Congratulations To All The 2017 JUNO Award Winners!



Congratulations To All The 2017 JUNO Award Winners!

The CIMA and MusicOntario team was in Ottawa for the 2017 JUNO Awards this weekend, celebrating excellence in Canadian music! First and foremost, we’d like to give a shoutout to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), the city of Ottawa for their hard work in making the 2017 JUNO Awards, JUNOfest 2017 and all of the associated events a massive success!

When the nominees for the 2017 JUNO Awards were unveiled, we were pleased to see that 25 CIMA member companies represented artists who had received one (or more) nominations in a bunch of different categories.

On that note, we’d like to congratulate and highlight the achievements of the 13 CIMA member companies who saw their artists win JUNO Awards this weekend!


2017 Juno Awards Winners:

Single of the Year

-The Strumbellas (Six Shooter)

Breakthrough Group of the Year

-The Dirty Nil (Dine Alone)

Songwriter of the Year

-“The Stranger”, The Only Place To Be”, “Son” SECRET PATH – Gord Downie (Gord Downie Arts & Crafts)

Country Album of the Year

-Jess Moskaluke Kiss Me Quiet (MDM Recordings)

Adult Alternative Album of the Year

-Secret Path (Gord Downie Arts & Crafts)

Alternative Album of the Year

-Touch July Talk (Sleepless Records)

Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment

-Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation Steve Wood and the Northern Cree Singers, Tanya Tagaq, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Six Shooter)

Traditional Roots Album of the Year

-Secret Victory The East Pointers (Noisemaker Management)

Blues Album of the Year

-Ride The One Paul Reddick (Stony Plain Records)

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year

– “R.E.D. ft. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear”, “Sila ft. Tanya Tagaq” WE ARE THE HALLUCI NATION – A Tribe Called Red A Tribe Called Red (Pirates Blend/Sony)

Recording Engineer of the Year

-Jason Dufour – “Push + Pull” (July Talk), “Beck + Call” (July Talk)

Recording Package of the Year

-SECRET PATH – Gord Downie (Arts & Crafts) Jonathan Shedletzky (Art Director), Isis Essery (Designer), Jeff Lemaire (Illustrator)

Video of the Year

-Kill v Maim – GRIMES Claire Boucher (Crystal Math)