The nominees for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on January 27, 2015. As Canada’s top artists now get ready for a trip to JUNO Week in Hamilton, March 9–March 15, 2015.
To view a complete 2015 JUNO Awards nominee list, bios and hometown information, go to www.junoawards.ca.
MAGIC! garnered a leading five nominations: JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Breakthrough Group of the Year*, Songwriter of the Year*, Pop Album of the Year*. Close behind with four nods were Kiesza (Single of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year*, Dance Recording of the Year, Video of the Year*) and Leonard Cohen (JUNO Fan Choice*, Album of the Year*, Artist of the Year, Adult Alternative Album of the Year).
Artists with three nods each are Hedley (JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Album of the Year*), Nickelback (JUNO Fan Choice*,Album of the Year*, Group of the Year), and Serge Fiori (JUNO Fan Choice*, Album of the Year*, Francophone Album of the Year).
*Award Sponsors for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS listed above include JUNO Fan Choice (presented by TD), Breakthrough Group of the Year (sponsored by FACTOR and Radio Starmaker Fund), Album of the Year (sponsored by Music Canada), Songwriter of the Year (sponsored by SiriusXM Canada), Pop Album of the Year (sponsored by TD), Breakthrough Artist of the Year (sponsored by FACTOR and Radio Starmaker Fund), Video of the Year (sponsored by MuchFACT, exclusively funded by Bell Media).
Tickets for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS are on sale now. Tickets range from $39 to $149 (plus service charges) and are available through the First Ontario Centre Box Office, by phone at 1-855-872-5000, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.
Sponsors of the 2015 JUNO Awards include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund,” Radio Starmaker Fund, Province of Ontario, Ontario Media Development Corporation, the City of Hamilton, and TD Bank Group.
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
CTV’s JUNO Awards website: www.ctv.ca/junos
CARAS website: www.carasonline.ca
CTV website: www.ctv.ca
The JUNO Awards Twitter handle: @TheJUNOAwards
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. The main focus of CARAS is the exploration and development of ongoing opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 44th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca or www.carasonline.ca.