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2020 Juno Awards cancelled over coronavirus concerns

The event was scheduled to take place this Sunday, March 15, in Saskatoon.
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Watch Valley 'soften up' the Shawn Mendes hit 'In my Blood'

The Toronto pop quartet covered the Mendes banger at their Junos 365 session.

Pop singer Lights, Ewan Currie of Sheepdogs among Juno Awards presenters

Electronic pop singer Lights, the Sheepdogs frontman Ewan Currie and Inuk performer Riit will be among the presenters on Sunday at the Juno Awards.
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A history of the Juno Awards' most powerful, non-musical moment: treaty acknowledgements

It’s a practice that began in 2016, and moved to the broadcast with Buffy Sainte-Marie's stirring words a year later

How Juno-nominee Big Dave McLean became a blues legend

Big Dave McLean still remembers his blues awakening more than 50 years later.

Game Changers: 60 years of Indigenous musicians who have broken boundaries

Celebrate the artists who have broken boundaries, claimed space and given their communities a voice.
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Did you know that Canada's Governor General is nominated for a Juno Award?

Julie Payette sings in the soprano section of the Ottawa Bach Choir.
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Watch the Dirty Nil's electric cover of 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'

The rock nominees take on Bachman-Turner Overdrive for our latest Junos 365 session.

Is Alexandra Stréliski pop or classical? You decide

“I don't pretend to be doing classical music,” she says, and yet she's burning up the classical charts.
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So white, so male: the problems facing the Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Since its inception in 1978, there have been 9 solo women inducted — and only 2 non-white solo inductees.
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8 emerging Saskatoon acts to watch

Meet the next wave of artists keeping Saskatoon on the musical map.
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How signing with a label meant new battles for Cowboy Junkies — and new pressure for singer Margo Timmins

"They wanted me to shorten my skirts and change my nose," the singer recalls.
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From the Archies to Tina Turner to Homer Simpson: the many covers of Andy Kim's 'Sugar Sugar'

The 1969 song by a cartoon band was panned when it first came out — but soon, everyone wanted to perform it.
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Jann Arden revisits the Calgary basements where she kicked off her career

The singer thought she'd be in her basement apartment for three months but it took her five years of playing and writing music to get a record deal and get out.
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'It's a real mouthful of a song': Justin Rutledge covers Sarah McLachlan

The Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter tackles 'Building a Mystery' at his Junos 365 session

Your radio guide to Music Day 2020 on CBC

We're devoting a special day of programming to Canadian music on March 15.
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Half Moon Run, Hunter Brothers and more to perform at 2020 Juno gala dinner and awards

Country star Brett Kissel and CBC Music's Amanda Parris will host.
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Hawksley Workman's cover of 'Echo Beach' attempts to 'out-retro' the '80s hit

The Canadian musician covers the Martha and the Muffins single for our latest Junos 365 session.
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City and Colour, Alexandra Stréliski and more set to perform at the 2020 Juno Awards

The Junos will air live from Saskatoon on Sunday, March 15.
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The bittersweet story of Chilliwack's 1982 Juno win

When Chilliwack’s Bill Henderson and Brian MacLeod won their 1982 Juno, they already knew they were breaking up.
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Lights and q's Tom Power to host the 2020 Juno Songwriters' Circle

Performers include Tim Baker, Nuela Charles, Aaron Goodvin and more.

Ben Kaplan, Hunter Brothers, One Bad Son and others announced as part of Juno Week events

2020 Juno Week events to take place March 9-15 in Saskatoon.
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Watch Meghan Patrick give her country spin to Alannah Myles' 'Black Velvet'

The Juno-nominated singer goes acoustic for the 'iconic' melody in her Junos 365 session.
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Songs you need to hear this week, 2020 Juno nominees edition

With songs from Tanya Tagaq, Pup, Tenille Townes, Valley and more, here's a quick guide to some of this year's contenders.

2020 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Jann Arden releasing new memoir

Jann Arden's new memoir, If I Knew Then, is account of the surprises and screw-ups that make up the singer-songwriter's 50s. It will be available in Oct. 2020.