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The Juno Awards 2017 ,which is held in honour of Canadian music achievements, will be presented at Ottawa in the weekend of 1–2 April 2017. The ceremonies will be held at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata , a suburb of Ottawa , Ontario while Bryan Adams and
Russell Peters as co-hosts. The two replaces Michael Bublé , who was originally scheduled to host the show.

Artist of the Year

The Weeknd

Alessia Cara


Leonard Cohen (posthumous)

Shawn Mendes

Group of the Year


Billy Talent

The Tragically Hip

Tegan and Sara

The Strumbellas

Breakthrough Artist of the Year


Ruth B

Tory Lanez

Andy Shauf

Jazz Cartier

Breakthrough Group of the Year


Cold Creek County

Miss Petite

Bob Moses

The Zolas

Fan Choice Award

Alessia Cara




Justin Bieber

Ruth B

Shawn Mendes

The Strumbellas

The Weeknd

Tory Lanez

Songwriter of the Year

Donovan Woods - "Leaving Nashville"
(co-songwriter Abe Stoklasa ) from The Driver by Charles Kelley ; "What Kind of Love is That" (co-songwriter Tom Douglas), "They Don't Make Anything in That Town" from Hard Settle, Ain't Troubled by Donovan Woods

Tegan Quin and Sara Quin - "Boyfriend"
(co-songwriter Greg Kurstin ), "100x" (co-songwriter Jesse Shatkin ), "Stop Desire" from Love You to Death by Tegan and Sara

Gord Downie - "The Stranger", "The Only Place To Be", "Son" from Secret Path by
Gord Downie

Leonard Cohen - "You Want It Darker", "It Seemed the Better Way", "Traveling Light" from You Want It Darker by Leonard Cohen (posthumous)

Ruth Berhe - "Lost Boy", "Superficial Love", "2 Poor Kids" from The Intro by Ruth B

Producer of the Year

Howie Beck - "Work"
(co-producer Charlotte Day Wilson) from CDW by Charlotte Day Wilson; "High Five"
(co-producer Dan Kurtz) from Royal Blues by Dragonette

Eric Ratz - "The Enforcer" (co-producer
Monster Truck ) from
Sittin' Heavy by
Monster Truck ; "Fever" from Dealbreaker by
Royal Tusk

A Tribe Called Red - "R.E.D." feat. Yasiin Bey , Narcy & Black Bear, "Sila" feat. Tanya Tagaq from We Are the Halluci Nation by A Tribe Called Red

Nineteen85 - "One Dance", "Too Good" from Views by Drake

Ian D'Sa - "Afraid of Heights", "Rabbit Down the Hole" from
Afraid of Heights by
Billy Talent

Recording Engineer of the Year

Eric Ratz - "Afraid of Heights" from Afraid of Heights by Billy Talent ; "Don't Tell Me How to Live" from Sittin' Heavy by Monster Truck
George Seara - "Treat You Better", "Don't Be a Fool" from
Illuminate by Shawn Mendes

Andy Shauf - "The Magician", "To You" from The Party by
Andy Shauf

Matty Green - "Shine a Light" from
Banners EP by
BANNΞRS ; "Armageddon" from
Armageddon by
Michelle Treacy

Jason Dufour - "Push + Pull", "Beck + Call" from Touch by
July Talk

Album of the Year

The Weeknd ,

Shawn Mendes,

Leonard Cohen , You Want It Darker (posthumous)

Drake , Views

Céline Dion , Encore un Soir

Indigenous Music Album of the Year

Crystal Shawanda ,
Fish Out of Water

Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie , Round Dance & Beats (Powwow)

Quantum Tangle,
Tiny Hands

Silla + Rise , Debut

William Prince,
Earthly Days

Adult Alternative Album of the Year

Basia Bulat, Good Advice

Gord Downie , Secret Path

Wintersleep , The Great Detachment

Leonard Cohen , You Want It Darker (posthumous)

