Charlotte Cardin and her album 99 Nights lead the nominations for the 2024 Juno Awards, Canada’s version of the Grammys, which were announced on Tuesday.
The Montreal pop singer, who was the big winner at the 2022 Junos where she picked up four trophies, will compete this year for best single, best album, best artist, best songwriter, best pop album and in the Fan Choice category.
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Grammy winner Daniel Caesar and Nicholas Durocher, also known as Talk, follow Cardin with five nominations each for the 53rd edition of Canada’s music awards to be handed out on March 24 in Halifax. The ceremony will be hosted by Nelly Furtado.
Caesar and Durocher will both compete in the best single and best album of the year categories against Cardin. Other Canadian artists with three nominations each include Allison Russell, Aysanabee, Connor Price, DVBBS, Lauren Spencer Smith and Tate McRae.
Elsewhere, the international album of the year competition will see Taylor Swift and SZA compete against Luke Combs, Metro Boomin and Morgan Wallen. The group of the year category has nominations for perennials like Arkells, Loud Luxury, Nickelback, The Beaches and Walk Off the Earth.
Shania Twain will also return to the Junos with nominations in two categories after winning 12 trophies at Canada’s music awards over her celebrated career. The Junos will air live on the CBC network and are organized by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Nominations for the Junos were unveiled during a press conference in Toronto on Tuesday. A complete list of nominations is available on the CARAS site.
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