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JUNO Awards Announce 2017 Nominees

By: Staff –

The Weeknd.

The Weeknd.

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced the nominees for the 46th Annual JUNO Awards at a press conference at REBEL Nightclub in Toronto this morning.

The Weeknd garnered an impressive five nomination: JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Album of the Year*, Artist of the Year, and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.

Drake followed suit with five nominations: JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Album of the Year*, Artist of the Year and Rap Recording of the Year.

Shawn Mendes also received five nominations: JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Album of the Year*, Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year*.

Close behind with four nominations were Alessia Cara, including JUNO Fan Choice* , Single of the Year, Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year*; and the late Leonard Cohen for Album of the Year*, Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year* and Adult Alternative Album of the Year.

The Ottawa area was well represented this year: A Tribe Called Red received three nominations (Jack Richardson Producer of the Year, Video of the Year* and Electronic Album of the Year); Belly secured two nominations (JUNO Fan Choice* and Rap Recording of the Year) and with first time nominations; Annihilator (Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year); and Daniel Taylor (Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral).

To view a complete list of the 2017 nominations, please visit junoawards.ca.

 

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