OMDC Newsletter
MAY 2013

k.d. lang Enters Canadian Music Hall Of Fame at JUNO Awards!


Congratulations to Ontario’s 2013 Juno Award winners including:

Breakthrough Group of the Year sponsored by Factor and Radio Starmaker Fund: Monster Truck (Dine Alone*Universal)   Adult Alternative Album of the Year: Serena Ryder, Harmony, (Serenader Source*Universal)
Juno Fan Choice Award presented by TD: Justin Bieber (Island Def Jam*Universal)   Breakthrough Artist of the Year sponsored by Factor and Radio Starmaker Fund: The Weeknd (XO*Universal)
R&B/Soul Recording of the Year: The Weeknd, Trilogy
Country Album of the year sponsored by PotashCorp: Johnny Reid, Fire It Up (Johnny Mac*Universal)   Alternative Album of the Year: Metric, Synthetica (Metric Music International*Universal)
Rock Album of the Year: Rush, Clockwork Angels (Anthem*Universal)   Dance Recording of the Year: Anjulie, “You and I” (Republic*Universal)
Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year: Woods of Ypres, Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light (Earache*eOne)   Roots & Traditional Album of the Year, Group: Elliott Brood, Days Into Years (Paper Bag*Fontana North)
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year: Emilie-Claire Barlow, Seule Ce Soir (Empress*eOne)   Classical Album of the Year, Solo or Chamber Ensemble: Amici Chamber Ensemble, Levant (ATMA*Naxos)
Classical Album of the Year, Vocal or Choral Performance: Karina Gauvin, Prima Donna (ATMA*Naxos)   Reggae Recording of the Year: Exco Levi, “Storms of Life” (Silly Walks*Independent)
Aboriginal Album of the Year: Crystal Shawanda, Just Like You (New Sun*Fontana North)   Blues Album of the Year: Steve Strongman, A Natural Fact (Independent*Sonic Unyon)
Jack Richardson Producer of the Year sponsored by Slaight Music: James Shaw, “Youth Without Youth” and “Breathing Underwater,” from Synthetica (Metric Music International *Universal)   Recording Package of the Year: Justin Broadbent, art director/ designer/ photoagrapher for Metric, Synthetica
Video of the Year sponsored by MuchFACT, exclusively funded by Bell Media: Drake, “HYFR,” dir.: Director X (Aspire*Universal)   Music DVD of the Year: The Tragically Hip, Bobcaygeon, by Andy Keen, Bernie Breen, Patrick Sambrook and Shawn Marion (Universal)
Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award – Larry Leblanc   Allan Waters Humanitarian Award - Tom Cochrane
    Photos courtesy of: CARAS/iPhoto

OMDC Proud to Support JUNO TV

Celebrate Canadian music with exclusive original content and iconic archival footage on JUNO TV. Every Tuesday, Canadian music fans can access new programming that features today's hottest stars and pays tribute to historic JUNO Awards moments. Content will also be syndicated via social media such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

"JUNO TV helps us cast a spotlight on Canadian music year round, and honours the past, present and future of the JUNO Awards," said Melanie Berry, President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards "It's not just about one night or one week. It's about an ongoing and thriving Canadian music industry."

Congratulations to RUSH on being named a 2013 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee!

Watch the Award-winning OMDC-supported documentary RUSH: Beyond The Lighted Stage.