TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that applications to judge for the 53rd Annual JUNO Awards are now open.
Applications will be open from Monday, September 18 to Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
Three-hundred eighty judges will be selected for this year, with ten being appointed to each of the 38 craft and technical award categories. To qualify as a judge, applicants must be a Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents actively working in the Canadian music industry. Judges will be balanced geographically to represent all major markets across the country and will have the ability to listen, download and cast their votes online.
How it works*:
November 27 – December 11, 2023: The 10 judges listen to all submissions in their respective category and cast their online votes to determine the five nominees.
February 7 – February 20, 2024: Following the JUNO Award nominee announcement, the same 10 judges will then review the nominees and cast their final online vote to determine the winner.
WHAT: 2024 JUNO Awards Judge Applications
WHERE: Apply to become a judge here
WHEN: Opens Monday, September 18 and closes Tuesday, October 10.
The judging process is confidential, independent and unbiased.
*All dates subject to change
The 53rd Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2024 will be hosted in Halifax, NS from March 20-24, 2024, culminating with The JUNO Awards at Scotiabank Centre on Sunday, March 24, 2024, broadcast live on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, CBC Listen and globally at CBCMusic.ca/junos.
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Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
Digital Content Partner and Exclusive Broadcaster:
CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada, and Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.
Premier Sponsor: TD Bank Group
Lead Sponsor: SiriusXM Canada
Funding Partners: The Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality, and Radio Starmaker Fund
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and promote higher artistic and industry standards. CARAS’ mandate is comprised of four key pillars: Educate through our music education charity, MusiCounts, programs and initiatives, Develop emerging artists through mentorship and development programs, Celebrate Canadian artists with year-round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour music industry icons through the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The 53rd Annual JUNO Awards Broadcast will take place in Halifax at Scotiabank Centre on Sunday, March 24, 2024. For more information on the JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca.
For additional information, please contact:
Danielle Bozinoff, Edelman: [email protected]