Twin Flames have a great ability to wrap Indigenous stories in traditional styles, often incorporating both Western and Indigenous instruments in their songs.”

— exclaim magazine

Awards and Nominations

2018 - Awarded: Native American Music Awards - Folk Album of the year

2018 - Awarded: Native American Music Awards- Duo of the Year

2018 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards - Record of the Year
2018 -Nominated:  Native American Music Awards - Song of the Year (Rise Up)
2018 - Nominated:  Native American Music Awards - Best Americana Recording
2018 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards - Best Historical/Linguistic Performance
2018 - Nominated:  Native American Music Awards - Best Music Video Recording Performance “Broke Down Ski’Tuuq

2018 - Nominated: Indian Summer Music Awards, Folk Album of the year

2018 - Nominated: Indian Summer Music Awards, POP song of the year

2018 - Nominated: Indian Summer Music Awards, Best Native American Vocal

 

2017 - Awarded:  Canadian Folk Music Awards, Aboriginal Songwriters of the year

2017 - Nominated: Canadian Folk Music Awards, Vocal Group of the Year

2017 - Nominated: Canadian Folk Music Awards, World Group of the Year

2017 - Nominated: Teweikan Music Awards, Best Folk Band

2017 - Nominated: Teweikan Music Awards, Emerging Artists of the year

2017 - Nominated: Teweikan Music Awards, Album of the year

2017- Nominated: Indigenous Music Awards, Best Folk Album

 

2016 - Awarded: Canadian Folk Music Awards, Aboriginal Songwriters of the year

2016 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards, Best Folk Recording

2016 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards, Debut Duo of the Year

2016 - Nominated: Independent Music Awards, Best Indigenous Artists

2016 - Nominated: Indigenous Music Awards, Best Folk Album

 

Twin Flames

Multi-Award Winning Twin Flames push the boundaries of “Contemporary Folk”, with Indigenous, Inuit influenced songs that incorporate both Western and traditional instruments. Songs are written in Inuttitut, English and French. Audiences love discovering Twin Flames cultures, harmonies and powerful songwriting. A musical journey which transcends cultural boundaries and inspires unity.

Despite polar opposite backgrounds Twin Flames found a common musical language. This captivating duo combines singer-songwriters Jaaji  (Inuk Mohawk from Nunavik) and Chelsey June  (Algonquin Cree métis) from Ottawa. Twin Flames takes the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they echo the voices of their ancestors and depict life on the land.

This husband-wife duo has now played over 800 shows in less four years with performances that have taken them across Canada, The Arctic, Greenland and The United States. What started as small flame has turned into a raging fire one that is staying lit in the hearts of fans and listeners. 

Fun Facts:

  • The music Video "Broke Down Ski'tuuq nominated Best Music Video Recording at the Native American Music Awards was the first Inuttitut music video to make it into best Music video Category. 
  • Their Album Signal Fire received 7 Nominations in the United States for the Native American Music Awards the most ever awarded to one artist in the history of the Awards! This marked the 17th nomination for Signal Fire this year.
  • Before Twin Flames: Jaaji and Chelsey met in the summer of 2014 during the filming of the television series TAM (Talent Autochtones Musicaux) APTN which both were chosen to appear. Their voices matched one another perfectly right from the start creating soothing melodic harmonies. Several months later the two then decided to form Twin Flames. Together they prove that music should be about how it makes the listener feel. With thought-provoking songs, they gently educate audiences on the realities of Indigenous and Inuit history and current events.

 

 

Debut Twin Flames Album

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