Juno Awards of 2001

The Juno Awards of 2001 were held in Hamilton, Ontario Canada during the weekend of 3–4 March 2001.

Juno Awards of 2001
Date3–4 March 2001
VenueCopps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ontario
Hosted byRick Mercer
Television/radio coverage

The primary ceremonies were hosted by Rick Mercer at Copps Coliseum on 4 March 2001 and broadcast on CBC Television. Performers during the telecast included: Deborah Cox, Nelly Furtado, The Guess Who, Jacksoul, Michie Mee, The Moffatts and Treble Charger.

Nominations were announced 24 January 2001. Nelly Furtado received five nominations and won four of these.

The 2001 awards were the last Junos broadcast on CBC Television until 2018. From 2002 to 2017, the awards would move to CTV. Up to 2001, every primary Juno ceremony had been aired on the CBC since the first Juno telecast in 1975.

Nominees and winnersEdit

Best Female ArtistEdit

Winner: Jann Arden

Other Nominees:

Best Male ArtistEdit

Winner: Neil Young

Other Nominees:

Best New Solo ArtistEdit

Winner: Nelly Furtado

Other Nominees:

Best GroupEdit

Winner: Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Best New GroupEdit

Winner: Nickelback

Other Nominees:

Best SongwriterEdit

Winner: Nelly Furtado, "Turn Off The Light", "I'm Like A Bird", "...On the Radio (Remember the Days)"

Other Nominees:

Best Country Female ArtistEdit

Winner: Terri Clark

Other Nominees:

Best Country Male ArtistEdit

Winner: Paul Brandt

Other Nominees:

Best Country Group or DuoEdit

Winner: The Wilkinsons

Other Nominees:

Best ProducerEdit

Winner: Gerald Eaton, Brian West and Nelly Furtado, "I'm like a Bird" and "Turn off the Light" both by Nelly Furtado

Other Nominees:

Best Recording EngineerEdit

Winner: Jeff Wolpert, "Make It Go Away" and "Romantically Helpless" both by Holly Cole

Other Nominees:

  • Chad Irschick, "One Turn Deserves Another" and "Stand Up" both by Susan Aglukark
  • Adam Messinger, "I Wish" and "Drive My Car", both by Cadence
  • Randy Staub, "Just Another Phase" and "Antifreeze & Aeroplanes" both by The Moffatts
  • Brian West and Brad Haehnel, "I'm like a Bird" and "Turn off the Light" both by Nelly Furtado

Canadian Music Hall of FameEdit

Winner: Bruce Cockburn

Walt Grealis Special Achievement AwardEdit

Winner: Daniel Caudeiron

Nominated and winning albumsEdit

Best AlbumEdit

Winner: Maroon, Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Best Blues AlbumEdit

Winner: Love Comin' Down, Sue Foley

Other Nominees:

Best Children's AlbumEdit

Winner: Sing & Dance, Jack Grunsky

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Solo or Chamber Ensemble)Edit

Winner: Bach: The Six Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin, James Ehnes

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment)Edit

Winner: Sibelius: Lemminkainen Suite, Night Ride and Sunrise, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Vocal or Choral Performance)Edit

Winner: G.F. Handel: Apollo e Dafne Silete Venti, Karina Gauvin, Russell Braun, Les Violons du Roy

Other Nominees:

Best Album DesignEdit

Winner: Stuart Chatwood, James St. Laurent, Margaret Malandruccolo, Antoine Moonen, Nick Sarros, Tangents: The Tea Party Collection by The Tea Party Other Nominees:

  • Bendit Aquin, Yann Gamblin, Sebastien Toupin, Du Coq à l'âme by Lynda Lemay
  • Tchi, Sebastien Toupin, Anne Vivien, Projet Orange by Projet Orange
  • Michael Wrycraft, Six Strings North of the Border, Volume 1 by various artists
  • Martin Tielli, Michael Wrycraft, The Story of Harmelodia by Rheostatics

Best Gospel AlbumEdit

Winner: Simple Songs, Steve Bell

Other Nominees:

  • Jake, Jake
  • Mark Masri, Mark Masri
  • Mon Seul Espoir, La Chorale du Conservatoire de Musique Moderne
  • Naked Soul, Kelita Haverland

Best Instrumental AlbumEdit

Winner: Free Fall, Jesse Cook

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic)Edit

Winner: The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem

Other Nominees:

Best Traditional Jazz Album - InstrumentalEdit

Winner: Rob McConnell Tentet, Rob McConnell Tentet

Other Nominees:

Best Contemporary Jazz Album - InstrumentalEdit

Winner: Compassion, François Carrier Trio + 1

Other Nominees:

Best Vocal Jazz AlbumEdit

Winner: Both Sides Now, Joni Mitchell

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album - GroupEdit

Winner: Tri-Continental, Tri-Continental (Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, Madagascar Slim)

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album - SoloEdit

Winner: Jenny Whiteley, Jenny Whiteley

Other Nominees:

Best Alternative AlbumEdit

Winner: Mass Romantic, The New Pornographers

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Francophone AlbumEdit

Winner: Un Grand Noël d'amour, Ginette Reno

Other Nominees:

Best Pop AlbumEdit

Winner: Maroon, Barenaked Ladies

Other Nominees:

Best Rock AlbumEdit

Winner: Music @ Work, The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Nominated and winning releasesEdit

Best SingleEdit

Winner: "I'm like a Bird", Nelly Furtado

Other Nominees:

Best Classical CompositionEdit

Winner: From the Diary of Anne Frank, Oskar Morawetz

Other Nominees:

Best Rap RecordingEdit

Winner: Balance, Swollen Members

Other Nominees:

Best R&B/Soul RecordingEdit

Winner: Sleepless, jacksoul

Other Nominees:

Best Music of Aboriginal Canada RecordingEdit

Winner: Nipaiamianan, Florent Vollant

Other Nominees:

Best Reggae RecordingEdit

Winner: Lenn Hammond, Lenn Hammond

Other Nominees:

Best Global AlbumEdit

Winner: Ritmo + Soul, Jane Bunnett and the Spirits of Havana

Other Nominees:

  • Dancing on Water, Finjan
  • Esprit, Quartango
  • Free Fall, Jesse Cook
  • Morumba Cubana, Puentes Brothers

Best Dance RecordingEdit

Winner: Into the Night, Love Inc.

Other Nominees:

Best VideoEdit

Winner: Rob Heydon, "Alive" by Edwin

Other Nominees:


  • Everett-Green, Robert (25 January 2001). "Nelly scores five Juno nods". The Globe and Mail. p. R3.
  • Caldwell, Rebecca (5 March 2001). "Furtado takes home four big ones". The Globe and Mail. p. A13.
  • Bliss, Karen (5 March 2001). "Furtado Tops Junos". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2 October 2007. Retrieved 4 September 2006.

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