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Magic! tops the list of Juno Award Nominees

Magic! tops the list of Juno Award Nominees

Magic-Juno-Awards-2015The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced the list of nominees for  2015 JUNO Awards this morning, as Canada’s top artists now get ready for a trip to JUNO Week in Hamilton, March 9 – March 15, 2015.

MAGIC! garnered a leading five nominations: JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Breakthrough Group of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Pop Album of the Year.

Voting for JUNO Fan Choice Award presented by TD has opened at junofanchoice.ca

Close behind with four nominations were Kiesza (Single of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Dance Recording of the Year, Video of the Year) and Leonard Cohen (JUNO Fan Choice*, Album of the Year*, Artist of the Year, Adult Alternative Album of the Year).

Artists with three nods each are Hedley (JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Album of the Year), Nickelback (JUNO Fan Choice, Album of the Year, Group of the Year), and Serge Fiori (JUNO Fan Choice, Album of the Year, Francophone Album of the Year).

Nikki Yanofsky, jazz-pop singer-songwriter from Montreal is up for a juno for her album Little Secret. She is best known as the vocalist of the Canadian CTV theme song for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, I Believe.

On stage for the Juno Awards presentations will be Hamilton band Arkells, as well as Hedley, Kiesza, MAGIC! and Shawn Mendes.

2015 JUNO AWARD NOMINEES

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD (PRESENTED BY TD)
Arcade Fire Arcade Fire Music*Universal
Bobby Bazini Universal
Drake Cash Money*Universal
Hedley Universal
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony
Magic! Sony
Michael Bublé Reprise*Warner
Nickelback Nickelback II Productions*Universal
Serge Fiori GSI*eOne
You+Me RCA*Sony

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Hold On, We’re Going Home Drake ft. Majid Jordan Cash Money*Universal
Crazy for You Hedley Universal
Hideaway Kiesza Island*Universal
Rude Magic! Sony
We’re All in This Together Sam Roberts Band Secret Brain*Universal

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
PRISM Katy Perry Capitol*Universal
Pure Heroine Lorde Universal
Midnight Memories One Direction Sony
In the Lonely Hour Sam Smith Capitol*Universal
1989 Taylor Swift Big Machine*Universal

ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY MUSIC CANADA)
Where I Belong Bobby Bazini Universal
Wild Life Hedley Universal
Popular Problems Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony
No Fixed Address Nickelback Nickelback II Productions*Universal
Serge Fiori Serge Fiori GSI*eOne

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bryan Adams Badman*Universal
Deadmau5 Mau5trap*Universal
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony
Sarah McLachlan Verve*Universal
The Weeknd The Weeknd XO*Universal

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Arkells Arkells Music*Universal
Chromeo Last Gang*Universal
Mother Mother Mother Mother Music*Universal
Nickelback Nickelback II Productions*Universal
You+Me RCA*Sony

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND RADIO STARMAKER FUND)
Glenn Morrison Robbins Entertainment*Sony
Jess Moskaluke MDM*Universal
Kiesza Island*Universal
Mac DeMarco Captured Tracks*Outside
Shawn Mendes Island*Universal

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND RADIO STARMAKER FUND)
Adventure Club BMG Rights*Sony
Alvvays Royal Mountain*Universal
Magic! Sony
USS Coalition*Warner
Zeds Dead Mad Decent*Ultra

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY SIRIUSXM CANADA)
Bahamas
“All the Time”, “Bitter Memories”, “Stronger Than That”
BAHAMAS IS AFIE – Bahamas Barchords*Universal

Catherine MacLellan
“Jack’s Song”, “Tell Me Luella”, “The Raven’s Sun”THE RAVEN’S SUN – Catherine MacLellan Independent

Henry “Cirkut” Walter
“Birthday” – co-songwriters Katy Perry, Luke Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee
“Dark Horse ft. Juicy J” - co-songwriters Katy Perry, Jordan Houston, Luke Gottwald, Sarah Hudson, Max
Martin
PRISM – Katy Perry Capitol*Universal
“Wild Wild Love” – co-songwriters Armando C. Pérez, Luke Gottwald, Michael Everett, Max Martin,
Ammar Malik, Alexander Castillo Vasquez
GLOBALIZATION – Pitbull Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/RCA*Sony

Jenn Grant
“Bring Me a Rose”, “No One’s Gonna Love You (Quite Like I Do)”, “Trailer Park”
COMPOSTELA – Jenn Grant Outside
Magic!
“Don’t Kill the Magic” – co-songwriter Adam Messinger, “Let Your Hair Down”, “Rude” – co-songwriter

Adam Messinger
DON’T KILL THE MAGIC – Magic! Sony

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