CBC AND CARAS PRESENT THE BEST IN CANADIAN MUSIC FROM HALIFAX WITH THE 2024 JUNO AWARDS AND SPECIAL MUSIC PROGRAMMING NEXT WEEK, PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED

CBC AND CARAS PRESENT THE BEST IN CANADIAN MUSIC FROM HALIFAX WITH THE 2024 JUNO AWARDS AND SPECIAL MUSIC PROGRAMMING NEXT WEEK, PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED
Nelly Furtado

 New presenters announced for the 2024 JUNOS broadcast include Aba Amuquandoh, Crash Adams, Drag Artist Anita LandBack, Jim Cuddy, John Sylliboy, Jonny Harris, Kardinal Offishall, LU KALA, Omega Mighty, Minister of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Pascale St-Onge and William Prince alongside previously announced presenter Elliot Page

 The 53rd Annual JUNO Awards, hosted by Nelly Furtado live from Halifax on CBC, will feature performances by Alexandra Stréliski, Allison Russell, Aysanabee, The Beaches, Charlotte Cardin, Maestro Fresh Wes, Ikky, Jeremy Dutcher and Elisapie with Morgan Toney, Josh Ross, Karan Aujla, Nelly Furtado and TALK

Catch the ROAD TO THE JUNOS concert series on CBC Music and CBC Gem starting next week, spotlighting East Coast talent with performances recorded in Halifax

 Nelly Furtado and Amanda Marshall featured in special This Hour Has 22 Minutes episode airing Tuesday, March 19 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC and CBC Gem

 Tune into Canada's biggest night in music on Sunday, March 24  at 9 p.m. AT/8 p.m. ET nationwide on CBC, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, CBC Listen and globally at CBCMusic.ca/junos, CBC Gem will also offer ASL interpretation in addition to described video and closed captioning. Audience members at the show venue will have access to real-time captioning.

 CBC and The Canadian Academy of Arts and Sciences (CARAS) are bringing Canada’s biggest celebration of music to audiences on all platforms at home and around the world with a special lineup of programming that showcases the best in Canadian music leading up to The 2024 JUNO AWARDSNelly Furtado hosts The 53rd Annual JUNO Awards, broadcasting live in all time zones across the country from Halifax on Sunday, March 24 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. AT/9:30 p.m. NT/ on CBC, CBC Gem, CBC Radio OneCBC Music, and CBC Listen. The JUNO Awards will also be available on CBC Music’s YouTube page and for audiences around the globe at cbcmusic.ca/junos.

New to the JUNOS broadcast lineup, CBC and CARAS today announced the presenters who will take the Scotiabank Centre stage in Halifax, in addition to previously announced Academy Award®-nominated actor and Nova Scotia native, Elliot Page, who will present Tegan and Sara with the 2024 Humanitarian Award. The broadcast will include appearances by host of CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes and Best in Miniature, Aba Amuquandoh, two-spirit nurse practitioner and talented drag artist Anita LandBack, Canadian music legend Jim Cuddy, co-founder and executive director of the Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance John R Sylliboy, actor/comedian Jonny Harris from CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries and Still Standing2024 Single of the Year nominee and pop singer/songwriter LU KALA, R&B/dancehall fusion and 2024 Reggae Recording of the Year nominee Omega Mighty, Minister of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Pascale St-Onge and JUNO Award winner and 2024 nominee William PrinceCrash Adams have been named the 2024 TikTok JUNO Fan Choice Award presenters and CBC Music’s Odario Williams will bring his Afterdark groove to the JUNO party as the Broadcast announcer. 2024 JUNO Award Nominee for Underground Dance Single of the Year, DJ Karaba will be the show’s official DJ, sharing her energy and beats throughout the Broadcast to keep the party going. The 2024 JUNOS will also feature a special moment for this year’s Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Maestro Fresh Wes, who will be inducted by Kardinal Offishall - his Induction will be presented by JUNOS Premier Sponsor, TD Bank Group.

On Sunday, March 24 the 53rd Annual JUNO Awards broadcast will feature performances by host Nelly Furtado, The Beaches, Charlotte Cardin, Jeremy Dutcher and Elisapie with fiery Mi’kmaq fiddler Morgan Toney featuring artistic creator Sarah Prosper, Josh Ross, Karan Aujla, TALK and special performances by Alexandra StréliskiAllison Russell and Aysanabee paying homage to legendary artists Karl Tremblay, Gordon Lightfoot and Robbie Robertson. Producer and composer Ikky, will make a Broadcast appearance to round out the 2024 JUNO Award performers.

 As the home for Canadian music, CBC is dedicated to showcasing homegrown artists throughout the year and during JUNO Week. See below for this week’s full schedule of JUNO programming.

 MONDAY, MARCH 18

 CBC MUSIC LIVE PRESENTS: ROAD TO THE JUNOS

Recorded in front of a live audience at The Marquee Ballroom in Halifax, audiences can enjoy performances by Jenn Grant and Rose Cousins, hosted by CBC Music’s Odario Williams.

Broadcasts on CBC Music and CBC Listen at 6 p.m. local time (6:30 NT), with a video version available to stream on CBC Gem.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

CBC MUSIC LIVE PRESENTS: ROAD TO THE JUNOS

Recorded in front of a live audience at The Marquee Ballroom in Halifax, audiences can enjoy performances by Reeny and Adam Baldwin, hosted by CBC Music’s Odario Williams.

