Updated: Mar 25, 2019
Sting, Sarah McLachlan and David Foster at the 2019 Junos in the green room.
Photos by CARAS/iPhoto & Ryan Bolton
The Arkells, Bahamas, NAV, and Sarah McLachlan Performed at The 2019 JUNO Awards and Made Canada Proud
Sarah Welcomed Corey Hart to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame
Sarah McLachlan and Corey Hart. Photos by CARAS/iPhoto & Ryan Bolton
Canada’s biggest night in music was hosted by 12-time JUNO Award winner Sarah McLachlan, broadcasted LIVE across the country on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the free CBC Gem streaming service and globally at cbcmusic.ca/junos on March 17, 2019 in London, Ontario. Pop superstar Shawn Mendes won album of the year, but he wasn’t able to attend the event because he’s on tour.However, Mendes didn’t sit out the Junos entirely. The show included a pre-recorded performance of “In My Blood” taped in Amsterdam on March 4, where he jokingly told the European audience to “try to sound Canadian.” Hamilton artist the Arkells picked won group of the year and did a performance of “Hand Me Downs” rainning confetti.
Corey Hart after being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards in London, Ont., on March 17, 2019. Photo by Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press
“Sunglasses at Night” Corey Hart, delivered an emotional speech dedicated to his family and fans as he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards.
Corey Hart gave an emotional speech about his family, wife, Quebecois singer Julie Masse, and his four children and fans being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards March 17th, 2019.
“I believe music and love are the most enduring and powerful forces of good in the world. Without you my songs would have no home, and they would ultimately be unrequited and empty.”
The Junos broadcast opened with Loud Luxury, the DJ pair. They welcomed the school’s marching band and cheerleaders to kick off the show with a bombastic performance of their dance hit “Body.”
Pop superstar Shawn Mendes won album of the year, but he wasn’t able to attend the event because he’s on tour.However, Mendes didn’t sit out the Junos entirely. The show included a pre-recorded performance of “In My Blood” taped in Amsterdam on March 4, where he jokingly told the European audience to “try to sound Canadian.” Hamilton artist Arkells picked won group of the year and did a performance of “Hand Me Downs” rainning confetti.
Mega Shperstar Sarah McLachlan is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range. As of 2009 she had sold over 30 million albums worldwide. McLachlan's best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards (out of four nominations) and four Juno Awards. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she founded the Lilith Fair tour, which showcased female musicians on an unprecedented scale. The Lilith Fair concert tours took place from 1997 to 1999, and resumed in the summer of 2010. She was so classy and beautiful hosting the Junos 2019.
Junos Photos by CARAS/iPhoto & Ryan Bolton
David Foster won the Humanitarian Award presented by friend Michale and Music Canada . Photo by Derek Ruttan/London Free Press Copyright Postmedia Network.
Brett Kissel won a 2019 JUNO for Country album of the Year for “We Were That Song
2019 JUNO Awards. Brett Kissel and Jess Moskaluke on the red carpet. Budweiser Gardens, London, ON. March 17, 2019. Photo by CARAS/iPhoto
Michael Bublé with his song Love won for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year. Label, Warner and Photo by CARAS/iPhoto and CBC PR.
The Sheepdogs walked the red carpet of the 2019 Juno Awards
Friends Tessa Virtue and the Icon Jann Arden at the 2019 Junos. Photo by CARAS/iPhoto
A List of All the 2019 Juno Winners
The 2019 Juno gala dinner and awards March 16, at the London Convention Centre.
The ceremony, co-hosted by Julie Nesrallah of CBC Music's Tempo and Billy Talent's Ben Kowalewicz, saw the majority of this year's Juno Awards, including some special achievement awards. There were also performances by Donovan Woods, Hubert Lenoir, Dizzy and Exco Levi, as well as 2019 Allan Slaight Juno Master Class winners Port Cities.
The JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Presented by SOCAN will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and will be hosted by Ben Kowalewicz, lead singer of the seven-time JUNO Award-winning band Billy Talent, and co-hosted by CBC Music’s Julie Nesrallah. The event will feature the presentation of 36 JUNO Awards and were live streamed. ET at cbcmusic.ca/junos, on CBC Gem and CBC Music’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTubepages.
Featured amazing performances were by, ArkellsBahamasbülowCoeur De Pirate with LoudLoud LuxuryJeremy Dutcher with Blake PouliotNAVThe ReklawsSarah McLachlanTyler Shawand the 2019 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Corey Hart. Plus a special performance from Europe by Shawn Mendes.
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The 2019 JUNO Awards Broadcast is produced by Insight Productions in association with CBC and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Executive Producers are John Brunton for Insight Productions, Allan Reid and Mark Cohon for CARAS and Lindsay Cox is Executive Producer, Creative Producer and Showrunner, Insight Productions. Susan Taylor is Executive in Charge of Production, Factual Content, CBC; Mark Steinmetz is Senior Director, CBC Music; Lisa Clarkson is Executive Director, Business & Rights and Content Optimization, CBC; Bonnie Brownlee is Executive Director, Communications, Marketing, Brand & Research, CBC;Susan Marjetti is Executive Director, Radio and Audio, CBC; Jennifer Dettman is Executive Director, Unscripted Content, CBC; and Sally Catto is General Manager, Programming, CBC.
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About CARAS: The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. CARAS’ mandate is comprised of four key pillars: Educate through our music education charity MusiCounts programs and initiatives, Develop emerging artists through mentorship and development programs, Celebrate Canadian artists with year round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour music industry icons through the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
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