Friday, February 1, 2019

GOOD LUCK! Local 2019 Juno Nominees

Whether it's Rock, Blues, Classical, Country or any other genre, Hamilton (and the surrounding areas) are well represented in the 2019 Juno nominees list. On March 16-17, 2019 in London, the awards will be handed out and hopefully a few of our local musical heroes will bring home some hardware.

The Rock Album of the Year category alone has three Hammertown bands: The Arkells, Monster Truck and The Trews. The Arkells are also up for Group of the Year, Producer of the Year and Album Artwork of the Year.

Links: The TrewsMore Trews StoriesVideo above courtesy of THE TREWS

As for Blues Album of the Year, Hamilton Bluesman Jack de Keyzer is one of the nominees and is also a guest on another nominated recording: Myles Goodwyn: Friends of the Blues. Steeltown artists Jesse O'Brien and Steve Pelletier work on the nominated Colin James album Miles To Go.

Links: Jack de KeyzerMore Jack de Keyzer Stories, More Robert Jordan Covers/StoriesVideo above courtesy of Jack de Keyzer

Other Hamilton musicians up for Junos include Whitehorse (Adult Contemporary Album of the Year), Diana Panton (Vocal Jazz Album of the Year) and  David Braid (Classical Album, Vocal or Choral, of the Year).

Links: Diana PantonMore Diana Panton StoriesVideo above courtesy of Diana Panton - Topic

St. Catharines Country superstar Tim Hicks and and the Reklaws from Cambridge are both in the running for Country Album of the Year. Elora's Kevin Breit is also nominated for Instrumental Album of the Year.

Links: Kevin BreitMore Kevin Breit StoriesVideo above courtesy of Stony Plain Records


Here's a complete list of nominees.

