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Encyclopedia > Juno Awards of 2005

The Juno Awards of 2005 were held April 3 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba and were hosted by comedian Brent Butt. Avril Lavigne and k-os won three awards each, while Billy Talent and Feist won 2 apiece. The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The MTS Centre is an indoor arena at 300 Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the former Eatons site. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Brent Butt (born August 3, 1966) is a Canadian comedian and writer. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... k-os (born Kevin Brereton on February 20, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Trinidadian descent. ... Billy Talent is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario. ... Leslie Feist (born February 13, 1976 in Amherst, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ...


Nominations were announced 7 February 2005. is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Tragically Hip were this year's Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipient. Dan Aykroyd was originally scheduled to present this honour, but inexplicably cancelled several days before the awards ceremony. Sarah Harmer presented the Hall of Fame award in his place. Both Aykroyd and Harmer have ties to the Kingston, Ontario community in which The Tragically Hip are based. The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... Sarah Harmer Sarah Harmer (born 12 November 1970 in Burlington, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel Kingston, Ontario, the first capital[1] of Canada, is located at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, where the lake runs into the St. ...


Neil Young was scheduled to appear at these awards, based on a promise that he would attend if the ceremonies were held in Winnipeg. But the 1982 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee cancelled his appearance shortly before the Juno ceremonies following surgery to correct a brain aneurysm. This article is about the musician. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... A cerebral aneurysm or brain aneurysm is a cerebrovascular disorder in which weakness in the wall of a cerebral artery or vein causes a localized dilation or ballooning of the blood vessel. ...


Other Juno Weekend events included the JunoFest concert series held at venues around the city, the Songwriters’ Circle on Sunday afternoon, and the Juno Fan Fare autograph session with Keshia Chanté, Great Big Sea, Kardinal Offishall, The Tea Party, Thornley, and other Canadian bands and artists. Keshia Chanté (born as Keshia Chanté Harper on June 16, 1988) is a Juno Award-winning Canadian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and model. ... Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the islands 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. ... Kardinal Offishall (born Jason Harrow on May 21, 1976 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian hip-hop MC and producer of Jamaican descent. ... The Tea Party was a Canadian rock band with blues, progressive rock and Middle Eastern influences. ... Thornley is a Canadian rock band, that also falls into the genre of post-grunge. ... In music, a band is a company of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of or improvising a musical arrangement on different musical instruments. ... An artist is someone who employs creative talent to produce works of art. ...


The following awards were presented during the primary ceremonies, with other categories awarded at a non-televised ceremony the previous night:

  • Group of the Year
  • New Artist of the Year
  • Juno Fan Choice Award
  • Songwriter of the Year
  • Album of the Year
  • Adult Alternative Album of the Year
  • Rap Recording of the Year
  • Single of the Year

Contents

Nominees and winners

Artist of the Year

Winner: Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ...


Other Nominees:

For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... This article is about the musician. ... Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Grammy award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer. ... Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), best known by the stage name k. ...

New Artist of the Year

Winner: Feist Leslie Feist (born February 13, 1976) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ...


Other Nominees:

Keshia Chanté (born as Keshia Chanté Harper on June 16, 1988) is a Juno Award-winning Canadian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and model. ... Felicia Lynn Fefe Dobson (born February 28, 1985) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. ... Matthew-Aaron Dusk (born November 19, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian jazz musician / vocalist. ... Matt Mays is a Canadian singer-songwriter and lead singer of Matt Mays & El Torpedo, a rock music group based in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia and New York City. ...

Group of the Year

Winner: Billy Talent Billy Talent is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario. ...


Other Nominees:

Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the islands 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. ... This article is about the French Canadian rock band. ... Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ...

Juno Fan Choice Award

Winner: Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ...


Other Nominees:

Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Grammy award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer. ... Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC,[2] OBC[2] (born January 28, 1968) is a Grammy-winning Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... Shania Twain, IPA: OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards, August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ...

New Group of the Year

Winner: Alexisonfire For the Adult Film actress, see Alexis Fire. ...