Andy Shauf , The Party

Adult Contemporary Album of the Year

Céline Dion , Encore un Soir

Chantal Kreviazuk ,
Hard Sail

Mark Masri , Beating Heart

Sarah McLachlan,

Heather Rankin, A Fine Line

Alternative Album of the Year

July Talk , Touch

Grimes , Art Angels

Black Mountain , IV

Weaves, Weaves

Dilly Dally, Sore

Blues Album of the Year

Whitehorse , The Northern South Vol. 1

Paul Reddick, Ride the One

Colin Linden , Rich in Love

Colin James, Blue Highways

Sean Pinchin, Monkey Brain

Children's Album of the Year

Diana Panton , I Believe in Little Things

Raffi, Owl Singalong

Splash'N Boots , Big Yellow Tunes

Kattam, De Tombouctou à Bombay

Will Stroet, Wordplay

Classical Album of the Year – Solo or Chamber Ensemble

Janina Fialkowska , Schubert: Sonatas and Impromptus

Matt Haimovitz ,Overtures to Bach

New Orford String Quartet , Brahms: String Quartets, Op. 51 NOS. 1 & 2

Stewart Goodyear,
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, OP. 71 TH14

Charles Richard-Hamelin , Beethoven, Enescu & Chopin: Works for Piano (Live)

Classical Album of the Year – Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir ,
Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Louis Lortie , Hélène Mercier, BBC Philharmonic , Poulenc: Piano Concertos & Aubade

Steve Wood and the Northern Cree Singers ,
Tanya Tagaq,
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra , Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation

Jan Lisiecki ,
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia , Schumann

Les Violons du Roy & Mathieu Lussier,
Vivaldi: Concertos

Classical Album of the Year – Vocal or Choral Performance

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal , Kent Nagano , L’Aiglon

Tapestry Opera ,
Gryphon Trio, Elmer Iseler Singers , Dark Star Requiem

Toronto Symphony Orchestra , Toronto Mendelssohn Choir , Sir Andrew Davis , Handel Messiah

Arion Baroque Orchestre, Alexandre Weimann, Bach: Magnificat BWV 243

Daniel Taylor , The Trinity Choir, Four Thousand Winter

Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year

Warren Dean Flandez, Eternally Grateful

Tim Neufeld & the Glory Boys ,

Steve Bell, Where the Good Way Lies


Jaylene Johnson,
Potter & Clay

Country Album of the Year

Aaron Pritchett , The Score

Chad Brownlee , Hearts on Fire

Dallas Smith , Side Effects

Gord Bamford , Tin Roof

Jess Moskaluke ,Kiss Me Quiet

Electronic Album of the Year


Holy Fuck , Congrats

A Tribe Called Red , We Are the Halluci Nation

Bob Moses, Days Gone By

Harrison, Checkpoint Titanium

Francophone Album of the Year

Karim Ouellet ,Trente

Yann Perreau , Le fantastique des astres

Fred Fortin , Ultramarr

Koriass, Love Suprême

Laurence Nerbonne, XO

Instrumental Album of the Year

Sarah Neufeld , The Ridge

David Braid, Flow

Blitz//Berlin , Movements 1

The Fretless, Bird's Nest

Pugs & Crows and Tony Wilson, Everyone knows Everyone

International Album of the Year

Rihanna , ANTI

Sia , This Is Acting

Coldplay, A Head Full of Dreams

One Direction , Made in the A.M.

