Carly Rae Jepsen, Cassie Steele and Annie Clark among JUNO presenters
Toronto, ON (March 27, 2012) – CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today the final group of presenters set to make an appearance on the broadcast of The 2012 JUNO Awards. Airing Sunday, April 1 and hosted by legendary Canadian William Shatner, the country’s preeminent awards broadcast airs from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa LIVE in Ontario, Québec and Atlantic Canada at 8 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. AT, as well as 8 p.m. in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and 9 p.m. in Alberta.
The final group of presenters confirmed for The 2012 JUNO Awards Broadcast are:
·Star of award-winning MuchMusic hit DEGRASSI, Annie Clark
·Up-and-coming pop singer-songwriter and chart-climber, Carly Rae Jepsen
·Star of breakout MuchMusic drama series THE L.A. COMPLEX, Cassie Steele
·Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, The Honourable James Moore
·Renowned Canadian country / folk artist and 2012 JUNO Award nominee, Jimmy Rankin
·Ottawa natives and soul boogie R&B trio, MonkeyJunk
·JUNO Award-winning vocal jazz ingénue, Sophie Milman
·International country music star, Terri Clark
These additional broadcast appearances join previously announced presenters Classified, Dan Mangan, Francois Arnaud, Johnny Reid, Jully Black, Kardinal Offishall, Ron Sexsmith, Sam Roberts, Olympians Alexandre Despatie and Jennifer Abel, and members of Anvil: Steve “Lips” Kudlow and Robb Reiner.
The Canadian artists set to perform throughout the star-studded broadcast on CTV include: Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5, Feist, Hedley, Hey Rosetta!, K’NAAN, Lights, MC Flipside, Nickelback, Sarah McLachlan, and Simple Plan. Set to take part in the live ‘mixed tape’ performance during THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS broadcast are Alyssa Reid, Anjulie, Dragonette, JRDN and Mia Martina.
With not a bad seat in the house, great tickets for The 2012 JUNO Awards are still available from $55 (plus tax & service charges). Thanks to the spectacular stage design, fans can get up close and personal with host William Shatner, performers, presenters, and winners, as they entertain from two amazing stages. Tickets available through the Scotiabank Place Box Office, The Sens Store locations at Carlingwood Mall and Place D’Orleans, Ottawa Sports Experts, Les Galeries de Hull; by phoning (613) 599-FANS (3267), (toll free) at 877-788-FANS (3267) or online at www.capitaltickets.ca.
This year marks the eleventh year in a row that The JUNO Awards will air on CTV, the Official Broadcast partner of the JUNO Awards. Since CTV joined forces with CARAS in 2002, The JUNO Awards have travelled across Canada, bringing a live, electrifying stadium show to millions of Canadians. CTV has broadcast THE JUNO AWARDS from St. John’s (2002), Ottawa (2003), Edmonton (2004), Winnipeg (2005), Halifax (2006), Saskatoon (2007), Calgary (2008), Vancouver (2009), back to St. John’s (2010), Toronto (2011) and now back to Ottawa (2012). The 2013 JUNO Awards are confirmed for Regina, SK.