Winners + Nominees | The JUNO Awards
The 2021 JUNO Awards on Sunday, June 6 on CBC.
2020

Winners + Nominees

Single of the Year

NOMINEES

Out Of Love

Alessia Cara

Sweet Little Lies

bülow

International Album of the Year

WINNER

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?

Billie Eilish

NOMINEES

Hollywood’s Bleeding

Post Malone

No.6 Collaborations Project

Ed Sheeran

Free Spirit

Khalid

Thank U, Next

Ariana Grande

Album of the Year

Presented by Music Canada

WINNER

The Pains Of Growing

Alessia Cara

NOMINEES

Artist of the Year

Presented by SiriusXM Canada

Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Presented by FACTOR, the Government of Canada, and Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters

Breakthrough Group of the Year

Presented by FACTOR, the Government of Canada, and Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters

Songwriter of the Year

Presented by SOCAN

WINNER

“Growing Pains” – co-songwriters Andrew Wansel, Warren Fielder, “Out of Love” – co-songwriter Rick Nowels (PAINS OF GROWING), “Rooting For You” – co-songwriter Jon Levine (THIS SUMMER)
Publisher – Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada

Alessia Cara

NOMINEES

Publisher – Plug Your Ears Publishing
“All Hands”, “Dance”, “The Eighteenth Hole”
FOREVER OVERHEAD – Tim Baker 

Tim Baker

Publisher – Red Brick Music Publishing
“I Kept The Roses” – co-songwriters Chris Gelbuda, Dustin Christensen I KEPT THE ROSES – Tenille Townes
“Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking)” – co-songwriters Gordie Sampson, Tina Parol JERSEY ON THE WALL (I’M JUST ASKING) – Tenille Townes 
“White Horse” – co-songwriters Daniel Tashian, Jeremy Spillman WHITE HORSE – Tenille Townes  

Tenille Townes

Publisher – Secret City Music Publishing
“Broken”, “Dream for Dreaming” – co-songwriters Joseph Baron Grass, Mikhail Stein, Robbie Kuster
“Here Comes The River” – co-songwriters Joseph Baron Grass, Jules Buckley, Mikhail Stein
WAVE - Patrick Watson 

Patrick Watson

Publisher – Wax on Wax Off Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada
“Boys Will Be Boys” – co-songwriters David Charles Fischer, Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro THE CONTENDER – bülow
“Sweet Little Lies” – co-songwriters David Charles Fischer, Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro CRYSTALLINE – bülow
 “Two Punks In Love” – co-songwriters David Charles Fischer, Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro TWO PUNKS IN LOVE – bülow 

bülow

Country Album of the Year

NOMINEES

Adult Alternative Album of the Year

WINNER

A Blemish in the Great Light

Half Moon Run

NOMINEES

Thanks for the Dance

Leonard Cohen

acākosīk

Iskwé

A Pill for Loneliness

City and Colour

Alternative Album of the Year

Presented by Long & McQuade

WINNER

Morbid Stuff

Pup

NOMINEES

Here Comes The Cowboy

Mac DeMarco

Foxwarren

Foxwarren

Pop Album of the Year

WINNER

The Pains of Growing

Alessia Cara

NOMINEES

Rock Album of the Year

WINNER

NOMINEES

Master Volume

The Dirty Nil

Order In Decline

Sum 41

PEOPLESKILLS

Headstones

…but for the sun

Big Wreck

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year

NOMINEES

Nothing Never Happens

Bria Skonberg

Jazz Album of the Year: Solo

NOMINEES

UNSTOPPABLE

Joel Miller

Black Sea Suite

John Stetch

Absolutely Dreaming

Ted Quinlan

The Chronicles of Fezziwig

The Mark Kelso Jazz Project

Jazz Album of the Year: Group

Instrumental Album of the Year

NOMINEES

The Silent Wish

Bill McBirnie

Calm and Cents

Kevin Hearn

SymphRONica UpfRONt

Ron Davis’ SymphRONica

Toothsayer

Tanya Tagaq

Francophone Album of the Year

WINNER

La nuit est une panthère

Les Louanges

NOMINEES

L'étrange pays

Jean Leloup

La nuit des longs couteaux

Koriass

Tout ça pour ça

Loud

Children's Album of the Year

WINNER

NOMINEES

A Cheerful Little Earful

Diana Panton

It’s GForce

GFORCE

This Is Us

Girl Pow-R

Sharon, Bram & Friends

Sharon & Bram

Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber

NOMINEES

John Zorn: Cat O’Nine Tails, The Dead Man, Memento Mori & Kol Nidre

Quatuor Molinari

Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Op. 12

James Ehnes

Alone & Unalone

Ensemble Paramirabo

Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral

WINNER

Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets

Lisette Canton Ottawa Bach Choir

NOMINEES

When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio

Chor Leoni Men’s Choir

Schubert: Schwanengesang; Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge

Gerald Finley

Classical Composition of the Year

NOMINEES

Under Sea, Above Sky

Jared Miller

The Coming of Sobs

Rose Bolton

Kickin' It 2.0

Vincent Ho

"Everything Is... Distorted"

