– Calgary-native and JUNO Award-winner Jann Arden and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA host Jon Montgomery set to co-host –
– THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS airs Sunday, April 3 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV and CTV GO from The Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary –
– Tickets currently available through www.ticketmaster.ca –
TORONTO, March 10, 2016 /CNW/ - CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that singer, songwriter, and producer Coleman Hell, synth-pop duo Dear Rouge, singer-songwriter Scott Helman, pop hit-maker Shawn Hook, and roots noir duo Whitehorse are the latest performers confirmed to light up the stage during CTV's THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS broadcast. The announcement comes following THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS being recognized as the "Best Live Entertainment Special" earlier this week at the Canadian Screen Awards.
The artists announced today join previously announced performers Alessia Cara, Bryan Adams, Dean Brody, Shawn Mendes, and The Weeknd, as well as confirmed co-hosts of THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS, Calgary-native and JUNO Award-winner Jann Arden and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA host Jon Montgomery. THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS airs live from Calgary on CTV and CTV GO at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. AT. Check local listings to confirm broadcast times and stations.
Both first-time nominees, Coleman Hell and Dear Rouge are nominated for Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Breakthrough Group of the Year, respectively. First-time nominee Helman is nominated for two JUNO Awards, including Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year, while Hook is nominated for the 2016 JUNO Fan Choice Award. Whitehorse earns two nods this year, including Adult Alternative Album of the Year and Recording Engineer of the Year.
**Media Note** – Photos and biographies for THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS performers are available at www.bellmediapr.ca/network/CTV and www.junoawards.ca.
Tickets are currently on sale for THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS with more great seats just released. Tickets are available through the Scotiabank Saddledome Box Office, by phone at 1-855-985-5000, and online at ticketmaster.ca
Additional talent announcements will be released in the coming weeks.
THE 2016 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, Allan Reid and Mark Cohon for CARAS, and Randy Lennox for Bell Media. Lindsay Cox is Supervising Producer. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, CTV Networks and CraveTV, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is President, Entertainment Production and Broadcasting, Bell Media.
Premier Partners of The 2016 JUNO Awards: CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada's Private Radio Broadcaster, Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Alberta, the City of Calgary, Tourism Calgary, the National Music Centre, Google Play Music and TD Bank Group.
JUNO Award Sponsors: Breakthrough Artist of the Year (sponsored by FACTOR, the Government of Canada, Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters, and Radio Starmaker Fund, Breakthrough Group of the Year (sponsored by FACTOR, the Government of Canada, Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters, and Radio Starmaker Fund, and Pop Album of the Year (sponsored by TD).
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. 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 45th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.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 14 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.
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
CTV's JUNO Awards website: www.junos.ctv.ca
JUNO TV: www.junotv.ca
CTV website: www.ctv.ca
For further information: For more information about THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS on CTV, contact: Nicola Krishna, 416.384.5276 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Laura Berkenblit, 416.384.3173 or email@example.com; Amanda Rinaldo, 416.384.5325 or firstname.lastname@example.org; For more information about CARAS and THE 2016 JUNO AWARDS, contact: Adrienne Kakoullis, 416.628.5610 or akakoullis@holmesPR.com