Juno Awards 2015 Winners: Magic!, Kiesza + The Weeknd Walk Away With Trophies
The votes are in, and the 2015 Juno Awards honored the best and brightest Canadian music artists on Saturday and Sunday (March 14 and 15), with Magic!, Kiesza and The Weeknd emerging as this year's top winners.
Kiesza walked away with wins in the Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Dance Recording of the Year and Video of the Year categories for her single, "Hideaway." Meanwhile, Magic! received trophies for Breakthrough Group of the Year and Single of the Year for their reggae chart-topper "Rude." Aside from winning in the R&B/Soul Recording of the Year category yesterday (March 14) for his Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack contribution, "Earned It," The Weeknd also received the award for Artist of the Year during Sunday night's (March 15) live telecast, which took place FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario.
Synthpop songstress LIGHTS won a trophy in the Pop Album of the Year category for her latest release, Little Machines, and Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour won International Album of the Year. The two-day music awards event handed out 41 trophies in total over the past two days and also honored Alanis Morissette by inducting the '90s alt-rock artist into the Canadian Music all of Fame.
See the full list of 2015 Juno Awards winners below.
Fan Choice Award
Michael Buble — WINNER
You and Me
Group of the Year
Arkells — WINNER
You and Me
Artist of the Year
The Weeknd — WINNER
Album of the Year
Where I Belong, Bobby Bazini
Wild Life, Hedley
Popular Problems, Leonard Cohen — WINNER
No Fixed Address, Nickelback
Serge Fiori, Serge Fiori
Single of the Year
Drake, “Hold on (We’re Going Home)”
Hedley, “Crazy for You”
Magic!, “Rude” — WINNER
Sam Roberts Band, “We’re All in This Together”
Songwriter of the Year
Bahamas — WINNER
Henry “Cirkut” Walter
International Album of the Year
PRISM — Katy Perry
Pure Heroine — Lorde
Midnight Memories — One Direction
In the Lonely Hour — Sam Smith — WINNER
1989 — Taylor Swift
Pop Album of the Year
Avril Lavigne — Avril Lavigne
Party For Your Life — Down With Webster
Little Machines — Lights — WINNER
Little Secret — Nikki Yanofsky
Don’t Kill the Magic — Magic!
Rock Album of the Year:
High Noon — Arkells — WINNER
Ghost — Big Wreck
Fantasy — Sam Roberts Band
The Union — The Glorious Sons
Between Illness and Migration — Your Favorite Enemies
Breakthrough Artist of the Year:
Kiesza — WINNER
Breakthrough Group of the Year:
Magic! — WINNER
Country Album of the Year
Lifted — Dallas Smith — WINNER
Light Up the Night — Jess Moskaluke
Caffeine & Big Dreams — Kira Isabella
MacKenzie Porter — Mackenzie Porter
Wheels — The Road Hammers
Adult Alternative Album of the Year
Bahamas Is Afie — Bahamas — WINNER
Compostela — Jenn Grant
The Lemon Squeeze — Jeremy Fisher
Popular Problems — Leonard Cohen
Sleeping Operator — The Barr Brothers
Alternative Album of the Year
Alvvays — Alvvays
Shrink Dust — Chad VanGaalen
July Talk — July Talk — WINNER
Animism — Tanya Tagaq
Hot Dreams — Timber Timbre
Rap Recording of the Year
Marco Polo — "PA2: The Director’s Cut"
Naturally Born Strangers — "The Legends League Presents: Naturally Born Strangers" — WINNER
P Reign — "Dear America"
Saukrates — "Amani"
Tre Mission — "Stigmata"
Video of the Year
Dane Collison for SONREAL — "Preach"
Grandson & Son for Zeds Dead feat. Twin Shadow — "Lost You"
Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux and Chandler Levack for PUP—"Guilt Trip"
Kiesza, Blayre Ellestad, Rami Afuni and Ljuba Castot for Kiesza —"Hideaway" — WINNER
"Not Up To Me" Natalie Rae Robison for KANDLE
Dance Recording of the Year
Adventure Club — "Calling All Heroes"
Chromeo — "White Women"
Glenn Morrison — "Goodbye"
Kiesza — "Sound Of A Woman" — WINNER
Trevor Guthrie — "Soundwave"
R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Ben Stevenson — "Dirty Laundry"
jacksoul — "Got to Have It"
JRDN — "JRDN"
Melanie Durant — "Four Seasons"
The Weeknd — "Often" — WINNER
Children’s Album of the Year
Wave Your Antlers — Bobs & LoLo
Where in the World — Fred Penner — WINNER
Le chat botté — LuLu et le Matou
Love Bug — Raffi
Happy Times — Splash’N Boots