Juno Awards of 2007

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Juno Awards of 2007
Date 31 March-1 April 2007
Venue Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Host Nelly Furtado
Television/Radio coverage
Network CTV
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The Juno Awards of 2007 were hosted in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on the weekend ending 1 April 2007. These ceremonies honoured music industry achievements in Canada during most of 2006. The event was well known for a possible tape delay by the CTV television network so the network could syndicate The Amazing Race.

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Ceremonies[edit]

Most winners were announced at the Juno Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony on 31 March. This was a non-televised event conducted at TCU Place.[1] At this event, Tom Jackson received the 2007 Humanitarian Award[2] and Montreal-based music business veteran Donald K. Tarlton received the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award.[3] Gregory Charles, a Quebec-based musician, hosted this gala.[4]

The primary ceremonies of the major awards originated from the Credit Union Centre on 1 April and televised throughout Canada on CTV. Host Nelly Furtado was also the most successful artist this year, winning in five categories: Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Juno Fan Choice Award, Pop Album of the Year and Single of the Year.

Winners in the following categories were announced during the primary ceremonies:

  • Album of the Year
  • Group of the Year
  • Juno Fan Choice Award
  • New Artist of the Year
  • R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
  • Rock Album of the Year
  • Single of the Year

Telecast[edit]

CTV originally planned to provide a tape-delayed broadcast from 22:00 Eastern Daylight Time to accommodate an episode of the American version of The Amazing Race. However, the network relented due to opposition over the late timing, and scheduled the broadcast live from Ontario and eastward (19:00-21:00 Eastern) and tape delayed in western provinces (21:00-23:00 local time in British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, 19:00-21:00 in Alberta). Quickly afterwards, the network made yet another change, allowing Saskatchewan viewers to watch the ceremony live (17:00 Central Standard) in addition to its previously-scheduled timeslot.[5][6]

National ratings for the Juno telecast were measured by BBM Nielsen at 912 000 viewers, an inferior result compared to the 966 000 viewers for Global's broadcast of The Simpsons or the 1.03 million viewers CBC gained from its airing of At Bertram's Hotel, an adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery.[7]

Nominees and winners[edit]

Nominees were announced on 6 February 2007.

Artist of the Year[edit]

Winner: Nelly Furtado

Other nominees:

Group of the Year[edit]

Winner: Billy Talent

Other nominees:

New Artist of the Year[edit]

Winner: Tomi Swick

Other nominees:

New Group of the Year[edit]

Winner: Mobile

Other nominees:

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year[edit]

Winner: Brian Howes, "Trip" (Hedley) and "Lips of an Angel" (Extreme Behavior)

Other nominees:

Recording Engineer of the Year[edit]

Winner: John "Beetle" Bailey, "Rain" (Molly Johnson) and "Sisters of Mercy" (Serena Ryder)

Other nominees:

Songwriter of the Year[edit]

Winner: Gordie Sampson, "Jesus Take the Wheel", "Words Get in the Way" and "Crybaby"

Other nominees:

  • Sarah Harmer, "I Am Aglow", "Oleander" and "Escarpment Blues"
  • k-os, "Sunday Morning", "The Rain" and "Flypaper"
  • Nickelback, "Far Away", "If Everyone Cared" and "Rockstar"
  • Ron Sexsmith, "All in Good Time", "Never Give Up" and "Hands of Time"

Fan Choice Award[edit]

Winner: Nelly Furtado

Other nominees:

Nominated albums[edit]

Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Loose, Nelly Furtado

Other nominees:

Aboriginal Recording of the Year[edit]

Winner: Sedzé, Leela Gilday

Other nominees:

Adult Alternative Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: The Light That Guides You Home, Jim Cuddy

Other nominees:

Alternative Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Sometimes, City and Colour

Other nominees:

Blues Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: House of Refuge, Jim Byrnes

Other nominees:

CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year[edit]

Winner: Chloe Lum and Yannick Desranleau, The Looks (MSTRKRFT)

