Juno Award for Album of the Year

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Singer Carly Rae Jepsen is the 2013 recipient of this award, for her second studio album, Kiss.

The Juno Award for Album of the Year is an annual award presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for the best album released in Canada. It has been awarded since 1975, though it was actually the award for Best Selling Album from 1975 to 1979. From 1999 to 2002, it was awarded under the name of Best Album.

Achievements[edit]

Celine Dion and Michael Bublé are the artists with the most wins in this category, with three each, and Dion is also the most nominated artist, with 12 total nominations.

Recipients[edit]

Album awards of 1974[edit]

At the Juno Awards of 1974, no single prize was awarded for best album, but three artists were each awarded for albums in different categories.

Year Award Winner Album Ref.
1974 Contemporary Album of the Year Bachman–Turner Overdrive Bachman–Turner Overdrive [1]
Country Album of the Year Stompin' Tom Connors To It and At It [2]
Pop Music Album of the Year Anne Murray Danny's Song [3]

Best Selling Album (1975–1979)[edit]

Year Winner Album Nominees Ref.
1975 Bachman–Turner Overdrive Not Fragile [4]
1976 Bachman–Turner Overdrive Four Wheel Drive [5]
1977 André Gagnon Neiges [6]
1978 Dan Hill Longer Fuse [7]
1979 Burton Cummings Dream of a Child [8]

Album of the Year (1980–1998)[edit]

Year Winner Album Nominees Ref.
1980 Anne Murray New Kind of Feeling [9]
1981 Anne Murray Anne Murray's Greatest Hits [10]
1982 Loverboy Loverboy [11]
1983 Loverboy Get Lucky [12]
1984 Bryan Adams Cuts Like a Knife [13]
1985 Bryan Adams Reckless [14]
1986 Glass Tiger The Thin Red Line [15]
1987 Kim Mitchell Shakin' Like a Human Being [16]
No award ceremony was held in 1988
1989 Robbie Robertson Robbie Robertson [17]
1990 Alannah Myles Alannah Myles [18]
1991 Celine Dion Unison [19]
1992 Tom Cochrane Mad Mad World [20]
1993 k.d. lang Ingénue [21]
1994 Neil Young Harvest Moon [22]
1995 Celine Dion The Colour of My Love [23]
1996 Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill [24]
1997 The Tragically Hip Trouble at the Henhouse [25]
1998 Sarah McLachlan Surfacing [26]

Best Album (1999–2002)[edit]

Year Winner Album Nominees Ref.
1999 Celine Dion Let's Talk About Love [27]
2000 Alanis Morissette Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie [28]
2001 Barenaked Ladies Maroon [29]
2002 Diana Krall The Look of Love [30]

Album of the Year (2003 – present)[edit]

Year Winner Album Nominees Ref.
2003 Avril Lavigne Let Go [31]
2004 Sam Roberts We Were Born in a Flame [32]
2005 Billy Talent Billy Talent [33]
2006 Michael Bublé It's Time [34]
2007 Nelly Furtado Loose [35]
2008 Feist The Reminder [36]
2009 Nickelback Dark Horse [37]
2010 Michael Bublé Crazy Love [38]
2011 Arcade Fire The Suburbs [39]
2012 Michael Bublé Christmas [40]
2013 Carly Rae Jepsen Kiss [41]
2014 Arcade Fire Reflektor [42]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Artist summary: Stompin' Tom Connors". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Artist summary: Anne Murray". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Yearly summary: 1975". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Yearly summary: 1976". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Yearly summary: 1977". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Yearly summary: 1978". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Yearly summary: 1979". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Yearly summary: 1980". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Yearly summary: 1981". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Yearly summary: 1982". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Yearly summary: 1983". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Yearly summary: 1984". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Yearly summary: 1985". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Yearly summary: 1986". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Yearly summary: 1987". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Yearly summary: 1989". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Yearly summary: 1990". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Yearly summary: 1991". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  20. ^ "Yearly summary: 1992". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  21. ^ "Yearly summary: 1993". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Yearly summary: 1994". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  23. ^ "Yearly summary: 1995". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  24. ^ "Yearly summary: 1996". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  25. ^ "Yearly summary: 1997". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  26. ^ "Yearly summary: 1998". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
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  29. ^ "Yearly summary: 2001". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  30. ^ "Yearly summary: 2002". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  31. ^ "Yearly summary: 2003". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  32. ^ "Yearly summary: 2004". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  33. ^ "Yearly summary: 2005". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  34. ^ "Yearly summary: 2006". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  35. ^ "Yearly summary: 2007". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  36. ^ "Yearly summary: 2008". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  37. ^ "Yearly summary: 2009". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  38. ^ "Yearly summary: 2010". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  39. ^ "Yearly summary: 2011". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  40. ^ "Yearly summary: 2012". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  41. ^ "Yearly summary: 2013". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  42. ^ "Yearly summary: 2014". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved March 31, 2014.