Eric Alper Public Relations Announces 19 JUNO Award Nominations By 18 Artists Across 10 Categories

Eric Alper Public Relations is proud to announce, as he celebrates 25 years of working in the music industry, the roster of 2018 JUNO Award Nominees, honouring the best in Canadian music. Canada’s premier talent will head west for JUNO Week 2018, hosted in Vancouver from March 19 through March 25. The week-long celebration will culminate in a live broadcast of The JUNO Awards on CBC on Sunday, March 25 from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC.

Amongst our clients of talented Canadian nominees this year, there are 19 award nominations by 18 artists across 10 categories:

Jazz Album of the Year (Solo): Chet Doxas – Rich in Symbols, Ralph Bowen ​- Ralph Bowen, ​Brad Cheeseman – The Tide Turns 

Children’s Album of the Year: Fred Penner – Hear the Music, Bobs and Lolo Blue Skies

Reggae Recording of the Year: Kirk Diamond – Greater, Ammoye – The Light, Blessed – Hold Up Slow Down, Eyesus – Neva Judge

Indigenous Music Album of the Year: Buffy Sainte-Marie – Medicine Songs, Indian City – Here And Now, DJ Shub – PowWowStep

World Music Album of the Year: Autorickshaw – Meter 

Contemporary Roots Album of the Year: Bruce Cockburn – Bone on Bone, Buffy Sainte-Marie – Medicine Songs

Blues Album of the Year: Downchild – Something I’ve Done

And our extended family of artists:

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year: Matt Dusk, Old School Yule!

Traditional Roots Album of the Year: Jayme Stone, Jayme Stone’s Folklife

Blues Album of the Year: Big Dave McLean, Better The Devil You Know

“2017 was filled with incredible albums by this diverse group of performers that I am so proud to be working with. I am delighted to celebrate another year of musicians, producers, engineers, personnel at record labels and distributors and our partners at retail. And none of this would have happened without the fans,” says Eric Alper. “I can’t wait to see everyone in Vancouver!”