Other Nominees:

Death from Above 1979 were a Toronto based Canadian indie rock/synth rock duo. ... The Marble Index is a Canadian rock band featuring vocalist and guitarist Brad Germain with drummer Adam Knickle and bassist Ryan Tweedle. ... Thornley is a Canadian rock band, that also falls into the genre of post-grunge. ... The Waking Eyes is a rock band from Winnipeg and Steinbach, Manitoba. ...

Songwriter of the Year

Winner: Ron Sexsmith, "Whatever It Takes", "Not About to Lose", "Hard Bargain" Ronald Eldon Sexsmith (born 8 January 1964) is a Canadian singer-songwriter from St. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Buck 65 "Wicked and Weird", "463", "Sore" (all co-written with T.O.A.B. La Rone)
  • Marc Jordan, "Let's Waste Some Time" and "Shot Down My Heart" (both co-written by Steve MacKinnon), "Tears of Hercules" (co-written by Stephan Moccio)
  • Avril Lavigne, "Don't Tell Me" (co-written by Evan Taubenfeld), "My Happy Ending" (co-written by Butch Walker), "Nobody's Home" (co-written by Ben Moody)
  • Gordie Sampson, "Sunburn" and "Paris" (both co-written by Blair Daly and Troy Verges), "You (Or Somebody Like You)"

Richard Terfry (b. ... Marc Jordan (born 1949 in New York, New York, U.S.A.), is a multi-genre Canadian musician known both as a songwriter and session musician for other artists, and as a singer in his own right. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... Gordie Sampson is a singer and Grammy winning songwriter from Big Pond, Nova Scotia. ...

Jack Richardson Producer of the Year

Winner: Bob Rock, "Welcome to My Life" by Simple Plan and "Some Kind of Monster" by Metallica For the Christian heavy metal singer, see Rob Rock. ... This article is about the French Canadian rock band. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ...


Other Nominees:

For other persons named David Foster, see David Foster (disambiguation). ... Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is a Grammy-nominated American singer/songwriter known for his mature and lyrical baritone voice. ... This article is about the artist. ... Raine Maida, full name Michael Anthony Maida (b. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist, who also holds Portuguese citizenship. ... Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist, who also holds Portuguese citizenship. ...

Recording Engineer of the Year

Winner: L. Stu Young, "What Do You Want" and "Man in Your Life" by Prince, Musicology The Artist redirects here. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Vic Florencia, "Shot Down My Heart" and "When Rita Takes the 'A' Train" by Marc Jordan, Make Believe Ballroom
  • John MacLean, Sheldon Zaharko, "Jumbo Jet Headache" by Limblifter, I/O
  • Peter Prilesnik, "Lucky Me" and "Day One" by Sarah Slean, Day One
  • Bob Rock, "Welcome to My Life" and "Me Against the World" by Simple Plan, Still Not Getting Any

Marc Jordan (born 1949 in New York, New York, U.S.A.), is a multi-genre Canadian musician known both as a songwriter and session musician for other artists, and as a singer in his own right. ... Limblifter is a Canadian alternative rock group. ... Peter Prilesnik is a Canadian record producer. ... Sarah Slean performing at De Helling in Utrecht, the Netherlands. ... For the Christian heavy metal singer, see Rob Rock. ... This article is about the French Canadian rock band. ...

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Winner: The Tragically Hip The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ...


Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award

Winner: Allan Slaight


Nominated and winning albums

Album of the Year

Winner: Billy Talent, Billy Talent Billy Talent is the second full-length album of Canadian band Billy Talent, after their first, Watoosh!, was released under their old name of Pezz in 1998. ... Billy Talent is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario. ...


Other Nominees:

Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Grammy award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer. ... This article is about the musician. ... This article is about the French Canadian rock band. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ...

Adult Alternative Album of the Year

Winner: All of Our Names, Sarah Harmer All of Our Names is a 2004 album by Sarah Harmer. ... Sarah Harmer Sarah Harmer (born 12 November 1970 in Burlington, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ...


