Submissions for 2012 JUNO Awards open SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011
TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Mark your calendars! The Canadian
Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that
submissions for the 2012 JUNO Awards open on October 1, 2011. A new category will be added to the Awards roster in 2012: Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year, making a total of 41 categories up for grabs. The 41st annual JUNO
Awards will be held in Ottawa, ON, March 26 - April 1, 2012.
This new category is an award to honour artistic achievement, technical
proficiency and overall excellence in the Canadian recording industry,
without regard to album sales or chart position. Eligible albums
include metal, metalcore, hardcore, heavy rock, thrash metal, death
metal and their respective sub-genres including (but not limited to)
nu-metal, power metal, grindcore, extreme metal, industrial metal,
viking metal, folk metal, doom metal, gothic metal, speed metal, and
Submissions for the 2012 JUNO Awards open October 1, 2011. Apply online at http://junosubmissions.ca.
To view the full release or for more information about CARAS and the
JUNO Awards go to www.junoawards.ca.
SOURCE Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
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