Sloan (pictured) gives Navy Blues a deluxe reissue, voting opens for the 2019 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize, and the Junos revamp the Indigenous music category. Also in the news are The Garrison, the Cobalt Prize, Ed Roman, Royal Wood, Don Breithaupt, and farewell Barrie Masters and Kim Shattuck.
Submissions open today for eligible submissions with a deadline of October 18 for discounted early-bird entries and a final deadline no later than
Duncan Sinclair (pictured) and Hank Karr are honoured by the WCMA, the Junos head home to Toronto in 2021, and the YYC Music Awards are handed out. Also in the news are the NMC, Canadian Music Therapy Fund, Berry Gordy, music memoirs, Triumph, Concord, Dan Pitt, Dear Youth, Searson, and farewell Robert Hunter.
Our Lady Peace (pictured) is certified CIMA Road Gold, SOCAN presents multiple No. 1 Song Awards, and Leonard Cohen is celebrated with stamps and a new album. Also in the news are the Secret Path album, Juno judging, Lara Fabian, Boi-1da, Shipyards Festival, Larry LeBlanc, and farewell Harold Mabern.
This year's four recipients (pictured) will take part in a customized week-long program hosted by Canada's Music Incubator at Coalition Music, receiving crucial tools to help them become Juno ready.
After 30 years at the CBC (15 in his current position), Mark Steinmetz has announced he is leaving the pubcaster at the end of May.
CBC’s two-hour March 17 broadcast of the 2019 Juno Awards from London’s Budweiser Gardens garnered an average minute audience of 1.2 million on CBC
Canadian Hall of Fame Award winner Corey Hart
London, ON: It was Corey's night.
Shawn Mendes swept the four categories he was nominated in at the Gala Dinner & Awards at the London Convention Centre Saturday night, while Duff Roman was presented with the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award and David Foster received the Humanitarian Award from his good Vancouver pal, Michael Bublé (pictured).
A new host city is helping to breathe new life into the ultimate Canadian music celebration.