Other Nominees:

Sarah Slean performing at De Helling in Utrecht, the Netherlands. ... Matt Mays is a Canadian singer-songwriter and lead singer of Matt Mays & El Torpedo, a rock music group based in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia and New York City. ... Ronald Eldon Sexsmith (born 8 January 1964) is a Canadian singer-songwriter from St. ... Want Two is the fourth album by American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. ... Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. ...

Alternative Album of the Year

Winner: Let It Die, Feist Let it Die is the second album by Canadian singer-songwriter Feist. ... Leslie Feist (born February 13, 1976 in Amherst, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ...


Other Nominees:

Singles from Funeral Released: June 20, 2004 Released: March 28, 2005 Released: May 23, 2005 Released: September 12, 2005 Released: February 16, 2006 Funeral is the highly critically-acclaimed debut album by Arcade Fire. ... Arcade Fire (often known as The Arcade Fire) is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Now, More Than Ever is an album by Jim Guthrie. ... This article is about the singer-songwriter, for the racecar driver, see Jim Guthrie (driver). ... Alternate cover Cover of European and vinyl editions Set Yourself on Fire is the third album by Canadian indie rock band Stars. ... For the British band, see Stars (UK band) Stars is a Juno Award nominated Canadian indie pop band. ... The Slow Wonder is an album by A.C. Newman, released in 2004 on Matador Records. ... Carl Newman is a Canadian musician and songwriter. ...

Best Blues Album

Winner: I'm Just A Man, Garrett Mason


Other Nominees:

  • Come On In, Downchild
  • Fresh Horses, Jim Byrnes
  • No One to Blame, Rita Chiarelli
  • Soap Bars and Dog Ears, The Jimmy Bowskill Band

Rita Chiarelli is a Canadian blues singer. ...

Children's Album of the Year

Winner: A Poodle in Paris, Connie Kaldor Connie Kaldor (born in Regina, Saskatchewan in May, 1953) is a Canadian contemporary folk singer/songwriter. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Angela May's Magnificent Musical Menagerie, Angela Kelman
  • The 5 Elements, Rick Scott and Harry Wong
  • MathJam K, Judy & David
  • Songs for You, Jennifer Gasoi

Judy & David are childrens recording artists, composers, television personalities, and live concert artists based in the Toronto, Ontario area. ...

Classical Album of the Year (Solo or Chamber Ensemble)

Winner: Bach: The English Suites, Angela Hewitt Angela Hewitt OBE(born July 26, 1958) is a Canadian classical pianist. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Drumtalker, Nexus
  • Dvorak, Janacek, Smetana: Romantic Pieces, James Ehnes, Eduard Laurel
  • Nikolai Kapustin Piano Music, Marc-Andre Hamelin
  • Takemitsu: Toward the Sea, Robert Aitken, New Music Concerts Ensemble

Nexus is a Toronto-based percussion ensemble made up of percussionists Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Robin Engleman, Russell Hartenberger, and Garry Kvistad. ... James Ehnes is a Canadian violinist. ... Marc-André Hamelin (born September 5, 1961) is a Canadian classical pianist. ... Robert Aitken, His Bible, sometimes referred to as The Bible of the Revolution, was the first known English-language Bible to be printed in America and was is the only Bible to receive Congressional approval. ...

Classical Album of the Year (Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment)

Winner: Dardanus/Le temple de la gloire: Music of Jean-Philippe Rameau, Jeanne Lamon, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon is a Canadian violinist and the music director of the Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik. ... The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (also known as Tafelmusik) is a Canadian baroque orchestra specializing in early music. ...


Other Nominees:

Bramwell Tovey is an English-born conductor and composer born 11 July 1953. ... The logo of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. ... Mario Bernardi (born 1930, Kirkland Lake, Ontario) is a Canadian conductor and pianist. ... As the professional orchestra of Alberta’s creative capital city, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra presents over 80 concerts a year of symphonic music in all genres, from classical to country. ... James Ehnes is a Canadian violinist. ... Founded by Harry Blech in 1949 as the UK’s first chamber orchestra, the London Mozart Players (LMP) is an ensemble of musicians from the UK and abroad. ...