Ariana Grande ,Dangerous Woman

Jazz Album of the Year – Solo

Brandi Disterheft , Blue Canvas

Renee Rosnes , Written in the Rocks

Shirantha Beddage, Momentum

Seamus Blake , Superconductor

Mike Janzen, Nudging Forever

Jazz Album of the Year – Group

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society,Real Enemies

Dave Young Quintet, One Way Up

Metalwood , Twenty

Quinsin Nachoff's FLUX, Flux

Order of Canada Band, Sweet Canadiana

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year

Matt Dusk & Florence K , Quiet Nights

Heather Bambrick , You'll Never Know

Barbra Lica , I'm Still Learning

Bria Skonberg, Bria

Amanda Tosoff, Words

Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

Devin Townsend Project , Transcendence

Protest the Hero, Pacific Myth

Despised Icon , Beast

Annihilator, Suicide Society

Mandroid Echostar, Coral Throne

Pop Album of the Year

Alessia Cara , Know-It-All

Coleman Hell ,Summerland

Marianas Trench , Astoria

Shawn Mendes, Illuminate

Tegan and Sara , Love You to Death

Rock Album of the Year

Arkells, Morning Report

Monster Truck ,Sittin' Heavy

Billy Talent , Afraid of Heights

Sam Roberts Band ,Terraform

The Tragically Hip , Man Machine Poem

Contemporary Roots Album of the Year

Matthew Barber & Jill Barber , The Family Album

Lisa LeBlanc , Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?

Corin Raymond, Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams

Kacy & Clayton, Strange Country

William Prince, Earthly Days

Traditional Roots Album of the Year

Maria Dunn,Gathering

The High Bar Gang ,Someday the Heart Will Trouble the Mind

Jenny Whiteley, The Original Jenny Whiteley

Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, Auprès du poêle

The East Pointers, Secret Victory

World Music Album of the Year

Lorraine Klaasen, Nouvelle Journée

Sultans of String , Subcontinental Drift

Okavango African Orchestra, Okavango African Orchestra

Turkwaz, Nazar

Nomadica, Dance of the Infidels

Single of the Year

Alessia Cara , " Wild Things "

Drake , " One Dance" feat. Wizkid & Kyla

Shawn Mendes, " Treat You Better "

The Strumbellas , " Spirits"

The Weeknd , " Starboy " feat. Daft Punk

Classical Composition of the Year

Christos Hatzis, "Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation"

Kati Agócs, "The Debrecen Passion"

Jordan Nobles, "Immersion"

Ana Sokolović , "And I need a room to receive five thousand people with raised glasses... or... what a glorious day, the birds are singing "halleluia""

Andrew Staniland, "Dark Star Requiem"

Dance Recording of the Year

Adventure Club , "Limitless" feat. Delaney Jane

Zeds Dead , Northern Lights

Shaun Frank, "Let You Get Away" feat. Ashe

Jacques Greene , "You Can't Deny"

Bit Funk, "Off the Ground" feat. Shae Jacobs

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year

The Weeknd , Starboy

Daniel Caesar, Pilgrim's Paradise

dvsn , Sept. 5


Tanika Charles , Soul Run

Rap Recording of the Year

Drake , Views

Belly, Another Day in Paradise

Tory Lanez , I Told You

Jazz Cartier , Hotel Paranoia

Tasha the Amazon, Die Every Day

Reggae Recording of the Year

Ammoye, "Sorry"

Dubmatix, "Roll 'Dem" feat. Gappy Ranks

Blessed, "Cry Every Day"

Exco Levi , "Siren"

Jay Kartier, "Who Feels It Knows"

Recording Package of the Year

Karim Charlebois-Zariffa (Art Director, Designer), Olivier Charland (Illustrator), Scottie Cameron (Photographer)

L'Heptade - Harmonium
John Wellman, Chris Shepherd, Joshua Gearey (Art Directors)

Secret Path - Gord Downie
Jonathan Shedletzky (Art Director), Isis Essery (Designer),
Jeff Lemire (Illustrator)

Live at Copps - Alexisonfire
Justin Ellsworth (Art Director, Designer), Dustin Rabin (Photographer)

Art Angels - Grimes
Claire Boucher (Art Director, Designer, Illustrator),
Rankin (Photographer)

Video of the Year

"Kill v Maim" -
Claire Boucher

"Lite Spots" -
Martin C. Pariseau

"R.E.D." feat. Yasiin Bey , Narcy & Black Bear - A Tribe Called Red
Yassin "Narcy" Alsalman

"Killa" - Wiwek /

"The Stranger" -
Gord Downie
Justin Stephenson

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