The 2014 Juno Awards – Nominees and Predictions (Part 3: Songs and Recordings)

30 Mar
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MTS Centre, site of the 2014 Juno Awards in Winnipeg.

 

As the 2014 Juno Awards draws nigh, CCM examines the last set of categories–all those involving Songs and Recordings, as well as a few miscellaneous categories. As always, we bring you our own personal predictions. Let us know what you think!

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SINGLE OF THE YEAR

“Reflektor” – Arcade Fire

  • “Reflektor” — Arcade Fire

  • “Inner Ninja” — Classified ft. David Myles

  • “It’s a Beautiful Day” — Michael Bublé

  • “What I Wouldn’t Do” — Serena Ryder

  • “Closer” — Tegan and Sara

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: “Reflektor” — Arcade Fire

Nathan C: “Inner Ninja” — Classified ft. David Myles

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RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Flying Colours – Shad

  • Classified — Classified

  • Nothing Was the Same — Drake

  • In My Opinion — Rich Kidd

  • Flying Colours — Shad

  • Everywhere We Go — SonReal

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: Flying Colours — Shad  

Nathan C: Nothing Was the Same — Drake

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DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

>album title goes here< — deadmau5

  • “This is What it Feels Like” — Armin van Buuren & Trevor Guthrie

  • >album title goes here< — deadmau5

  • “Tsunami” — DVBBS & Borgeous

  • “Locked Down” — Jacynthe

  • “Heartbreaker” — Mia Martina

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: >album title goes here< — deadmau5

Nathan C: “Tsunami” — DVBBS & Borgeous

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R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

“Kiss Land” — The Weeknd

 

  • “Kaleidoscope” — Joanna Borromeo

  • “Can’t Choose” — JRDN ft. Kardinal Offishall

  • “There’s Only One” — Kim Davis

  • “Gone” — Melanie Durrant

  • “Kiss Land” — The Weeknd

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: “Kiss Land” — The Weeknd

Nathan C: “Kiss Land” — The Weeknd

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REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

“Love Collision” — Dru

  • “Mandela” — Akustix

  • “Baby It’s You” — Ammoye

  • “Love Collision” — Dru

  • “Rebel Massive” — Dubmatix

  • “Strive” — Exco Levi & Kabaka Pyramid

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: “Love Collision” — Dru

Nathan C: “Love Collision” — Dru

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RECORDING PACKAGE OF THE YEAR

Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 by Arts & Crafts, Various Artists

  • Ian Grais and Chris Staples (Art Directors), Sofia Pona, Kim Ridgewell, Lisa Nakamura (Designers), Ben Tour (Illustrator)Bones by Bodhi Jones

  • Jayme L. Spinks (Art Director/Designer), Janet Kimber (Photographer) – Lullabies and Wake-Up Calls by Dinah Thorpe

  • Menno Versteeg (Art Director), Anne Douris (Designer), Annie Murphy (Photographer) – White Paint by Hollerado

  • Robyn Kotyk (Art Director/Designers/Illustrator), Petra Cuschieri, Justin Peroff (Designers)Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 by Arts & Crafts, Various Artists

  • Vincent Lévesque and Alex Ortiz (Art Director/Designer/ Illustrator/Photographer) – La Mort Pop Club by We Are Wolves

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: Robyn Kotyk (Art Director/Designers/Illustrator), Petra Cuschieri, Justin Peroff (Designers)Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 by Arts & Crafts, Various Artists

Nathan C: Robyn Kotyk (Art Director/Designers/Illustrator), Petra Cuschieri, Justin Peroff (Designers)Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 by Arts & Crafts, Various Artists

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Agathe Bray-Bourret Je t’aime comme tu es” by Daniel Bélanger


 
 

  • Briin ‘Briin?’ Bernstein & Daniel AM Rosenberg “Friend of Mine” by D-Sisive


 
 

  • John Poliquin “Anything” by Hedley


 
 

  • WeWereMonkeys  “King and Lionheart” by Of Monsters and Men


 
 

  • Matt Barnes  “Feeling Good” by The Sheepdogs

 

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CCM PICKS:

Richard M: Matt Barnes – “Feeling Good” by The Sheepdogs

Nathan C: Briin ‘Briin?’ Bernstein & Daniel AM Rosenberg “Friend of Mine” by D-Sisive

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That’s all, folks. Enjoy the show!

Author: Canadian Content Machine Staff

 

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