Classical Album of the Year (Vocal or Choral Performance)

Winner: Cleopatra, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Isabel Bayrakdarian is a world-renowned Armenian-Canadian soprano. ... The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (also known as Tafelmusik) is a Canadian baroque orchestra specializing in early music. ...


Other Nominees:

Karina Gauvin is an internationally-recognized Canadian soprano. ... Daniel Taylor (born January 9, 1887, Durban, Natal, died January 24, 1957, Durban]], Natal) was a South African cricketer who played in 2 Tests in 1914 Categories: | | | | ... The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (also known as Tafelmusik) is a Canadian baroque orchestra specializing in early music. ... Measha Brueggergosman (born on June 28, 1977 at Fredericton, New Brunswick) is a critically acclaimed Canadian soprano, who performs both as a concert artist and opera singer. ... The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra is a classical music ensemble based in Winnipeg, Canada. ...

Best Album Design

Winner: Vincent Marcone, It Dreams by Jakalope Vincent Marcone (b. ... It Dreams was the debut album by Jakalope, released on October 26, 2004. ... Jakalope is a Canadian industrial/pop group. ...


Other Nominees:

Arcade Fire (often known as The Arcade Fire) is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... Jesse F. Keeler Jesse Frederick Keeler (born November 11, 1976 in Toronto) is a Canadian musician. ... Death from Above 1979 were a Toronto based Canadian indie rock/synth rock duo. ...

Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year

Winner: Here To Stay, Greg Sczebel


Other Nominees:

Fresh I.E. is a Christian rap artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... Thousand Foot Krutch or TFK is a Canadian Christian rock band. ...

Country Recording of the Year

Winner: One Good Friend, George Canyon George Canyon (born Fred George Lays Jr. ...


Other Nominees:

Dress Rehearsal is the second studio album by Canadian country music singer/songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and was released on May 4, 2004 on Arista Nashville. ... Carolyn Dawn Johnson (born April 30, 1971) is a Canadian Juno award winning country music singer and songwriter. ... Girls Lie Too is a single, released in 2004, by country music singer Terri Clark. ... Terri Lynn Sauson (born on August 5, 1968 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian country music singer-songwriter best known by her stage name Terri Clark. ... Party For Two was the first single from Shania Twains 2004 Greatest Hits CD. // The Song Two versions of Party For Two were recorded. ... Shania Twain, IPA: OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards, August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Billy Currington (born November 19, 1973) is an American country singer-songwriter. ... This Time Around is the fourth studio album by Canadian country music singer Paul Brandt, released on Orange Music Canada, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, in 2004. ... Paul Brandt on the cover of Outside the Frame (1997) Paul Brandt, born July 21, 1972 as Paul Rennee Happy Guy Belobersycky in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is the most awarded male Country singer in Canadian History. ...

Best Selling Francophone Album

Winner: Marie-Élaine Thibert, Marie-Élaine Thibert Marie-Élaine Thibert (born April 18, 1982 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Quebec adult contemporary and pop singer. ...


Other Nominees:

Audrey De Montigny of Ste-Julienne, Quebec is a Canadian singer. ... Les Trois Accords is a rock/pop band from Drummondville, Quebec. ... Nicola Ciccone (born 1974) is a francophone singer-songwriter based in Quebec. ...

Instrumental Album of the Year

Winner: Mi Destino/My Destiny, Oscar Lopez Oscar Lopez (born 1954 in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean-Canadian folk guitarist. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Celtic Reverie, Loretto Reid and Dan Gibson
  • Mediterranean Nights, Vehkavaara & Piltch
  • Rest & Relaxation, Montgomery Smith
  • A Warrior's Journey, Longhouse

Dan Gibson (Unknown, 1922 – March 18, 2006) was the creator/composer of the Solitudes line of albums, combining the sounds of nature with peaceful, ambient music of various varieties. ...

International Album of the Year

Winner: American Idiot, Green Day This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the band Green Day. ...


