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2013 JUNO Award nominations announced

 

 

 

 

 

Toronto, Feb. 19, 2013  - The nominees for the 2013 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto this morning, as Canada's top artists now get ready for a trip to the Prairies during JUNO Week in Regina and Moose Jaw, April 15 - April 21, 2013.

 

It was also announced that 2013 JUNO Award nominees Carly Rae Jepsen, Billy Talent, Marianas Trench and Michael Bublé will perform during the Sunday, April 21 broadcast from Regina's Brandt Centre. Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks!

 

Bublé, the host of The 2013 JUNO Awards Broadcast, airing live on CTV, is also nominated this year and will contend for the JUNO Fan Choice Award.

 

 

 

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD (PRESENTED BY TD)

 

Carly Rae Jepsen 604*UniversalCéline Dion Columbia*Sony
Drake Aspire/Cash Money*Universal
Hedley Universal
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony
Marianas Trench 604*Universal
Metric Metric Music International*Universal
Michael Bublé Reprise*Warner
Nickelback Universal

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

 

Billy Talent Warner
Viking Death March
Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal
Call Me Maybe
Hedley Universal
Kiss You Inside Out
Serena Ryder Serenader Source*Universal
Stompa
The Sheepdogs WEA*Warner
The Way It Is

 

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY HMV CANADA)

 

Maroon 5 A&M*Universal
Overexposed
Mumford & Sons Island*Universal
Babel
One Direction Columbia*Sony
Up All Night
Rod Stewart Verve*Universal
Merry Christmas, Baby
Taylor Swift Big Machine*Universal
Red

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY MUSIC CANADA)

 

Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal
Kiss
Céline Dion Columbia*Sony
Sans Attendre
Hedley Universal
Storms
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal
Believe
Marianas Trench 604*Universal
Ever After

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR   

 

Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal
Deadmau5 Ultra*Universal
Johnny Reid Johnny Mac*Universal
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony
GROUP OF THE YEAR
Billy Talent Warner
Marianas Trench 604*Universal
Metric Metric Music International*Universal
Rush Anthem*Universal
The Sheepdogs WEA*Warner

 

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND RADIO STARMAKER FUND)

 

Cold Specks Arts & Crafts*Universal
Elisapie Pheromone*Fontana North
Grimes Arbutus*F>A>B
Kira Isabella Sony
The Weeknd Republic*Universal

 

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND RADIO STARMAKER FUND)

 

Hey Ocean! Universal
Monster Truck Dine Alone*Universal
The Pack a.d. Mint*Outside
Walk Off the Earth Columbia*Sony
Yukon Blonde Dine Alone*Universal
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY SIRIUSXM CANADA)
Afie Jurvanen Brushfire*Universal
“Be My Witness”, “Caught Me Thinkin”, “Lost in the Light” BARCHORDS – Bahamas
Arkells Universal
“Michigan Left”, “On Paper”, “Whistleblower" MICHIGAN LEFT – Arkells
Hannah Georgas Dine Alone*Universal | Publisher: Hannah Georgas
“Enemies”, “Robotic” – co-songwriter Ryan Guldemond, “Somebody” – HANNAH GEORGAS – Hannah Georgas
Kathleen Edwards MapleMusic*Universal | Publisher: Potty Mouth Production/Peer International Ltd (Canada)
“A Soft Place to Land”– co-songwriter John Roderick, “Chameleon/Comedian”, “Change the Sheets” VOYAGEUR – Kathleen Edwards
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony | Publisher: Old Ideas LLC
“Amen”, “Going Home”– co-songwriter Patrick Leonard, “Show Me the Place” – co-songwriter Patrick Leonard OLD IDEAS – Leonard Cohen

 


COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY POTASHCORP)

 

Chad Brownlee MDM*Universal
Love Me Or Leave Me
Dallas Smith 604*Universal
Jumped Right In
Dean Brody Open Road*Universal
Dirt
Emerson Drive Open Road*Universal
Roll
Johnny Reid Johnny Mac*Universal
Fire It Up

 

ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Bahamas Brushfire*Universal
Barchords
Kathleen Edwards MapleMusic*Universal
Voyageur
Royal Wood MapleMusic*Universal
We Were Born To Glory
Serena Ryder Serenader Source*Universal
Harmony
The Barr Brothers Secret City*Universal
The Barr Brothers



