Meet the Believe artists nominated for the 51st Annual JUNO Awards!
May 19th UPDATE : Congratulations to our artists who rocked it at the The JUNO Award
Believe is proud to have three of its artists honored at the 2022 edition of the prestigious Juno Awards
- Montreal-based afrobeat band Afrikana Soul Sister won the Global Music Album of the Year with 'Kalasö'
- Albertan songwriter and musician Maria Dunn won the Traditional Roots Album of the Year for 'Joyful Banner Blazing'
- Internationally known pop singer and musician Coeur de Pirate won the Francophone Album of the Year with 'Impossible à aimer'.
Believe is thrilled with these awards, which celebrate the work and talent of independent artists.
The JUNO Awards, that celebrate the best in Canadian music, have unveiled the nominees for the 51st edition of Canada's biggest music night and Believe is well represented with 11 nominations from 10 distributed artists in 9 different categories.
Already a victory on their own, these nominations are a great recognition of the work and talent of Canadian labels and independent artists who partner with Believe. We are proud to represent artists like Brand of Sacrifice, NorthSideBenji, Cœur de Pirate, a l l i e and Marie Dunn, whose albums have been nominated in categories as varied as Metal Album Of The Year, Rap Album Of The Year, Best Instrumental Album Of The Year, Contemporary R&B Recording of The Year or Traditional Roots Album of the Year.
Here is the complete list of Believe nominated artists and their respective categories:
VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Earth Voices - Amanda Tosoff - Empress Music - Independent/Believe
The Weight Of Hope - Elizabeth Shepherd & Michael Occhipinti (ES:MO) - Modica Music*Believe
INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Perséides - Cœur de pirate - Bravo Musique*Propagande/Believe
FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Impossible à aimer - Cœur de pirate - Bravo Musique*Propagande/Believe
Grignotines de Luxe – FouKi - Disques 7ième Ciel*Propagande/Believe
RAP ALBUM/EP OF THE YEAR
The Extravagant Collection - NorthSideBenji - NRTHRN*Believe
CONTEMPORARY R&B RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Tabula Rasa - a l l i e - Oracle Records*Believe
TRADITIONAL ROOTS ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Joyful Banner Blazing - Maria Dunn - Independent*Outside/Believe
GLOBAL MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Kalasö - Afrikana Soul Sister - Les Faux-Monnayeurs*Propagande/Believe
ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
One More Saturday Night - The Halluci Nation - Independent*Propagande/Believe
METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Lifeblood - Brand of Sacrifice – Independent/Believe
The ceremony will be held in Toronto, Ontario, on May 15th 2022 and will be broadcasted live on CBC TV and radio network, as well on their social network accounts. More info to be found on the JUNO website.