2017 Juno Nominations Announced

The Juno Awards Take Place In Ottawa On April 2nd

The nominees for the 2017 Juno Awards were announced Tuesday morning. Drake, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes had the most nominations, earning five each. Alessia Cara has been nominated four times.

Gord Downie also received four nominations, he got the nod both with The Tragically Hip and solo, for his Secret Path project. Leonard Cohen also received a nod in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category for You Want It Darker.

Michael Buble was originally scheduled to host the show that will air live on CTV from Ottawa April 2nd, but it is unclear if that will happen due to his son’s cancer diagnosis last fall.

Album of the Year

Encore Un Soir- Céline Dion
Views- Drake
You Want It Darker- Leonard Cohen
Illuminate- Shawn Mendes
Starboy- The Weeknd

Single of the Year

Wild Things- Alessia Cara
One Dance- Drake
Treat You Better- Shawn Mendes
Spirits- The Strumbellas
Starboy- The Weeknd

Group of the Year

Billy Talent
Tegan and Sara
The Strumbellas
The Tragically Hip


Alessia Cara
Leonard Cohen
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Breakthrough Artist

Andy Shauf
Jazz Cartier
Ruth B
Tory Lanez

Fan’s Choice

Alessa Cara
Justin Bieber
Ruth B.
Shawn Mendes
The Strumbellas
The Weeknd
Tory Lanez


Here’s the FULL LIST of nominees.