Five years ago, The Weeknd swept the Juno Awards for artist of the year, album of the year and single of the year.
The Weeknd was unexpectedly snubbed in the nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. Will he do better in the Juno nominations in his native Canada? We’ll find out on March 9 when the nominations for the 50th Juno Awards are announced. Fellow Canadian stars Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Drake, Tory Lanez and Nav are also among the artists in the mix to receive nominations in marquee categories.
The Junos announced the date that the nominations will be revealed on Monday (Jan. 11). The Junos had previously revealed that the show will be held May 16 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
Five years ago, The Weeknd swept the Juno Awards for artist of the year, album of the year (Beauty Behind the Madness) and single of the year (“Can’t Feel My Face”). This year, he could find himself back in the running with his album After Hours and its blockbuster single “Blinding Lights.”