The 2013 Juno Nominations List

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Submitted by Cashbox Canada

The 2013 Juno Awards, scheduled for April 21. 2013 will be held at The Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. Hosting by Canadian crooner, Michael Buble, the first announcements of the nominees were made on February 19, 2013. Congrats to all!

JUNO Fan Choice Award
Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal
Céline Dion Columbia*Sony
Drake Aspire/Cash Money*Universal
Hedley Universal
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony
Marianas Trench 604*Universal
Metric Metric Music International*Universal
Michael Bublé Reprise*Warner
Nickelback Universal

Carly Rae JepsenCarly Rae JepsenSingle of the Year
Billy Talent - Viking Death March Warner
Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe 604*Universal
Hedley - Kiss You Inside Out Universal
Serena Ryder - Stompa Serenader Source*Universal
The Sheepdogs - The Way It Is WEA*Warner


Album of the Year
Maroon 5 - Overexposed A&M*Universal
Mumford & Sons - Babel Island*Universal
One Direction - Up All Night Columbia*Sony
Rod Stewart - Merry Christmas, Baby Verve*Universal
Taylor Swift - Red Big Machine*Universal

Album of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen - Kiss 604*Universal
Céline Dion - Sans Attendre Columbia*Sony
Hedley - Storms Universal
Justin Bieber - Believe Island Def Jam*Universal
Marianas Trench - Ever After 604*Universal

Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal
Deadmau5 Ultra*Universal
Johnny Reid Johnny Mac*Universal
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal
Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony

Group of the Year
Billy Talent Warner
Marianas Trench 604*Universal
Metric Metric Music International*Universal
Rush Anthem*Universal
The Sheepdogs WEA*Warner

Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Cold Specks Arts & Crafts*Universal
Elisapie Pheromone*Fontana North
Grimes Arbutus*F>A>B
Kira Isabella Sony
The Weekend Republic*Universal

Breakthrough Group of the Year
Hey Ocean! Universal
Monster Truck Dine Alone*Universal
The Pack a.d. Mint*Outside
Walk Off the Earth Columbia*Sony
Yukon Blonde Dine Alone*Universal

Songwriter of the Year
Afie Jurvanen Brushfire*Universal  “Be My Witness”, “Caught Me Thinkin”, “Lost in the Light” BARCHORDS – Bahamas

Arkells Universal “Michigan Left”, “On Paper”, “Whistleblower" MICHIGAN LEFT – Arkells

Hannah Georgas Dine Alone*Universal | Publisher: Hannah Georgas
“Enemies”, “Robotic” – co-songwriter Ryan Guldemond, “Somebody” – HANNAH GEORGAS – Hannah Georgas

Kathleen Edwards MapleMusic*Universal “A Soft Place to Land”– co-songwriter John Roderick, “Chameleon/Comedian”, “Change the Sheets” VOYAGEUR – Kathleen Edwards

Leonard Cohen Columbia*Sony “Amen”, “Going Home”– co-songwriter Patrick Leonard, “Show Me the Place” – co-songwriter Patrick Leonard OLD IDEAS – Leonard Cohen

Chad BrownleeChad BrownleeCountry Album of the Year
Chad Brownlee MDM*Universal Love Me Or Leave Me

Dallas Smith 604*Universal Jumped Right In

Dean Brody Open Road*Universal Dirt

Emerson Drive Open Road*Universal Roll

Johnny Reid Johnny Mac*Universal Fire It Up

Adult Alternative Album of the Year
Bahamas Brushfire*Universal

Kathleen Edwards MapleMusic*Universal

Royal Wood MapleMusic*Universal
 We Were Born To Glory

Serena Ryder Serenader Source*Universal
The Barr Brothers Secret City*Universal
 The Barr Brothers

Alternative Album of the Year
Hannah Georgas Dine Alone*Universal
 Hannah Georgas

Japandroids Polyvinyl*Outside
 Celebration Rock

Metric Metric Music International*Universal
Said The Whale Hidden Pony*Universal
 Little Mountain
Stars Soft Revolution*Universal
 The North

