Drake, Shawn Mendes & The Weeknd Lead 2017 Juno Nominations

Canadian Music Award Show Airs April 2nd

The nominees for the 2017 Juno Awards were announced Tuesday morning with Drake, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes earning five nominations each and Alessia Cara with four.

Michael Buble was originally scheduled to host the show that will air live on CTV from Ottawa April 2nd, but it is unclear if that will happen due to his son’s cancer diagnosis last fall.

Album of the Year

Encore Un Soir- Céline Dion
Views- Drake
You Want It Darker- Leonard Cohen
Illuminate- Shawn Mendes
Starboy- The Weeknd

Single of the Year

Wild Things- Alessia Cara
One Dance- Drake
Treat You Better- Shawn Mendes
Spirits- The Strumbellas
Starboy- The Weeknd

Group of the Year

Billy Talent
Tegan and Sara
The Strumbellas
The Tragically Hip


Alessia Cara
Leonard Cohen
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Breakthrough Artist

Andy Shauf
Jazz Cartier
Ruth B
Tory Lanez

Fan’s Choice

Alessa Cara
Justin Bieber
Ruth B.
Shawn Mendes
The Strumbellas
The Weeknd
Tory Lanez


Here’s the FULL LIST of nominees.