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APRIL 2012


Ontario's Got A Variety of Talent Scoring JUNO Awards Across Multiple Categories!

On Sunday April 1, The 2012 JUNO Awards were announced in Ottawa. OMDC was thrilled to be part of this great celebration of music. Here are just a few highlights of some of the Ontario winners:

Justin Beiber

JUNO Fan Choice Award – Justin Bieber (Def Jam*Universal)


Group of the Year – Arkells (Arkells Music*Universal)


Feist Look At What The Light Did

Artist of the Year – Feist (Arts&Crafts*EMI)
Adult Alternative Album of the Year – Feist (Arts&Crafts*EMI) Metals


Music DVD of the Year – Anthony Seck, Jannie McInnes, Chip Sutherland Arts&Crafts Feist : Look At What The Light Did Now – FEIST


Dallas Green David Braid

Songwriter of the Year (sponsored by SiriusXM Canada) – Dallas Green (Dine Alone*Universal | Publisher: Always the Same"Fragile Bird", "We Found Each Other", "Weightless" LITTLE HELL – City and Colour)


Traditional Jazz Album of the Year – David Braid (Independent) Verge


Stretch Orchestra Drake

Instrumental Album of the Year – Stretch Orchestra (Independent Stretch Orchestra)


Rap Recording of the Year – Drake (Cash Money*Universal) Take Care


Melanie Fiona Bruce Cockburn

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year – Melanie Fiona (Universal Motown/SRC*Universal) Gone And Never Coming Back


Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo – Bruce Cockburn (True North*eOne) Small Source of Comfort


MonkeyJunk George Seara

Blues Album of the Year (sponsored by Galaxie, your musical universe) – MonkeyJunk (Stony Plain*Warner) To Behold


Recording Engineer of the Year – George Seara "A Little Bit of Love" KAESHAMMER – Michael Kaeshammer | "Let Go" TRACING LIGHT – Laila Biali


Mike Roberts Exco Levi

Video of the Year (sponsored by MuchFACT, exclusively funded by Bell Media) – Mike Roberts (Outside) Rumbleseat – THE SADIES


Reggae Recording of the Year – Exco Levi (Penthouse/NCF Productions*VP)
Bleaching Shop


Martin Solveig & Dragonette

Dance Recording of the Year – Martin Solveig & Dragonette (Big Beat/Atlantic*Warner) Hello

Photos courtesy of CARAS

For a complete list of 2012 JUNO Award winners (41 categories), including biographies and images, go to Encore broadcasts of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS on Saturday, April 7 at 8pm on CTV Two. The awards are available on demand at

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