2016 JUNO Award nominations announced the Weeknd leads with six nominations!

Multi-nominees include Alessia Cara, City and Colour, Drake, Justin Bieber,
Shawn Mendes, Walk Off the Earth and many more!

Tickets to The 2016 JUNO Awards Broadcast on CTV
are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.ca

— Voting for JUNO Fan Choice presented by TD has
opened at junofanchoice.ca

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The nominees for the 2016 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences  at a press conference at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto this morning, as Canada's top artists get ready for a trip to JUNO Week in Calgary, March 28April 3, 2016.

To view a complete 2016 JUNO Awards nominee list, bios
and hometown information, visit
www.junoawards.ca.

The Weeknd garnered six nominations including JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.

Close behind with five nods each were Drake and Justin Bieber, both running for JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year. Drake also received a nomination for Rap Recording of the Year, while Justin Bieber was nominated for Pop Album of the Year.

Vying for four categories each, Alessia Cara was nominated for JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year; while Shawn Mendes was nominated for JUNO Fan Choice, Album of the Year, Artist for the Year and Pop Album of the Year.

Artists with three nominations each include Buffy Sainte-Marie (Songwriter of the Year, Aboriginal Album of the Year, Contemporary Roots Album of the Year), City and Colour (Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Jack Richardson Producer of the Year), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Adult Alternative Album of the Year), and Walk Off the Earth (JUNO Fan Choice, Group of the Year, Pop Album of the Year).

Media accreditation for the 2016 JUNO Awards is open now through
Friday, February 12 at 5:00pm ET at
http://junoawards.ca/media-accreditation/.

Web Links
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
Official JUNO TV website: www.junotv.ca                                   
The JUNO Awards Twitter handle: @TheJUNOAwards

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For further information: on CARAS and the 2016 JUNO Awards, contact: Adrienne Kakoullis, 416-628-5610, akakoullis@holmespr.com

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