Juno Awards

Juno Awards

September 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. CARAS has announced dates for next year's Juno Week (pictured).

Alanis Obomsawin
September 16, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Dates for Juno Week are announced, Alanis Obomsawin (pictured) is named the 13th Glenn Gould Prize Laureate, Nickelback faces a lawsuit, and Lulaworld Records hosts a Toronto festival. Others in the news include CIMA, Ammoye, MMF, The Elmo, Red Sky and TSO, FAI, The Grapes of Wrath, Harvest Home festival, Thomas Stajcer, Paul Jacobs, Festival of Friends, Kurt Swinghammer, and farewell George Wein.

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.