Broadcasts on CBC Music and CBC Listen at 6 p.m. local time, with a video version available to stream on CBC Gem.

 THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES

22 Minutes salutes the JUNOS with special appearances by 2024 JUNOS host Nelly Furtado and JUNO Nominee Amanda Marshall.

Broadcasts on CBC and CBC Gem at 8:00 p.m. local time (8:30 NT)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

 RECLAIMED PRESENTS: ROAD TO THE JUNOS

Recorded in front of a live audience at The Marquee Ballroom in Halifax, audiences can enjoy performances by DeeDee Austin, Wolf Castle and Morgan Toney, hosted by CBC Music’s Jarrett Martineau.

Broadcasts on CBC Music and CBC Listen at 6 p.m. local time, with a video version available to stream on CBC Gem.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

 THE BLOCK PRESENTS: ROAD TO THE JUNOS

Recorded in front of a live audience at The Marquee Ballroom in Halifax, audiences can enjoy performances by Jah'Mila and Aquakultre, hosted by CBC Music’s Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe.

Broadcasts on CBC Music and CBC Listen at 6 p.m. local time, with a video version available to stream on CBC Gem.

 FRIDAY, MARCH 22

 Q WITH TOM POWER

Join host Tom Power for a sit-down interview with 2024 JUNOs host Nelly Furtado. she’ll talk about returning to the 53rd annual JUNO Awards as a host and how she’s grown over 25 years in music.

Broadcasts on CBC Radio One and CBC Listen at 10 a.m. local time (10:30 NT). The Nelly Furtado interview will also be available on CBC News: The National at 10 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC TV and CBC Gem.

 MAINSTREET WITH JEFF DOUGLAS

CBC Nova Scotia host Jeff Douglas celebrates the 2024 JUNOS with a special Atlantic-wide show with industry insiders and musical performances, live from the Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Halifax.

Broadcasts on CBC Radio One and CBC Listen from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. AT (3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. NT)

 MARVINS’ ROOM PRESENTS: ROAD TO THE JUNOS

Recorded in front of a live audience at The Marquee Ballroom in Halifax, audiences can enjoy performances by Zamani Folade and Gary Beals, hosted by CBC Music’s Jemini.

Broadcasts on CBC Music and CBC Listen at 6 p.m. local time, with a video version available to stream on CBC Gem.

 SATURDAY, MARCH 23

 THE 2024 JUNO OPENING NIGHT AWARDS

Presented by Music Canada

Celebrating Canada’s top musical talent. This year’s Opening Night Awards shine bright all the way from beautiful Halifax, NS. Catch electric performances and award presentations from new faces and treasured favourites as well as winners of coveted JUNO statuettes for: The Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, and 40+ JUNO Awards.

Available to stream live at 5 p.m. ET (2 PT/ 3 MT/ 5 CT/ 6 AT / 6:30 NT) on CBC Gem, CBC Music’s YouTube page and globally at CBCMusic.ca/junos

 SUNDAY, MARCH 24

 JUNO SONGWRITERS’ CIRCLE

Presented by SOCAN and FACTOR in association with Music Publishers Canada

Taped in front of a live audience from Halifax’s LightHouse Arts Centre on Friday, March 22, the 2024 JUNO nominees join CBC Music host Damhnait Doyle in Halifax for a unique event that strips away the layers of production to present the essence of music in its purest form: the song itself. Hear candid conversations, acoustic performances, and unforgettable connections from Begonia, Dominique Fils-Aimé, Jeremy Dutcher, Leith Ross, Luna Elle, Matt Andersen, Rêve and William Prince.

Broadcasts on CBC Music at 6:00 p.m. ET and on CBC Radio One at 6:30 p.m. ET (7:30 AT, 5 CT, 4 MT, 3 PT)

THE 2024 JUNO AWARDS BROADCAST

Hosted by music icon Nelly Furtado, Canada’s Biggest Night in Music features the presentation of various JUNO Awards and performances by Canada’s hottest artists live from Halifax for the 53rd annual celebration of Canada’s top musicians, singers, songwriters, producers, and more.

Broadcasts live on CBC, CBC Gem, CBC Radio and CBC Listen at 8 p.m. ET (5 PT/ 6 MT/ 7 CT/ 9 AT / 9:30 NT) with encore broadcasts on CBC TV in PT and MT time zones at 8 p.m.. In addition to described video and closed captioning CBC Gem will also offer ASL interpretation made available courtesy of the Disability Screen Office, CBC and Insight Productions with the support from the Canada Media Fund.

 MONDAY, MARCH, 25

 CBC MUSIC MORNINGS WITH DAMHNAIT DOYLE

Host Damhnait Doyle is live from Halifax, looking back at Canada’s biggest night in music. Hear interviews with 2024 JUNO winners and nominees, as well as some of the top music headlines to come out of Halifax’s JUNO week.

Broadcasts on CBC Music and CBC Listen at 6 a.m. local time (6:30 NT)

 COMMOTION WITH ELAMIN ABDELMAHMOUD

Featuring a panel live from Halifax, host Elamin Abdelmahmoud brings together music critics from across the country to recap the wins and surprises of the 2024 JUNO awards.

Broadcasts on CBC Radio One and CBC Listen at 11 a.m. local time (11:30 NT)