Thursday March 14th, 2019
The broadcast of the 48th Annual Juno Awards https://junoawards.ca/ is taking place Sunday, March 17 , 2019 at London’s Budweiser Gardens https://www.budweisergardens.com/ (The awards will be broadcast live across Canada on CBC-TV and CBC Radio, and will be live streamed at cbcmusic.ca/junos ). This years big nominees include Pop star Shawn Mendes www.shawnmendesofficial.com/ , Grammy winner The Weeknd https://www.theweeknd.com/ and the DJ duo Loud Luxury https://www.facebook.com/loudluxury/ along with bülow https://www.bulowmusic.com/ . Shawn Mendes received the most nominations with six, including Artist, Songwriter, Album and Pop Album of the Year. The Weeknd follows with five including Artist, Album, Single, R&B/Soul Recording of the Year, and Fan Choice. Rising stars bülow and Loud Luxury each nabbing four nominations apiece and Grammy, Juno and Canadian Music Hall of Fame member Sarah McLachlan https://www.sarahmclachlan.com/ will host this year’s Juno Awards . Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com was on the red carpet for the Celebrate Ontario’s JUNO Award Nominees at Music Industry Event (Thursday March 7th, 2019) at The Lounge at Live Nation https://www.facebook.com/TheLoungeAtLiveNation/ in Toronto (An event celebrating Juno nominees from Ontario) to speak with Juno Award winner and music pioneer Andy Kim www.andykimmusic.com/ about what it was like when he won his award in 1970, his thoughts on today’s Canadian music artist, and his plans for music in 2019 .
(Andy Kim – Rock Me Gently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ym3RlvVR9M )