Thursday, February 29, 2024
HomeArts & CultureCharlotte Cardin, Daniel Caesar, Talk lead 2024 Juno nominees

Charlotte Cardin, Daniel Caesar, Talk lead 2024 Juno nominees

In an almost exact repeat of her 2022 performance, Montreal artist Charlotte Cardin leads the Juno 2024 nominations with six, with nods for artist, album, pop album, songwriter and single of the year, along with the people’s choice award. TikTok fans, show organizers said. announced on Tuesday.

Cardin, who hosted the event and won in four of those categories two years ago, was among a group of somewhat newer artists after the 2023 ceremony, which seemed worried about nostalgia.

Just behind Cardin, Toronto’s Daniel Caesar has five Juno nominations this year: Fans’ Choice, as well as Contemporary R&B Single, Album, Artist and Record of the Year. Right next to Caesar is Ottawa’s Talk, real name Nick Durocher, who also earned five nominations: album, alternative album, single, breakthrough artist and songwriter of the year.

For the first time since 2017, this gives Caesar, 28, more Juno nominations than Grammy nominations. Caesar won his first Grammy (for best R&B performance) in 2019, and his first Juno (best R&B/soul recording) the year before, for his standout track. Freudian.

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

Talk, also known as Nick Durocher, poses at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on December 16, 2022. Despite only recently arriving on the music scene, he has five Juno nominations this year. (Jackson Weaver/CBC)

That song’s virality on TikTok catapulted Durocher to talk show appearances and broader fame. Their debut album The Lord of the Flies, the Birds and the Beesin which Flee to Mars It seems, it was released in 2023.

Juno organizers also announced Tuesday that the awards, to be held in Halifax, will include performances by Josh Ross, Karan Aujila and Talk. Cardin had already been announced as a performer.

SEE | Charlotte Cardin wins album of the year at the 2022 Junos:

Charlotte Cardin wins album of the year | Juno Awards 2022

Charlotte Cardin wins album of the year at the 2022 Juno Awards

Multi-platinum Canadian singer Nelly Furtado will host and perform, as well as being nominated for dance recording of the year.

Furtado last hosted in 2007, when she took home all five trophies for which she was nominated.

“This is my favorite musical event, the Junos,” Furtado, who received her first Juno nomination in 2001, told CBC News in an interview Tuesday. “I feel at home. The first time I was at the Junos it was my first awards show and it was like a real Cinderella vibe.”

But while classic names like Furtado, Nickelback and Arkells are once again competing for awards, musicians with a little less gold on their shelves make up the bulk of the nominees list.


Nominees in key categories:

TikTok Juno Fans’ Choice: Charlotte Cardin, Daniel Caesar, DVBBS, Josh Ross, Karan Aujla, Shubh, Tate McRae, the Weeknd, ThxSoMch, Walk off the Earth.

Artist of the Year: Charlotte Cardin, Daniel Caesar, Lauren Spencer Smith, Shania Twain, Tate McRae.

Album: Neo-RomanceAlexandra Stréliski; 99 nightsCharlotte Cardin; It’s never enoughDaniel Caesar; MirrorLauren Spencer Smith; The Lord of the Flies, the Birds and the BeesTalk.

Single: Confetti, Charlotte Cardin; AlwaysDaniel Caesar; It was from the pretty girlLu Kala; a little happyTalk; Penny pincherTate McRae.

Cluster: Arkells, Loud Luxury, Nickelback, the beaches, Walk off the Earth.

Breakthrough artist: Connor Price, Karan Aujla, Lu Kala, Shubh, Talk.

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

Song composer: Allison Russell; Aysanabee; Charlotte Cardin, Jason Brando and Woman; Nicholas Durocher and Connor Riddell; Prince Guillermo.


revolutionary fame

Several musicians are tied for three nominations, including nominated breakthrough artist Connor Price. A former actor with guest appearances in Chicago Med, Supernatural and The Rick Mercer ReportPrice also found success on TikTok, particularly with her “Spin the Globe” series, which was later released as an album of the same name.

The series, in which the Toronto rapper randomly chose artists from around the world to collaborate with, earned an award for rap album and single of the year. spinninga collaboration with the Dutch Bens.

Alberta’s Tate McRae, who is quickly becoming a Juno mainstay, is heading to the awards for the fourth year in a row since being nominated for breakout artist in 2021. Despite earning nine nominations from 2021 to 2023, she is yet to win .

But those opportunities have faced stiff competition: Six of the categories in which McRae has been nominated have also included the Junos’ second-winningest artist, The Weeknd. This year, for the first time since 2020, he is only competing for one award: fans’ choice.

