2020 JUNO Award Winners Announced


The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) honoured and celebrated the Canadian music industry’s rising stars and returning favourites on their virtual broadcast of The JUNOS Presented by TD.  Featuring a lineup of guest presenters, the virtual event, now available to stream for free on the CBC Gem streaming service, CBC Music’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages, and for audiences around the world at CBCMusic.ca/junos, announced 42 JUNO Awards across all categories.

Winners in classical music categories:

  • CLASSICAL​ ​ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO OR CHAMBER – Detach, by ​Angela Schwarzkopf ​(Redshift)
  • CLASSICAL​ ​ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE – The John Adams Album , by​Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano ​(Universal)
  • CLASSICAL​ ​ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL – Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets, by the ​Ottawa Bach Choir, conducted by Lisette Canton (ATMA*Naxos)
  • CLASSICAL​ ​COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR – Evta, by ​Ana Sokolović (​ATMA*Naxos)


Winners in jazz categories:

  • VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR – Stay Tuned!, by ​Dominique Fils-Aimé ​(Ensoul*Select/Believe)
  • JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO – MiGRATIONS, by ​Jacques Kuba Séguin ​(ODD SOUND*Select)
  • JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP – Abundance, by ​Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop ​(ANZIC*A-Train)







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