Mendes leads this year with six nominations including JUNO Fan Choice Award Presented by TD
The 48th annual JUNO Awards will be broadcast live on March 17 at 8 PM ET on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the free CBC Gem streaming service, and globally at cbcmusic.ca/junos
TORONTO, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today announced a special performance from Europe by Shawn Mendes, who launched the European leg of his worldwide arena tour last night. Viewers will be treated to the taped performance that will appear on The 2019 JUNO Awards Broadcast, hosted by Sarah McLachlan. The 2019 JUNO Awards will be live from Budweiser Gardens in London, ON on Sunday, March 17 at 8 PM ET and broadcast live on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the free CBC Gem streaming service, and globally at cbcmusic.ca/junos.
"I wish I could be there in person to celebrate Canada's biggest night in music," said Shawn. "I love my fans and my country, and I hope everyone enjoys what we have in store all the way from Europe!"
Mendes has been nominated for a total of eighteen JUNO Awards, with an impressive six nominations this year, including Album of the Year Sponsored by Music Canada. He took home the Single of the Year award in 2018, and the JUNO Fan Choice award Presented by TD in 2017 and 2018.
Shawn's worldwide arena tour is in support of his self-titled album, Shawn Mendes, released in May of this year and spans over 95+ dates between North America, Europe, UK and Australia.
The 48th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2019 will be hosted in London from March 11 through March 17, 2019, culminating in The JUNO Awards on Sunday, March 17 at Budweiser Gardens.
Tickets are still available online at budweisergardens.com, by phone at 1-866-455-2849 and in-person at the Courtesy Ford Box Office at Budweiser Gardens (Located at Gate 1).
Full press release available here.
SOURCE Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
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