Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Juno shortlist: A world where Avril Lavigne can still get on a shortlist

The shortlist for the Juno awards has been revealed. The fan's choice category looks more like a 'can you think of a Canadian act' round in Pointless. I'm surprised Rush aren't on there:

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD

Arcade Fire

Avril Lavigne

City and Colour

Deadmau5

Drake

Ginette Reno

Hedley

Justin Bieber

Michael Bublé

Nickelback


SINGLE OF THE YEAR

City and Colour
Fragile Bird

Hedley Universal
Invincible

Johnny Reid
Let's Go Higher

Nickelback
When We Stand Together

The Sheepdogs
I Don't Know


INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Coldplay
Mylo Xyloto

Lady Gaga
Born This Way

LMFAO
Sorry For Party Rocking

Rihanna
Loud


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Avril Lavigne
Goodbye Lullabye

Drake
Take Care

Justin Bieber
Under the Mistletoe

Michael Bublé
Christmas

Nickelback
Here And Now


ARTIST OF THE YEAR
City and Colour
Deadmau5
Drake
Feist
Michael Bublé


GROUP OF THE YEAR
Arkells
Down With Webster
Hedley
Nickelback
Sam Roberts Band


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Alyssa Reid
Dan Mangan
Diamond Rings
JRDN
Lindi Ortega


NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR

Braids
Hey Rosetta!
Mother Mother
The Rural Alberta Advantage
The Sheepdogs


SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Dallas Green
Dan Mangan
Feist
Jim Cuddy
Ron Sexsmith


COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Doc Walker
16 & 1

High Valley
High Valley

Jason McCoy
Everything

Jimmy Rankin
Forget About the World

Terri Clark
Roots and Wings


ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Cuff The Duke
Morning Comes

Feist
Metals

Jenn Grant
Honeymoon Punch

Jim Cuddy
Skyscraper Soul

Ron Sexsmith
Long Player Late Bloomer


ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Braids, Native Speaker

Dan Mangan, Oh Fortune

Destroyer, Kaputt

F***ed Up, David Comes To Life

Timber Timbre, Creep On Creepin On


POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Avril Lavigne, Goodbye Lullaby

Down With Webster, Time To Win Vol. II

Hedley, Storms

Lights, Siberia

Marianas Trench, Ever After


ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Arkells, Michigan Left

Matthew Good, Lights of Endangered Species

Sam Roberts Band, Collider

Sloan, The Double Cross

The Sheepdogs, Learn & Burn


VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Diana Panton, To Brazil With Love

Fern Lindzon, Two Kites

Sonia Johnson, Le carré de nos amours

Sophie Milman, In The Moonlight

The Nylons, Skin Tight


CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Chris Tarry, Rest of the Story

Colin Stetson, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

François Bourassa Quartet, Idiosyncrasie

Hilario Duran & Jane Bunnett, Cuban Rhapsody

Phil Dwyer Orchestra feat. Mark Fewer, Changing Seasons


TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Dave Young Quintet, Aspects of Oscar

David Braid, Verge

Kirk MacDonald Orchestra, Deep Shadows

Mike Murley Septet, Still Rollin

Oliver Jones, Live In Baden


INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Andrew Collins, Cats & Dogs

Colin Stetson, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

L'Orkestre des Pas Perdus, L¹Âge du cuivre

Stretch Orchestra, Stretch Orchestra


FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Catherine Major, Le désert des solitudes

Coeur de Pirate, Blonde

Fred Pellerin, C¹est un monde

Jérôme Minière, Le vrai le faux

Malajube, La caverne



CHILDREN'S ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Bobs & Lolo, Connecting the Dots

Charlie Hope, Songs, Stories and Friends: Let's Go Play!

