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4 amazing Juno Awards moments from the '90s

Watch classic Juno clips featuring Céline Dion, the Tragically Hip and others

Watch classic Juno clips featuring Céline Dion, Leonard Cohen and others

'I just want to thank, again, all the people that I thanked earlier.' — Céline Dion (CBC Music/Juno Awards)

We've been doing a deep dive into the Juno Awards' video archives this month, searching for the best '90s flashbacks we can find.

From some great outfits and glorious hair to gorgeous words and a great thumb up, these are some of our favourite moments from a decade that changed Canadian music forever. 

Scroll down for four clips you need to see from the 1990s Junos vault.


1. Céline Dion wins album of the year

Dion was already a winner that night, but her gratitude at being up onstage again is charmingly real.    

Watch the exciting moment Céline Dion wins the Album of the Year Juno for Unison. 0:58

2. Leonard Cohen brings poetry and power to the Junos

Only a brilliant, beautiful writer like the late Cohen could quote his own lyrics in his acceptance speech and shake everybody in the room to their core.

Leonard Cohen is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the 1991 Junos Awards. 1:18

3. Alanis Morissette wins big and thanks her best friend

One of the best parts of this video, aside from Morissette getting an award she so richly deserved, is co-presenter Burton Cummings's gleeful thumbs up in the background. He's thrilled for her. 

Watch Alanis Morissette accept her 1996 Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year for Jagged Little Pill. 1:14

4. The Tragically Hip members accept their Juno from Shania Twain

The bandmates are adorably awkward in their acceptance speech for album of the year, particularly Gord Downie, who begins by saying, "I hope you enjoy your live music."  It's endearing and funny and a little weird, just like the late great singer-songwriter himself. 

The Tragically Hip's Trouble at the Henhouse wins Album of the Year at the 1997 Juno Awards. 0:42


Wherever you are in the world, you can watch the 2018 Juno Awards live from the Rogers Centre in Vancouver on March 25 at cbcmusic.ca/junos.

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