CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year
Ottawa, ON – Earlier today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) released the nominations for the 2017 JUNO Awards. Aside from the main rap category, Canadian hip-hop / urban music is well represented with nominations in over 25% of the 40+ categories.
The Rap Recording of the Year nominees are Another Day In Paradise by Belly, Views by Drake, Hotel Paranoia by Jazz Cartier, Die Every Day by Tasha The Amazon and I Told You by Tory Lanez.
Three of those artists (Drake, Belly and Tory) are also nominated for the JUNO Fan Choice Award presented by TD. Click here to “vote now, vote often, and vote straight through to The JUNO Awards!” Voting closes during the 2017 JUNO Awards. The other Fan Choice Award nominees are Alessia Cara, Hedley, Justin Bieber, RUth B, Shawn Mendes, The Strumbellas and The Weeknd. The XO star is nominated in 4 other categories too including R&B/Soul Recording of the Year. OVO came in strong in that category with 2 nominees – Sept. 5 by dvsn and PS3 by PartyNextDoor – alongside Pilgrim’s Paradise by Daniel Caesar and Soul Run by Tanika Charles.
The 2017 JUNO Awards are returning to Ottawa, broadcasting live from the Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday, April 2 on CTV and CTV GO. Just under 8 weeks to go!
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