Juno Awards

Juno Awards

Powfu  Facebook photo
June 9, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Powfu (pictured) reaches an impressive milestone, more takes on the Junos, and a rare Stan Klees interview. Others in the headlines include Grimes, the ECMAs, Global Toronto, The International Indigenous Music Summit, Hipgnosis, UMG, Roblox, YouTube, Bravado, mobile gaming, meditative music, and Metallica.

Allan Reid photo credit: Rebecca McDougall
June 7, 2021
by Karen Bliss

At the start of the Juno broadcast last night (June 6), Allan Reid, president and CEO of the Canadian Academy of Recordings Arts & Sciences (CA

Juno Awards live capture  of Jann Arden's acceptance speech
June 6, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences and all involved in producing the two Juno broadcasts over the weekend deserve credit for a fine job in tough circumstances. The Junos return to Toronto in 2022, and a far more party-hearty celebration is eagerly anticipated by all. Pictured here is Jann Arden in her Canadian Music Hall of Fame acceptance speech.

Following the Juno Awards ceremony in Toronto,  Milli Vanilli receives a Diamond Record awards from BMG GM Don Kollar.
June 2, 2021
by Martin Melhuish

This is the third of three parts revisiting the colourful history of Juno Awards over the years, researched and compiled by noted author and mu

Photo: Anna Yaskevich
June 2, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. In the final instalment, we profile a jazz trio led by a previous Juno winner.

Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees Robbie Robertson and Buffy Sainte-Marie at The 1992 Juno Awards. Photo Credit: Barry Roden
May 31, 2021
by Martin Melhuish

This is the second of three parts revisiting the colourful history of Juno Awards over the years, researched and compiled by noted author and m

May 19, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. Here we profile a Nashville-based rising country star.

Photo: Norman Wong
May 12, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. Here's a look at a fast-emerging R&B artist with a compelling life story.

May 5, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. Here's a look at a Montreal-born comedian making waves.

Photo: Maya Fuhr
April 28, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. Here's a look at a powerhouse vocalist from Winnipeg.

Photo: Ashley Ross
April 21, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. Here's a look at one of the busiest and most respected music video directors in Canada.

UMC's new digital marketing director Fraser MacKenzie. Pic provided.
April 15, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Juno Awards are postponed to June 6, Fraser MacKenzie (pictured) is promoted at UMC, BreakOut West festival and conference details are announced, and more summer festivals are covid casualties. Also in the news are The Weeknd, the ECMAs, Earth Day,  Alex Henry Foster, Michael Perlmutter, Toronto’s Royal Conservatory and Koerner Hall, Honey Jam Sessions, MNB Awards, Downtown Yonge BIA, Cathy Young, Something Else, André Ethier, APA, and the Betty Webster Award.