Singer Sarah McLachlan will host this year’s Juno Awards in London, Ont.
McLachlan, who rose to fame in the 1990s with international hits including “Angel” and “Building a Mystery,” has won 12 Junos including an international achievement award and a humanitarian award.
At the nominations announcement this morning in Toronto, Junos president Allan Reid introduced McLachlan as one of Canada’s most beloved artists.
Pop superstar Shawn Mendes is among the leading nominees, who also include Calgary-born Jann Arden and last year’s Junos host Michael Buble.
Mendes is nominated for trophies including songwriter of the year, artist of the year, album of the year and the fan choice award.
Arden and Buble are in the running adult contemporary album of the year.