Bringing home four trophies from the March 16 night's gala dinner, the 'In My Blood' hitmaker goes on to score Album of the Year prize at the official awards ceremony the next day.
Mar 18, 2019
Shawn Mendes was the big winner at Saturday night's (March 16) Juno Gala dinner in Canada, picking up four top prizes.
The "In My Blood" singer landed trophies for Songwriter and Pop Album of the Year and Single of the Year at the prizegiving in London, Ontario on the eve of the official Juno Awards ceremony on Sunday, when he'll also compete for Album of the Year and Fan Choice.
Composer and arranger David Foster was also a big winner at the gala, picking up the Humanitarian of the Year accolade from pal Michael Buble, who took home the Adult Contemporary Album of the Year.
Saturday night's victors also included Colin James (Blues Album of the Year), Dizzy (Alternative Album of the Year), Loud Luxury (Dance Recording of the Year), Jeremy Dutcher (Indigenous Album of the Year), and The Washboard Union (Breakthrough Group).
Sunday night's prizegiving, which will largely consist of musical performances, will include the return of 1980s heartthrob Corey Hart, who has not performed on television in more than 20 years, Coeur de Pirate and Loud, Dutcher, and Sarah McLachlan, who will also host.
Mendes will perform via video from Europe, where he's on tour.
Here is the list of winners at the 2019 Juno Awards: