2015 Juno Awards

Sherrill Fulghum By Sherrill Fulghum, 16th Mar 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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On March 15 Canada held their annual music awards - the Juno Awards. Who took home the trophies this year?

Juno Awards

It's the biggest night in Canadian music when artists from across the country gather to celebrate the Juno Awards. The 2015 Awards were held March 15 at the First Ontario Centre in Hamilton. Juno Award winning Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard hosted the gala event sponsored by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS).

Along with hosting the Junos, Hoggard was among the performers with his band Hedley. Other artists who performed during the night were Bobby Bazini, Kardinal Offishall, Hachey the MouthPEACE, Alanis Morissette, Arkells, deadmau5, Kiesza, Lights, MAGIC!, Sam Roberts Band, Shawn Mendes, and The Weeknd.

Winners of the 2015 Juno Awards are...
JUNO Fan Choice Award: Michael Buble
Single of the Year: “Rude” by MAGIC!
International Album of the Year: “In the Lonely Hour” by Sam Smith
Album of the Year: “Popular Problems” by Leonard Cohen
Artist of the Year: The Weeknd
Group of the Year: Arkells
Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Kiesza
Breakthrough Group of the Year: Magic!
Songwriter of the Year: Bahamas
Country Album of the Year: “Lifted” by Dallas Smith
Adult Alternative Album of the Year: “Bahamas is Afie” by Bahamas
Alternative Album of the Year: “July Talk” by July Talk
Pop Album of the Year: “Little Machines” by Lights
Rock Album of the Year: “High Noon” by Arkells
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year: “Red” by Diana Panton
Solo Jazz Album of the Year: “Vista Obscura” by Kirk MacDonald
Group Jazz Album of the Year: “Jane Bunnett and Maqueque” by Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
Instrumental Album of the Year: “Encuentro” by Quartangle
Francophone Album of the Year: “Maladie d'amour” by Jimmy Hunt
Children’s Album of the Year: “Where in the World” by Fred Penner
Solo or Chamber Ensemble Classical Album of the Year: “Bartok: Chamber Works for Violin Vol. 3” by James Ehnes
Large Ensemble with Soloists or Accompaniment Classical Album of the Year: “Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 22 & 24” by Angela Hewitt
Vocal or Choral Performance Classical Album of the Year: “Schubert: Winterreise” by Gerald Finley and Julius Drake
Classical Composition of the Year: “Airline Icarus – Complete Opera” by Brian Current
Rap Recording of the Year: “The Legends League Presents: Naturally Born Strangers” by Naturally Born Strangers
Dance Recording of the Year: “Sound of a Woman” by Kiesza
R&B/Soul Recording of the Year: “Often” by The Weeknd
Reggae Recording of the Year: “Welcome the King” by Exco Levi
Aboriginal Album of the Year: “Animism” by Tanya Tagaq
Roots and Traditional Solo Album of the Year: “The Raven's Sun” by Catherine MacLellan
Roots and Traditional Group Album of the Year: “Let it Lie” by The Bros Landreth
Blues Album of the Year: “Solo Recordings, Vol. 2” by Steve Hill
Contemporary Christian or Gospel Album of the Year: “VIP” by Manic Drive
World Music Album of the Year: “500 Years of Night” by Quique Escamilla
Producer of the Year: Adam Messinger
Recording Engineer of the Year: Eric Ratz
Recording Package of the Year: Roberta Hansen and Mike Latschislaw for “Pilgrimage” by Steve Bell
Video of the Year: “Hideaway” by Kiesza
Electronic Album of the Year: “Our Love” by Caribou
Metal or Hard Rock Album of the Year: “Z2” by Devin Townsend Project
Adult Contemporary Album of the Year: “Shine On” by Sarah McLachlan
Allan Waters Humanitarian Award: Rush
Canadian Music Hall of Fame: Alanis Morissette
Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award: Ray Danniels


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author avatar Sherrill Fulghum
Sherrill is an award winning journalist with a speciality in music and entertainment. She is also a photographer.

Sherril is a writer for thedailyvoice news.com

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