Feist Sweeps the Junos

Feist at the 2008 Junos
Feist at the 2008 Junos

It may not have been her year at the Grammys, but Feist swept the Junos on Sunday night and the Arcade Fire picked up their first Junos for CD/DVD packaging and “Alternative Album Of The Year”. As Grant Lawrence once asked, when an album debuts at no. 1, what is it alternative to?

2008 Juno Award Winners
• Juno Fan Choice Award — Michael Buble
• Single of the Year — 1234, Feist
• Album of the Year — The Reminder, Feist

• New Group of the Year — Wintersleep
• Group of the Year –Blue Rodeo
• Country Recording of the Year — Risk, Paul Brandt
• Pop Album of the Year — The Reminder, Feist
• International Album of the Year — Good Girl Gone Bad — Rihanna
• Artist of the Year — Feist
• New Artist of the Year — Serena Ryder
• Songwriter of the Year — Feist
• Adult Alternative Album of the Year — Small Miracles — Blue Rodeo
• Alternative Album of the Year — Neon Bible — Arcade Fire
• Rock Album of the Year — Them Vs You Vs Me — Finger Eleven
• Vocal Jazz Album of the Year — Make Someone Happy — Sophie Milman
• Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year – Almost Certainly Dreaming – The Chris Tarry Group
• Traditional Jazz Album of the Year — Debut – Brandi Disterheft
• Instrumental Album of the Year — The Utmost — Jayme Stone
• Francophone Album of the Year — L’echec du material — Daniel Belanger
• Children’s Album of the Year — Music Soup — Jen Gould
• Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber Ensemble — Alkan Concerto for Solo Piano — Marc-Andre Hamelin
• Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) With Large Ensemble Accompaniment — Korngold, Barber Walton Violin Concertos — James Ehnes, Bramwell Tovey, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
• Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance — Surprise — Measha Bruggergosman
• Classical Composition of the Year — Constantinople — Christos Hatzis
• Rap Recording of the Year — The Revolution — Belly
• Dance Recording of the Year — All U Ever Want — Billy Newton-Davis Vs. Deadmau5 “ยข bull; R&B/Soul Recording of the Year — Revival — Jully Black
• Reggae Recording of the Year — Don’t Go Pretending — Mikey Dangerous
• Aboriginal Recording of the Year — The Dirty Looks — Derek Miller
• Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo — Right of Passage — David Francey
• Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Group — Key Principles — Nathan
• Blues Album of the Year — Building Full of Blues — FATHEAD
• Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year — Holy God — Brian Doerksen
• World Music Album of the Year — Agua Del Pozo — Alex Cuba
• Jack Richardson Producer of the Year — Joni Mitchell — Hana/Bad Dreams – Shine
• Recording Engineer of the Year — Kevin Churko — I Don’t Wanna Stop/God Bless The Almighty Dollar — Black Rain — Ozzy Osbourne
• CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year — Tracy Maurice (Director/Designer) and Francois Miron (Photographer) — Neon Bible — Arcade Fire
• Video of the Year — C’mon — Christopher Mills (Director) — Blue Rodeo
• Music DVD of the Year — 666 Live — Pierre & Francois Lamoureux, Billy Talent, Pierre Tremblay, Steve Blair — Billy Talent

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