2016 Junos coming to Calgary

Calgary has been selected as host city for next year’s Juno Awards.

Calgary last hosted the Canadian music awards show in 2008

Feist accepts the Pop Album of the Year for "The Reminder" during the Juno Awards in Calgary in 2008. It was announced today the annual award show will be coming back to the city in 2016. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Calgary has been selected as host city for next year’s Juno Awards.

The annual Canadian music awards show will be held April 3, 2016, at the Saddledome after a week of celebrations, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced Friday. 

Calgary last hosted the Junos in 2008, which was a first for the city.

"I'm thrilled Calgarians will once again be hosting the Juno Awards," said Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi in a release. "This is a tremendous opportunity for Calgary and our music and culture scene."

This year’s Juno awards festival is in Hamilton March 13-15.     


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