What You Need To Know About a 2017 Juno Awards

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The annual book of a Juno Awards are finally here, and like any year they will applaud a best in Canadian music. The eventuality is once again hosted in Ottawa, and although there will be dual days of awards on Apr 1st and 2nd, usually a eventuality during a Canadian Tire Centre on a 2nd will be televised. Here’s what else we need to know about a 2017 Juno Awards.

Hosts: Originally Micheal Buble was scheduled to horde a event, though after his son was diagnosed with cancer he cancelled all open appearances. It was still different during that time if he would horde a eventuality or not, and it wasn’t until a start of Mar that Canadian fable Bryan Adams and comedian Russell Peters were going to step in to co-host a event. This will be a initial time Adams has hosted any arrange of awards show. Peters on a other palm hosted a Junos in 2008 and 2009, as good as several other shows. 

Performers: This year several A-List talent has been announced to perform during a show, including Alessia Cara who non-stop a uncover final year. Other performers embody a Arkells, Billy Talent, Dallas Smith, Jul Talk, Ruth B, Sarah McLachlan, Shawn Mendes, The Strumbellas and A Tribe Called Red. They’ve also announced that Feist will be behaving what is certain to be a really emotional, special reverence to Leonard Cohen.

First Award Winners: The initial endowment leader announced any year is The Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, and this years leader is iconic singer/songwriter/activist Buffy Sainte-Marie. The endowment recognizes an superb Canadian artist “whose charitable contributions have definitely extended a amicable fabric of Canada and/or whose impact can be felt worldwide”, and by her efforts to protect indigenous communities and inland egghead skill she is usually that artist.  Randy Lennox is a year’s target of a Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award for his contributions to assisting in a expansion and growth of Canadian Music. Also announced is that Sarah McLachlan will be inducted into a Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

The Awards: This year there are 41 particular awards, many of that will be handed out a night before a awards broadcast. Typically usually a tip awards are given out on a tangible uncover itself. This year Drake, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes led a container with 5 nominations each, with Alessia Cara and a late Leonard Cohen not distant behind with 4 nods each.

The 2017 Juno Awards front this Sunday evening, starting during 6:30 on CTV.

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