Canadian Musician - May / June 2018 - Page 15

AND THE WINNER IS... Junos Honour Arcade Fire, Gord Downie, Jessie Reyez & More The 2018 Juno Awards were handed out on March 24 th and 25 th in Vancouver. Among the winners were Arcade Fire, who took home the International Achievement Award as well as the Album of the Year honour for Everything Now. The late Gord Downie received recognition as Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year alongside Kevin Drew, and Adult Alternative Album of the Year for Introduce Yerself. Jessie Reyez won Breakthrough Artist of the Year and fellow R&B sensation Daniel Caesar won R&B/Soul Recording of the Year for Freudian. Tory Lanez received the JUNO JESSIE REYEZ Award for Rap Recording of the Year for his hit “Shooters.” Shawn Mendes was awarded Juno Fan Choice and Single of the Year for “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” The Barenaked Ladies reunited with original member Steven Page for a memorable performance and their induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. For a full list of winners, go to www.junoawards.ca. POLARIS PRIZE FOUNDER STEVE JORDAN AT THE 2017 CIMA AWARDS Nominees & Special Honourees Announced for CIMA Awards The Canadian Independent Music Associa- tion (CIMA) has announced the nominees for the fourth annual CIMA Celebration and Awards Gala, happening June 11, 2018 in Toronto. The winners of