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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

GOOD LUCK! 2016 Junos Get Local!


The nominees for the 2016 Junos were recently announced and, as always, quite a few local artists earned some much-deserved recognition.  Hopefully, they'll be boasting a few awards come April 3, 2016 when the ceremony is televised from Calgary this year.

Industry veterans, LeE HaRVeY OsMOND (Contemporary Roots Album) and Harrison Kennedy (Blues Album) will be representing Hamilton.  So will Whitehorse (Adult Alternative Album, Producer, Recording Engineer) and The City Harmonic (Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album).



Links: Lee Harvey OsmondMore Lee Harvey Osmond StoriesVideo above courtesy of Latent Recordings



Links: Harrison KennedyMore Harrison Kennedy StoriesVideo above courtesy of Andrea Cassis

Other local nominees include Burlington rockers Walk Off The Earth (Fan Choice, Group, Producer), St. Catharines' City and Colour (Artist, Songwriter, Producer), Daniel Romano (Adult Alternative Album) from Welland and Six Nations performer Derek Miller (Aboriginal Album).



Links: Derek MillerMore Derek Miller StoriesVideo above courtesy of Silverheels Records

Top nominees include The Weeknd (6), rapper Drake (5) and pop sensation Justin Bieber (5).

GOOD LUCK EVERYBODY!

Click here for the winners: Part 1, Part 2

From the Media: Hamilton Spectator, Burlington Post

Here are some highlights:

CONTEMPORARY ROOTS ALBUM 
BLUES ALBUM 
ARTIST 
SONGWRITER
FAN CHOICE
GROUP
ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
ABORIGINAL ALBUM 
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM 
PRODUCER
RECORDING ENGINEER
SINGLE
ALBUM
BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST
BREAKTHROUGH GROUP
COUNTRY ALBUM
ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM 
ROCK ALBUM
VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM
JAZZ ALBUM: SOLO
JAZZ ALBUM: GROUP 
TRADITIONAL ROOTS 
WORLD MUSIC ALBUM 
INTERNATIONAL ALBUM
VIDEO (director in parenthesis)
Click here for the complete list

Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

Links: Juno AwardsMore Juno Stories

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