SEE | Tate McRae rises to pop stardom:

Juno nominee Tate McRae’s rise to pop stardom

Songwriter and dancer Tate McRae, 19, is on a roll this year, nominated for five Juno Awards, including Pop Album of the Year. He chats to Ian Hanomansing about his journey from dancing in So You Think You Can Dance to becoming a pop star.

Allison Russell, fresh from a Grammy and performance with Joni Mitchell, is also mounted on three statues. He will compete for music video, composer and contemporary roots album of the year, a category for which he received his only previous nomination and will win in 2022.

Aysanabee, a first-time nominee and performer last year who will soon embark on a Canadian concert tour with Russell, repeats his nomination for Contemporary Indigenous Artist of the Year, while extending his nominations for Songwriter and Alternative Album of the Year for Here and now.

“You’re seeing so many Indigenous artists emerge in all kinds of genres,” Aysanabee told CBC News of his and his fellow artists’ growing success. “There’s a lot of talent being recognized. I’m really excited to see what the next two years will bring.”

Record band of the year

Five men pose for a photo while smiling.
Arkells is once again nominated for band of the year at the Junos, after breaking a record at last year’s awards. (Canada Walk of Fame)

Another returning act, Arkells continues their supremacy in the group of the year slot. With this year’s nod, they are now tied with April Wine as the fourth most nominated band (with eight nominations), placing them behind only the Tragically Hip, Blue Rodeo and Rush. In 2023, Arkells became the band to win the category the most times, surpassing Blue Rodeo’s record of five.

They will compete against Nickelback, Walk off the Earth, Loud Luxury and the Beaches, the latter of whom are also scheduled to perform.

This year’s awards will take place on Sunday, March 24, and will air live on CBC. Tegan and Sara 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 Grealis Special Achievement Award.


Other nominees include:

Country Album of the Year: The Compass Project – Sur Album, Brett Kissel; Here, Dean Brody; Do it anyway, Jade Eagleson; Ahead of our time, James Barker Band; Spilling my truth, Tyler Joe Miller.

Adult Alternative Album: Pale blue, Begonia Birthday Cake; crowds, Struggle; We’re ok, Hayden; Motewolonuwok, Jeremy Dutch; Revolution, Shawnee Kish.

Alternative album: Here and now, Aysanabee; DizzyDizzy; Also learnLeith Ross; See you in the darksoft worship; The Lord of the Flies, the Birds and the BeesTalk.

Rap Album/EP: Bag or dieBbno$; Spin the globeConnor Price; Crying CrystalsMighty Haviah; kaytra, by Kaytra; PanicTobi.

Rap single: american nightmareBelly; spinning (feat. Bens), Connor Price; honey bunMighty Haviah; minimum salaryPress; Someone I knew, Tobi.

Contemporary indigenous artist or group: Here and nowAysanabee; Scream, scream and howlBlue Moon Carp; inuktitutElisapie Revolution, Shawnee Kish; Bekka Ma’iinganSon.

Traditional indigenous artist or group: Sing. Pray. Love.Joel Wood; LFS5, Nimkii and the Ninis; Mitòòdebi (For my relatives)The Bearhead Sisters; DreamRed River Hikers; drum nationYoung Scouts.

Pop album: 99 nightsCharlotte Cardin; Mirror, Lauren Spencer Smith; Saturn ReturnsDream; queen of meShania Twain; Lost in translationValley.

A young woman in a purple dress sings into a microphone.
Lauren Spencer Smith performs during the Juno Awards in Toronto on May 15, 2022. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

Francophone album: ZionFouki? In a secondKarkwa; In concert with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (under the direction of conductor Simon Leclerc), Les Cowboys Fringants and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Drink standing up, Salebarbes; UnconventionalSouldia.

Children’s album: Big wordsABC sung; Coming Back: Family Folk Songs Remembered and Remixed, Vol. 1Refined; Love forSplash’N Boots; Welcome to the flea circusThe swinging beauties; Master Fresh Wes Presents: The Young Master Sticks to His Vision for Young Athletes.

Contemporary Roots Album: The one who returnsAllison Russell; We will never be the sameGood Loves; Beyond the reservoirJulian Taylor; A light in the attic, Logan Statistics; Stand in joyPrince Guillermo.

Traditional Roots Album: paint horseBenjamin Dakota Rogers; The breath betweenDavid Francey; roses, Hollow Jackson; Second hand, James Keelaghan; ResilienceMorgan Toney.

Contemporary R&B Recording: For the bestAqyila; It’s never enoughDaniel Caesar; hill of heartbreakJon Vinyl; when it bloomsNonso Amadi; AspectsShay Lia.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments