Charlotte Carradine and Daniel Caesar lead Juno’s 2024 nominees

In almost a repeat of her 2022 show, Montreal artist Charlotte Cardin leads the 2024 Juno nominations with six nods, with nods for artist, album, pop album, songwriter and song of the year, along with a fan’s choice award from TikTok, the show’s organizers. Announced on Tuesday.

Cardin, who hosted the event and won four of those categories two years ago, was among a group of fairly new performers following the 2023 ceremony, which looked like… Busy with nostalgia.

Toronto’s Daniel Cesar has five Juno nominations this year, for Fan’s Choice, as well as Best Solo, Album, Artist and Contemporary R&B Recording of the Year. Along with Caesar is Ottawa’s Talk Album, whose real name is Nick Durocher, who also received five nominations: album, alternative album, single, and artist/songwriter of the year.

The 28-year-old Caesar now has more career Juno nominations than Grammy nominations. Caesar won his first Grammy Award, for Best R&B Performance, in 2019 and his first Juno, for Best R&B/Soul Recording, the previous year, for his breakout track Freudianism.

Durocher’s professional success is more recent than Kaiser’s. After spending the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic out of work and living in his parents’ basement, Durocher wrote and released the song Escape to Mars In 2022.

The TikTok trend of this track has propelled Durocher to talk show appearances and wider fame. his first album, Lord of the flies, birds and beesreleased in 2023.

Juno organizers also announced Tuesday that the awards, which will be held in Halifax, will include performances by Josh Ross, Karan Ojela and Tok. Cardin has already been announced as a performer.

watched Charlotte Cardin wins Album of the Year at Junos 2022:

Charlotte Carradine wins Album of the Year | Juno Awards 2022

Charlotte Carradine wins Album of the Year at the 2022 Juno Awards

Multi-platinum Canadian singer Nelly Furtado will host and perform.

While rockers Nickelback and the Arkells are once again in the running for awards, musicians with a little less gold on their shelves make up the bulk of the nominees list.

A man wearing a tie-dye shirt and bright pink overalls gives "Hello" Symbol with both hands.  He's standing in front of an empty theater.
Talk, also known as Nick Durocher, poses at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on December 16, 2022. Despite only recently emerging onto the music scene, he has five Juno nominations this year. (Jackson Weaver/CBC)

Nominees in main categories:

TikTok Juno Fans’ Choice: Charlotte Carradine, Danielle Caesar, DVBBS, Josh Ross, Karan Ujla, SHOP, Tate McRae, The Weeknd, ThexSumwich, Walk of the Earth.

Artist of the year: Charlotte Carradine, Daniel Caesar, Lauren Spencer Smith, Shania Twain, Tate McCray.

Album: New RomanticismAlexandra Strelski; 99 nightsCharlotte Cardin. It is never enoughDaniel Caesar; MirrorLauren Spencer Smith; Lord of the flies, birds and beesHe speaks.

bachelor: colored paper clips, Charlotte Cardin; alwaysDaniel Caesar; Pretty girl eraLou calla; A little happyHe speaks; greedyTate McRae.

group: Arkells, Loud Luxury, Nickelback, Beaches, Walking Off the Ground.

Breakthrough artist: Connor Price, Karan Ajla, Le Cala, Shop Talk.

Breakout group: Busty and Bass, Crash Adams, Good Kid, The Men I Trust, New West.

Lyricist: Alison Russell; Isanabe. Charlotte Carradine, Jason Brando and a woman; Nicholas Durocher and Connor Riddell; William Prince.


Fame breakthrough

A number of musicians are vying for three nominations, including Outstanding Artist nominee Connor Price. Former actor with guest spots on it Chicago Med, supernatural And Rick Mercer reportsPrice has also had success on TikTok – especially with his “Spin the Globe” series, which was later released as an album of the same name.

The series, which saw Toronto rappers randomly select artists from around the world to collaborate with, took home rap album and single of the year. Spinnin’in cooperation with the Dutch company Bens.

Alberta’s Tate McRae, who has quickly become a Juno mainstay, is headed to the awards for the fourth year in a row since being nominated for Leading Female Artist in 2021. Despite having nine nominations from 2021 to 2023, she has yet to win.

watched Tate McRae rises to stardom:

Juno nominee Tate McCray’s rise to stardom

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Six of the categories McRae was nominated for also included the Junos’ second winning artist, The Weeknd. This year, for the first time since 2020, he took home just one award – Fan’s Choice.