Other Nominees:

Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American R&B/pop singer and actor who rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s. ... Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known as Eminem or Slim Shady, is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and actor from the Detroit, Michigan area. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress of half Indian descent. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ...

Traditional Jazz Album of the Year

Winner: Vivid: The David Braid Sextet Live, David Braid For the British campaigner David Braid, see David Braid (campaigner) David Braid(born 1975) is a jazz pianist and composer from Canada. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Deep Cove, Ryga/Rosnes Quartet
  • Elenar, Francois Theberge
  • Exponentially Monk, John Stetch
  • Extra Time, The Mike Murley Quintet

Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year

Winner: New Danzon, Hilario Duran Trio


Other Nominees:

The Neufeld-Occhipinti Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) is a jazz musical group from Toronto, Canada since 1994. ... For the bass guitarist named Sam Rivers, see Sam Rivers (bass guitarist) or Limp Bizkit. ... Alain Caron is a Canadian jazz musician born 1955 in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, the youngest of 11 children. ... Jane Bunnett, Cuban Odyssey Jane Bunnett (born October 22, 1956) is a Canadian soprano saxophonist, flutist and bandleader known for her Afro-Cuban melodies. ...

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year

Winner: The Girl in the Other Room, Diana Krall The Girl in the Other Room is the eighth album by popular jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall. ... Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Grammy award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer. ...


Other Nominees:

Marc Jordan (born 1949 in New York, New York, U.S.A.), is a multi-genre Canadian musician known both as a songwriter and session musician for other artists, and as a singer in his own right. ... Dione Taylor is a Canadian jazz singer. ... cover of Learn To Smile Again CD,2005 Susie Arioli (born December 19, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Montreal based Canadian jazz singer. ... Jordan Officer (born Nov 29, 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Montreal based jazz / blues / country musician. ...

Pop Album of the Year

Winner: Under My Skin, Avril Lavigne Singles from Under My Skin Released: March, 2004 Released: May, 2004 Released: August 7, 2004 Released: November 15, 2004 Released: March 28, 2005 Released: June 30, 2005 Under My Skin is the second album by Rock singer Avril Lavigne, released on May 25, 2004 in the United States and Canada... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ...


Other Nominees:

Felicia Lynn Fefe Dobson (born February 28, 1985) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. ... Ryan Michael Malcolm (born October 13, 1979 in Kingston, Ontario) is a Canadian singer best known as winner of the first Canadian Idol. ... This article is about the musician. ... This article is about the French Canadian rock band. ...

Rock Album of the Year

Winner: Chuck, Sum 41 Singles from Chuck Released: October 2004 Released: January 2005 Released: June 2005 Released: June 2005 (same date as Some Say) Chuck is an album by Sum 41. ... Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. ...


Other Nominees:

Thornley can refer to: Thornley, Durham, County Durham, England Thornley, Weardale, County Durham, England Thornley, a Canadian rock band led by Ian Thornley. ... Default is the name of a number of quite different concepts. ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... The Tea Party was a Canadian rock band with blues, progressive rock and Middle Eastern influences. ...

Roots and Traditional Album of the Year - Group

Winner: 40 Days, The Wailin' Jennys 40 Days is the debut full length album from Canadian folk trio The Wailin Jennys. ... The Wailin Jennys are a Canadian folk music trio from Winnipeg, Manitoba and New York, New York, consisting of soprano Ruth Moody, mezzo Nicky Mehta, and alto Heather Masse. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Let Em Run, The Bills
  • In All Things, Leahy
  • Jimson Weed , Nathan
  • Migration, La Volee d'Castors

Leahy is the name of a Canadian folk music group. ... Nathan are an alt-country band from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada. ...

Roots and Traditional Album of the Year - Solo

Winner: Hopetown, Jenny Whiteley Jenny Whiteley is a Canadian country and folk singer-songwriter. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Acoustic Album, Amos Garrett
  • Michael Jerome Browne & The Twin River String Band, Michael Jerome Browne
  • The Waking Hour, David Francey
  • West Eats Meet, Harry Manx

Amos Garrett (born November 26, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan) is an accomplished American guitarist and performer, most recognized in popular music for his solo on Maria Muldaurs hit record Midnight at the Oasis. ... David Francey David Francey is a Canadian folk singer-songwriter. ... Harry Manx is a musician who blends blues, folk music, and Hindustani classical music. ...

