The envelopes were opened at the 2022 JUNO Awards in Toronto and two acts from Manitoba have brought home the hardware! The winners for the 51st annual awards were announced by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at the invite-only opening night gala on May 14, which was live streamed by CBC Music.
The Color earned their second JUNO for Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year for their album, No Greater Love (Dream Records*Universal). They won in the same category in 2018 for The First Day of My Life.
Pianist and composer Will Bonness has picked up his first JUNO this year for Jazz Album of the Year: Solo for Change of Plans (Independent).
Emerging pop singer/songwriter Faouzia, who earned her first JUNO nomination this year with a top nod for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, presented an award on the televised broadcast on May 15. .
For a complete list of 2022 JUNO Awards winners, go to junoawards.ca.