Pop Album of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen 604*Universal Kiss
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal Believe
Kristina Maria Lupo One*Fontana North Tell The World
Nelly Furtado Interscope*Universal The Spirit Indestructible
Victoria Duffield Warner Shut Up and Dance

Rock Album of the Year
Big Wreck Anthem*Warner Albatross

Billy Talent Warner Dead Silence

Rush Anthem*Universal Clockwork Angels

The Sheepdogs WEA*Warner The Sheepdogs

The Tragically Hip Universal Now For Plan A

Francophone Album of the Year
Amylie Audiogram*Sélect Le Royaume

Avec pas d’casque Grosse Boîte*Sélect

Lisa Leblanc Bonsound*Sélect
 Lisa Leblanc

Louis-Jean Cormier Simone*Sélect
 Le treizième étage

Marie-Pierre Arthur
 Aux alentours

Rap Recording of the Year
Classified Half Life*Universal Inner Ninja ft. David Myles

JD Era Ice H20 *eOne No Handouts

Madchild Battle Axe*Sony Dope Sick

Maestro Fresh Wes Wes Williams Enterprises*Independent Black Tuxedo

Rich Kidd/SonReal Black Box*Universal The Closers

Dance Recording of the Year
Anjulie Republic*Universal You and I
Dragonette Universal Bodyparts

Felix Cartal D-Noy Muzik*Sony Don’t Turn On The Lights ft. Polina

Tricky Moreira Blue Elephant*Independent Hello Hello Hello
Vita Chambers Republic*Independent Fix You

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Jully Black Universal Fugitive
Kreesha Turner Universal Tropic Electric

Melanie Fiona Republic*Universal Change the Record

Shawn Desman Desman Inc.*Universal Nobody Does It Like You

The Weeknd Republic*Universal Trilogy

Reggae Recording of the Year
Ammoye Flava McGregor*Doubt Radio
Elaine Lil’Bit Shepherd Rebel Vibez*Independent Move Ya’

Exco Levi Silly Walks*Independent Storms of Life

Makeshift Innocence Op3*Independent Yours To Keep

Melanie Durrant Relentless*Independent Made For Love

Aboriginal Album of the Year
BURNT-Project 1 Independent The Black List

Crystal Shawanda New Sun*Fontana North Just Like You

Don Amero
Ramero Company*Independent Heart On My Sleeve

Donny Parenteau On Ramp*Universal Bring It On

Janet Panic Independent

Roots & Traditional Album of the Year:
Amelia Curran Six Shooter*Warner Spectators

Annabelle Chvostek Borealis*eOne Rise
Corb Lund New West*Universal Cabin Fever

Old Man Luedecke True North*eOne Tender Is The Night

Rose Cousins Outside We Have Made A Spark

Roots & Traditional Album of the Year:
Elliott BROOD Paper Bag*Fontana North
 Days Into Years
Great Lake Swimmers Nettwerk*Sony
 New Wild Everywhere

Le Vent du Nord Borealis*e One
Tromper le temps

The Strumbellas Independent*Fontana North
 My Father and The Hunter

The Wooden Sky Black Box*Fontana North 
Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun

Blues Album of the Year
Colin James Universal

Jack de Keyzer Blue Star*Independent 
Electric Love

Shakura S’Aida Electro-Fi*Outside
Steve Hill Independent
 Solo Recordings Volume One

Steve Strongman Independent*Sonic Unyon 
A Natural Fact

World Music Album of the Year
(sponsored by Canada Council for the Arts) (presented in honour of Billy Bryans)
Alex Cuba Caracol*Universal Ruido en el Sistema

Danny Michel Six Shooter*Warner Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me

Jaffa Road Independent Where The Light Gets In

Lorraine Klaasen Justin Time*Universal Tribute to Miriam Makeba

The Souljazz Orchestra Strut*F>A>B Solidarity

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year
Bob Ezrin Universal
“Forever Young” LEAD WITH YOUR HEART – The Tenors
Gavin Brown Universal 
“At Transformation”, “About this Map” NOW FOR PLAN A – The Tragically Hip

James Shaw Metric Music International*Universal
 “Youth Without Youth”, “Breathing Underwater” SYNTHETICA – Metric