Other nominees:

Children's Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: My Beautiful World, Jack Grunsky

Other nominees:

Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Wide-Eyed and Mystified, Downhere

Other nominees:

Classical Album of the Year (large ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Mozart: Violin Concerti, James Ehnes and the Mozart Anniversary Orchestra

Other nominees:

Classical Album of the Year (solo or chamber ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Piazzolla, Jean-Marie Zeitouni and Les Violons du Roy

Other nominees:

Classical Album of the Year (vocal or choral performance)[edit]

Winner: Mozart: Arie e Duetti, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Michael Schade and Russell Braun with the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra

Other nominees:

Francophone Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Il était une fois dans l'est, Antoine Gratton

Other nominees:

Instrumental Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Run Neil Run, Sisters Euclid

Other nominees:

International Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Taking the Long Way, Dixie Chicks

Other nominees:

Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: From the Heart, Hilario Duran and his Latin Jazz Big Band

Other nominees:

Traditional Jazz Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Avenue Standard, Jon Ballantyne

Other nominees:

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: From This Moment On, Diana Krall

Other nominees:

Pop Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Loose, Nelly Furtado

Other nominees:

Rock Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Billy Talent II, Billy Talent

Other nominees:

Roots and Traditional Album of the Year (Solo)[edit]

Winner: Yellowjacket, Stephen Fearing

Other nominees:

Roots and Traditional Album of the Year (Group)[edit]

Winner: Bloom, The McDades

Other nominees:

World Music Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Kaba Horo, Lubo Alexandrov

Other nominees:

Nominated releases[edit]

Single of the Year[edit]

Winner: "Promiscuous", Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland

Other nominees:

Classical Composition of the Year[edit]

Winner: "Clere Vénus", Denis Gougeon

Other nominees:

  • "A Midwinter Night's Dream", Harry Somers
  • "Of Memory and Desire", Harry Somers
  • "Tumbling Strain", Neil Currie
  • "Varley Suite for Solo Violin", Stephen Chatman

Country Recording of the Year[edit]

Winner: Somebody Wrote Love, George Canyon

Other nominees:

Dance Recording of the Year[edit]

Winner: Sexor, Tiga

Other nominees:

Music DVD of the Year[edit]

Winner: Escarpment Blues, Sarah Harmer

Other nominees:

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year[edit]

Winner: mySOUL, jacksoul

Other nominees:

Rap Recording of the Year[edit]

Winner: Black Magic, Swollen Members

Other nominees:

Reggae Recording of the Year[edit]

Winner: Xrated, Korexion

Other nominees:

Video of the Year[edit]

Winner: Dave Pawson and Jonathan Legris, "Bridge to Nowhere" (Sam Roberts)

Other nominees:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Countdown Begins! Preparations for 2007 Juno Weekend well underway as major events and venues announced". CARAS/Juno Awards. 20 September 2006. Retrieved 2009-04-01. [dead link] (55.7 KiB)
  2. ^ "Tom Jackson to receive 2007 Humanitarian Award for his Unwavering Support to Canada’s Hungry and Underprivileged" (pdf). CARAS/Juno Awards. 5 December 2006. Retrieved 2009-04-01. [dead link] (46.2 KiB)
  3. ^ "Canadian Entertainment Mogul Donald K Tarlton to Receive 2007 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award" (pdf). CARAS/Juno Awards. 5 December 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-01. [dead link] (45.1 KiB)
  4. ^ "Thirty-two Awards Handed Out at 2007 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan" (pdf). CARAS/Juno Awards. 31 March 2007.  (34.2 KiB)
  5. ^ "CTV backs down on Juno air time". CBC News. 29 March 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  6. ^ Fuller, Cam (29 March 2007). "Showtime switch / Awards show moves to 5 p.m.; will air live in Saskatchewan". The StarPhoenix. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  7. ^ "JUNO show fails to attract big audience". Canada.com. 3 April 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 

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