Juno organizers announced today that Sarah McLachlan will host the 2019 Juno Awards at London's Budweiser Gardens on March 17. The media announcement also named this year’s nominees with Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd and DJ duo Loud Luxury among the top nominees vying for Canadian music honours.
Mendes landed the most nominations of any act with six, including Artist, Songwriter, Album and Pop Album of the year. The singer is also nominated for a Fan Choice Award, and for Single of the year with “In My Blood”.
Rising stars’ bülow and Loud Luxury each earned four nominations apiece.
bülow — recently named to Pandora's Artists to Watch 2019 list — is up for single of the year with “Not A Love Song”. She is also up for Pop album of the year for her debut EP, Damaged.
Loud Luxury's Andrew Fedyk and Joe De Pace will be the show's hometown headliners and compete in the Single and Dance recording of the year with their multi-platinum single "Body", which has been streamed close to 400M times on Spotify since its release.
Alessia Cara, Tory Lanez, Hubert Lenoir, Killy, Michael Bublé, Bahamas, and Three Days Grace rank with three nominations apiece.