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Charlotte Cardin is nominated for a leading six JUNO Awards in 2024, while Daniel Caesar and TALK have earned five nominations each. Close behind with three nominations apiece are Allison Russell, Aysanabee, Connor Price, DVBBS, Lauren Spencer Smith, and Tate McRae.
The nominees for the Songwriter of the Year Award, presented by SOCAN, are:
- Allison Russell
- Charlotte Cardin, Jason Brando, and Lubalin
- Nicholas Durocher (aka TALK) and Connor Riddell
- William Prince
Performers on the broadcast of the 2024 Gala JUNO Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 24, are Josh Ross, Karan Aujla, TALK, The Beaches, Charlotte Cardin, this year’s host Nelly Furtado, and and this year’s Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Maestro Fresh Wes. The show will be broadcast live from Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the free CBC Gem streaming service in Canada, and globally at www.cbcmusic.ca/junos.
Francophone Album of the Year nominees are:
- FouKi for Zayon
- Karkwa for Dans la seconde
- Les Cowboys Fringants for En concert avec l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
- Salebarbes for À boire deboutte
- Souldia for Non conventionnel
The nominations for Classical Composition of the Year are:
- Amy Brandon for Simulacra
- Dinuk Wijeratne for Portrait of an Imaginary Sibling
- Emilie Cecilia for …and the Higher Leaves of the Trees Seemed to Shimmer in the Last of the Sunlight’s Lingering Touch of Them…
- Iman Habibi for Shāhīn-nāmeh, for Voice and Orchestra
- Nicole Lizée for Don’t Throw Your Head in Your Hands
In addition to presenting the Songwriter of the Year Award, SOCAN is once again the co-presenting sponsor (with FACTOR) of the JUNO Songwriters’ Circle – widely known as “The Jewel of the JUNO Week” – with host and performers TBD. Past participants include Paul Brandt, Alex Cuba, Ria Mae, Randy Bachman, Shad, July Talk, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jann Arden, Joel Plaskett, Johnny Reid, Ron Sexsmith, and Dan Mangan.
For a complete list of award nominees, access the JUNO Awards website.