Charlotte Cardin equals Celine Dion's record at the 2022 Juno Awards

Charlotte Cardin equals Celine Dion's record at the 2022 Juno Awards

Charlotte Cardin won a total of five awards at the 2022 Juno Awards Gala.

Charlotte Cardin won a dominated the 51st Juno Awards where it was crowned four times. She thus set the record for the most famous Quebecer, Celine Dion, who had won four of her seven nominations in 1999.

The main Juno awards gala, which celebrates the best in Canadian music, was held Sunday night in Toronto. 

This year, Montreal-born singer-songwriter Charlotte Cardin was named in six categories, more times than international stars Justin Bieber and The Weeknd.

Charlotte Cardin surpassed Justin Bieber in four categories, including Album of the Year for his first-ever feature- game Phoenix. “I'm completely in shock,” she said in English after receiving the award on Saturday night.

The day before, the pop singer adored by Quebecers had also won three other awards at the first Junos 2022 gala. She was awarded the statuettes of artist of the year, pop album of the year and song of the year thanks to its composition Meaningless.

Only the People's Choice and Music Video of the Year awards eluded him. However, it was Quebec director Xavier Dolan who got his hands on the latter for his Adele music video Easy on Me. Ontario singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes won the TikTok People's Choice Award.

At the 51st Juno Awards, Charlotte Cardin also gave a performance of her song Meaningless. The evening concluded with a performance by the band from Montreal Arcade Fire.

Other Quebecers awarded

Other artists from here have also distinguished themselves this year. In all, no less than 34 Quebecers had been nominated. 

Saturday evening, Cœur de pirate won the Juno for Francophone album of the year for Impossible à aime . Also in the running were Roxane Bruneau for Acrophobia, FouKi for Luxury snacks, Louis-Jean Cormier for The sky is on the floor and Vincent Vallières for All beauty is not lost.

Nominated for her first Junos Award, Roxane Bruneau presented the first prize of the evening on Sunday, in addition to having offered a performance on Saturday evening. 

For the second year in a row, Kaytranada won the award for best dance recording for his song Caution. Montreal bands Half Moon Run (best “adult alternative” album for Inwards & Onwards) and Afrikana Soul Sister (best “overall” album for Kalasö) have also been rewarded. The album Histoires sans mots – Harmonium symphonique won the prize for best visual design.

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