- Arcade Fire take part in live broadcast via a taped performance -
- THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS, co-hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid, and Serena
Ryder, air Sunday, March 30 from Winnipeg's MTS Centre -
- Tickets still available through www.ticketmaster.ca -
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TORONTO, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - CTV and The Canadian Academy of
Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that six-time JUNO
Award winners Arcade Fire, rockers OneRepublic, and eight-time JUNO Award winner Sarah McLachlan, are the latest performers confirmed for CTV's broadcast of THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS, March 30.
Leading the 2014 JUNO Award nominations with six, including Album of the
Year, Arcade Fire, unable to attend THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS due to touring commitments, take part in broadcast via a taped
performance. The world premiere, exclusive performance - dedicated by
the band to the JUNO Awards - will be a one-of-a-kind recorded
experience for viewers of Canada's biggest night in music.
Rockers OneRepublic make their JUNO Awards debut this year with what is
bound to be an exhilarating performance of their latest hit single,
"Counting Stars." At five-times platinum, "Counting Stars" is the
highest-selling single for the band ever in Canada.
McLachlan, who has performed at the JUNO Awards seven times, returns to
the JUNO stage with the Canadian television debut performance of
"Beautiful Girl" from her upcoming album, Shine On. It was previously announced that McLachlan would appear as a special
presenter for MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity, associated
with CARAS. McLachlan will be speaking about the extensive work
MusiCounts is doing in 2014 that will help keep music alive for
Canadian youth and put instruments into the hands of children who need
Arcade Fire, OneRepublic, and Sarah McLachlan join previously announced
performers Brett Kissel, Classified, Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, Matt Mays, Robin Thicke, Serena Ryder, The Sheepdogs, Tegan and Sara, and Walk Off The Earth. Co-hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid, and Serena Ryder, THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS air live, Sunday March 30 on CTV and CTV GO at 8 p.m. CT/9 p.m. ET (check local listings to confirm broadcast times and stations).
Additional announcements regarding the broadcast will be made next
**Media Note** - Photos and biographies for THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS
performers are available at www.bellmediapr.ca/network/CTV and www.junoawards.ca.
Tickets are still available for THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS. Tickets range from $39 to $189 (plus service charges) and are
available through the MTS Centre Box Office, by phone at
1-855-985-5000, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.
THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS is produced by Insight Productions in association with CTV and The
Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Executive
Producers are John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby for Insight Productions,
and Melanie Berry and Ed Robinson for CARAS. Lindsay Cox is Supervising
Producer. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production.
Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice President, Programming, CTV Networks.
Phil King is President, CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming.
Broadcast sponsors of THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS are Dodge Dart, Garnier, TD, and Virgin Mobile.
Sponsors of the THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS include FACTOR, Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government
of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage's "Canada Music
Fund," Radio Starmaker Fund, Province of Manitoba, the City of
Winnipeg, Tourism Winnipeg, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, and TD Bank
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 and recording industries 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 and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 43rd Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and
Sciences' (CARAS) website please visit www.junoawards.ca or www.carasonline.ca.
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of
quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV
has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years
in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and
Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's
largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found
on the network's website at CTV.ca.
Social Media Links
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
CTV's JUNO Awards website: www.junos.ctv.ca
CARAS website: www.carasonline.ca
CTV website: www.ctv.ca
For further information:
For more information on THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS on CTV, contact:
Noreen Hamid, 416.384.3259 or email@example.com
Laura Catania, 416.384.3173 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on CARAS and the 2014 JUNO Awards, contact:
Vanessa Andres, 416.628.5612 or email@example.com