Saturday, March 23rd, Gary was honoured with the Juno Humanitarian Award at Rogers Convention Centre in Vancouver. Included below is a revealing interview he did with CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos about his drive to better this world.
Jessie Reyez's success boosts the Remix Project, and Gord Downie's legacy shines brightly at The Junos. Those also in the headlines include Harry Styles, inclusion riders, Killer Mike, Todd Kerns, the Beatles, Ronnie Prophet, Quake Matthews, The Jerry Cans, Jack White, Onegin, and Lana Del Rey.
Arcade Fire has waved the Canadian flag globally and earned the respect of fans and rock’s top echelon for their collective spirit, willingness to experiment and ability to fund-raise for worthwhile causes. They are emblematic of everything that is good about this country and this past weekend the band’s members were honoured with two Juno awards.
The 2018 Juno Awards CBC-telecast, hosted by Michael Bublé and broadcast live from Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday night, was arguably the best show in the annual spectacle’s 47 years and much enhanced by a s;ate of spectacular performances, and the show's multi-platform delivery.
Saturday night, at the Juno Gala Dinner & Awards, 36 off-camera Juno awards were handed out, while four people were recognized for special achievement honours in the Canadian music industry. BC native Diana Krall won two statuettes.
Sunday's live TV show will be streamed online if you choose not to watch the broadcast on CBC TV and, for the first time, the Saturday night Juno Gala is to be streamed live on several digital platforms.
In a time when Daniel Caesar and Drake run streaming, will the Junos properly recognize the Black artists drawing attention to Canada's music scene?
The dance music DJ and producer is up for two Junos in his hometown this weekend. Look for his huge streaming numbers to be boosted by this infectious new single, featuring the seductive guest vocals of Regn.
The Vancouver dance music DJ and producer is up for two Junos this weekend and is the house DJ for the awards broadcast. In this interview, he discusses that honour, his upcoming album, and the joys of playing in Kenya.
New names added include Diana Krall, Shawn Hook, Felix Cartal, and The Jerry Cans, and it is confirmed that Steven Page will perform with his former Barenaked Ladies comrades on the big March 25 broadcast.
When Canuck media superstar Denise Donlon accepts the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award in Vancouver next month during the Juno Awards festivities, there will be widespread (probably universal) acknowledgement that this one hit the bullseye.