SiriusXM Canada to sponsor the 2012 Songwriter of the Year Award and present a live concert featuring JUNO Nominees Jim Cuddy, Jenn Grant, the Good Lovelies and more
TORONTO, March 27, 2012 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced its support of the 2012 JUNO Awards, marking the company's sixth consecutive year of support.
As part of its support of the 2012 JUNO Awards, SiriusXM Canada will sponsor the 2012 Songwriter of the Year Award and provide live coverage from the red carpet as well as the press room with artist interviews throughout the night on Sirius and XM channels 151.
In addition, as part of JunoFest, SiriusXM Canada will present a live concert in Ottawa on Friday, March 30 at Mavericks located at 221, Rideau Street. The event will feature live performances from 2012 JUNO Award nominees Jim Cuddy (songwriter of the year), Jenn Grant (adult alternative album of the year) and the Good Lovelies (roots and traditional group album of the year). Sharing the stage with the nominees will be The Beauties, Oh Susanna, NQArbuckle, Wayne Petti, Daniel Romeo, Dustin Bentall, Kendal Carson, Devin Cuddy and Luke Doucet. Doors will open at 8 p.m. EDT and the concert will start at 9 p.m. EDT. The concert will be recorded for future broadcast across North America on SiriusXM.
"We are really looking forward to sharing all the excitement of the JUNO Awards with music fans across the country," said Andreanne Sasseville, Director, Talent and Industry Relations, SiriusXM Canada. "We are proud to continue our strong support for the JUNOS and the Songwriter of the Year Award."
For more information on SiriusXM Canada, please visit www.siriusxm.ca.
About SiriusXM Canada
SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR) is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news and entertainment brands as well as from professional sports leagues including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. Sirius XM programming is also available online at www.sirius.ca and www.xmradio.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about Canadian Satellite Radio Inc. (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
For further information:
Maricel Dicion, NATIONAL Public Relations
Phone: 416-848-1446 | Email: [email protected]
Mike Calnek, SiriusXM Canada
Phone: 416-513-7459 | Email: [email protected]