Blues Album
Rock Album 
Country Album
Fan Choice
  • Alessia Cara
  • Avril Lavigne
  • bülow
  • Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
  • Loud Luxury
  • NAV
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd
  • Tory Lanez
  • Alessia Cara: Growing Pains
  • bülow: Not A Love Song
  • Loud Luxury: Body
  • Shawn Mendes: In My Blood
  • The Weeknd/Kendrick Lamar: Pray For Me
International Album
  • Camila Cabello: Camila
  • Cardi B: Invasion of Privacy
  • Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues
  • Post Malone: beerbongs and bentleys
  • Travis Scott: ASTROWORLD
  • Hubert Lenoir: Darlène
  • Jann Arden: These Are The Days
  • Shawn Mendes: Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd: My Dear Melancholy
  • Three Days Grace: Outsider
  • Alessia Cara
  • Michael Bublé
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd
  • Tory Lanez
Breakthrough Artist
  • bülow
  • grandson
  • Johnny Orlando
  • Meghan Patrick
Breakthrough Group
  • 88Glam
  • Dizzy
  • Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
  • Loud Luxury
  • The Washboard Union
  • Bahamas
  • Donovan Woods
  • Frank Dukes
  • Jessie Reyez
  • Shawn Mendes
    Adult Alternative Album
    • Bahamas: Earthtones
    • Dan Mangan: More Or Less
    • Gabrielle Shonk: Gabrielle Shonk
    • Rhye: Blood
    • The Barr Brothers: Queens Of The Breakers
    Alternative Album
    • Destroyer: ken
    • Dizzy: Baby Teeth
    • Fucked Up: Dose Your Dreams
    • Tokyo Police Club: TPC
    • U.S. Girls: In A Poem Unlimited
    Pop Album
    • bülow: Damaged
    • Chromeo: Head Over Heels
    • Hubert Lenoir: Darlène
    • Shawn Mendes: Shawn Mendes
    • Tyler Shaw: Intuition
    Jazz Album (Solo)
    • Alexis BaroL Sandstorm
    • Alison Young: So Here We Are
    • Larnell Lewis: In the Moment
    • Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky
    • Robi Botos: Old Soul
    Jazz Album (Group)
    • Allison Au Quartet: Wander Wonder
    • Andrew Rathbun Large Ensemble: Atwood Suites
    • Andy Milne and Dapp Theory: The Seasons of Being
    • Liebman/Murley Quartet: Live at U of T
    • Quinsin Nachoff's FLUX: Path of Totality
    Francophone Album
    • Cœur de pirate: en cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé
    • Hubert Lenoir: Darlène
    • Loud: Une année record
    • Philippe Brach: Le silence des troupeaux
    • Tire le coyote: Désherbage
    Children's Album
    • Beppie: Let's Go Bananas
    • Ginalina: It Takes a Village
    • Raffi: Dog on the Floor
    • Sonshine and Broccoli: It's Cool To Be Kind
    • Splash'N Boots: You, Me and the Sea
    Classical Album (Solo or Chamber)
    • Andrew Wan and Richard-Hamelin: Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos. 6, 7, 8
    • Angela Hewitt; Scarlatti: Sonatas Vol.2
    • Blake Pouliot with Hsin-I Huang: Ravel and Debussy: Sonates
    • Gryphon Trio: The End of Flowers: Works by Clarke and Ravel
    • Marc-André Hamelin: Schubert: Piano Sonata in B Flat Major D.960; Four Impromptus D.935
    Classical Album (Large Ensemble)
    • Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra/Orchestre du Centre National Des Arts du Canada conducted by Alexander Shelley: New Worlds/Nouveaux Mondes
    • James Ehnes with Seattle Symphony and Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Newton Howard and Kernis: Violin Concertos; Tovey: Stream of Limelight
    • Louis Lortie with BBC Philharmonic: Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 2 and 4
    • Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arthur Post with Gryphon Trio: Into the Wonder
    • Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Oundjian featuring Louis Lortie, Sarah Jeffrey, and Teng Li: Vaughan Williams
    Classical Composition
    • Ana Sokolović: Golden Slumbers Kiss your Eyes
    • Bekah Simms: Granitic
    • Cassandra Miller: About Bach
    • Nicole Lizée: Katana of Choice
    • Vincent Ho: Arctic Symphony
    Rap Recording
    • 88Glam: 88GLAM RELOADED
    • Belly: IMMIGRANT
    • KILLY: Surrender Your Soul
    • Tory Lanez: LoVE me NOw
    Dance Recording
    • AZARI: Gotasoul
    • Dzeko and Tiësto: Jackie Chan (ft. Preme and Post Malone)
    • Jacques Greene: Avatar Beach
    • Keys N Krates: CURA
    • Loud Luxury: Body
    RnB/Soul Recording 
    • Anders: Twos
    • Black Atlass: Pain and Pleasure
    • Charlotte Day Wilson: Stone Woman
    • Jessie Reyez: Being Human In Public
    • The Weeknd: My Dear Melancholy
    Reggae Recording 
    • Blessed:Money Don't Grow on Trees
    • Chelsea Stewart: Genesis
    • Dubmatix: Sly and Robbie meet Dubmatix – Overdubbed
    • Exco Levi: Narrative
    • Kafinal ft. Queen Ifrica: Talk Or No Talk
    Indigenous Music Album
    • Elisapie:  The Ballad of the Runaway Girl
    • Jeremy Dutcher: Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa
    • Leonard Sumner: Standing in the Light
    • Northern Cree: Nitisanak - Brothers and Sister
    • Snotty Nose Rez Kids: The Average Savage
    Contemporary Roots Album
    • AHI: In Our Time
    • Donovan Woods: Both Ways
    • Kaia Kater: Grenades
    • Megan Nash: Seeker
    • The Deep Dark Woods: Yarrow
    Traditional Roots Album
    • David Francey" The Broken Heart of Everything
    • Pharis and Jason Romero: Sweet Old Religion
    • The Slocan Ramblers: Queen City Jubilee
    • The Wailin' Jennys: Fifteen
    • Vishtèn: Horizons
    Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album
    • Brian Doerksen: Grateful
    • LOVECOLLIDE: Tired Of Basic
    • Manic Drive: Into the Wild
    • Tim Neufeld and The Glory Boys: The Buffalo Roadshow
    • Warren Dean Flandez: Speak
    World Music Album 
    • Ayrad: Zoubida
    • Boogát: San Cristóbal Baile Inn
    • Emmanuel Jal and Nyaruach: Naath
    • Telmary y Habana Sana: Fuerza Arara
    • Wesli: Rapadou Kreyol
    Recording Engineer
    • Ben Kaplan
    • Jason Dufour
    • Robbie Lackritz
    • Shawn Everett
    • Steve Bays
    • No Depression -- Bahamas
    • Places -- Alaskan Tapes
    • Powerless -- Classified
    • Hang Ups -- Scott Helman
    • Have A Nice Day - SonReal
    Electronic Album
    • Ekali: Crystal Eyes
    • Felix Cartal: Next Season
    • iamhill: Give It a Rest
    • Milk and Bone: Deception Bay
    • REZZ: Certain Kind of Magic
    Metal/Hard Music Album
    • Beyond Creation: Algorythm
    • Cancer Bats: The Spark That Moves
    • KEN Mode: Loved
    • Kobra And The Lotus: Prevail II
    • Voivod: The Wake
    Comedy Album
    • Chanty Marostica: The CHANTY Show
    • Dave Merheje: Good Friend Bad Grammar
    • Debra DiGiovanni: Lady Jazz
    • Mayce Galoni: Awkwarder
    • Pat Thornton: Chicken!
    • Canadian Music Hall of Fame: Corey Hart
    • Humanitarian Award : David Foster
    • Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award: Duff Roman

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