Canadian Artists Deliver World Class Performances on CTV Broadcast
SASKATOON, April 2 /CNW/ - Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter
Nelly Furtado flew like a bird into the Credit Union Centre tonight, landing
on stage to the delight of 13,000 screaming fans and viewers across the
country to kick off The 2007 JUNO Awards broadcast on CTV. By the time the
broadcast was over, Furtado had scooped up three JUNO Awards, including Album
of the Year, Single of the Year and the JUNO Fan Choice Award. Furtado swept
every category she was nominated in, winning five JUNO awards in total this
weekend with the addition of her two wins last evening (Artist of the Year and
Pop Album of the Year).
Highlights from the broadcast are now available on demand on The CTV
Broadband Network at CTV.ca. As well, CTV presents an encore broadcast of The
2007 JUNO Awards on Easter Sunday, April 8, from 3 - 5 p.m. in all markets.
A total of seven awards were presented throughout CTV's two-hour
broadcast, which featured 10 performances, including a medley of hits by
Furtado. Additional highlights from the broadcast included a double win for
Billy Talent (Group of the Year, Rock Album of the Year), the presentation of
New Artist of the Year (sponsored by FACTOR and Canada's Private Radio
Broadcasters) to Tomi Swick and Jacksoul's win for R & B/Soul Recording of the
A complete list of The 2007 JUNO Awards winners including biographies and
images, can be found at www.ctv.ca or www.junoawards.ca
The broadcast was preceded by the red carpet arrival special eTalk at the
JUNOS, which saw over 100 Canadian artists interact with over 600 screaming
fans live on CTV. eTalk at the JUNOS is now available on demand on The CTV
Broadband Network at CTV.ca
In a spectacular awards broadcast that celebrated an amazing year in
Canadian music, the sold out, standing room only crowd was treated to
electrifying performances by a host of JUNO nominees including Billy Talent,
Three Days Grace, Patrick Watson, Alexisonfire, City and Colour, K-OS, DJ
Champion, Gregory Charles and The Tragically Hip, who were joined on stage by
Hall of Fame recipient, Bob Rock.
The Hip interrupted their 50-city North American tour to salute their
esteemed producer Bob Rock as he was inducted into Canadian Hall of Fame.
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For further information:
For further information: about The 2007 JUNO Awards broadcast, contact:
Renee Dupuis, CTV, (416) 332-4596, firstname.lastname@example.org; For general information
about CARAS and The 2007 JUNO Awards, contact: Sara McLaren, Holmes Creative
Communications, (416) 628-5606, email@example.com; Tran Nguyen, Holmes
Creative Communications, (416) 628-5607, or firstname.lastname@example.org