(CARAS stands for Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. The title is much like the Recording Academy’s former title, NARAS — Nationwide Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. MusiCounts is the Junos’ music schooling charity.)
The Weeknd is that this 12 months’s prime Juno nominee, with six nods, together with artist, single, album and songwriter of the 12 months. The Tragically Hip are slated to obtain the Juno Humanitarian Award. Jann Arden can be inducted into the Canadian Music Corridor of Fame.
The primary Junos ceremony was held on Feb. 23, 1970, when the awards had been often called the RPM Gold Leaf Awards. The awards had been renamed in 1971 in honor of Pierre Juneau, first chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Fee (CRTC).
The Junos went on a one-year hiatus in 1988. Additionally, final 12 months’s ceremony was digital, because of the pandemic. So this 12 months’s present would be the fiftieth dwell ceremony. Classes can be offered and televised from quite a lot of music venues all through Canada.
This 12 months’s Juno Awards can be broadcast all through Canada on Sunday, Might 16 at 8 pm, ET/5 pm, PT, on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music and globally on CBCMusic.ca/junos.
To mark their fiftieth anniversary, the Junos additionally launched an inventory of the 100 acts with the most Juno Awards. Anne Murray leads the record with 25, adopted by Céline Dion and Bryan Adams, who’re tied with 20 every, and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, The Tragically Hip and Gordon Lightfoot, with 17 every.
Dion leads when it comes to most Juno nominations (75), adopted by Adams (63), Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal (56), Murray (52) and The Tragically Hip (43).