TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that 2015 Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee Alanis Morissette, as well as electronic music phenomenon deadmau5, electro-pop artist Lights, and rockers Sam Roberts Band, are all set to rock THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS broadcast, Sunday, March 15 on CTV. Alanis Morissette returns to the same Hamilton stage where she won five JUNO Awards for her seminal, multi-platinum 1995 album Jagged Little Pill, released 20 years ago. These artists join previously announced performers Arkells, Hedley, Kiesza, MAGIC!, and Shawn Mendes. THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS airs live from Hamilton's FirstOntario Centre on Sunday, March 15 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. AT and at 7 p.m. in all other markets on CTV and CTV GO. Check local listings to confirm broadcast times and stations.
Tickets are currently on sale for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS. Tickets range from $39 to $149 (plus service charges) and are available through the FirstOntario Centre Box Office, by phone at 1-855-872-5000, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.
Additional broadcast announcements will be released in the coming weeks.
THE 2015 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 Allan Reid 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.
Sponsors of the 2015 JUNO Awards include FACTOR, the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters, Radio Starmaker Fund, Province of Ontario, Ontario Media Development Corporation, the City of Hamilton, and TD Bank Group.
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 44th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' (CARAS) 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 13 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.
For further information: For more information on THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS on CTV, contact: Jessica Charbonneau, 416.384.3016 or [email protected]; Camila Ossa, 416.384.2594 or [email protected]; Amanda Rinaldo, 416.384.5325 or [email protected]; For more information on CARAS and THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS contact: Vanessa Andres, 416.628.5612 or [email protected]