Juno Awards

2013 JUNO AwardsCTV’s broadcast of the 2013 Juno Awards last night drew an impressive audience of 1.91 million, up 24% on last year.

Hosted by the charismatic Michael Bublé, the two-hour broadcast from Regina’s Brandt Centre is the third most-watched JUNO AWARDS on record on CTV*.

Nearly seven million viewers watched some or all of the broadcast, which peaked with 2.5 million viewers during Michael Bublé’s first television performance of his new single “It’s A Beautiful Day.” Continue reading »

JunoAwardsLogoCTV has released details regarding their broadcast of the 2013 Juno Awards.

The 2013 Juno Awards broadcasts from Regina’s Brandt Centre at the following times (see CTV’s full Sunday night lineup below):

Atlantic Canada 9 p.m. AT (live)
Ontario and Québec 8 p.m. ET (live)
Saskatchewan 6 p.m. CT (live)
Manitoba and Alberta 8 p.m. CT/MT
British Columbia 8 p.m. PT Continue reading »

kd-langk.d. Lang has been confirmed for a performance at the 2013 Juno Awards.

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that the incomparable k.d. lang will perform on CTV’s live broadcast of The 2013 Juno Awards.

Lang, the 2013 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, becomes the eighth performer confirmed for the broadcast, and joins previously announced acts Billy Talent, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hannah Georgas, Marianas Trench, host Michael Bublé, Serena Ryder, and The Sheepdogs. Continue reading »

JunoAwardsLogoCTV has announced the first list of artists who will be performing on stage during the 2013 Juno Awards in April.

Performers announced today include pop phenomenon Carly Rae Jepsen, Toronto punk-rockers Billy Talent, Vancouver rockers Marianas Trench, and the charismatic JUNO Awards host himself, Michael Bublé. THE 2013 JUNO AWARDSairs Sunday, April 21 on CTV from Regina’s Brandt Centre. Continue reading »

JunoAwardsLogoFootball fans will be the first to know the identity of the host of the 2013 Juno Awards with CTV set to make the announcement during the Super Bowl.

A 30-second ad will play during CTV’s telecast of the match on Sunday, February 3.

The Junos themselves will take place on Sunday, April 21. Continue reading »

The excitement generated by THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast on CTV sent fans to their local music stores and online retailers to support both emerging and established talent, just-released data from Nielsen SoundScan reveals.

Known as “The JUNO Effect,” this wave of enthusiasm has increased album and digital downloads for nearly all performers and winners on THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast.

Since the broadcast on CTV, sales of Artist of the Year recipient Feist’s latest album Metals have doubled, while digital track sales for performers Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5, Feist and Simple Plan all rose by more than 50% over the previous week.

“The JUNO Effect” occurs each year in the hours and days immediately following THE JUNO Awards broadcast when fans support their favourite Canadian artists with purchases of their albums and singles. Data from Nielsen SoundScan confirms significant sales spikes in the week after the broadcast for the following performers and winners:

 

Album Sales:

·         City and Colour – up 57%

·         Feist – up 100%

·         Lights – up 60%

·         Dan Mangan – up 52%

 

Digital Track Sales:

·         Blue Rodeo – “Lost Together” – up 79%

·         City and Colour – “The Grand Optimist” –  up 104%

·         deadmau5 – “Raise Your Weapon” – up 65%

·         Feist – “The Bad In Each Other” – up 97%

·         Hedley – “One Life” – up 23%

·         Nickelback – “This Means War” – up 45%

·         Simple Plan – “Summer Paradise” – up 182%

 

“It’s amazing to see our viewers supporting both new and established Canadian talent in this way,” said Phil King, President CTV Programming and Sports. “We are extremely proud to support the Canadian music industry and look forward to another spectacular JUNO Awards broadcast from Regina in 2013.”

THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS can be seen on demand at junos.CTV.ca.

CTV’s live broadcast of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS from Ottawa’s Scotiabank Place attracted 1.6 million viewers on Suunday night, making it the most-watched program of the day on a very competitive night of television.

With final data still to be confirmed, THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS becomes the third most-watched JUNO Awards broadcast in nine years. CTV won every hour of primetime Sunday from 7-11 p.m. with total viewers, A25-54, and A18-49.

Peaking at 2 million viewers, Canada’s Music Awards was celebrated by some 6.5 million viewers overall, who watched some part of the broadcast. The two-hour show was the #1 program of the weekend on Canadian television for A18-49, F18-34, and F18-49.

THE 2O12 JUNO AWARDS also won it timeslot in Toronto (P2+, A25-54, and A18-49) and in Vancouver (P2+). In both Toronto and Vancouver, the broadcast attracted its highest ratings of the night with younger viewers aged 18-34, achieving a 5.4 in Toronto and a 3.9 in Vancouver.

CTV extended the JUNO AWARDS experience Online, on Facebook and Twitter, and on the CTV iPad App, with viewers adding thousands of comments and interactions for 2012 JUNO Awards. The full show is available on demand now at JUNOS.CTV.CA.

An encore broadcast of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS airs Saturday, April 7 at 8 p.m. on CTV Two. 

