“A HEART OF GOLD” NEIL YOUNG TO BE HONOURED WITH THE 2011 ALLAN WATERS HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Toronto, ON (January 26, 2011) – He is one of the most gifted and celebrated singer-songwriters in rock and roll history.The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CTV are pleased to announce Neil Young as the recipient of the 2011 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award. The Award, named after CHUM Ltd. founder Allan Waters, is made possible by funding from the CTV-CHUM benefits package.
The Allan Waters Humanitarian Award recognizes an outstanding Canadian artist whose humanitarian contributions have positively enhanced the social fabric of Canada. The award will be presented to Mr. Young during CTV’s broadcast of THE 2011 JUNO AWARDS on Sunday, March 27. Nominations will be announced next Tuesday, February 1.