World Music Album of the Year

Winner: African Guitar Summit, Mighty Popo, Madagascar Slim, Donne Robert, Alpha Ya Ya Diallo, Adam Solomon, Pa Joe Arican Guitar Summit is a toronto based band playing African style music through a guitar sound. ... Alpha Yaya Diallo is a guitarist and composer who is based in Vancouver, Canada. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Dho-Mach (Sacred Gift), King Achilla Orru Apaa-idomo
  • En Voyage, Les Gitans de Sarajevo
  • Four Higher, autorickshaw
  • Road to Kashgar, Orchid Ensemble

Passengers and drivers meet at this auto rickshaw stand in Chennai. ...

Nominated and winning releases

Single of the Year

Winner: "Crabbuckit", k-os k-os (born Kevin Brereton on February 20, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Trinidadian descent. ...


Other Nominees:

The Trews are a Canadian rock group from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, consisting of vocalist Colin MacDonald, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek, and drummer Sean Dalton. ... Finger Eleven is a Canadian rock band formed in 1994. ... Shania Twain, IPA: OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards, August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Mark Sayers McGrath (born March 15, 1968) is the lead singer of rock band Sugar Ray. ... Billy Talent is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario. ...

Aboriginal Recording of the Year

Winner: Taima, Taima Tayma or (Tema) (Arabic: ‎) is a large oasis with a long tradition of occupation, located in Saudi Arabia northeast of the Hijaz at the point where the trade route between Yathrib (Medina) and Dumah begins to cross the Nefud desert. ...


Other Nominees:

Florent Vollant is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Claude McKenzie (born 1967 in Schefferville, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ...

Best Classical Composition

Winner: "The Tents of Abraham", Istvan Anhalt István Anhalt (born April 12, 1919) is a Canadian composer. ...


Other Nominees:

  • "A Farmer's Symphony", John Estacio
  • "Neuvas monodias espanolas", Jose Evangelista
  • "Pangaea", Jeffrey Ryan
  • "Third Symphony", Robert Turner

John Estacio John Estacio (born April 8, 1966 in Newmarket, Ontario) is a contemporary Canadian composer. ...

Dance Recording of the Year

Winner: "All Things (Just Keep Getting Better)", Widelife with Simone Denny Widelife is a dance music songwriting and production team consisting of Ian J. Nehman and Richard Wehbi. ... Simone Denny is a female house/techno vocalist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where she was born and raised. ...


Other Nominees:

  • "All of My Life", Aluna
  • "Feel Love", DJ's Rule
  • "Ghetto Love, Extended Original Version", Original 3
  • "Money Shot", Hatiras

Music DVD of the Year

Winner: Ron Mann, In Stereovision by Blue Rodeo Ron Mann (1959-) is a Canadian documentary film director focusing primarily on aspects of American popular culture. ... Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. ...


Other Nominees:

  • Barbara Barde, David Langer, Casablanca Media Television Inc., The Barenaked Truth by Barenaked Ladies
  • John Small, Hallway Entertainment, Great Big DVD by Great Big Sea
  • Michael Fischer-Ledenice, Scott Morin, A Night in Vienna by Oscar Peterson
  • Marty Callner, Jake Cohl, Michael Cohl, Randy Gladstein, Stephen Howard, David Kines, Fred Nicolaidis, Dave Russell, Toronto Rocks by various artists

Barenaked Ladies (often abbreviated BNL or occasionally BnL) is a Canadian alternative rock band currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart, and formerly Andy Creeggan. ... Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the islands 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. ... Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, O.Ont. ... Marty Callner is a director. ... Michael Cohl is the president of Toronto-based music promotional company The BCL Group (Ballard Cohl Labatt). ... Stephen Howard may refer to: Stephen Howard (basketball) Stephen Howard (cricketer) Category: ... David Russell may refer to: David Abel Russell (1780-1861), U.S. Representative from New York David Allen Russell (1820-1864), United States Army officer David J Russell (born 1954), English golfer David John Russell (born 1931), politician from Alberta, Canada David O. Russell (born 1958), American film director and...

