Juno Awards of 1997

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Juno Awards of 1997
Date 9 March 1997
Venue Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ontario
Host Jann Arden
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBC
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The Juno Awards of 1997, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 9 March 1997 in Hamilton, Ontario at a ceremony in the Copps Coliseum. Jann Arden was host for the major ceremonies which were broadcast on CBC Television.

Nominations were announced on 29 January 1997. Major winners were Celine Dion and The Tragically Hip.

Nominees and winners[edit]

Best Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Bryan Adams

Other Nominees:

Best New Solo Artist[edit]

Winner: Terri Clark

Other Nominees:

Group of the Year[edit]

Winner: The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Best New Group[edit]

Winner: The Killjoys

Other Nominees:

Songwriter of the Year[edit]

Winner: Alanis Morissette (Glen Ballard, co-songwriter)

Other Nominees:

Best Country Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Shania Twain

Other Nominees:

Best Country Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Paul Brandt

Other Nominees:

Best Country Group or Duo[edit]

Winner: The Rankin Family

Other Nominees:

International Achievement Award[edit]

Winners:

Best Instrumental Artist[edit]

Winner: Ashley MacIsaac

Other Nominees:

Best Producer[edit]

Winner: Garth Richardson, "Bar-X-the Rocking M" by Melvins and "Mailman" by The Jesus Lizard

Other Nominees:

Best Recording Engineer[edit]

Winner: Paul Northfield, "Another Sunday" and "Leave It Alone"

Other Nominees:

Canadian Music Hall of Fame[edit]

Winner: Lenny Breau (posthumously), Gil Evans (posthumously), Maynard Ferguson, Moe Koffman, Rob McConnell

Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award[edit]

Winner: Dan Gibson

Nominated and winning albums[edit]

Best Album[edit]

Winner: Trouble at the Henhouse, The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Best Children's Album[edit]

Winner: Songs from The Tree House, Martha Johnson

Other Nominees:

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

Winner: Scriabin: The Complete Piano Sonatas, Marc-André Hamelin

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Best Classical Album (Large Ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Ginastera/Villa-Lobos/Evangelista, I Musici de Montréal

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Vocal or Choral Performance)[edit]

Winner: Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Choeur et orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conductor Charles Dutoit

Other Nominees:

Best Album Design[edit]

Winner: John Rummen and Crystal Heald, Decadence - Ten Years of Various Nettwerk

Other Nominees:

Best Blues/Gospel Album[edit]

Winner: Right to Sing the Blues, Long John Baldry

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic)[edit]

Winner: Falling Into You, Céline Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Mainstream Jazz Album[edit]

Winner: Ancestors, Renee Rosnes

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Best Contemporary Jazz Album[edit]

Winner: Africville Suite, Joe Sealy

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album - Group[edit]

Winner: Matapédia, Kate and Anna McGarrigle

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album - Solo[edit]

Winner: Drive-In Movie, Fred Eaglesmith

Other Nominees:

Best Alternative Album[edit]

Winner: One Chord to Another, Sloan

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Francophone Album[edit]

Winner: Live à Paris, Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

North Star Rock Album of the Year[edit]

Winner: Trouble at the Henhouse, The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Nominated and winning releases[edit]

Single of the Year[edit]

Winner: "Ironic", Alanis Morissette

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Composition[edit]

Winner: Picasso Suite (1964), Harry Somers

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Best Rap Recording[edit]

Winner: What It Takes, Choclair

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Best R&B/Soul Recording[edit]

Winner: Feelin' Alright, Carlos Morgan

Other Nominees:

Best Music of Aboriginal Canada Recording[edit]

Winner: Up Where We Belong, Buffy Sainte-Marie

Other Nominees:

Best Reggae/Calypso Recording[edit]

Winner: Nana McLean, Nana McLean

Other Nominees:

Best Global Album[edit]

Winner: Africa Do Brasil, Paulo Ramos Group

Other Nominees:

Best Dance Recording[edit]

Winner: "Astroplane (City of Love Mix)", BKS

Other Nominees:

  • "All My Dreams (Don't Ever Leave) (Extended Skywalkers Mix)", Laya (band)
  • "Forever Young (Tempered Club Mix)", Temperance
  • "Happy Days (original)", P.J.
  • "In Your Arms (album version)", Emjay

Best Video[edit]

Winner: Jeth Weinrich, "Burned Out Car" by Junkhouse

Other Nominees:

References[edit]

  • Renzetti, Elizabeth (30 January 1997). "Dion, Tragically Hip lead Juno nomination pack". The Globe and Mail. pp. C1,C2. 
  • Miller, Mark (8 March 1997). "The essential Gil Evans (inset: Four for the record)". The Globe and Mail. pp. C12. 
  • Renzetti, Elizabeth (10 March 1997). "Dion, Tragically Hip dominate Junos". The Globe and Mail. pp. C1. 
  • Ohler, Shawn (10 March 1997). "A Hip night at The Junos; Celine Dion won more trophies, but The Tragically Hip took the most prestigious Juno -- album of the year; Junos quotes and backstage banter". Edmonton Journal). pp. B6. 

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