The Weeknd is a top nominee in the 2023 Juno Awards in six categories including including artist of the year, single of the year (“Sacrifice”), album of the year (Dawn FM) and songwriter of the year.
“Avril Lavigne and Tate McRae follow with five nods each. NAV, Preston Pablo, Rêve and The Reklaws each received three nods,” Billboard reported. “McRae and Rêve are both set to perform on the Junos, which will be held March 13. Also set to perform on the show: Nickelback (the 2023 inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and a nominee for rock album of the year for Get Rollin’), Tenille Townes (a two-time nominee this year) and AP Dhillon. Lavigne, The Weeknd, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Michael Bublé and Shawn Mendes are nominated for artist of the year. The Weeknd is a three-time winner in that category; Mendes has won twice; Bublé has won once. All of those artists except Bublé are also nominated for Juno Fan Choice, a fan-voted award.”The Weeknd took over pop music & culture on his own terms filtering R&B, Pop,& hip-hop through an ambitious widescreen lens. The multi-platinum 3x GRAMMY Award winner has emerged as one of the most successful and significant artists of the modern era.