Rap Recording of the Year

Winner: "Joyful Rebellion", k-os Joyful Rebellion is the sophomore album of alternative hip hop artist k-os, released 13 August 2004 in Canada by EMI and 21 September 2004 in the United States by Virgin Records. ... k-os (born Kevin Brereton on February 20, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Trinidadian descent. ...


Other Nominees:

Kardinal Offishall (born Jason Harrow on May 21, 1976 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian hip-hop MC and producer of Jamaican descent. ... Concise is a municipality in the district of Grandson in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. ... Organic Music for a Digital World (2006) DL Incognito is an underground Canadian hip hop producer and rapper. ...

Best R&B/Soul Recording of the Year

Winner: Keshia Chanté, Keshia Chanté Keshia Chanté is a self-titled album by Canadian R&B/Pop singer Keshia Chanté. The album features the singles Shook, Unpredictable, Bad Boy , Does He Love Me? and Let The Music Take You. Released June 22, 2004, it officially went gold on December 3 of that year. ... Keshia Chanté (born as Keshia Chanté Harper on June 16, 1988) is a Juno Award-winning Canadian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and model. ...


Other Nominees:

Gary Beals (born 22 October 1982 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is a Canadian singer who is best known for being the second-place finisher in the first season of the reality television series Canadian Idol. ... Tamia Washington (born May 9, 1975), professionally known as Tamia, is an American R&B singer born in Canada. ... Jacksoul, sometimes written jacksoul, is a Canadian band that plays soul, r&b, and jazz music with smooth, funky rhythms and melodies. ... Rayford Harold Robinson (born March 26, 1914, Stockton, New South Wales, died August 10, 1965, Stockton, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in one Test in 1936. ...

Reggae Recording of the Year

Winner: WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get), Sonia Collymore


Other Nominees:

  • Bare as She Dare, Carl Henry featuring Ce'Ceile
  • Empty Barrel, Blessed featuring Kardinal Offishall
  • It's All Bless, Korexion
  • Uncorrupted, Steele

Carl F. H. Henry (January 22, 1913 - December 7, 2003) was an evangelical Christian theologian, who founded the magazine Christianity Today as a scholarly voice for evangelical Christianity and as a challenge to the liberal Christian Century. ... Kardinal Offishall (born Jason Harrow on May 21, 1976 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian hip-hop MC and producer of Jamaican descent. ...

Video of the Year

Winner: The Love Movement, with k-os, Micah Meisner, "B-Boy Stance" by k-os k-os (born Kevin Brereton on February 20, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Trinidadian descent. ... Micah Meisner is an award-winning music video director based out of Toronto, Canada. ... k-os (born Kevin Brereton on February 20, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Trinidadian descent. ...


Other Nominees:

Floria Sigismondi (born 1965 in Pescara, Italy) is a photographer and director. ... This article is about the band. ... Leslie Feist (born February 13, 1976) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Leslie Feist (born February 13, 1976) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... The Weakerthans are a four-piece (and sometimes six-piece[1]) Canadian indie rock band that blends punk-inflected folk rock with award-winning,[2] literate, introspective lyrics. ... The Weakerthans are a four-piece (and sometimes six-piece[1]) Canadian indie rock band that blends punk-inflected folk rock with award-winning,[2] literate, introspective lyrics. ...

