Juno Award nominated album covers from Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd.

Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd Lead 2019 Juno Award Nominations

With so many of our favourite artists with roots in Canada, it’s no surprise that Canada has its own annual awards ceremony for their music scene, also known as the Juno Awards. This year’s Juno nominations are filled with chart toppers, and we’re just as excited as you are to see who will be taking home some more awards!

Shawn Mendes is nominated for six awards, while The Weeknd is nominated for five. Breakout acts bülow and Loud Luxury are each nominated for four.


Here are some of the awards:

JUNO Fan Choice

  • Alessia Cara
  • Avril Lavigne
  • bülow
  • Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
  • Loud Luxury
  • NAV
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd
  • Tory Lanez

Single of the Year

  • Growing Pains – Alessia Cara
  • Not A Love Song –bülow
  • Body – Loud Luxury
  • In My Blood – Shawn Mendes
  • Pray For Me –The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar

International Album of the Year

  • Camila – Camila Cabello
  • Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B
  • Red Pill Blues – Maroon 5
  • beerbongs & bentleys – Post Malone
  • Travis Scott

Album of the Year

  • Darlène – Hubert Lenoir
  • These Are The Days – Jann Arden
  • Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
  • My Dear Melancholy, – The Weeknd
  • Outsider –Three Days Grace

Artist of the Year

  • Alessia Cara
  • Michael Bublé
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd
  • Tory Lanez

Group of the Year

  • Arkells
  • Chromeo
  • Metric
  • The Sheepdogs
  • Three Days Grace

Breakthrough Artist of the Year

  • bülow
  • grandson
  • Johnny Orlando
  • Meghan Patrick

Breakthrough Group of the Year

  • 88Glam
  • Dizzy
  • Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
  • Loud Luxury
  • The Washboard Union

Country Album of the Year

  • We Were That Song –Brett Kissel
  • A Small Town Christmas –Jess Moskaluke
  • Country Music Made Me Do It –Meghan Patrick
  • Feels Like That – The Reklaws
  • New Tattoo – Tim Hicks

Pop Album of the Year

  • Damaged –bülow
  • Head Over Heels – Chromeo
  • Darlène –Hubert Lenoir
  • Shawn Mendes –Shawn Mendes
  • Intuition – Tyler Shaw

Rock Album of the Year

  • Rally Cry – Arkells
  • True Rockers – Monster Truck
  • Changing Colours – The Sheepdogs
  • Civilianaires – The Trews
  • Outsider – Three Days Grace

Rap Recording of the Year

  • 88GLAM RELOADED –88Glam
  • IMMIGRANT – Belly
  • Surrender Your Soul –KILLY
  • LoVE me NOw –Tory Lanez

Dance Recording of the Year

  • Gotasoul (ft. James Baley) – AZARI
  • Jackie Chan (ft. Preme & Post Malone) –Dzeko & Tiësto
  • Avatar Beach – Jacques Greene
  • CURA – Keys N Krates
  • Body – Loud Luxury

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year

  • Twos – Anders
  • Pain & Pleasure – Black Atlass
  • Stone Woman – Charlotte Day Wilson
  • Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez
  • My Dear Melancholy, – The Weeknd

Video of the Year

  • No Depression — Bahamas (Ali Eisner)
  • Places — Alaskan Tapes (Andrew De Zen)
  • Powerless — Classified
  • (Andrew Hines)
  • Hang Ups — Scott Helman
  • (Ben Knechtel)
  • Have A Nice Day – SonReal
  • (Peter Huang)

You can find a full list of nominees here.

Hosted by Sarah McLachlan, this year’s Juno Awards are taking place on March 17th in London, Ontario.

You can keep up with more information by following the Junos on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Will you be tuning in for this year’s Junos? Let us know by tweeting us at @CelebMix!

Written by Kath Jiang

Western University grad, music lover, and pizza enthusiast from Toronto.

Email: katherine.jiang@live.ca
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