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Canadian Juno Awards 2020 Winners


Damnhait Doyle and Odario Williams hosted the special 2020 broadcast of the Awards. The Juno Awards were supposed to take place on March 15, but the COVID-19 pandemic meant the in-person Saskatoon weekend of events had to be cancelled.


On June 29, though, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC revealed the winners in a special, virtual celebration.


The full awards ceremony can be viewed below, a list of all winners is listed below.



JUNO FAN CHOICE (PRESENTED BY TD)

Avril Lavigne BMG*ADA


SINGLE OF THE YEAR 

Señorita Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Universal


INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? Billie Eilish Universal


ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY MUSIC CANADA)

The Pains Of Growing Alessia Cara  Universal


ARTIST OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY CBC MUSIC)

Shawn Mendes Universal


GROUP OF THE YEAR 

Loud Luxury Sony


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

Lennon Stella Columbia*Sony


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

Neon Dreams Dreaming Out Loud*Warner


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


COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Wild As Me Meghan Patrick Warner


ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A Blemish in the Great Light Half Moon Run Crystal Math*Universal


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

Morbid Stuff PUP Little Dipper*Universal


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

The Pains of Growing Alessia Cara Universal


ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY SIRIUSXM CANADA)

A War On Everything The Glorious Sons Black Box*Fontana North


VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Stay Tuned! Dominique Fils-Aimé Ensoul*Select/Believe


JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO

MiGRATIONS Jacques Kuba Séguin ODD SOUND*Select


JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP 

Abundance Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop ANZIC*A-Train 


INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

INSCAPE Alexandra Stréliski Secret City*Fontana North


ALBUM FRANCOPHONE DE L’ANNÉE

La nuit est une panthère Les Louanges Bonsound*Sony


CHILDREN’S ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Greatest Hits, Vol. 4 Big Block Singsong Independent


CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO OR CHAMBER

detach Angela Schwarzkopf Redshift


CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE

The John Adams Album Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano Universal


CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL

Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets Ottawa Bach Choir, conducted by Lisette Canton ATMA*Naxos


CLASSICAL COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

Evta Ana Sokolović ATMA*Naxos


RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Freaky Tory Lanez Interscope*Universal


DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Love Me Felix Cartal & Lights Physical Presents*Fontana North


R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Feel It Too Jessie Reyez, Tory Lanez, & Tainy Universal


REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

The Warning Track Lyndon John X Independent


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

Stories from a Downtown Apartment Celeigh Cardinal Independent


CONTEMPORARY ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Mohawk Lee Harvey Osmond Latent*Warner


TRADITIONAL ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Sugar & Joy The Dead South Six Shooter*Universal


BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEA

Mad Love Dawn Tyler Watson Independent


CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Advent Of Christmas Matt Maher Provident*Sony/Anchor

 

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR 

BAROKAN Djely Tapa Disques Nuits d’Afrique*Independent/Select


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


RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 

John ‘Beetle’ Bailey  “Dividido (feat. Silvana Estrada)”  SUBLIME – Alex Cuba Caracol*Fontana North

Canadian Contributor:

  • Mastering Engineer: Harry Hess (HBomb Mastering)

“Shotgun” FRIDAY – Monkey House Alma*Universal

Canadian Contributors

  • Additional Engineer: Taylor Kernohan

  • Mastering Engineer: Peter Letros (Wreckhouse Mastering)


ALBUM ARTWORK OF THE YEAR

Chad Moldenhauer (Art Director), Ian Clarke (Designer), Warren Clark and Lance Inkwell (Illustrators) SELECTIONS FROM CUPHEAD – Kristofer Maddigan Independent 


MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY STINGRAY)

Little Star Sarah Legault iskwē iskwē music*The Orchard

Canadian Contributors

  • Art Department: Art Pratten, Cora Paiero, Melissa Panth, Meron Kebede, Nidia Martinez, Shaylyn Lucas, Tylor White

  • Special Effects: Adam Caplan, Sammy Roach (web.isod.es)


ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Beyond The Senses REZZ Rezz Music*AWAL


METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Play to Win Striker Independent 


ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Shine A Light Bryan Adams Universal


COMEDY ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED BY SIRIUSXM CANADA)

Lil Bit of Buddle Sophie Buddle Independent

 

 

 

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