2020 Juno Awards nominations announced, Alessia Cara to host

Alessia Cara is no stranger to the biggest night in Canadian music. Having performed on the Juno Awards stage in 2016 and 2017, as well as winning awards the same years, she’s more than ready to take on hosting this year’s awards show.

She also leads the pack with a total of six nominations this year. Tory Lanez trails just behind at five nominations, and both artists will be performing at this year’s awards show. This year’s impressive lineup of performers include Daniel Caesar, Lennon Stella and Jann Arden.

Here are some of this year’s nominees:

JUNO FAN CHOICE 

  • Alessia Cara 
  • Ali Gatie
  • Avril Lavigne 
  • bbno$ 
  • Justin Bieber 
  • Loud Luxury 
  • NAV
  • Shawn Mendes 
  • The Weeknd 
  • Tory Lanez 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • Out Of Love Alessia Cara 
  • Sweet Little Lies bülow
  • La Di Da Lennon Stella
  • Hang Ups Scott Helman
  • Señorita Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello 

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Thank U, Next Ariana Grande 
  • WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? Billie Eilish              
  • No.6 Collaborations Project Ed Sheeran
  • Free Spirit Khalid
  • Hollywood’s Bleeding Post Malone 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

  • Alessia Cara
  • Bryan Adams
  • Jessie Reyez
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Tory Lanez 

GROUP OF THE YEAR 

  • 88Glam
  • Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine 
  • Loud Luxury
  • The Reklaws
  • Walk Off the Earth 

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

  • Alexandra Stréliski 
  • Ali Gatie
  • bbno$ 
  • Lennon Stella 
  • Tenille Townes 

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Hunter Brothers 
  • Neon Dreams 
  • Palaye Royale 
  • The Blue Stones 
  • Valley 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR  

  • Alessia Cara
  • bülow 
  • Patrick Watson
  • Tenille Townes
  • Tim Baker

COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Aaron Goodvin 
  • The Fall Dallas Smith
  • Black Sheep Dean Brody
  • State of Mind Hunter Brothers 
  • Wild As Me Meghan Patrick 

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

  • Destroyer Black Mountain 
  • Foxwarren Foxwarren 
  • Here Comes The Cowboy Mac DeMarco 
  • Pony Orville Peck 
  • Morbid Stuff PUP 

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

  • The Pains of Growing Alessia Cara 
  • Head Above Water Avril Lavigne
  • Crystalline bülow 
  • 8:47 Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine 
  • HERE WE GO! Walk Off the Earth 

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • …but for the sun Big Wreck
  • PEOPLESKILLS Headstones 
  • Order In Decline Sum 41 
  • Master Volume The Dirty Nil 
  • A War On Everything The Glorious Sons 

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • 88GLAM2 88Glam 
  • Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change Classified 
  • Light Path 8 KILLY 
  • Bad Habits NAV 
  • Freaky Tory Lanez

DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Love Me Felix Cartal & Lights 
  • Only When It Rains Frank Walker x Astrid S 
  • I’m Not Alright Loud Luxury and Bryce Vine
  • Gravity RALPH 
  • We Found Love Sultan + Shepard x Showtek 

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Black Dove Amaal Universal
  • CASE STUDY 01 Daniel Caesar 
  • Feel It Too Jessie Reyez, Tory Lanez, & Tainy 
  • The Gumption Tanika Charles 
  • Chixtape 5 Tory Lanez 

ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Battle Lines Bob Moses 
  • Memory Emotion Electric Youth 
  • Dawn Chorus Jacques Greene 
  • A Beat Tape For Your Friends Keys N Krates 
  • Beyond The Senses REZZ Rezz

You can find the full list of nominees here.

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Written by Katherine Jiang

Fourth-year media studies student at Western University, music lover, and pizza enthusiast from Toronto.

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