The nominees for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto this morning (Jan. 27). Canada’s preeminent music awards will air live from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre on CTV at 7 p.m. ET on March 15. JUNO Week in Hamilton runs March 9 – March 15, 2015.
MAGIC! garnered a leading five nominations. Close behind with four nods were Kiesza and Leonard Cohen. Artists with three nods each are Hedley, Nickelback, and Serge Fiori.
The Bros. Landreth, signed to Slate Creek Records, earned a nomination for debut album Let It Lie in the Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Group category.
Country Album of the Year
Lifted Dallas Smith, 604*Universal
Light Up The Night Jess Moskaluke, MDM*Universal
Caffeine & Big Dreams Kira Isabella, Sony
MacKenzie Porter Mackenzie Porter, Road Angel*Warner
Wheels The Road Hammers, Open Road*Universal
Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year
Introducing Chelsea Amber Chelsea Amber, Independent*David C. Cook
Analog Love in Digital Times Drew Brown, Independent
The Moment Manafest, Manafest Productions*Fontana North
VIP Manic Drive, Bema Media*David C. Cook
The Joy Tim Neufeld, Independent*David C. Cook
To view a complete nominee list go to www.junoawards.ca.