Last hosted in Halifax 18 years ago, the Juno Awards return to the city in 2024. Among the nominees for this year’s awards, recognizing the best in Canadian music, are three current Halifax artists: Barbara Hannigan, Jah’Mila and Rich Aucoin.
Soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan is nominated for Classical Album of the Year (Solo Artist) for her album Infinite Voyage.
Recording this album with the @EmersonQuartet and @ChamayouB was such a beautiful experience, and I am deeply honoured to share this nomination with such outstanding colleagues! This nomination holds special significance for me as this year’s…
— Barbara Hannigan (@HanniganBarbara) February 7, 2024
Halifax singer-songwriter Jah’Mila receives her first Juno nod with a nomination for her album Roots Girl in the Reggae Recording of the Year category.
— rich aucoin (@richaucoin) February 6, 2024
In addition to the trio of nominees, Halifax entertainment lawyer and artist manager Chip Sutherland will receive this year’s Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, recognizing individuals whose work has significantly impacted the growth and development of the Canadian music industry. The award is named after the Canadian publisher and co-founder of The Juno Awards.
Hosted by Nelly Furtado, the 2024 Juno Awards will be handed out in a ceremony at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on March 24. Visit junoawards.ca for more information, including a complete listing of nominees.