References

The Vancouver Sun is a daily newspaper first published in the Canadian province of British Columbia on February 12, 1912. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Offices of The Gazette on Saint Catherine Street in Montreal The Gazette, often called the Montreal Gazette to avoid ambiguity, is the only English-language daily newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec. ... is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Vancouver Sun is a daily newspaper first published in the Canadian province of British Columbia on February 12, 1912. ... is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Kingston Whig-Standard is a daily newspaper in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Juno Awards site
  • City of Winnipeg, 2005 Juno Awards gallery, photos by Tom Thomson
The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... The Gold Leaf Awards of 1970, which were in effect the first Juno Awards, were founded by RPM Magazine to honour Canadian music industry achievements. ... The Juno Awards of 1971, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 22 February 1971 in Toronto at a ceremony in the St. ... The Juno Awards of 1972, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 28 February 1972 in Toronto at a ceremony in a ballroom at the Inn on the Park hotel. ... The Juno Awards of 1973, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 12 March 1973 in Toronto at a ceremony at the Inn on the Parks Centennial ballroom. ... The Juno Awards of 1974, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 25 March 1974 in Toronto at a ceremony at the Inn on the Parks Centennial ballroom. ... The Juno Awards of 1975, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 24 March 1975 in Toronto at a ceremony in the Canadian National Exhibition. ... The Juno Awards of 1976, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 15 March 1976 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by John Allan Cameron at the Ryerson Polytechnic Institute. ... The Juno Awards of 1977, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 16 March 1977 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by David Steinberg at the Royal York Hotel. ... The Juno Awards of 1978, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 29 March 1978 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted for a second year by David Steinberg at the Harbour Castle Hilton Convention Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1979, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 21 March 1979 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Burton Cummings at the Harbour Castle Hilton Convention Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1980, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 2 April 1980 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Burton Cummings at the Harbour Castle Hilton. ... The Juno Awards of 1981, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 5 February 1981 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Andrea Martin at the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1982, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 14 April 1982 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Burton Cummings at the Harbour Castle Hilton Convention Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1983, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 5 April 1983 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Burton Cummings and Alan Thicke at the Harbour Castle Hilton Metropolitan Ballroom. ... The Juno Awards of 1984, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 5 December 1984 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Joe Flaherty and Andrea Martin of SCTV at Exhibition Place Automotive Building. ... The Juno Awards of 1985, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 4 November 1985 in Toronto. ... The Juno Awards of 1986, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 10 November 1986 in Toronto at a ceremony hosted by Howie Mandel at the Harbour Castle Hilton Hotel. ... The Juno Awards of 1987, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 2 November 1987 in Toronto at a ceremony in the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1989, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 12 March 1989 in Toronto at a ceremony in the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1990, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 18 March 1990 in Toronto at a ceremony in the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1991, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 3 March 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia at a ceremony in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. ... The Juno Awards of 1992, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 29 March 1992 in Toronto at a ceremony in the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1993, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 21 March 1993 in Toronto at a ceremony in the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1994, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 20 March 1994 in Toronto at a ceremony in the OKeefe Centre. ... The Juno Awards of 1995, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 26 March 1995 in Hamilton, Ontario at a ceremony in the Copps Coliseum. ... The Juno Awards of 1996, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 10 March 1996 in Hamilton, Ontario at a ceremony in the Copps Coliseum. ... The Juno Awards of 1997, representing Canadian music industry achievements of the previous year, were awarded on 9 March 1997 in Hamilton, Ontario at a ceremony in the Copps Coliseum. ... The Juno Awards of 1998 were presented in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The Juno Awards of 1999 honouring Canadian music industry achievements were held in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. ... The Juno Awards of 2000 were held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada during the weekend of 11-12 March 2000. ... The Juno Awards of 2001 were held in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. ... The Juno Awards of 2002 were presented in St. ... The Juno Awards of 2003 were presented in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on 6 April 2003. ... The Juno Awards of 2004 were presented on April 4, 2004 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and were hosted by Alanis Morissette. ... The 2006 Juno Awards will be held April 2 at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... The Juno Awards of 2007 will be held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on the weekend ending 1 April 2007. ... The Juno Awards of 2008 will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the weekend ending 6 April 2008. ...

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The Juno Awards have been getting bigger and bigger every year, but it looks like this year's trip to Halifax could prove to be the best destination yet for the music awards with a number of announcements over the last month that are sure to inspire fans.
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