Media Release

The 47th Annual JUNO Awards are going global with CBC and JUNO TV as fans around the world can tune in to celebrate Canadian Music on multiple platforms

Mar 23, 2018

Catch live streams to get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s ceremonies on CBCMusic.ca/JUNOS and JUNOTV.ca

TORONTO JUNO week is underway and the city of Vancouver is buzzing with excitement. Fans, artists and industry have all gathered to participate in the city-wide festivities leading up to Canada’s biggest night in music, The JUNO Awards.

This year’s broadcast hosted by multi-JUNO Award-winner Michael Bublé will be broadcast live in all time zones nationwide from Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday, March 25 at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET, on CBC, CBC Radio One,  and streamed globally at  CBCMusic.ca/JUNOS as well as CBC Music’s Facebook and YouTube pages. The awards broadcast will also be livestreamed on Twitter @CBCMusic, in collaboration with TD Bank Group.

JUNO TV is set to provide an all access pass to viewers with livestreams showcasing behind-the-scenes footage including red carpet coverage, backstage photography sessions, the media room and interviews from the JUNO TV Apple Music Lounge, with some of the biggest names in Canadian music. Fans can visit JUNOTV.ca on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 to get a front row seat to the action. See livestream times below. The JUNO TV behind the scenes live streams are funded by CreativeBC and the Province of British Columbia. Join the conversation by using #JUNOTVLive.  Meet this year’s JUNO TV hosts.


What:

47th Annual JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards presented by SOCAN, hosted by CBC q’s Tom Power. 36 awards will be handed out as well as the recipients of the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, Humanitarian Award, International Achievement Award & the MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award. The evening also includes five performances including: Clairmont The Second, Iskwé, James Barker Band, Terra Lightfoot, and Caveboy.

Date:

Saturday, March 24. 2018

Streams Available:

JUNOTV

  • 4:30 p.m. PT – Red Carpet Cam
  • 6:00 p.m. PT – JUNO TV Apple Music Lounge hosted by YouTuber Sam Sutherland and The Peak’s Casey-Jo Loos
  • 6:00 p.m. PT – The 2018 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Broadcast
  • 6:00 p.m. PT – Media Room Cam
  • 6:00 p.m. PT – Portrait Studio Cam

CBC

  • 6 p.m. PTThe 2018 JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards

Where:

 

What:

The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast. Hosted by Michael Bublé with multiple performances including Arcade Fire, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies with Steven Page, Daniel Caesar, Diana Krall, Jessie Reyez, Lights, Shawn Hook, The Jerry Cans and a tribute to Gord Downie featuring Dallas Green, Sarah Harmer with Kevin Hearn.

Date:

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Streams Available:  

JUNOTV

  • 2:00 p.m. PTJUNO TV live on the Red Carpet hosted by Sam Sutherland
  • 5:00 p.m. PTJUNO TV Apple Music lounge hosted by Sam Sutherland and Casey-Jo Loos with backstage interviews hosted by Indie88’s Lana Gay
  • 5:00 p.m. PT – The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast
  • 5:00 p.m. PT – Portrait Studio Cam

 

CBC

  • 5:00 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET — The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast

 

Where:

JUNOTV

CBC

 

The 47th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver from March 19 through March 25, 2018, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 25, at Rogers Arena, broadcast live nationwide 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on CBCMusic.ca/JUNOS.

The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast is produced by Insight Productions in association with CBC and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Executive Producer is John Brunton for Insight Productions, Allan Reid and Mark Cohon for CARAS and Lindsay Cox is Executive Producer and Supervising Producer, Insight Productions.

Exclusive Broadcast and Content Partner:  

CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.

Premier Partners of the 2018 JUNO Awards: The Province of British Columbia, Creative BC, the City of Vancouver, Apple Music and TD Bank Group.

Web Links:

Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards

Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards

Facebook: @TheJUNOAwards

Hashtag: #JUNOS

 

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. 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. For more information on The 47th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit junoawards.ca.

 

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster. Through our mandate to inform, enlighten and entertain, we play a central role in strengthening Canadian culture. As Canada’s trusted news source, we offer a uniquely Canadian perspective on news, current affairs and world affairs. Our distinctively homegrown entertainment programming draws audiences from across the country. Deeply rooted in communities, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Indigenous languages. We are leading the transformation to meet the needs of Canadians in a digital world.

 

About CBC Music

CBC Music connects Canadians with the very best in music. Available through the CBC Music app, online, on radio and in television specials throughout the year, CBC Music ‎privileges Canadian artists and songs. Offering over 100 free music streams, CBC Music draws from all genres and classifications with knowledgeable hosts and programmers. Home to the JUNO Awards and your favourite music from across the country, discover the next great act with CBC Music. For more, visit www.cbcmusic.ca.

 

About Insight Productions:

Known for its award-winning ratings juggernauts and many of the Country’s biggest award shows, music series and variety specials – Insight is back in the producers chair for their 17th JUNO Awards.  Headed by John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby, Insight is Canada’s most established content producer and an industry leader in the development, financing and production of hit programming, both scripted and unscripted.  Insight Senior Vice-President & Show Runner, Lindsay Cox serves as Executive Producer along with John Brunton on The JUNO Awards, The Canadian Screen Awards, The Launch, A Fury Christmas, Canada Day 150! From Coast to Coast to Coast, Canada’s New Year’s Eve Countdown and The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration.  In 2018, Insight collectively received 24 Canadian Screen Award nominations.  Other 2017 productions include The Amazing Race Canada, Big Brother Canada, Top Chef Canada and Intervention.  Insight Productions was founded in 1979 and has since created thousands of hours of groundbreaking content.

 

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