Tenille Townes Takes Home Juno Award for Country Album of the Year
The 50th Juno Awards opening night was held on June 4 live streamed from downtown Toronto and hosted by Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe. Tenille Townes took home the award for Country Album of the Year for The Lemonade Stand. Lindsay Ell and Mackenzie Porter performed during the ceremony from Nashville, TN. They were both nominated for Country Album of the Year along with Dallas Smith and Jade Eagleson. Special shoutout to Crystal Shawanda who won Blues Album of the Year.
The 50th Juno Awards will be presented on June 6 during a ceremony broadcasted by CBC. While there are no performances by country artists during the broadcast, Shania Twain, Paul Brandt and Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo will be on hand to present awards.