Hedley and Nickelback to perform on The 2012 Juno Awards, Sunday, April 1 on CTV

At a press conference today announcing the nominations for the 2012 JUNO Awards, CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) revealed that Hedley and Nickelback are the latest artists announced to perform on CTV’s broadcast of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS on Sunday, April 1.

The two bands join previously announced performers Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5 and Feist at this year’s broadcast from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa.

Hedley and Nickelback join City and Colour, Dan Mangan, Drake and Feist with four nominations apiece. Hedley is nominated for Single of the Year, Group of the Year, Pop Album of the Year, and the JUNO Fan Choice Award. Nickelback is nominated for Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Group of the Year, and the JUNO Fan Choice Award.


Today’s announcement brings the number of artists confirmed to perform on CTV’s broadcast to six:


2012 Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipients, Blue Rodeo

JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter, City and Colour

Award-winning producer and electronic artist, deadmau5

Award-winning recording artist, Feist

Multi-platinum chart-toppers, Hedley

Multi-platinum power quartet, Nickelback


Tickets for the 2012 JUNO Awards go on sale on Friday February 10, beginning at 10 a.m. ET through the Scotiabank Place Box Office, The Sens Store locations at Carlingwood Mall and Place D’Orleans, Ottawa Sports Experts, Les Galeries de Hull; by phoning (613) 599-FANS (3267), (toll free) at 877-788-FANS     (3267) or online at www.capitaltickets.ca

Since CTV joined forces with CARAS in 2002, THE JUNO AWARDS have travelled across Canada, bringing a live, electrifying stadium show to millions of Canadians. CTV has broadcast THE JUNO AWARDS from St. John’s (2002), Ottawa (2003), Edmonton (2004), Winnipeg (2005), Halifax (2006), Saskatoon (2007), Calgary (2008), Vancouver (2009), back to St. John’s (2010), Toronto (2011) and now back to Ottawa (2012). The 2013 JUNO Awards are confirmed for Regina, SK.

Additional performer announcements will be released in the coming weeks.

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