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

 

Hannah Georgas Dine Alone*Universal
Hannah Georgas
Japandroids Polyvinyl*Outside
Celebration Rock
Metric Metric Music International*Universal
Synthetica
Said The Whale Hidden Pony*Universal
Little Mountain
Stars Soft Revolution*Universal
The North

 

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY TD)

 

Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal
Kiss
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal
Believe
Kristina Maria Lupo One*Fontana North
Tell The World
Nelly Furtado Interscope*Universal
The Spirit Indestructible
Victoria Duffield Warner
Shut Up and Dance

 


ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY THE MUSICIANS’ RIGHTS ORGANIZATION CANADA)

 

Big Wreck Anthem*Warner
Albatross
Billy Talent Warner
Dead Silence
Rush Anthem*Universal
Clockwork Angels
The Sheepdogs WEA*Warner
The Sheepdogs
The Tragically Hip Universal
Now For Plan A

 

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Carol Welsman Justin Time*Universal
Journey
Diana Krall Verve*Universal
Glad Rag Doll
Diana Panton Independent*eOne
Christmas Kiss
Elizabeth Shepherd Linus*eOne
Rewind
Emilie-Claire Barlow Empress*eOne
Seule ce Soir

 

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Alex Goodman Quintet Connection Point
Bridges
Allison Au Quartet Independent
The Sky Was Pale Blue, Then Grey
François Houle 5+1 Songlines*Outside
Genera
Joel Miller Origin*F>A>B
Swim
Rafael Zaldivar Effendi*Sélect
Drawing

 

TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Brian Dickinson Quartet Addo
Other Places
Cory Weeds Quartet Cellar Live*Outside
Up A Step
Dave Young/Terry Promane Octet Modica*Independent
Volume One
Murley, Brickert & Wallace Cornerstone*Outside
Test of Time
Shirantha Beddage Addo
Identity
INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Five Alarm Funk Independent
Rock The Sky
Hugh Sicotte/Jon Ballantyne Real Artist Works*Independent
Twenty Accident Free Work Days
Ian McDougall Ten Mile*Independent
The Very Thought Of You
Pugs & Crows Independent
Fantastic Pictures
Ratchet Orchestra Drip Audio*Fontana North
Hemlock

 

FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Amylie Audiogram*Sélect
Le Royaume
Avec pas d’casque Grosse Boîte*Sélect
Astronomie
Lisa Leblanc Bonsound*Sélect
Lisa Leblanc
Louis-Jean Cormier Simone*Sélect
Le treizième étage
Marie-Pierre Arthur Bonsound*Sélect
Aux alentours

 

CHILDREN'S ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Emilie Mover Silent Sheep*Independent
The Stella and Sam Album, ft. Emilie Mover
Helen Austin Independent
Always Be A Unicron
Henri Godon CFM*Sélect
Chansons pour toutes sorts d’enfants
Jennifer Gasoi Sparkling Productions*Warner
Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well
Marlowe & the MiX Lucky Duck*Independent
One Dancefloor

 

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO OR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

 

Amici Chamber Ensemble ATMA*Naxos
Levant
Angela Hewitt Hyperion*Harmonia Mundi
Debussy: Solo Piano Music
Canadian Brass Opening Day*Naxos
Canadian Brass Takes Flight
James Ehnes Chandos*Naxos
Bartók : Works for Violin and Piano, Vol. 1
Triple Forte ATMA*Naxos
Ravel, Shostakovich, Ives: Piano Trio

 

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIMENT

 

Antonio Peruch/Edmonton Symphony Orchestra FisarmonicArt*Independent
Logos Futura
Bramwell Tovey/Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Canadian Classics*Naxos
Fugitive Colours
James Ehnes Harmonia Mundi
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Jan Lisiecki Deutsche Grammophon*Universal
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik*Naxos
The Galileo Project

 

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL PERFORMANCE

 

Elora Festival Singers Canadian Classics*Naxos
I Saw Eternity
Gerald Finley Hyperion*Harmonia Mundi
Schumann: Liederkreis
Karina Gauvin ATMA*Naxos
Prima Donna
Marie-Nicole Lemieux Naive*Naxos
Opera Arias
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir Tafelmusik*Naxos
Handel Messiah

