Juno Awards of 1999

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Juno Awards of 1999
Date7 March 1999
VenueCopps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ontario
Hosted byMike Bullard
Television/radio coverage
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The Juno Awards of 1999 honouring Canadian music industry achievements were held in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The primary ceremonies at Copps Coliseum on 7 March 1999 were broadcast by CBC Television and hosted by Mike Bullard.

Nominations were announced 27 January 1999 from the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto.

CBC technicians under the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada were on strike in early 1999. However, the union chose not to picket the Juno Awards broadcast.

Luc Plamondon was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Nominees and winners[edit]

Best Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Jim Cuddy

Other Nominees:

Best New Solo Artist[edit]

Winner: Melanie Doane

Other Nominees:

Best Group[edit]

Winner: Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Best New Group[edit]

Winner: Johnny Favourite Swing Orchestra

Other Nominees:

Best Songwriter[edit]

Winner: Bryan Adams, "On a Day Like Today" with Phil Thornalley, "When You're Gone" with Eliot Kennedy

Other Nominees:

Best Country Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Shania Twain

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Best Country Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Paul Brandt

Other Nominees:

Best Country Group or Duo[edit]

Winner: Leahy

Other Nominees:

International Achievement Award[edit]

Winner: Celine Dion

Best Producer[edit]

Winner: Colin James "Let's Shout" (with co-producer Joe Hardy) and "C'mon With The C'mon"

Other Nominees:

Best Recording Engineer[edit]

Winner: Kevin Doyle, "Stanstill" by various artists and "Soul On Soul" by Amy Sky

Other Nominees:

Canadian Music Hall of Fame[edit]

Winner: Luc Plamondon

Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award[edit]

Winner: Allan Waters

Nominated and winning albums[edit]

Best Album[edit]

Winner: Let's Talk About Love, Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Alternative Album[edit]

Winner: Rufus Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright

Other Nominees:

Best Blues Album[edit]

Winner: Blues Weather, Fathead

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Best Children's Album[edit]

Winner: Mozart's Magnificent Voyage, Susan Hammond's Classical Kids

Other Nominees:

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

Winner: Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 1, Angela Hewitt

Other Nominees:

  • Dvorak, Mendelssohn: Piano Trios, The Gryphon Trio
  • In Brahms' Apartment, Amici Ensemble
  • Medtner: The Complete Piano Sonatas, Marc-André Hamelin
  • Telemann: Tafelmusik, Ensemble Arion

Best Classical Album (Large Ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Handel: Music For The Royal Fireworks, Tafelmusik, Jeanne Lamon (musical director)

Other Nominees:

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

Winner: Songs of Travel, Gerald Finley (baritone) and Stephen Ralls (piano)

Other Nominees:

  • A Britten Serenade, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Henriette Schellenberg (soprano), Benjamin Butterfield (tenor), James Sommerville (horn)
  • Messiah: The Complete Choruses, Tafelmusik Chamber Choir and Orchestra
  • Musica Intima, Musica Intima
  • Vivaldi: Motets for Soprano, Karina Gauvin (soprano)

Best Album Design[edit]

Winner: Andrew McLachlan, Rob Baker, Brock Ostrom, Bernard Clark, David Ajax, Phantom Power by The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Best Gospel Album[edit]

Winner: Life Is, Sharon Riley and Faith Chorale

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Francophone Album[edit]

Winner: S'il suffisait d'aimer, Celine Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Instrumental Album[edit]

Winner: My Roots are Showing, Natalie MacMaster

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic)[edit]

Winner: Let's Talk About Love, Céline Dion

Other Nominees:

Best Mainstream Jazz Album[edit]

Winner: The Atlantic Sessions, Kirk MacDonald

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Best Contemporary Jazz Album[edit]

Winner: Metalwood 2, Metalwood

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album - Group[edit]

Winner: The McGarrigle Hour, Kate & Anna McGarrigle

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album - Solo[edit]

Winner: Heartstrings, Willie P. Bennett

Other Nominees:

Best Pop Album[edit]

Winner: Stunt, Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Best Rock Album[edit]

Winner: Phantom Power, The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Nominated and winning releases[edit]

Best Single[edit]

Winner: "One Week", Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Composition[edit]

Winner: "Concerto For Wind Orchestra", Colin McPhee

Other Nominees:

Best Rap Recording[edit]

Winner: Northern Touch by Rascalz featuring Choclair, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust, and Checkmate

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Best R&B/Soul Recording[edit]

Winner: One Wish by Deborah Cox

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Best Music of Aboriginal Canada Recording[edit]

Winner: Contact from the Underworld of Redboy, Robbie Robertson

Other Nominees:

Best Reggae/Calypso Recording[edit]

Winner: Vision, Frankie Wilmot

Other Nominees:

  • Chains and Shackles, Inspector Lenny
  • Glorious Ride, Lazah Current
  • The Original, DJ Ray
  • The Way I Feel, Mystics

Best Global Album[edit]

Winner: The Message, Alpha Yaya Diallo

Other Nominees:

  • Endless, Silk Road Music
  • Karsilama, Karsilama
  • Por El Sol, Diego Marulanda & Pacande
  • Vertigo, Jesse Cook

Best Dance Recording[edit]

Winner: Broken Bones, Love Inc.

Other Nominees:

Best Video[edit]

Winner: Javier Aguilera, "Forestfire" by David Usher

Other Nominees:


  • McLaren, Leah (28 January 1999). "Dion leads Juno nominees / Ladies and Twain also up for awards". The Globe and Mail. pp. D1, D2.
  • "List of 1999 Juno Award nominations". Saskatoon StarPhoenix. 28 January 1999. p. D1.
  • Saunders, Doug (3 March 1999). "CBC negotiations break down; programs feel bite of strike". The Globe and Mail. p. A7.
  • "National Report: CBC union won't picket Junos". The Globe and Mail. 4 March 1999. p. A7.
  • Gill, Alexandra (4 March 1999). "Dion elbows out the competition at Junos". The Globe and Mail. p. A6.
  • "Complete list of Juno Award winners". The Globe and Mail. 9 March 1999. p. C2.

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