junos

Essays

Award Shows Need Rappers More Than Rappers Need Award Shows

In a time when Daniel Caesar and Drake run streaming, will the JUNOs properly recognize the Black artists drawing attention to Canada's music scene?
Erin Ashley
3.20.18
Interviews

Ria Mae is Climbing Up Canada's Golden Ladder of Pop

The Halifax artist explains her seemingly quick rise from nobody to national attention.
Hillary Windsor
3.30.16
Op-Eds

How Wavelength Is Bucking the Unfortunate Trend of Dude-Heavy Festival Lineups

The 'JunosSoMale' fiasco and lack of female festival headliners highlight the gender issues still plaguing the music industry.
Stephanie Horak
2.25.16
Interviews

Viktor Taiwò Takes a Self-Portrait

Hailing from East London via Nigeria, the fast rising 23-year-old's songs articulate both the intensely personal and strikingly universal.
Tara Mahadevan
6.16.15
The Noisey Guide to

Who Will Win & Who Should Win at The 2015 Juno Awards

Leonard Cohen wins everything, but can you believe Justin Bieber isn't nominated for the Fan Choice award?!
Slava Pastuk
1.29.15
we saw this

Shut Up About the "Fuck PETA" Controversy, Tanya Tagaq Puts on the Best Live Show I've Ever Seen

Modern art met ancient culture, and the result was explosive.
Kim Kelly
1.15.15
Interviews

July Talk’s Ian Docherty On Why Retweeting Insults Is A Good Thing

Does getting insulted on Twitter mean that you've finally made it? We find out.
Luke Ottenhof
10.8.14
Interviews

Fucked Up: Greater Than The Sum Of Their Parts

Toronto's renowned six-piece band opens up about interpersonal relationships, successes, and aging as a band for 13 years.
Max Mertens
7.17.14
we saw this

We Got Drunk at the Junos Gala

We bothered Randy Bachman at the Juno gala and then got kicked out for stealing someone's seats.
Sheldon Birnie
3.31.14
Features

The Junos Are Pretty Good, I Guess

The Canadian Grammys may not be perfect, but does that mean that they're bad? Also, OneRepublic?!
Slava Pastuk
3.31.14
Features

Are The Junos Out Of Touch?

We spoke to the co-chair of voting and nomination for the Junos to find out how acts are selected and how much of the awarding process is based on sales.
Jesse Ship
3.11.14
Features

Why Do The Juno Awards Hate Rap?

Why is the Juno for Best Rap Recording never televised?
Ian McBride
2.27.14
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