Allison Russell, recent Grammy Award winner and Performing alongside Joni Mitchell, likewise for three statues. She will compete for Music Video, Songwriter and Contemporary Album of the Year, a category for which she received a previous nomination and won in 2022.

Isanabe, who was nominated as a debut performer last year, repeats his nomination for Contemporary Indigenous Artist of the Year, while expanding his nominations for Songwriter and Alternative Album of the Year. Here and now.

The band that broke records this year

Five men pose for a photo, smiling.
The Arkells once again took home the award for Band of the Year at the Junos, after breaking their record at last year’s awards. (Canada’s Walk of Fame)

Arkells continues to excel in the year group. With this year’s nod, they are now tied with April Wine for the fourth most nominated band (with eight nominations), which puts them behind Tragically Hip, Blue Rodeo and Rush. In 2023, the Arkells became the band that has won this category the most times, beating Blue Rodeo’s record of five times.

They will compete against Nickelback, Walk off the Earth, Loud Luxury and The Beaches – the last of which is also scheduled to perform.

This year’s awards are scheduled to be held on Sunday, March 24, and will be broadcast live on CBC. Tegan and Sarah will be honored with the 2024 Humanitarian Award presented by actor Elliot Page.

Rapper maestro Fresh Wes will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, while Halifax’s Chip Sutherland will receive the Walt Grealish Special Achievement Award.


Other candidates include:

Country album of the year: Compass Project – South Album, Brett Kissel; Right round here, Dean Brody; Do it anyway Jade Eagleson; before our time, James Parker Band; “Pour out my truth, Tyler Joe Miller.

Adult Alternative Album: blue powder, begonia birthday cake; crowds, festival; Are we good? Hayden. motiolonovuk, Jeremy Dutcher; revolution, Shawny Kish.

Alternate album: here and now, Isanabe. giddygiddy; Learn tooLeith Ross; See you in the darkSoft Cult; Lord of the flies, birds and beesHe speaks.

Rap Album/EP: Bag or die,bno$; The Earth rotatesConnor Price; Weeping crystalsHvia Mighty; Caitra, Caitra; panicToby.

Solo rap: American nightmarestomach; Spinnin’ (feat. Pence), Connor Price; my dearHavea Mighty; Lowest wagepressure; someone I knew, Toby.

Contemporary Indigenous artist or group: Here and nowIsnabi; Screaming, screaming and howlingBlue Moon Marquee; InuktitutElisabe; revolution, Shoni Kish; Becca MainganMy son.

Traditional Aboriginal artist or group: He sings. He prays. love.Joel Wood; LFS5, Nimki and Ninnis; metodeby (for my relatives)Pearhead Sisters; Daydreamred river assholes. Drum nationYouth Scouts.

pop album: 99 nightsCharlotte Cardin. Mirror, Lauren Spencer Smith; Saturn returndream; Queen of mineShania Twain; Lost in translationthe valley.

Young woman in purple dress singing into microphone.
Lauren Spencer Smith performs at the Juno Awards in Toronto on May 15, 2022. (Nathan Dennett/The Canadian Press)

Francophone album: Zion,Fuki? per secondkarkoa; In coordination with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (under the direction of conductor Simon Leclerc), Les Cowboys Fringants and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra; To drink while standing, salbarbs; not traditional,Soldea.

Children’s album: Great wordsABC Singsong; The Return: Family Folk Songs Remembered and Remixed, Vol. 1derived; Love beforeSplash In Shoes; Welcome to the flea circusthe swinging beauty; Maestro Fresh Weiss presents: Young Maestro Commitment to Your Vision for Young Athletes.

Contemporary Roots Album: The returnAlison Russell; It will never be the samethe beloved and kind; Beyond the tankJulian Taylor; light in the attic, Logan Staats; Stand in joyWilliam Prince.

Traditional Roots Album: Horse paintBenjamin Dakota Rogers; The soul is betweenDavid Francie; Roses, Jackson Hollow; second hand, James Quillaghan; ResilienceMorgan Tony.

Contemporary R&B recording: For the betterAquila. It is never enoughDaniel Caesar; Heartbreak HillJohn Fennell; When it bloomsNonso Amadi; FacetsLeah tea.

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