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The Juno Awards' instrumental album category is a hodgepodge of musical styles — and that's OK

‘Techno, world music, jazz, folk, funk, ambient, house, electro,’ [deep breath] ‘classical, experimental and turntablism fit within this category,’ explain the criteria.

For Storry, 1 Juno nomination was a fluke. The 2nd was an affirmation

The operatically trained pop and R&B singer is up for best adult contemporary album this year against her childhood heroes: Céline Dion and Alanis Morissette.

What does it mean to be the first?

How Liberty Silver, Maestro and more Juno Award-winning artists made history with their inaugural category wins

A Brit in Vancouver: how Iamtheliving is building his musical foundation in Canada

The B.C.-based R&B singer is nominated for a Juno Award this year for his debut EP.

5 surprising facts about JJ Wilde, the 1st-time Juno nominee dominating the rock charts

Would you believe this raspy-voiced, guitar-beating force used to suffer from stage fright?

Samurai Champs: meet the wild, new hip-hop group revolutionizing Saskatchewan music

The first feature in CBC Music’s Beyond the 6 series, highlighting hip-hop scenes outside of Toronto.

A history of the Juno Awards' most powerful, non-musical moment: treaty acknowledgements

It’s a practice that began in 2016, and moved to the broadcast with Buffy Sainte-Marie's stirring words a year later

Game Changers: 60 years of Indigenous musicians who have broken boundaries

Celebrate the artists who have broken boundaries, claimed space and given their communities a voice.

Did you know that Canada's Governor General is nominated for a Juno Award?

Julie Payette sings in the soprano section of the Ottawa Bach Choir.

8 emerging Saskatoon acts to watch

Meet the next wave of artists keeping Saskatoon on the musical map.

So white, so male: the problems facing the Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Since its inception in 1978, there have been 9 solo women inducted — and only 2 non-white solo inductees.

The bittersweet story of Chilliwack's 1982 Juno win

When Chilliwack’s Bill Henderson and Brian MacLeod won their 1982 Juno, they already knew they were breaking up.

Songs you need to hear this week, 2020 Juno nominees edition

With songs from Tanya Tagaq, Pup, Tenille Townes, Valley and more, here's a quick guide to some of this year's contenders.

Meet the 5 Searchlight alumni who are up for Juno Awards in 2020

From Northern Haze to the Dead South, these former contestants have found themselves nominated this year.

The 2020 Juno nominations, by the numbers

A closer look reveals that Ontario artists and men still dominate.

Juno Awards 2019: the most memorable moments

Don't want to miss a thing? We've got you covered.

All the best things we overheard at the 2019 Juno Awards

"Can I borrow some tape — and a knife?" — Hubert Lenoir backstage

Classical Junos: Who should win the composition of the year award?

For the first time, women outnumber men among the nominees in this category.

Meet Teddy Geiger, Shawn Mendes' secret songwriting weapon

Once a pop star in the early 2000s, Geiger is now penning hits for music's biggest names.

Listen to Chilly Gonzales break down some of the biggest Juno-winning singles

In season 2 of Inside the Junos, the Canadian musician deconstructs songs from Shawn Mendes, Feist and more.

Classical Junos: who's going to win the vocal/choral category?

We take a deep dive into the nominees for this hotly contested award.

The secret musical history of London, Ont.

From Céline hit-writer Stephan Moccio to Michelle Wright, the story behind nine musicians who launched their careers in the city.

Who is 88Glam? Get to know the Juno breakthrough group nominees

The Weeknd-affiliated hip-hop group is riding high on the success of its second release.

Who is Loud Luxury? Get to know the Juno breakthrough group nominees

The DJ duo went from London, Ont., to L.A. and then to the top of the charts.

Classical Junos: who should win the solo/chamber category?

It's a talented field and too close to call, but we're going to try.