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Most of the Juno Awards Were Handed Out Saturday Night

There are more than 50 categories at the Juno Awards of which only a tiny handful are given out during the telecast. Here’s who won what at the Saturday night gala (via the Toronto Star).

ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Serena Ryder.

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Tegan & Sara, Heartthrob.

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Matt Mays, Coyote.

ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Ron Sexsmith, Forever Endeavour.

ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Arcade Fire, Reflektor.

DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Armin van Buuren & Trevor Guthrie, “This Is What It Feels Like.”

ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Ryan Hemsworth, Guilt Trips.

METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Protest the Hero, Volition.

ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Johnny Reid, A Christmas Gift to You.

COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Dean Brody, Crop Circles.

JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD: Henry “Cirkut” Walter (co-producer Luke Gottwald), “Wrecking Ball” from Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz and “Give It 2 U” from Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines.

RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR: Eric Ratz, for Monster Trucks’ “Sweet Mountain River” and “The Lion” from Furiosity.

RECORDING PACKAGE OF THE YEAR: Robyn Kotyk (art director/designer/illustrator) and Petra Cuschieri and Justin Peroff (designers), Arts & Crafts 2003-2013.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR: The Sheepdogs, “Feeling Good” (Matt Barnes, director).

ROOTS AND TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR, SOLO: Justin Rutledge,Valleyheart.

ROOTS AND TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR, GROUP: The Strumberellas, We Still Move on Dance Floors.

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox.

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Brett Kissel.

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Mike Rud (featuring Sienna Dahlen), Notes on Montréal.

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra,Habitat.

TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Mike Downes, Ripple Effect.

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Esmerine, Dalmak.

FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Karim Ouellet, Fox.

CHILDREN’S ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Helen Austin, Colour It.

CLASSICAL ALBUM, SOLO OR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE: James Ehnes, Prokofiev:Complete Works for Violin.

CLASSICAL ALBUM, LARGE ENSEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE: James Ehnes, Britten and Shostakovich: Violin Concerti.

CLASSICAL ALBUM, VOCAL OR CHORAL PERFORMANCE: Marie-Nicole Lemieux and André Gagnon, Lettres de Madame Roy a sa fille Gabrielle.

CLASSICAL COMPOSITION: Allan Gordon Bell, “Field Notes,” Gravity and Grace.

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Drake, Nothing Was the Same.

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR: JRDN feat. Kardinal Offishall, “Can’t Choose.”

REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Exco Levi and Kabaka Pyramid, Strive.

ABORIGINAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: George Leach, Surrender.

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Downchild, Can You Hear the Music.

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM: Tim Neufeld, Trees.

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: David Buchbinder and Odessa/Havana, Walk to the Sea.

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