 

CLASSICAL COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

 

Alexina Louie Analekta*Select
Echoes of Time
Denis Gougeon ATMA*Naxos
Mutation
Howard Shore Howe*Harmonia Mundi
The Lord of the Rings Symphony: Six Movements for Orchestra & Chorus
R. Murray Schafer Centrediscs*Naxos
Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello
Vivian Fung Naxos
Violin Concerto

 

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

 

Classified Half Life*Universal
Inner Ninja ft. David Myles
JD Era Ice H20*eOne
No Handouts
Madchild Battle Axe*Sony
Dope Sick
Maestro Fresh Wes Wes Williams Enterprises*Independent
Black Tuxedo
Rich Kidd/SonReal Black Box*Universal
The Closers

 

DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

 

Anjulie Republic*Universal
You and I
Dragonette Universal
Bodyparts
Felix Cartal D-Noy Muzik*Sony
Don’t Turn On The Lights ft. Polina
Tricky Moreira Blue Elephant*Independent
Hello Hello Hello
Vita Chambers Republic*Independent
Fix You

 

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

 

Jully Black Universal
Fugitive
Kreesha Turner Universal
Tropic Electric
Melanie Fiona Republic*Universal
Change the Record
Shawn Desman Desman Inc.*Universal
Nobody Does It Like You
The Weeknd Republic*Universal
Trilogy

 

REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

 

Ammoye Flava McGregor*Doubt       
Radio
Elaine Lil’Bit Shepherd Rebel Vibez*Independent
Move Ya’
Exco Levi Silly Walks*Independent
Storms of Life
Makeshift Innocence Op3*Independent
Yours To Keep
Melanie Durrant Relentless*Independent
Made For Love

 

ABORIGINAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK)

 

BURNT-Project 1 Independent
The Black List
Crystal Shawanda New Sun*Fontana North
Just Like You
Don Amero Ramero Company*Independent
Heart On My Sleeve
Donny Parenteau On Ramp*Universal
Bring It On
Janet Panic Independent
Samples

 

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO

 

Amelia Curran Six Shooter*Warner
Spectators
Annabelle Chvostek Borealis*eOne
Rise
Corb Lund New West*Universal
Cabin Fever
Old Man Luedecke True North*eOne
Tender Is The Night
Rose Cousins Outside
We Have Made A Spark

 

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP

 

Elliott BROOD Paper Bag*Fontana North
Days Into Years
Great Lake Swimmers Nettwerk*Sony
New Wild Everywhere
Le Vent du Nord Borealis*eOne
Tromper le temps
The Strumbellas Independent*Fontana North
My Father and The Hunter
The Wooden Sky Black Box*Fontana North
Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun

 

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY GALAXIE, YOUR MUSICAL UNIVERSE)

 

Colin James Universal
FIFTEEN
Jack de Keyzer Blue Star*Independent
Electric Love
Shakura S’Aida Electro-Fi*Outside
Time
Steve Hill Independent
Solo Recordings Volume One
Steve Strongman Independent*Sonic Unyon
A Natural Fact

 

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Colin Bernard Independent
Hold On
Manafest Manafest*Fontana North
Fighter
Newworldson Platinum Pop*David C. Cook
Rebel Transmission
The City Harmonic Integrity*Provident
I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home)
Thousand Foot Krutch TFK*Tone Tree
The End Is Where We Begin

 

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS) (PRESENTED IN HONOUR OF BILLY BRYANS)

 

Alex Cuba Caracol*Universal
Ruido en el Sistema
Danny Michel Six Shooter*Warner
Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me
Jaffa Road Independent
Where The Light Gets In
Lorraine Klaasen Justin Time*Universal
Tribute to Miriam Makeba
The Souljazz Orchestra Strut*F>A>B
Solidarity

 

JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY SLAIGHT MUSIC)


