More artists added to 2012 Juno Awards line-up

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today additional artists confirmed to perform on CTV’s broadcast of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS, Sunday, April 1 from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa – Canada’s Capital, hosted by Canadian legend William Shatner.

In addition to the previously announced performance lineup, Newfoundland indie darlings Hey Rosetta! join Canada’s biggest night in music for what is sure to be an unforgettable performance.

The broadcast also features a live ‘mixed tape’ performance of the top dance hits of this year with some of Canada’s biggest names in pop and dance music, including nominees Alyssa Reid, Anjulie, Dragonette, JRDN, and Mia Martina.

Additionally, it was confirmed that Grammy and JUNO Award winner Sarah McLachlan will make a special appearance with 2012 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees Blue Rodeo.

Today’s announcement brings the number of artists confirmed to perform on CTV’s broadcast to 12: 

– 2012 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, Blue Rodeo

– JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter, City and Colour (4 nominations)

– Award-winning producer and electronic artist, deadmau5 (3 nominations)

– Award-winning recording artist, Feist (4 nominations)

– Multi-platinum chart-toppers, Hedley (4 nominations)

– East coast orchestral-indie rockers, Hey Rosetta! (1 nomination)

– Multi-platinum power quartet, Nickelback (4 nominations)

 

The performers set to take part in the live dance ‘mixed tape’ performance during THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast are:

 

– Urban / Pop singer-songwriter, Alyssa Reid (1 nomination)

– Sultry songstress, Anjulie (1 nomination)

– Electro-pop act, Dragonette (1 nomination)

– R&B star, JRDN (2 nominations)

– Pop sensation, Mia Martina (1 nomination)

 

Tickets for The 2012 JUNO Awards are on sale now 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 and presenter announcements will be released in the coming weeks.

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