It was an unforgettable night, with Toronto’s Feist and first-time JUNO-nominees The Sheepdogs taking home additional hardware, each topping up their JUNO weekend wins to three statues each. Lighting up the stage throughout the show were several special Canadian collaborations, including K’NAAN joining forces with 2012 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award winners Simple Plan to perform a rap-punk rendition of the Montreal group’s hit single “Summer Paradise”, and Blue Rodeo performing “Lost Together” with Sarah McLachlan before she welcomed the band into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The audience in Ottawa and across Canada were also treated to a show-stopping dance ‘mixed tape’ performance, featuring appearances by Alyssa Reid, Anjulie, Dragonette, JRDN and Mia Martina. In an unforgettable closing number, electronic artist deadmau5 was joined onstage by hip-hop DJ MC Flipside and 2012 JUNO Award nominee Lights, who helped bring this year’s broadcast to an explosive finish.

8:00pm – Sunday, April 1 on CTV

Canadian icon William Shatner hosts THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS live from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. The Canadian artists set to perform throughout the star-studded broadcast include Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5, Feist, Hedley, Hey Rosetta!, K’NAAN, Lights, MC Flipside, Nickelback and Simple Plan. Also, THE BORGIAS’ Francois Arnaud, THE L.A. COMPLEX star Cassie Steele, DEGRASSI’s Annie Clark, Jully Black, Kardinal Offishall, Ron Sexsmith, Sam Roberts, Sarah McLachlan and Olympians Alexandre Despatie and Jennifer Abel are set to appear. An encore presentation of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS will air at midnight on CTV.

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today the final group of presenters set to make an appearance on the broadcast of THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS.

Airing Sunday, April 1 and hosted by legendary Canadian William Shatner, the country’s preeminent awards broadcast airs from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa LIVE in Ontario, Québec and Atlantic Canada at 8 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. AT, as well as 8 p.m. in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and 9 p.m. in Alberta.

The final group of presenters confirmed for THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS Broadcast are:

 

·        Star of award-winning MuchMusic hit DEGRASSI, Annie Clark

·        Up-and-coming pop singer-songwriter and chart-climber, Carly Rae Jepsen

·        Star of breakout MuchMusic drama series THE L.A. COMPLEX, Cassie Steele

·        Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, The Honourable James Moore

·        Renowned Canadian country / folk artist and 2012 JUNO Award nominee, Jimmy Rankin

·        Ottawa natives and soul boogie R&B trio, MonkeyJunk

·        JUNO Award-winning vocal jazz ingénue, Sophie Milman

·        International country music star, Terri Clark

 

These additional broadcast appearances join previously announced presenters Classified, Dan Mangan, Francois Arnaud, Johnny Reid, Jully Black, Kardinal Offishall, Ron Sexsmith, Sam Roberts, Olympians Alexandre Despatie and Jennifer Abel, and members of Anvil: Steve “Lips” Kudlow and Robb Reiner.

The Canadian artists set to perform throughout the star-studded broadcast on CTV include: Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5, Feist, Hedley, Hey Rosetta!, K’NAAN, Lights, MC Flipside, Nickelback, Sarah McLachlan, and Simple Plan. Set to take part in the live ‘mixed tape’ performance during THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast are Alyssa Reid, Anjulie, Dragonette, JRDN and Mia Martina.

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) confirmed today that global phenomenon K’NAAN will join previously announced performer Simple Plan on THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast, Sunday, April 1.

K’NAAN will join 2012 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award recipients Simple Plan on their song “Summer Paradise.”

It was also announced today that JUNO Award-winning artist Lights and JUNO Award-nominated producer, songwriter, vocalist and house music DJ MC Flipside will join previously announced performer deadmau5 on THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS stage.

deadmau5, the three-time 2012 JUNO Award nominee and electronic artist, will perform “Hi Friend”, featuring MC Flipside, and “Raise Your Weapon”, featuring Lights.

CTV and CARAS also announced today the first group of presenters for THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast, hosted by legendary Canadian, William Shatner. The country’s preeminent awards broadcast airs from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa LIVE at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. AT in Ontario, Québec and Atlantic Canada; at 8 p.m. in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; and at 9 p.m. in Alberta. 

 

The first group of presenters confirmed for THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast is:

• Two-time Olympic silver medalist, diver Alexandre Despatie

• Members of metal band Anvil: Steve “Lips” Kudlow and Robb Reiner

• East Coast Hip Hop MC, Classified

• Indie folk-rocker and multiple nominee, Dan Mangan

• Star of Bravo!/CTV drama THE BORGIAS, Francois Arnaud

• Olympian and two-time World Championship medalist, diver Jennifer Abel

• Acclaimed multi-platinum soulful artist, Johnny Reid 

• Sultry R&B singer-songwriter, Jully Black

• Four-time JUNO Award winner and Canada’s “hip-hop ambassador,” Kardinal Offishall

• Revered singer-songwriter, Ron Sexsmith 

• Six-time JUNO Award-winning artist, Sam Roberts

• Nine-time JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter, Sarah McLachlan

 

The Canadian artists set to perform throughout the star-studded broadcast on CTV include: Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5, Feist, Hedley, Hey Rosetta!, K’NAAN, Lights, MC Flipside, Nickelback and Simple Plan. Set to take part in the live dance ‘mixed tape’ performance during THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast are Alyssa Reid, Anjulie, Dragonette, JRDN and Mia Martina.