Please Note: The 49th Annual JUNO Awards and all JUNO Week activities in Saskatoon have been cancelled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.
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Hosted by Brett Kissel and Amanda Parris
Featuring Performances by Half Moon Run, Hunter Brothers, Riit, Irish Mythen with Catherine MacLellan and Miranda Mulholland, and JUNO Master Class selected artist Aiza.
Two-time JUNO Award winner Brett Kissel and CBC Music’s Amanda Parris will co-host for the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Presented by Music Canada, an exclusive industry night where 36 JUNO Awards will be presented along with this year’s special achievement awards. This year’s Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award will be presented to Pegi Cecconi and the MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award recipient will also be recognized.
The evening will feature five live performances, including 2020 JUNO Award nominees, indie rock band Half Moon Run (Adult Alternative Album of the Year), Saskatchewan country band Hunter Brothers (Breakthrough Group of the Year Sponsored by FACTOR, The Government of Canada and Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, and Country Album of the Year), electro-pop artist Riit (Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year Presented by APTN) and a moving performance during the In Memoriam by Irish Mythen (Contemporary Roots Album of the Year) with Catherine MacLellan (Contemporary Roots Album of the Year) and Miranda Mulholland (Traditional Roots Album of the Year). Afro-Pop and R&B artist from the 2019/2020 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class, Aiza, will also grace the stage with her explosive live performance, powered by Stingray.