson Producer of the year

David Foster and Michael Bublé: “My Funny Valentine,” “Where or When” (co-producer Jochem van der Saag) (Michael Bublé, Love)
Eric Ratz: “People’s Champ,” “Relentless” (Arkells, Rally Cry)
Greg Wells: “Waving Through a Window” (Dear Evan Hansen, Broadway Cast Recording), “This is Me” (The Greatest Showman Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Mike Wise: “Not a Love Song,” “Two Punks in Love” (B​ülow, Damaged)
Thomas D’Arcy: “I’ve Got a Hole Where My Heart Should Be” (The Sheepdogs, Changing Colours), “Love the Way You Are” (co-producer James Younger, Jeffrey Innes) (Yukon Blonde, Critical Hit)

Recording engineer of the year

Ben Kaplan: “Get Up,” “It’s Alright” (Mother Mother, Dance and Cry)
Jason Dufour: “Truck Full of Money” (Donovan Woods, Both Ways), “When My Body Breaks” (Kandle, Holy Smoke)
Robbie Lackritz: “No Wrong,” “Way With Words” (Bahamas, Earthtones)
Shawn Everett: “Slow Burn,” “Space Cowboy” (Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour)
Steve Bays: “Flashes” (Dear Rouge, Phases), “UnAmerican” (Said the Whale, UnAmerican)

Album artwork of the year

Gareth Auden-Hole (art director), Emil Mateja (illustrator) (Jack Pine and the Fire, Left to Our Own Devices)
Geordan Moore (art director, designer and illustrator) (Joshua Van Tassel, Crossworlds)
Michael DeAngelis (art director and designer), Matt Barnes and Jess Baumung (photographers) (Arkells, Rally Cry)
Mike Milosh (art director, designer, illustrator and photographer) (Rhye, Blood)
Simon Dupuis (art director, designer, illustrator and photographer) (Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, Viens avec moi)

Video of the year

Ali Eisner, “No Depression” (Bahamas)
Andrew De Zen, “Places” (Alaskan Tapes)
Andrew Hines, “Powerless” (Classified)
Ben Knechtel, “Hang Ups” (Scott Helman)
Peter Huang, “Have a Nice Day” (SonReal)

Electronic album of the year

Ekali, Crystal Eyes
Felix Cartal, Next Season
Iamhill, Give it a Rest
Milk & Bone, Deception Bay
Rezz, Certain Kind of Magic

Metal/hard music album of the year

Beyond Creation, Algorythm
Cancer Bats, The Spark That Moves
Ken Mode, Loved
Kobra and the Lotus, Prevail II
Voivod, The Wake

Adult contemporary album of the year

Jann Arden, These Are the Days
Michael Bublé, Love
Molly Johnson, Meaning to Tell Ya
Nuela Charles, Distant Danger
Whitehorse, A Whitehorse Winter Classic

Comedy album of the year

Chanty Marostica, The Chanty Show
Dave Merheje, Good Friend Bad Grammar
Debra DiGiovanni, Lady Jazz
Mayce Galoni, Awkwarder
Pat Thornton, Chicken!

The show will hold on March 17, 2019.


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