The Canadian Academy of Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC have announced the next wave of artists set to perform at the 48th annual, staged at London’s Budweiser Gardens on March 17.
The media conference in Toronto yesterday featured some important announcements. It also gave many of the artists in attendance the opportunity to tell us what being nominated means to them. Pictured: Mike Milosh/Rhye
The Boy In the Box Is the New Kid In Canada’s Hall of Fame
Now 80, the greatly decorated radio legend remains busy with his fingers set in several pies. In March 2019 he caps his career with a special achievement award that truly recognizes his laudable contributions to Canada's music biz.
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. The deadline for submissions for the 2019 Juno Awards is Friday.
The data provider and Canada's biggest music awards show announce they are teaming up again for another two years. The 48th annual Juno Awards and Juno Week 2019 will be hosted in London, ON, from March 11-17.
The Re:Wind fundraiser (pictured) is a smash hit, Barenaked Ladies get their Day in Toronto, and Juno submissions open. Others in the news include CIMA, MusicOntario, Sheepdogs, Led Zeppelin, CMAOntario, Whitehorse, Myriad3, Jess Moskaluke, Basement Revolver, Don McLean, Max Kerman, TBS, Slim Jim Phantom, and farewells to Kim Larsen and Charles Aznavour. Videos supplied for your enjoyment.
CARAS has named Andrés Mendoza as Vice President of the Academy.
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.