The debate about how to induct a large number of names from the past into the Juno's Canadian Hall of Fame is ongoing, but we have some backgrounder on how the discussions are evolving and a whiff of news suggesting agreement on a new process is underway.
The former Toronto Sun columnist muses on the jeopardy of being a scriptwriter for Canadian awards shows, and he has plenty of experience at it.
The television audience peaked with 1.5 million viewers when Barenaked Ladies with Steven Page reunited onstage to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Justin Timberlake dazzles in Toronto, and HBO installs a Westworld attraction at SXSW. Also in the headlines are The Junos, Neil Young, Cody Critcheloe, Joni Mitchell, Samantha Martin, Rich Aucoin, Carlos del Junco, and Jann Arden.
Arkells, Death From Above synced in Super Bowl, quadruple Juno nominee Jessie Reyez (pictured) set to perform on the show, along with Hedley and Daniel Caesar. Also making the news are CMW Awards, Whitehorse, Erin Costelo, Paul Simon, Sasquatch! Festival, C'est What, With Love, Shy Kids, and Chromeo. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Team Juno Awards is ramping up media coverage for the 47th annual that's to be hosted by Michael Bublé at Rogers Arena Vancouver on March 25.
Making the news today: Gordon Lightfoot donates canoes, Unison's smashing Schmoozefest, new Rock Hall of Fame inductees, Manitoba Music's Bonspiel, Junos launch BC live program, Quincy launches his own Qwest TV channel, Sam's sign lights up, and farewells to Carl Horton and Pat DiNizio.