- 2013 JUNO Awards Host Committee
- JUNO Week Events
- The Power of Music: Sustainability & the JUNOS
- Greatest Hits: The JUNO Tour of Canadian Art and JUNO Photography Exhibition
- 2013 JUNO Awards App
- 2013 Merchandise
- 2013 JUNO Award Nominees
- 2013 JUNO Awards Nominee CD
- 2013 Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee
- 2013 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award
- 2013 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award Recipient
- Radio Starmaker Fund
- Statuette History
- JUNO TV
Memorable JUNO moments are recounted with the iconic artists who lived them. Re-live JUNO Awards history with Canada’s favourite artists.
Maestro Fresh Wes takes us on a personal journey through the story of “Let Your Backbone Slide.”
Maestro Fresh Wes
Maestro Fresh Wes (Wes Williams) is a two-time Juno Award winner (12 nominations), four-time MuchMusic Video Award winner and a Gemini Award nominee. His 1989 album Symphony In Effect was the first rap album to go gold and platinum in Canada. Symphony In Effect received the first ever Juno Award for Rap Album of the Year when the category was created in 1991. Wes recently wrapped filming the second season of CBC’s comedy Mr. D in Halifax, which he plays high school teacher Paul Dwyer. His motivational book Stick To Your Vision was recently nominated for the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award.
Maestro Fresh Wes’ Upcoming Tour Dates
Exhibiting versatility, adaptability and creativity, Ben Knechtel is paving his way as one of the top Canadian music video directors. Knechtel has broad experience with some of the world’s biggest acts (Nickelback, Nelly Furtado, Hedley), and years of experience as a New Media Producer for 604 Records (Marianas Trench, Daniel Wesley).
Knechtel directed Carly Rae Jepsen’s explosive chart topping hit “Call Me Maybe”- the fourth music video he has directed for Jepsen. The 3 time MMVA winning music video for “Call Me Maybe” is a prime example of Knechtel’s comedic style, taking an addictive song, and creating a viral sensation. Currently sitting at over 385 million views worldwide on YouTube, Knechtel’s direction for “Call Me Maybe” has inspired thousands of viral meme’s across the globe.
Director: Ben Knechtel