Josh Ramsay 604*Universal
“Call Me Maybe” KISS – Carly Rae Jepsen | “Fallout” EVER AFTER – Marianas Trench

Kevin Churko (co-producer Kane Churko) Century Media*Sony
 “Blood”, “Adrenalize” BLOOD – In This Moment

Recording Engineer of the Year
Eric Ratz Anthem*Warner | Warner 
“Albatross” ALBATROSS – Big Wreck | “Surprise Surprise” DEAD SILENCE – Billy Talent

Joby Baker Caracol*Universal
 “Suspiro en Falsete”, “Ruido en el Sistema” – RUIDO EN EL SISTEMA – Alex Cuba

Kevin Churko (co-engineer Kane Churko) Century Media*Sony l Prospect Park*Universal
“Blood” BLOOD – In This Moment | “Coming Down” AMERICAN CAPITALIST – Five Finger Death Punch

Mike Plotnikoff RCA
 “Start of Something Good” BREAK THE SPELL – Daughtry | “Breaking Your Heart” STRONGER – Kelly Clarkson
Randy Staub Universal | Wind-Up
“When We Stand Together” HERE AND NOW – Nickelback | “What You Want” EVANESCENCE – Evanescence

Recording Package of the Year
Andy Dixon (Art Director/Designer/Photographer), Johnathan Taggart (Photograper) Hidden Pony*Universal
 Little Mountain - SAID THE WHALE
Justin Broadbent (Art Director/Designer/Photographer) Metric Music International*Universal
 Synthetica - METRIC
Marianne Chevalier and Atelier Tricorne (Art Directors/Designers/Photographers) Les Disques Victoire*D.E.P.
À l’aube du printemps - MES AÏEUX
Mathieu Houde (Art Director), Philippe Allard (Designer/Photographer), Marie-Pier Daigle (Designer) Audiogram*Sélect
 Vive le Québec! - LOCO LOCASS
Susan Michalek and Simon Paul (Art Directors/Designers), Andrew B. Myers (Photographer) Universal

Johnny ReidJohnny ReidVideo of the Year
X Aspire/Cash Money*Universal HYFR - DRAKE

Margaret Malandruccolo Skinner’s Hill*Universal Testify - ALAN DOYLE

Margaret Malandruccolo Johnny Mac*Universal Fire It Up - JOHNNY REID

Sean Wainsteim Columbia*Sony Little Boxes - WALK OFF THE EARTH

WeWereMonkeys Republic*Universal Little Talks - OF MONSTERS AND MEN

Music DVD of the Year
Andy Keen, Bernie Breen, Patrick Sambrook, Shawn Marino, The Tragically Hip Universal
Ben Knechtel, Ten Second Epic Blackbox
Better Off
 Pierre Lamoureux, François Lamoureux, Pat Metheny Eagle Rock*Universal
 The Orchestrion Project: Pat Metheny
Scot McFadyen, Roy Weisman, Joe Bonamassa J&R Adventures
 Joe Bonamassa Live From New York: Beacon Theatre
Tim Martin, W. Tom Berry, Michael Kaeshammer Alert*Universal

Electronic Album of the Year
Crystal Castles Last Gang*Universal
 Daphni Merge* F>A>B

Grimes Arbutus* F>A>B
Purity Ring Last Gang*Universal

Trust Arts & Crafts*Universal

Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year
Cancer Bats Distort*Universal
 Dead Set On Living

Castle Prosthetic*Sony

Devin Townsend Project HevyDevy*eOne Epicloud

Ex Deo Napalm*Fontana North 
Woods of Ypres Earache*eOne

Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light

Adult Contemporary Album of the Year
Adam Cohen Rezolute*Universal
 Like A Man

Barlow Coalition*Warner
 Burning Days
Céline Dion Columbia*Sony
 Sans Attendre

Raylene Rankin Corvus*Outside
 All The Diamonds
The Tenors Universal 
Lead With Your Heart

Canadian Music Hall of Fame
k.d. Lang

Walt Grealis

Special Achievement Award
Larry LeBlanc