Juno Awards of 2015

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Juno Awards of 2015
Date 14–15 March 2015
Venue FirstOntario Centre, Hamilton, Ontario
Host Jacob Hoggard
Television/Radio coverage
Network CTV
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The Juno Awards of 2015 honoured Canadian music industry achievements in the latter part of 2013 and in most of 2014. The awards were presented in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada during the weekend of 14–15 March 2015. The main ceremony was conducted at FirstOntario Centre and televised on CTV. Various concerts and events related to the awards began on 9 March 2015.[1] This marked the sixth time that the awards were presented in Hamilton, which last hosted the Junos in 2001.[2]

Events[edit]

The main ceremony was hosted by Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard.[3] Performers include:[4][5]

CTV's broadcast and later rebroadcast of the main awards ceremony attracted a total television audience of 1.6 million, based on next-day ratings from Numeris.[7]

The Juno Cup charity ice hockey game between musicians and NHL players was held at the Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena & Skating Centre on 13 March 2015.[8]

Nominees and winners[edit]

Alanis Morissette is the 2015 inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.[9] Rush is the year's recipient of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award.[10] The Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award recipient is Ray Danniels of Anthem Records (Rush) and SRO Management.[11]

Nominees were announced on 27 January 2015.[12]

People[edit]

Artist of the Year Group of the Year
Breakthrough Artist of the Year Breakthrough Group of the Year
Fan Choice Award Songwriter of the Year
Producer of the Year Recording Engineer of the Year

Albums[edit]

Album of the Year Aboriginal Album of the Year
Adult Alternative Album of the Year Adult Contemporary Album of the Year
Alternative Album of the Year Blues Album of the Year
Children's Album of the Year Classical Album of the Year – Solo or Chamber Ensemble
Classical Album of the Year – Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment Classical Album of the Year – Vocal or Choral Performance
Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year Country Album of the Year
Electronic Album of the Year Francophone Album of the Year
Instrumental Album of the Year International Album of the Year
Jazz Album of the Year – Solo Jazz Album of the Year – Group
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year
Pop Album of the Year Rock Album of the Year
Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group
World Music Album of the Year

Songs and recordings[edit]

Single of the Year Classical Composition of the Year
Dance Recording of the Year R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Rap Recording of the Year Reggae Recording of the Year

Other[edit]

Recording Package of the Year Video of the Year

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hamilton to host the 2015 Juno Awards". CARAS. 9 January 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Juno Awards coming to Hamilton in 2015". CBC News. 9 January 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  3. ^ DeMara, Bruce (24 February 2015). "Jacob Hoggard is host of 2015 Juno Awards". Toronto Star. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Hedley, Kiesza, MAGIC!, and Shawn Mendes Revealed as First Round of Performers". CARAS. 2 December 2014. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Rockingham, Graham (19 February 2015). "Alanis Morissette, Sam Roberts and Lights join the Juno show". Hamilton Spectator. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Hamilton’s Own Arkells are Latest Performers Confirmed for CTV’s Broadcast of THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS". CARAS. 27 January 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Thank U, Hamilton. THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS Rock with 1.6 Million Viewers on CTV". CARAS. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "Rockers Take On NHL Alumni For 12th Annual JUNO Cup in Hamilton". CARAS. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Alanis Morissette to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame". CBC News. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  10. ^ The Canadian Press (15 January 2015). "Toronto's Rush to receive Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at Juno Awards". Victoria Times-Colonist. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "Renowned Music Executive Acknowledged for His Myriad Contributions to the Canadian Music Industry". CARAS. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "2015 Juno Awards Information". CARAS. 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2015.