Eddie Douglas, Sleepy Sky Lullaby

Music with BRIAN, Everyone

Vocal Paint, My Butterfly/A Capella Lullabies


CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO OR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Canadian Brass, Brahms On Brass

Louis Lortie, Louis Lortie Plays Liszt

Marc-André Hamelin, Liszt Piano Sonata

New Orford String Quartet, Schubert & Beethoven

Susan Hoeppner, American Flute Masterpieces


CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE

ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIMENT

Alexandre Da Costa/Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Daugherty : Fire and Blood

James Ehnes Chandos, Bartók Voilin Concertos

Jean-Guihen Queyras, Vivaldi Cello Concertos

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Orchestre Métropolitain, Bruckner 4

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Orchestre Métropolitain, Florent Schmidt- La tragédie de salomé


CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL PERFORMANCE

Jane Archibald;

Orchestre Symphonique Bienne; Thomas Rösner ATMA*Naxos

Haydn Arias

Karina Gauvin - Marie-Nicole Lemieux Naive*Naxos

Handel: Streams of Pleasure



Le Nouvel Opéra ATMA*Naxos

Caldara : La Conversione di Clodoveo

Marie-Josée Lord; Orchestre Métropolitain; Giuseppe Pietraroia ATMA*Naxos

Marie-Josée Lord

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Daniel Taylor Analekta*Sélect

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 70 & 154; Concerto 1060; Orchestral Suite No. 2



CLASSICAL COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

Ann Southam, Glass Houses #5

Derek Charke, Sepia Fragments

Heather Schmidt, Piano Concerto No. 2

Jacques Hétu, String Quartet No. 2

Jeffrey Ryan, Fugitive Colours



RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Classified, Handshakes and Middle Fingers

D-Sisive, Jonestown 2: Jimmy Go Bye Bye

Drake, Take Care

Kardinal Offishall, Anywhere (Ol¹ Time Killin¹ Part.2)

Swollen Members, Daggermouth



DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Anjulie, Brand New Chick

Deadmau5, Aural Psynapse

Duck Sauce, Barbara Streisand

Martin Solveig & Dragonette, Hello

Mia Martina, Devotion


R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

JRDN, IAMJRDN

Jully Black, Set it Off ft. Kardinal Offishall

Karl Wolf Lone Wolf, Ghetto Love ft. Kardinal Offishall

Melanie Fiona, Gone And Never Coming Back

Robin Thicke, Pretty Lil Heart ft. Lil Wayne


ABORIGINAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Bruthers of Different Muthers, Speakers of Tomorrow

Donny Parenteau, To Whom It May Concern

Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen Balanced, One Nation

Murray Porter, Songs Lived & Life Played

Randy Wood, The Gift of Life


ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO

Bruce Cockburn, Small Source of Comfort

Craig Cardiff, Floods & Fires

Dave Gunning, A Tribute To John Allan Cameron

David Francey, Late Edition

Lindi Ortega, Little Red Boots


ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP

Good Lovelies, Let The Rain Fall

The Deep Dark Woods, The Place I Left Behind

The Once Borealis, Row Upon Row Of The People We Know

The Wailin' Jennys, Bright Morning Stars

Twilight Hotel, When The Wolves Go Blind


BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Bill Johnson, Still Blue

David Gogo, Soul Bender

Harrison Kennedy, Shame The Devil

MonkeyJunk, To Behold

Suzie Vinnick, Me + Mabel


CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Downhere Centricity, On The Altar of Love

Hawk Nelson, Crazy Love

Jon Bauer, Forevermore

Kellie Loder, Imperfections & Directions

Sky Terminal, Don't Close Your Eyes

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Aboulaye Kone et Bolo Kan, Afo Gné

Aline Morales, Flores, Tambores e Amores

Azam Ali, From Night To The Edge Of Day

Kiran Ahluwalia, Aam Zameen : common ground

Socalled, Sleepover

JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Bob Rock

Brian Howes

David Foster

Noah Shebib

RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Chris Shreenan-Dyck

David Travers-Smith

George Seara

Jeff Wolpert

Michael Phillip Wojewoda


VIDEO OF THE YEAR

John JP Poliquin - The Stand - MOTHER MOTHER

Jon Busby - Rows of Houses - DAN MANGAN

Jose Lourenco - Stamp - THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE

Michael Maxxis - Good Day At The Races -HOLLERADO

Mike Roberts - Rumbleseat - THE SADIES

ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Arthur Oskan, A Little More Than Everything

Austra, Feel It Break

Azari & III, Azari & III

Junior Boys, It¹s All True

Tim Hecker, Ravendeath, 1972

METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Anvil, Juggernaut of Justice

Cauldron Earache, Burning Fortune

Devin Townsend Project, Deconstruction

F**k The Facts, Die Miserable


1 comment:

Robin Carmody said...

The Rural Alberta Advantage is a brilliant name, admittedly. Just not quite in the way they probably think it is.

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