Juno Awards of 2000

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Juno Awards of 2000
Date11–12 March 2000
VenueSkyDome, Toronto
Hosted byThe Moffatts
Television/radio coverage

The Juno Awards of 2000 were held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada during the weekend of 11–12 March 2000.

The primary ceremonies were hosted by The Moffatts at the SkyDome (now Rogers Centre) on 12 March 2000 and broadcast on CBC Television. This marked the first year that the award ceremonies were divided over two days, with non-televised award categories presented on 11 March.

The following award categories were nationally televised:

A new design for the Juno Award statuettes was created by artist Shirley Elford and introduced at this year's awards.

Nominations were announced 2 February 2000 in Toronto at the Glenn Gould Studio. Alanis Morissette received five nominations including one as director for Best Video.

Nominees and winners[edit]

Best Female Artist[edit]

Winner: Chantal Kreviazuk

Other Nominees:

Best Male Artist[edit]

Winner: Bryan Adams

Other Nominees:

Best New Solo Artist[edit]

Winner: Tal Bachman

Other Nominees:

Best Group[edit]

Winner: Matthew Good Band

Other Nominees:

Best New Group[edit]

Winner: Sky

Other Nominees:

Best Songwriter[edit]

Winner: Shania Twain (co-Songwriter Robert John "Mutt" Lange), "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!", "That Don't Impress Me Much", "You've Got a Way"

Other Nominees:

  • Tal Bachman, "If You Sleep", "She's So High"
  • Bruce Cockburn, "Last Night of the World", "Mango", "Pacing the Cage"
  • Amanda Marshall, "Believe in You" and "If I Didn't Have You" (co-writer Eric Bazilian), "Love Lift Me" (co-writers Eric Bazilian, Randy Cantor, John Bettis)
  • Alanis Morissette, "So Pure", "Thank U", "Unsent"

Best Country Female Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Shania Twain

Other Nominees:

Best Country Male Vocalist[edit]

Winner: Paul Brandt

Other Nominees:

Best Country Group or Duo[edit]

Winner: The Rankins

Other Nominees:

International Achievement Award[edit]

Winner: Sarah McLachlan

Best Producer[edit]

Winner: Tal Bachman and Bob Rock, "She's So High" and "If You Sleep" by Tal Bachman

Other Nominees:

Best Recording Engineer[edit]

Winner: Paul Northfield and Jagori Tanna, "Summertime in the Void" and "When Did You Get Back From Mars?" by I Mother Earth

Other Nominees:

Canadian Music Hall of Fame[edit]

Winner: Bruce Fairbairn

Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award[edit]

Winner: Emile Berliner

Nominated and winning albums[edit]

Best Album[edit]

Winner: Alanis Morissette, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie

Other Nominees:

Best Blues Album[edit]

Winner: Gust of Wind, Ray Bonneville

Other Nominees:

Best Children's Album[edit]

Winner: Skinnamarink TV, Sharon, Lois and Bram

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Solo or Chamber Ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Schumann: String Quartets, St. Lawrence String Quartet

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Large Ensemble)[edit]

Winner: Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Album (Vocal or Choral Performance)[edit]

Winner: German Romantic Opera, Ben Heppner

Other Nominees:

Best Album Design[edit]

Winner: Michael Wrycraft (creative director), Radio Fusebox by Andy Stochansky

Other Nominees:

Best Gospel Album[edit]

Winner: Legacy of Hope, Deborah Klassen

Other Nominees:

Best Instrumental Album[edit]

Winner: In My Hands, Natalie MacMaster

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic)[edit]

Winner: Millennium, Backstreet Boys

Other Nominees:

Best Traditional Jazz Album – Instrumental[edit]

Winner: Deep in a Dream, Pat LaBarbera

Other Nominees:

Best Contemporary Jazz Album – Instrumental[edit]

Winner: ...so far, D.D. Jackson

Other Nominees:

Best Vocal Jazz Album[edit]

Winner: When I Look in Your Eyes, Diana Krall

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album – Group[edit]

Winner: Kings of Love, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings

Other Nominees:

Best Roots or Traditional Album – Solo[edit]

Winner: Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu, Bruce Cockburn

Other Nominees:

Best Alternative Album[edit]

Winner: Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars, Julie Doiron and Wooden Stars

Other Nominees:

Best Selling Francophone Album[edit]

Winner: En Catimini, La Chicane

Other Nominees:

Best Pop/Adult Album[edit]

Winner: Colour Moving and Still, Chantal Kreviazuk

Other Nominees:

Best Rock Album[edit]

Winner: Beautiful Midnight, Matthew Good Band

Other Nominees:

Nominated and winning releases[edit]

Best Single[edit]

Winner: "Bobcaygeon", The Tragically Hip

Other Nominees:

Best Classical Composition[edit]

Winner: Shattered Night, Shivering Stars, Alexina Louie

Other Nominees:

Best Rap Recording[edit]

Winner: Ice Cold, Choclair

Other Nominees:

Best R&B/Soul Recording[edit]

Winner: Thinkin' About You, 2Rude featuring Snow, Smoothe tha Hustler, Latoya & Miranda

Other Nominees:

Best Music of Aboriginal Canada Recording[edit]

Winner: Falling Down, Chester Knight and the Wind

Other Nominees:

Best Reggae Recording[edit]

Winner: Heart & Soul, Lazo

Other Nominees:

Best Global Album[edit]

Winner: Omnisource, Madagascar Slim

Other Nominees:

Best Dance Recording[edit]

Winner: Silence, Delerium

Other Nominees:

Best Video[edit]

Winner: Alanis Morissette, "So Pure" by Alanis Morissette

Other Nominees:

External links[edit]

  • Powell, W. Andrew (20 March 2000). "2000 Juno Awards Spotlight". TheGATE.ca.
  • Juno Awards site
  • Bento, Debbie (28 January 2000). "The Moffatts chosen to host Juno Awards". Chart. Archived from the original on 7 June 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2006.


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  • Saxberg, Lynn (11 March 2000). "Two Juno nights better than one, organizers say". Kingston Whig-Standard. p. 36.
  • Gill, Alexandra (3 February 2000). "Morissette, Prozzak lead Juno race". The Globe and Mail. p. R6.
  • Gill, Alexandra (10 March 2000). "New statuette 'sings praises of women'". The Globe and Mail. p. R13.
  • Gill, Alexandra (13 March 2000). "New pop diva takes 2 Junos / Chantal Kreviazuk beats out bigger names for best female artist". The Globe and Mail. pp. A1, A5.