April 4, 2022, Toronto: Tune Canada is worked as much as attain help because the presenting sponsor of the Humanitarian Award, and the Album of the Year Award, at The 2022 JUNO Awards Broadcast. JUNO Week celebrations birth May perchance maybe presumably well additionally simply ninth and will culminate with Canada’s Biggest Night in Tune on Sunday, May perchance maybe presumably well additionally simply 15 with The 51st annual JUNO Awards, hosted by Simu Liu. The first in-person JUNO Awards since 2019, this one year’s match will originate ancient previous as it broadcasts and streams for the first time from an exterior venue at Budweiser Stage, with performances from extremely anticipated acts at the side of Arkells, Avril Lavigne, Charlotte Cardin, and Mustafa. 

“Tune Canada is contented to maintain fun Canadian tune with our chums and companions within the tune community,” said Patrick Rogers, CEO of Tune Canada. “We’re proud to work alongside Canada’s critical labels, with CARAS, and these within the switch who’re using innovation and finding techniques to introduce artists and their tune to a recent generation of followers at house and the sector over.”

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has introduced that acclaimed Inuk singer-songwriter, and three-time JUNO Award winner, Susan Aglukark, will be acknowledged with the 2022 Humanitarian Award. Neatly-known for her distinctive mix of Inuit folk, nation and pop tune, Aglukark will be honoured for her prolonged-standing dedication to bettering the lives of formative years and formative years in Northern Indigenous communities. 

The Humanitarian Award acknowledges philanthropic achievements from Canadian artists and switch pioneers who maintain created a lasting impact on social welfare globally. Offered yearly, old recipients consist of Bryan Adams, Neil Younger, Sarah McLachlan, and the Tragically Hip.

“It’s a ways an honour to receive this award, and a privilege to maintain had the different to befriend originate safe areas for Northern Inuit and Indigenous formative years to safe their very maintain doable and forge cultural connections thru Indigenous-led functions,” said Aglukark. “I am contented with the work our crew at the Arctic Rose Foundation has done to this level, and depend on rising our footprint across the North to bring extra culturally-grounded, adaptable programming to children and befriend seize, strengthen and inspire them in all aspects of their lives.”

“Susan’s dedication to the North and to creating safe areas for formative years and formative years in Northern Indigenous communities is intriguing,” said Patrick Rogers. “The Humanitarian Award has acknowledged Canadian artists, and titans of the switch who maintain gone above and beyond to originate positive switch for his or her communities, and whose impact could perchance well additionally be felt around the sector. We’re honoured to incorporate Susan as a recipient , and to commemorate her prominent achievements at this one year’s JUNOS.”

The Album of the Year Award will additionally be presented at The JUNO Awards Broadcast. This one year’s nominees are: 

  • Phoenix, Charlotte Cardin
  • Harmful Phases of Introspection, JP Saxe
  • Justice, Justin Bieber
  • Marvel, Shawn Mendes
  • TOO YOUNG TO BE SAD, Tate McRae

“Folks are enjoying extra tune than ever sooner than, and connecting with artists in techniques that were incredible lawful a pair of years within the past. Being ready to perceive and maintain fun Canadian skill at the JUNOS with the Album of the Year Award is mandatory to the endured success and enlighten of our tune ecosystem,” endured Rogers. “Success at house can additionally translate to success on the arena stage, which contributes economically, socially and culturally to communities across the nation – generating different for everyone.”

The 51st annual JUNO Awards hosted by Simu Liu, will originate ancient previous on Sunday, May perchance maybe presumably well additionally simply 15 as it broadcasts and streams for the first time from an exterior venue at Budweiser Stage in Toronto, are residing across Canada at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Tune, CBC Hear, and globally at CBCMusic.ca/junos

Tickets for The 2022 JUNO Awards inaugurate at $39.95 plus charges and taxes and are on hand for rob at www.ticketmaster.ca/junos

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Erica Meekes

Tune Canada

emeekes@musiccanada.com

(416) 462-1485

About Tune Canada

Tune Canada is a non-profit switch group that represents the critical file firms in Canada:  Sony Tune Entertainment Canada, Neatly-liked Tune Canada and Warner Tune Canada. Tune Canada additionally works with among the main fair file labels and distributors, recording studios, are residing tune venues, live efficiency promoters, managers and artists within the promotion and model of the tune cluster.

About CARAS

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is a now not-for-profit group created to withhold and toughen the Canadian tune switch and promote elevated inventive and switch requirements. CARAS’ mandate is constituted of four key pillars: Educate thru our tune education charity, MusiCounts, functions and initiatives, Fabricate rising artists thru mentorship and model functions, Possess a glorious time Canadian artists with one year-round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour tune switch icons thru the Canadian Tune Hall of Popularity.  In 2021 The JUNO Awards eminent its 50th Anniversary, with a nationwide party of Canadian tune. For added facts on the JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please seek the advice of with www.junoawards.ca.

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