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April 22, 2013
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Juno Recap: The Weeknd wins big

At the non-televised Juno celebration, 23-year old Toronto native Abel Tesfaye won two awards.   The “Wicked Games” singer went home with Breakthrough Artist of the Year and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year with his epic “Trilogy”. A project that began as three released free-to-download mixtapes yet still went gold in Canada and the U.S.   A full list of winners can be found below:   Artist of the Year: Leonard Cohen Breakthrough Artist: The Weeknd Country Album: Fire It Up, Johnny Reid Alternative Album: Synthetica, Metric Pop Album: Kiss, Carly Rae Jepsen Rock Album: Clockwork Angels, Rush Vocal Jazz Album: Seulee ce Soir, Emilie-Claire Barlow Contemporary Jazz Album: Swim, Joe Miller Traditional Jazz Album: Test of Time, Murley, Bickert & Wallace Instrumental Album: Fantastic Pictures, Pugs & Crows Francophone Album: Le Treizieme Etage, Louis-Jean Cormier Children’s Album: The Stella and Sam Album, Emilie Mover Classical Album, Large Ensemble: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, James Ehnes Classical Album, Vocal or Choral: Prima Donna, Karina Gauvin Classical Compostion: Violin Concerto, Vivian Fung Rap Recording: Inner Ninja, Classified R&B/Soul Recording: Trilogy, The Weeknd Reggae Recording: Storms of Life Aboriginal Album: Just Like You, Crystal Shawanda Roots & Traditional Album, Group: Days Into Years, Elliott Brood Roots & Traditional Album, Solo: We Have Made A Spark, Rose Cousins Blues Album: A Natural Fact, Steve Strongman Contemporary Christian/Gospel: I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home), The City Harmonic World Music Album: Tribute to Miriam Makeba, Lorraine Klaasen Producer of the Year: James Shaw, Synthetica by Metric Recording Engineer: Kevin Churko Recording Package: Justin Broadbent Video of the Year: HYFR by Drake, Director X Music DVD of the Year: Bobcaygeon (The Tragically Hip) by Andy Keen, Patrick Sambrook, Shawn Marino Electronic Album: Visions, Grimes Metal/Hard Music Album: Woods 5, Grey Skies and Electric Light by Woods of Ypres Adult Contemporary Album: Lead With Your Heart, The Tenors  

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