2017 Juno Award Nominees – Photos from the press conference in Toronto

February 8, 2017
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Juno Press Conference 2017 - Toronto, photo Brandon Ferguson, Music ViceBilly Talent at the Juno Awards press conference at Rebel, Toronto

What: Juno Nominees Press Conference
Where: Rebel, Toronto, Canada
When: 7 February 2017
In one word: Mimosas 

It was a lovely morning in the 6ix [Toronto] at Rebel [the new Sound Academy], where the Juno Nominee Press Conference took place. The morning/afternoon was filled with lots of Canadian talent, exciting announcements, and many free mimosas [and I mean many].

Check out the photos below. Click here for a video with the nominees.

2017 Juno Award Nominees 

Album of the year

Encore Un Soir, Céline Dion
Views, Drake
You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen
Illuminate, Shawn Mendes
Starboy, The Weeknd

Single

Wild Things, Alessia Cara
One Dance, Drake
Treat You Better, Shawn Mendes
Spirits, The Strumbellas
Starboy, The Weekend

Pop album

Know It All, Alessia Cara
Summerland, Colman Helm
Astoria, Marianas Trench
Illuminate, Shawn Mendes
Love You to Death, Tegan and Sara

Rock album

Morning Report, Arkells
Sittin’ Heavy, Monster Truck
Afraid of Heights, Billy Talent
TerraForm, Sam Roberts Band
Man Machine Poem, The Tragically Hip

Country album

Kiss Me Quiet, Jess Moskaluke
Tin Roof, Gord Bamford
Side Effects, Dallas Smith
Hearts on Fire, Chad Brownlee
The Score, Aaron Pritchett

International album

Dangerous Woman, Ariana Grande
A Head Full of Dreams, Coldplay
Made in the A.M., One Direction
Anti, Rihanna
This Is Acting, Sia

Rap recording

Views, Drake
I Told You, Tory Lanez
Another Day in Paradise, Belly
Hotel Paranoia, Jazz Cartier
Die Every Day, Tasha the Amazon

Dance recording

Limitless ft. Delaney Jane, Adventure Club
Northern Lights, Zeds Dead
Let You Get Away ft. Ashe, Shaun Frank
You Can’t Deny, Jacques Greene
Off the Ground ft. Shae Jacobs, Bit Funk

R&B/Soul recording

Starboy, The Weeknd
Pilgrim’s Paradise, Daniel Caesar
Sept. 5th, Dvsn
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3, PARTYNEXTDOOR
Soul Run, Tanika Charles

Breakthrough artist

Andy Shauf
Jazz Cartier
Kaytranada
Ruth B.
Tory Lanez

Breakthrough group

Bleeker
Bob Moses
Cold Creek County
The Dirty Nil
The Zolas

JUNO Fan Choice Award

The Weeknd
The Strumbellas
Belly
Ruth B.
Tory Lanez
Drake
Alessia Cara
Shawn Mendes
Hedley
Justin Bieber

Group of the year

Arkells
Billy Talent
Tegan and Sara
The Strumbellas
The Tragically Hip

Video of the year

Kill V. Maim, Grimes
Killa, Wiwek/Skrillex
The Stranger, Gord Downie
Lite Spots, Kaytranada
R.E.D., Yasiin Bey
Narcy & Blackbear, A Tribe Called Red

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