Charlotte Cardin և The Weeknd was one of the main winners of the Juno Opening Night Awards in Toronto on Saturday, as more than 40 awards were presented in various categories.
Live from the Metro Toronto Convention Center, hosted by CBC Block: Announcer: Angelina Tett-Vayo, Canadian comedian Anne Pornell. The second night of the Juno Awards will take place on Sunday evening and will be broadcast live on CBC.
Montreal Cardin has won three awards, including Single of the Year and Pop Album of the Year Phoenix արտ Artist of the Year. Cardin also had the most nominations for the evening.
“This is so special to me,” he said after becoming Artist of the Year. “I will continue to work so hard.”
“This is the most beautiful gift. There are no words to describe that feeling. “I released that album very, very proudly,” he said of his sophomore release.
Toronto singer-songwriter Mustafa, who won the Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year When the smoke risesHe accepted his award by accepting the loss of his friends in the neighborhood of Regent Park.
“I have written a report on the death, I have written a report on the loss,” he said, adding that it was possible for him to document this loss. He also noted that the first black Muslim in this category is the winner, so why should we reconsider “the first”.
“Being first of all should be criticized now more than mentioned.”
The artist added that he has good company in the Canadian composing community. “I feel so privileged to come from a heritage or to be in a nation that has the heritage of great songwriters.”
Toronto’s The Weeknd has won two awards, being the modern R&B recording of the year. Take my breath away Composer of the year.
The evening included several nominees for the 2022 Juno Award: Roxanne Bruno, Ruby Waters, Alison Russell Find Valley, as well as Jesse Gold, Alan Slate Juno Master Class 2021-22.
Respect to Canadian spies
It was a night to get to know the most prolific names in Canadian music. Denise Jones, who died in 2020, has been awarded the 2022 Walt Grailis Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Canadian Caribbean Culture.
His sons, Jerimin և Jesse, who received the award on his behalf, said that their mother was the true embodiment of hope, which led to Junos introducing the reggae category in 1985.
“Tonight I’m standing in front of you, my brother, as a testament to what love, leadership, and wisdom look like in young people,” Jeremy said.
Juno Award winner Inuk artist Susan Aglyukark received the Humanitarian Award և told CBC News that her songwriting and singing were healing.
Aglukark, who grew up in Nunavut, also founded the Arctic Rose Foundation, inviting schools of guest artists, creating spaces for children of Northern Inuit, First Nations, and Metis to pursue art in after-school programs.
“I just know how lucky I was. That was not the plan when I moved here, you see. ”
Various list of winners
This year’s Juno nominees list was the most varied in history as several new winners rose to the podium to receive their awards.
R&B artist Savannah Rey has been named the winner for the traditional R&B / soul recording of the year for the second time in a row. The nomination was presented only in 2021.
She cited Canadian singer-songwriter Melanie Fiona and Deborah Cox as women who helped her throughout her career.
“I’m a big fan of these women, they’ve been open and welcoming, so I’ll always do the same. I will always pay for it. “
Garth Prince, Namibian-Canadian musician whose album: Fall in Africa won the Children’s Album of the Year and grew up in apartheid in South Africa.
“Songs inspired by that experience echo Canadians, people around the world who are losing their language and culture because of colonization,” he said.
At the previous Juno Awards, there was only one nomination for native music. The award is now divided into two parts, one traditional and the other modern.
DJ Shub, the winner of the latest nomination for the first time, is a fan of the electronic band A Tribe Called Red.
The Mohawk artist said that his new album War Club uses recordings of drummers and singers from its traditional territory, the Six Nations of the Great River.
Thirteen-year-old Cairo McLean took his album Reggae of the Year Easy now. The young musician said that his plan was to continue making music “to get better from here”.
“It’s really thanks to people like Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, my dad. He is a bass player. “
Below we present the complete list of winners.
Pop album of the year
Phoenix, Charlotte Cardin
Reggae recording of the year
Easy nowCairo McLean
Jazz Album of the Year (band)
Album of the Year
Mykaël Nelson, Nicolas Lemieux, Albert Zablit:
Modern R&B recording of the year
Take my breath awayThe Weeknd:
Contemporary native artist or band of the year
War ClubDJ Shub:
Jazz album of the year (solo concert)
Change of plansWill Bonnes
Classical album of the year (soloist)
Jack Richardson Producer of the Year
Breakthrough group of the year
Modern Christian / Evangelical Album of the Year
No greater loveA colorful dream
Classic album of the year (big ensemble)
Solfeggio, The Harmony of the Seasons, Conductor: Eric Milns f. Helen Brunette
Single of the year:
Walt Grailis Special Achievement Award
Comedy album of the year
Grandmother’s daughter Grandmother’s child, Andrea Jin Jin Yuki
Dance recording of the year
Children’s album of the year
Fall in AfricaGarth Prince
Instrumental album of the year
That high distanceDavid Miles
Musicounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award
Alternative album of the year
When the smoke risesMustafa
The classic composition of the year
Traditional R & B / soul recording of the year
24 hoursSavannah Re
Rock album of the year
Sisters Not Twins (The Professional Lovers Album)Beaches:
Vocal jazz album of the year
Now pronounced by Katie George
International Album of the Year:
World Music Album of the Year
Alternative adult album of the year
In և forwardHalf Moon Run:
I open Susan
Country Album of the Year:
What is life?Brett Share:
Francophone album of the year
It is impossible to lovePirate heart
Traditional Roots Album of the Year
Happy flag burningMaria Dunn
Modern Adult Album of the Year
The art of demolitionSerena Ryder
Blues album of the year
Open roadColin James
Classic album of the year (small ensemble)
Beethoven. Sonatas for Violin ս Piano / Violin Sonatas Nos. 1, 2, 3 և 5:Andrew One և Charles Richard-Hemelin
Record Engineer of the Year
Rap single of the year
Metal / Hard Music Album of the Year
Bleed the futureArchspire:
Electronic album of the year
Oasis to heavenTOR:
Music video of the year
Easy on me (Adele), Javier Dolan
Composer of the Year
Contemporary roots Album of the Year:
The child is outsideAlison Russell
Underground dance single of the year
Shadows In The Dark: ft. Elliot Moss HNTR:
Traditional native artist or band of the year
Artist of the Year
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