The 2017 Juno Awards All About Leonard Cohen, The Tragically Hip And Sarah McLachlan

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If we watched a 2017 Juno Awards final night, we competence have felt like we took a outing behind to a past, with several of a tip awards going to artists of yesteryear. And that’s not mentioning Bryan Adams co-hosting a eventuality from Ottawa on Sunday evening. It was really a night filled with nostalgia, and a few tears.

Leonard Cohen upheld divided during a age of 82 final November, yet 3 weeks before a Canadian idol expelled what would be his final album, You Want It Darker. The manuscript was a 14th of a Montreal-born songwriter/poet’s career, and final night it took home a tip honours by winning a Album of a Year. Cohen was also given a Artist of a Year endowment a night before during Saturday night’s celebration where a infancy of a awards were handed out. On Sunday’s broadcast, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his mother Sophie Grégoire Trudeau introduced a special reverence to Cohen, pursuit him “one of a biggest artists Canada has ever produced”. Feist afterwards came on theatre and sang his song Hey That’s No Way to Say Goodbye. Cohen didn’t win all he was nominated for though.

Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip kick Cohen for Songwriter of a Year. The Hip of march done news final year after going on a Canada far-reaching final debate that finished with a CBC special after Downie announced his quarrel with cancer. During Sunday’s promote a Hip also won Group of a Year, to go with a 3 other awards they won on Saturday, including including Rock Album of a Year for Man Machine Poem, and for Adult Alternative Album of a Year for his possess Secret Path, a story of Chanie Wenjack. Downie didn’t seem during a event, yet he did pre-record a thank-you summary to Canadians for all their support. 

Other winners on this night enclosed Shawn Mendes who took home a Fan Choice award, Alessia Cara who won Pop Album of a Year and Ruth B. who won Breakthrough Artist of a Year. 


Sarah McLachlan might not have won awards Sunday night, yet she was inducted into a Canadian Music Hall of Fame. During her debate she pronounced that she had a “best pursuit in a word.” She continued on by observant that “Music is my church. It’s my comfort and salvation. Because of strain my life has deeper definition and a absolute clarity of purpose.”She went on to perform her strain World On Fire.


And of course, people will be articulate about a bomb end to a broadcast, when Bryan Adams sang what is arguably his many famous song, Summer Of ’69. Not usually did Adams stone out, yet he was assimilated by a Canadian low-pitched all-star organisation of a night’s winners and nominees.

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