The 2017 JUNO Awards celebrate the best in Canadian Music on Sunday, April 2nd in Ottawa.

Being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame: Sarah McLachlan. The Allan Waters Humanitarian Award goes to: Buffie Sainte-Marie. Finally, receiving the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award: Randy Lennox.

Highlights for our fave Top 40/Pop Artists:

5 for Shawn Mendes (JUNO Fan Choice Award, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year)
5 for The Weeknd (JUNO Fan Choice Award, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year)
5 for Drake (JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Rap Recording of the Year)
4 for Alessia Cara (JUNO Fan Choice Award, Single of the Year, Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year)
3 for The Strumbellas (JUNO Fan Choice Award, Single of the Year and Group of the Year)

And the nominees are...

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JUNO Fan Choice Award: Hedley, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, Belly, Ruth B, The Weeknd, Tory Lanez and The Strumbellas

Single of the Year: “Treat You Better” Shawn Mendes, “One Dance ft. Wizkid & Kyla” Drake, “Wild Things” Alessia Cara, “Starboy ft. Daft Punk” The Weeknd, “Spirits” The Strumbellas

International Album of the Year: This is Acting Sia, ANTI Rihanna, Made in the A.M. One Direction, A Head Full of Dreams Coldplay and Dangerous Woman Ariana Grande

Album of the Year: Starboy The Weeknd, Illuminate Shawn Mendes, You Want It Darker Leonard Cohen, Views Drake and Encore un Soir Celine Dion

Artist of the Year: Shawn Mendes, Drake, Alessia Cara, Leonard Cohen and The Weeknd

Group of the Year: Billy Talent, The Tragically Hip, Arkells, Tegan and Sara and The Strumbellas

Pop Album of the Year: Know-It-All Alessia Cara, Summerland Coleman Hell, Astoria Marianas Trench, Illuminate Shawn Mendes and Love You to Death Tegan and Sara

What we can expect from this year’s awards ceremony:

  • Performances from Shawn Mendes, A Tribe Called Red, Ruth B, The Strumbellas and Alessia Cara
  • $1 from every ticket sold is donated to MusiCounts, helping children and youth across Canada gain access to musical instruments via Plus 1.

Tickets for the 2017 JUNO AWARDS are on sale now. They start at $39. To purchase tickets online, CLICK HERE. You can also contact the Canadian Tire Centre Box Office or call 1-877-788-3267 for more information.

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