Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year

The Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year is presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to the best new musical group in Canada. The award has been given annually since 1974, and was previously called Most Promising Group of the Year (1974–1993), Best New Group (1994–2002), and New Group of the Year (2003–2012). The award was customarily presented by the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

RecipientsEdit

Most Promising Group of the Year (1974–1993)Edit

Year Winner Nominees Refs.
1974 Bachman-Turner Overdrive [1]
1975 Rush [2]
1976 Myles & Lenny [3]
1977 THP Orchestra [4]
1978 Hometown Band [5]
1979 Doucette [6]
1980 Streetheart [7]
1981 Powder Blues [8]
1982 Saga [9]
1983 Payola$ [10]
1984 Parachute Club [11]
1985 Idle Eyes [12]
1986 Glass Tiger [13]
1987 Frozen Ghost [14]
No award ceremony was held in 1988
1989 Barney Bentall & The Legendary Hearts [15]
1990 The Tragically Hip [16]
1991 Leslie Spit Treeo [17]
1992 Infidels [18]
1993 Skydiggers [19]

Best New Group (1994–2002)Edit

Year Winner Nominees Refs.
1994 The Waltons [20]
1995 Moist [21]
1996 Philosopher Kings [22]
1997 The Killjoys [23]
1998 Leahy [24]
1999 Johnny Favourite Swing Orchestra [25]
2000 Sky [26]
2001 Nickelback [27]
2002 Default [28]

New Group of the Year (2003–2012)Edit

Year Winner Nominees Refs.
2003 Theory of a Deadman [29]
2004 Billy Talent [30]
2005 Alexisonfire [31]
2006 Bedouin Soundclash [32]
2007 Mobile [33]
2008 Wintersleep [34]
2009 The Stills [35]
2010 Arkells [36]
2011 Said the Whale [37]
2012 The Sheepdogs [38]

Breakthrough Group of the Year (2013–present)Edit

Year Winner Nominees Refs.
2013 Monster Truck [39]
2014 A Tribe Called Red [40]
2015 Magic! [41]
2016 Dear Rouge [42]
2017 The Dirty Nil [43]
2018 The Beaches [44]
2019 The Washboard Union [45]
2020 Neon Dreams [46]
2021 Crown Lands [47]
2022 Monowhales [48]
2023 TBA March 13, 2023 [49]

ReferencesEdit

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  38. ^ "New Group of the Year: Yearly summary: 2012". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved February 20, 2013.
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  42. ^ "Winners + Nominees".
  43. ^ "Winners + Nominees".
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  45. ^ "Shawn Mendes and the Weeknd lead the 2019 Juno nominations". CBC Music, January 29, 2019.
  46. ^ Melody Lau, "Alessia Cara and Tory Lanez lead the 2020 Juno nominations". CBC Music, January 28, 2019.
  47. ^ Holly Gordon and Andrea Warner, "Here are the 2021 Juno Award winners". CBC Music, June 4, 2021.
  48. ^ Jackson Weaver, "Charlotte Cardin, The Weeknd, Justin Bieber lead 2022 Juno Award nominees". CBC News, March 1, 2022.
  49. ^ "Here are all the 2023 Juno nominees". CBC Music, January 31, 2023.