                                 
Bob Ezrin Universal
“Forever Young” LEAD WITH YOUR HEART – The Tenors
Gavin Brown Universal
“At Transformation”, “About this Map” NOW FOR PLAN A – The Tragically Hip
James Shaw Metric Music International*Universal
“Youth Without Youth”, “Breathing Underwater” SYNTHETICA – Metric
Josh Ramsay 604*Universal
“Call Me Maybe” KISS – Carly Rae Jepsen | “Fallout” EVER AFTER – Marianas Trench
Kevin Churko (co-producer Kane Churko) Century Media*Sony
“Blood”, “Adrenalize” BLOOD – In This Moment
RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
Eric Ratz Anthem*Warner | Warner
“Albatross” ALBATROSS – Big Wreck | “Surprise Surprise” DEAD SILENCE – Billy Talent
Joby Baker Caracol*Universal
“Suspiro en Falsete”, “Ruido en el Sistema” – RUIDO EN EL SISTEMA – Alex Cuba
Kevin Churko (co-engineer Kane Churko) Century Media*Sony l Prospect Park*Universal
“Blood” BLOOD – In This Moment | “Coming Down” AMERICAN CAPITALIST – Five Finger Death Punch
Mike Plotnikoff RCA
“Start of Something Good” BREAK THE SPELL – Daughtry | “Breaking Your Heart” STRONGER – Kelly Clarkson
Randy Staub Universal | Wind-Up
“When We Stand Together” HERE AND NOW – Nickelback | “What You Want” EVANESCENCE – Evanescence

 

RECORDING PACKAGE OF THE YEAR

 

Andy Dixon (Art Director/Designer/Photographer), Johnathan Taggart (Photograper) Hidden Pony*Universal
Little Mountain - SAID THE WHALE
Justin Broadbent (Art Director/Designer/Photographer) Metric Music International*Universal
Synthetica - METRIC
Marianne Chevalier and Atelier Tricorne (Art Directors/Designers/Photographers) Les Disques Victoire*D.E.P.
À l’aube du printemps - MES AÏEUX
Mathieu Houde (Art Director), Philippe Allard (Designer/Photographer), Marie-Pier Daigle (Designer) Audiogram*Sélect
Vive le Québec! - LOCO LOCASS
Susan Michalek and Simon Paul (Art Directors/Designers), Andrew B. Myers (Photographer) Universal
Now For Plan A - THE TRAGICALLY HIP

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY MUCHFACT, EXCLUSIVELY FUNDED BY BELL MEDIA)

 

Director X Aspire/Cash Money*Universal
HYFR - DRAKE
Margaret Malandruccolo Skinner’s Hill*Universal
Testify - ALAN DOYLE
Margaret Malandruccolo Johnny Mac*Universal
Fire It Up - JOHNNY REID
Sean Wainsteim Columbia*Sony
Little Boxes - WALK OFF THE EARTH
WeWereMonkeys Republic*Universal
Little Talks - OF MONSTERS AND MEN

 

MUSIC DVD OF THE YEAR

 

Andy Keen, Bernie Breen, Patrick Sambrook, Shawn Marino, The Tragically Hip Universal
Bobcaygeon
Ben Knechtel, Ten Second Epic Blackbox
Better Off
Pierre Lamoureux, François Lamoureux, Pat Metheny Eagle Rock*Universal
The Orchestrion Project: Pat Metheny
Scot McFadyen, Roy Weisman, Joe Bonamassa J&R Adventures
Joe Bonamassa Live From New York: Beacon Theatre
Tim Martin, W. Tom Berry, Michael Kaeshammer Alert*Universal
KAESHAMMERLIVE!

 

ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY ROLAND)

 

Crystal Castles Last Gang*Universal
(III)
Daphni Merge*F>A>B
Jiaolong
Grimes Arbutus* F>A>B
Visions
Purity Ring Last Gang*Universal
Shrines
Trust Arts & Crafts*Universal
TRST

 

METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Cancer Bats Distort*Universal
Dead Set On Living
Castle Prosthetic*Sony
Blacklands
Devin Townsend Project HevyDevy*eOne
Epicloud
Ex Deo Napalm*Fontana North
Caligvla
Woods of Ypres Earache*eOne
Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light

 

ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

 

Adam Cohen Rezolute*Universal
Like A Man
Barlow Coalition*Warner
Burning Days
Céline Dion Columbia*Sony
Sans Attendre
Raylene Rankin Corvus*Outside
All The Diamonds
The Tenors Universal
Lead With Your Heart

 

CANADIAN MUSIC HALL OF FAME


k.d. Lang

WALT GREALIS SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


Larry LeBlanc

 

 

 

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