Nfld. & Labrador

The Once, Amelia Curran nominated for Juno Awards

A local folk group and a solo artist will be heading to Hamilton, Ontario for a chance to win top honours at the Juno Awards in March.
Local folk trio The Once has picked up a June Award nomination. (Chris Ledrew )

A local folk group and a solo artist will be heading to Hamilton, Ontario for a chance to win top honours at the Juno Awards in March.

Amelia Curran, who already has a Juno award under the belt, has been nominated in the category of Roots and Traditional Album of the Year (Solo) for They Promised You Mercy.

The album was released by Six Shooter Records in Nov. 2014. 

Curran took home bragging rights and a trophy from the largest Canadian music award ceremony in 2010 for Hunter, Hunter in 2010.

Amelia Curran has been nominated for a Juno Award for the third time, in the Roots and Traditional category.

She was nominated in the same category in 2012.

The Once has joined Curran in the roots and traditional genre, and has picked up a nomination in the group album category for Departures

The folk trio is currently on tour in Australia and New Zealand to promote the new album.

The group was nominated in the Roots and Traditional Album category in 2012, for Row Upon Row Of The People We Know.

The 44th Juno Awards will be held March 9-15 in Hamilton, Ontario.