Bekah Simms

Rap Recording of the Year

NOMINEES

88GLAM2

88Glam

Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change

Classified

Light Path 8

KILLY

Bad Habits

NAV

Dance Recording of the Year

NOMINEES

Gravity

RALPH

We Found Love

Sultan + Shepard

Only When It Rains

Frank Walker

I'm Not Alright

Loud Luxury

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year

NOMINEES

Chixtape 5

Tory Lanez

The Gumption

Tanika Charles

CASE STUDY 01

Daniel Caesar

Black Dove

Amaal

Reggae Recording of the Year

WINNER

NOMINEES

Another Man

STORRY

Never Broken

Petraa

Jah Children

Jay Douglas

Wah Gwaan

Exco Levi

Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year

Presented by APTN

WINNER

Stories from a Downtown Apartment

Celeigh Cardinal

NOMINEES

Siqinnaarut

Northern Haze

ataataga

Riit

Yellowstone

Digawolf

Contemporary Roots Album of the Year

Traditional Roots Album of the Year

NOMINEES

Assiniboine & The Red

The Small Glories

By Appointment Or Chance

Miranda Mulholland

Once A Day

April Verch

Blues Album of the Year

NOMINEES

Pocket Full Of Nothin'

Big Dave McLean

Hand Me Down Blues

Durham County Poets

That's Where It's At

Michael Jerome Browne

The Northern South Vol. 2

Whitehorse

Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year

WINNER

The Advent Of Christmas

Matt Maher

NOMINEES

ILL Street Blues

Fresh IE

Wherever I Go

Dan Bremnes

The Heart Of Christmas

Brian Doerksen

World Music Album of the Year

Presented by CBC Music

NOMINEES

Galactic Gala

Silla and Rise

Sombras

OKAN

Africa Without Borders

Okavango African Orchestra

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year

WINNER

“Brittle Bones Nicky” BRITTLE BONES NICKY – Rare Americans, “It’s Alright” (co-producer Ryan Guldemond) DANCE AND CRY – Mother Mother 

Ben Kaplan

NOMINEES

“Record Shop” CASCADIA – Said The Whale,  “Song In My Head” RIP – We Are The City 

Steve Bays

“Just Friends” HARTLAND ST. – Virginia to Vegas , “Sweet Little Lies" CRYSTALLINE – bülow 

Mike Wise

"October”, “Rooting For You” (co-producer Midi Jones) THIS SUMMER – Alessia Cara 

Jon Levine

“Fear of the Flame” FEAR OF THE FLAME – Logan Staats, “Hide Your Love” NIGHT IN THE PARK, KISS IN THE DARK – Caveboy 

Derek Hoffman

Recording Engineer of the Year

WINNER

“Dividido (feat. Silvana Estrada)” SUBLIME – Alex Cuba, “Shotgun”  FRIDAY – Monkey House 

John “Beetle” Bailey

NOMINEES

“Midnight”, “Over Me” MIDNIGHT – Brooke Palsson 

Vic Florencia

“2 Myself” LUDIC – Ludic, “Known Better” MELT – Nuela Charles 

Ryan Worsley

“Push For Yellow”, “There's Still A Light In The House” MAYBE – Valley 

Jason Dufour

“If I Can't Have You” IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU – Shawn Mendes, “Incredible” INCREDIBLE – James TW 

George Seara

Album Artwork of the Year

WINNER

NOMINEES

MALICE, MERCY, GRIEF & WRATH – Belle Plaine 

Terri Fidelak Carey Shaw

CASE STUDY 01 – Daniel Caesar 

Sean Brown Keavan Yazdani

THE SUPERHERO SUITE – Kevin Hearn and Friends

Kevin Hearn Antoine Moonen Harland Williams Lauchie Reid

Music Video of the Year

WINNER

NOMINEES

Back Off - Laurence Nerbonne

Le GED Laurence Nerbonne

Topographe - Corridor

Jonathan Robert Corridor

Record Shop - Said the Whale

Johnny Jansen Said The Whale

Bun Dem - Sarahmée

Caraz Sarahmée

Electronic Album of the Year

Presented by Ford of Canada

WINNER

Beyond The Senses

Rezz

NOMINEES

A Beat Tape For Your Friends

Keys N Krates

Dawn Chorus

Jacques Greene

Memory Emotion

Electric Youth

Battle Lines

Bob Moses

Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

WINNER

Adult Contemporary Album of the Year

WINNER

NOMINEES

Comedy Album of the Year

Presented by SiriusXM Canada

WINNER

NOMINEES

General Anxiety Disorder

Adam Christie

I'm Not Well

Steph Tolev

The Abyss Stares Back

Monty Scott

Straight White Fail

Jarrett Campbell