Juno Awards 2015: Full List of Nominees for Aboriginal Album of the Year

The full list of #JUNO2015 nominations were announced today leading up to the Juno Awards week celebrations March 9-15, 2015.

The 44th annual JUNO Awards will be held in Hamilton, Ontario and broadcast Sunday, March 15th on CTV.

Among the many great artists nominated are some of our favourite Indigenous musicians, two of which (Tanya Tagaq and Digging Roots) were also featured in our Best Indigenous Music of 2014.

Tagaq’s Animism is also nominated for Alternative Album of the Year and her collaborator and co-producer Jesse Zubot is nominated for Producer of the Year.

Here are the nominees for ABORIGINAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

The Whole World’s Got the Blues – Crystal Shawanda


For The Light – Digging Roots


Heart of the People – Leela Gilday


Animism – Tanya Tagaq


The (Post) Mistress – Tomson Highway



Check out the full list of Juno 2015 nominations here.