Juno Awards of 1993

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Juno Awards of 1993
Date 21 March 1993
Venue O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Celine Dion
Television/radio coverage
Network CBC

The Juno Awards of 1993, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 21 March 1993 in Toronto at a ceremony in the O'Keefe Centre. Celine Dion was the host for the ceremonies, which were broadcast on CBC Television at 8 pm Toronto time. This year, all performers at the ceremonies would be Canadians, in contrast to some ceremonies in previous years.

Nominations were announced 9 February 1993. Celine Dion received 7 nominations, tying the record set by Bryan Adams at the 1992 awards. Bryan Adams and Tom Cochrane were prominent male nominees this year.

Nominees and winners[edit]

Canadian Entertainer of the Year[edit]

This award was chosen by a national poll rather than by Juno organisers CARAS.

Winner: The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Best Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Leonard Cohen

Other Nominees:

Most Promising Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Julie Masse

Other Nominees:

Most Promising Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: John Bottomley

Other Nominees:

Group of the Year[edit]

Winner: Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Most Promising Group[edit]

Winner: Skydiggers

Other Nominees:

Songwriter of the Year[edit]

Winner: k.d. lang and Ben Mink

Other Nominees:

Best Country Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Michelle Wright

Other Nominees:

Best Country Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Gary Fjellgaard

Other Nominees:

Best Country Group or Duo[edit]

Winner: Tracey Prescott & Lonesome Daddy

Other Nominees:

Best Instrumental Artist[edit]

Winner: Ofra Harnoy

Other Nominees:

International Entertainer of the Year[edit]

Winner: U2

Other Nominees:

Best Producer[edit]

Winner: k.d. lang and Ben Mink with co-producer Greg Penny, "Constant Craving" and "The Mind Of Love"

Other Nominees:

Best Recording Engineer[edit]

Winner: Jeff Wolpert and John Whynot, "The Lady of Shallott" and The Visit by Loreena McKennitt

Other Nominees:

Canadian Music Hall of Fame[edit]

Winner: Anne Murray

Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award[edit]

Winner: Brian Robertson

Nominated and winning albums[edit]

Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Ingénue, k.d. lang

Other Nominees:

Best Children's Album[edit]

Winner: Waves Of Wonder, Jack Grunsky

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Solo or Chamber Ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Louis Lortie

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Large Ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Handel: Excerpts From Floridante, Tafelmusik, with Alan Curtis, Catherine Robbin, Linda Maguire, Nancy Argenta, Ingrid Attrot, Mel Braun, leader Jeanne Lamon

Other Nominees:

Best Album Design[edit]

Winner: Rebecca Baird and Kenny Baird, Lost Together by Blue Rodeo

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic)[edit]

Winner: Waking Up the Neighbours, Bryan Adams

Other Nominees:

Best Jazz Album[edit]

Winner: My Ideal, P.J. Perry

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Francophone Album[edit]

Winner: Dion Chante Plamondon, Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Note: Heading West, an album by Mitsou, was disqualified shortly after its nomination when Juno officials declared it had less than four-fifths of French lyrical content to qualify as a Francophone Album (Canadian Press (11 February 1993). The Gazette (Montreal). p. D9.  Missing or empty |title= (help)).

Hard Rock Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Doin' the Nasty, Slik Toxik

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album[edit]

Winner: Jusqu'aux p'tites heures, La Bottine Souriante

Other Nominees:

Nominated and winning releases[edit]

Single of the Year[edit]

Winner: "Beauty And The Beast", Céline Dion and Peabo Bryson

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Composition[edit]

Winner: "Concerto For Flute and Orchestra", R. Murray Schafer

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Single (Foreign or Domestic)[edit]

Winner: "Achy Breaky Heart", Billy Ray Cyrus

Other Nominees:

Best Rap Recording[edit]

Winner: "Keep It Slammin'", Devon

Other Nominees:

Best R&B/Soul Recording[edit]

Winner: Once In A Lifetime, Love & Sas

Other Nominees:

Best World Beat Recording[edit]

Winner: Spirits Of Havana, Jane Bunnett

Other Nominees:

Best Dance Recording[edit]

Winner: "Love Can Move Mountains (Club Mix)", Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Video[edit]

Winner: Curtis Wehrfritz, "Closing Time" by Leonard Cohen

Other Nominees:


  • The Globe and Mail (8 January 1993). "Public asked to vote on top entertainer". The Globe and Mail. p. C9. 
  • "Dion tops list of Juno nominations". The Daily News (Halifax). 10 February 1993. p. 26. 
  • Taylor, Kate (10 February 1993). "Dion equals record for Juno nominations". The Globe and Mail. p. C3. 
  • Dafoe, Chris (20 March 1993). "The Juno Awards / Learning to love - er, like - them". The Globe and Mail. pp. C1, C6. 
  • Dafoe, Chris (22 March 1993). "Women have come a long way at Junos". The Globe and Mail. pp. C1. 

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