Wednesday June 2nd, 2021
The broadcast of the 50th Juno Awards https://junoawards.ca will air Sunday, June 6th, 2021 on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music and globally on CBCMusic.ca/junos.This years top nominees include The Weeknd https://www.theweeknd.com, who has six nominations including: JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Contemporary R&B Recording of the Year. Artists who received five nominations this year include Jessie Reyez http://www.jessiereyez.com, for Artist of the Year, JP Saxe https://www.jpsaxe.com, for Single of the Year and Canadian superstar Justin Bieber https://www.justinbiebermusic.com for Single of the Year & Album of the Year. The 15-time JUNO Award-winning band and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, The Tragically Hip https://thehip.com will receive the 2021 Humanitarian Award & acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, broadcaster and author, Jann Arden http://www.jannarden.com , will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. 37 awards will be handed out virtually at the Juno Opening Night Friday June 4th, 2021 at 8pm (Stream the event for free at cbcmusic.ca/junos, on CBC Gemor CBC Music’s Facebook, YouTube Twitter ). Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com will be covering Canada’s biggest night and will be speaking with nominees and winners. Today I speak with Canadian Country artist Brett Kissel https://www.brettkissel.com on his Juno award nomination Single of the Year 2021 https://tinyurl.com/4ns7378v for “Drink About Me” https://tinyurl.com/wts94zcw .