Media Release

Call for 2018 JUNO Judges Opens Today

Sep 25, 2017

TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is calling on members of the Canadian music industry to apply to become a judge for the 2018 JUNO Awards. The call for applications for JUNO judges will open today, September 25 and close Thursday, November 30 at www.junosubmissions.ca.

JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver from March 19 through March 25, 2018.

 

Key application dates:

  • September 25, 2017 – Call for judges open
  • November 30, 2017 –  Deadline for judge submissions
  • December 1, 2017 – Selected judges will be contacted
  • December 8, 2017 to January 4, 2018 – Round 1 voting  
  • February 6, 2018 – JUNO Awards Nominee Press Conference
  • February 9 to March 2, 2018 – Round 2 voting

 

Judge Submission eligibility:

Eligibility for the 2018 JUNO Awards’ Call for Judges applies to Canadians who are actively working in the Canadian music industry. CARAS will review each application and select 340 judges, 10 judges per category, who are demographically diverse, spread out across Canada and represent various facets of the industry within each genre. For an overview of JUNO Awards Judging Process visit www.junoawards.ca/judges

 

Website: www.junoawards.ca

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards
Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards

 

PwC is the Official Ballot Accountants for the 2018 JUNO Awards.

About CARAS:

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. The main focus of CARAS is the exploration and development of ongoing opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards, MusiCounts, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 47th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca.  

 

For more information on the JUNO Awards or interview requests, please contact: 

Zai Karim, rock-it promotions, zai@rockitpromo.com, 416 656 0707 ext. 127

Nicole Amiel, rock-it promotions, nicole@rockitpromo.com, 416 656 0707 ext. 118