Here are all the JUNO Awards given out Saturday night (Hint: That means most of them.)

Because the JUNO telecast on CBC is designed as a prime time mainstream TV program, emphasis is placed on the performances and a tiny handful of awards presentations. The bulk of the trophies is handed out Saturday night at the gala dinner.

A full list of winners can be found here. Here’s the executive summary for rock fans along with the results from some of the bigger categories. The winners are in bold

Song of the Year

  • The Weeknd, Blinding Lights
  • Brett Kissell, Drink About Me
  • JP Saxe, If the World Was Ending
  • Justin Bieber, Intentions
  • Lennon Stella, Kissing Other People

International Album

  • Harry Styles, Fine Line
  • Eminem, Music to be Murdered By
  • Luke Combs, What You See Ain’t Always What You Get
  • Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Moon Aim for the STars
  • Taylor Swift, folklore

Album of the Year

  • The Weeknd, After Hours
  • Ali Gatie, You
  • Celine Dion, Courage
  • Justin Bieber, Changes
  • Leonard Cohen, Thanks for the Dance

Artist of the Year

  • The Weeknd
  • Ali Gatie
  • Celine Dion
  • Jessie Reyez
  • Justin Bieber

Group of the Year

  • Arkells
  • Half Moon Run
  • Loud Luxury
  • The Glorious Sons
  • The Reklaws

Breakthrough Artist

  • JP Saxe
  • Curtis Waters
  • Powfu
  • Ryland James
  • Tate Mcrae

Breakthrough Group

  • Crown Lands
  • 2Freres
  • Manila Grey
  • Peach Pit
  • Young Bombs

Adult Alternative Album

  • Bahamas, Sad Hunk
  • Basia Bulat, Are You In Love?
  • Begonia, Fear
  • Rufus Wainwright, Unfollow the Rules
  • Sarah Harmer, Are You Gone

Alternative Album

  • July Talk, Pray for It
  • Curtis Waters, Pity Party
  • Dizzy, The Sun and Her Scorch
  • PUP, This Place Sucks Ass
  • U.S. Girls, Heavy Light

Rock Album

  • JJ Wilde, Ruthless
  • Crown Lands, Crown Lands
  • Neil Young, Colorado
  • Sam Roberts Band, All of Us
  • Silverstein, A Beautiful Place to Drown

Rap Recording

  • Tobu, Elements Vol. 1
  • 88Glam, New Mania
  • BBO$, Baby Gravy 2
  • Eric Reprid, Cold World
  • Nav, Good Intentions (Brown Boy 2 Deluxe Version)

Metal/Hard Music Album

  • Unleash the Archers, Abyss
  • Annihilator, Ballistic Sadistic
  • Kataklysm, Unconquered
  • Protest the Hear, Palimpsest
  • Vile Creation, Glory Glory! Apathy Took Helm!

Humanitarian Award

  • Tragically Hip

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

  • Jann Arden

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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