2018 JUNO Awards Complete Winners List

With the 2018 edition of the JUNO Awards now come to a close, let’s look back at the winners who took home trophies:

JUNO Fan Choice: Shawn Mendes

Single of the Year: “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

International Album of the Year: DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar

Album of the Year: Everything Now – Arcade Fire


Artist of the Year: Gord Downie


Group of the Year: A Tribe Called Red

Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Jessie Reyez


Breakthrough Group of the Year: The Beaches


Songwriter of the Year: “A Natural”, “Introduce Yerself”, “The North” – Introduce Yerself – Gord Downie
(Gord Downie & Kevin Drew)

Country Album of the Year: Game On – James Barker Band


Adult Alternative Album of the Year: Introduce Yerself – Gord Downie

Alternative Album of the Year:  Antisocialites – Alvvays

Pop Album of the Year: Skin & Earth – Lights


Rock Album of the Year: Young Beauties and Fools – The Glorious Sons

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year: Turn Up the Quiet – Diana Krall


Jazz Album of the Year: Solo: Root Structure – Mike Downes

Jazz Album of the Year: Group: The North – David Braid, Mike Murley, Anders Mogensen & Johnny Aman

Instrumental Album of the Year: Stubborn Persistent Illusions – Do Make Say Think


Francophone Album of the Year: Paloma – Daniel Bélanger

Children’s Album of the Year: Hear the Music – Fred Penner


Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber: Chopin Recital 3 – Janina Fialkowska

Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble: Chopin: Works for Piano & Orchestra – Jan Lisiecki with NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester


Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral: Crazy Girl Crazy – Barbara Hannigan with Ludwig Orchestra

Classical Composition of the Year: “My Name is Amanda Todd” – Jocelyn Morlock

Rap Recording of the Year: “Shooters” – Tory Lanez

Dance Recording of the Year: “Closer (ft. Laurell)” – Nick Fiorucci


R&B/Soul Recording of the Year: “Freudian” – Daniel Caesar

Reggae Recording of the Year: “Greater” – Kirk Diamond


Indigenous Music Album of the Year: Medicine Songs – Buffy Sainte-Marie


Contemporary Roots Album of the Year: Bone on Bone – Bruce Cockburn

Traditional Roots Album of the Year: Illusion & Doubt – The Dead South


Blues Album of the Year: Time to Roll – MonkeyJunk


Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year: First Day of My Life – The Color


World Music Album of the Year: Where the Galleon Sank – Kobo Town

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year: “L-O-V-E”, “Night and Day” (co-producer Tommy Lipuma) – Turn Up the Quiet – Diana Krall (Diana Krall)

Recording Engineer of the Year: “Get You ft. Kali Uchis”, “We Find Love” Freudian – Daniel Caesar (Riley Bell)

Album Artwork of the Year: Stubborn Persistent Illusions – Do Make Think Say (Marianne Collins (Art Director & Illustrator), Ian Ilavsky (Designer), Steve Farmer (Photographer))

Video of the Year: “Venus Fly” – Grimes (Grimes (Claire Boucher))


Electronic Album of the Year: Mass Manipulation – Rezz

Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year: Voice of the Void – Anciients

Adult Contemporary Album of the Year: Nobody But Me – Michael Bublé

Comedy Album of the Year: I Wanted To Be A Dinosaur – Ivan Decker


International Achievement Award: Arcade Fire

Canadian Music Hall of Fame: Barenaked Ladies


Humanitarian Award: Gary Slaight

Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award: Denise Donlon


MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award: Jim Cuddy

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