Juno Awards of 2014

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Juno Awards of 2014
Date 30 March 2014
Venue MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Hosts Classified, Johnny Reid, and Serena Ryder
Television/Radio coverage
Network CTV

The Juno Awards of 2014 honoured Canadian music industry achievements in the latter part of 2012 and in most of 2013. The awards were presented in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada during the weekend of 29–30 March 2014. The main ceremony took place at the MTS Centre and was televised on CTV.[1][2]

Planning[edit]

In October 2012, CARAS announced that it selected Winnipeg as the host city for the 2014 Juno Awards. Winnipeg previously hosted in 2005. The other known bid was from Victoria, British Columbia, which planned to host the primary ceremony at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.[3][4]

Events[edit]

Juno Week events began on 24 March 2014:[5]

  • 28–29 March - JunoFest concerts
  • 28 March - Juno Cup benefit hockey game at MTS Iceplex
  • 29 March - private gala at RBC Convention Centre where most awards were presented
  • 30 March - televised ceremony at the MTS Centre, where seven major awards were presented

Televised ceremony[edit]

The televised ceremony was hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid and Serena Ryder. Classified and Ryder jointly performed an opening song.[6]

Performers included:[7]

Dallas Green (City and Colour) cancelled his originally scheduled appearance on the broadcast, citing a wish that a new Juno nominee be allowed to perform instead.[8]

Robin Thicke was originally scheduled to perform, but cancelled his appearance shortly before the broadcast, claiming that he was under a "mandatory vocal rest".[9]

Nominees and winners[edit]

The Allan Waters Humanitarian Award was presented to Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida.[5] Frank Davies is the 2014 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award recipient for his work in the recording industry.[10] Bachman–Turner Overdrive were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame,[11] introduced by astronaut Chris Hadfield.

Nominees were announced on 4 February 2014, based on music released during the eligibility window from 1 September 2012 to 13 November 2013.[12]

People[edit]

Artist of the Year Group of the Year
Breakthrough Artist of the Year Breakthrough Group of the Year
Fan Choice Award Songwriter of the Year
Producer of the Year Recording Engineer of the Year

Albums[edit]

Album of the Year Aboriginal Album of the Year
Adult Alternative Album of the Year Adult Contemporary Album of the Year
Alternative Album of the Year Blues Album of the Year
Children's Album of the Year Classical Album of the Year – Solo or Chamber Ensemble
Classical Album of the Year – Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment Classical Album of the Year – Vocal or Choral Performance
Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year Country Album of the Year
Electronic Album of the Year Francophone Album of the Year
Instrumental Album of the Year International Album of the Year
Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year Traditional Jazz Album of the Year
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year
Pop Album of the Year Rock Album of the Year
Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group
World Music Album of the Year

Songs and recordings[edit]

Single of the Year Classical Composition of the Year
Dance Recording of the Year R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Rap Recording of the Year Reggae Recording of the Year

Other[edit]

Recording Package of the Year Video of the Year

References[edit]

  1. ^ "And the Juno Awards go to . . . Winnipeg". CBC News. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Winnipeg to host the 2014 Juno Awards". CARAS. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  3. ^ DeMara, Bruce (4 October 2012). "Juno Awards headed to Winnipeg in 2014". Toronto Star. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Province announces support for Victoria Juno bid". Government of British Columbia. 2 May 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Zoratti, Jen (6 November 2013). "Winnipeg gearing up for 2014 Juno party". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  6. ^ The Canadian Press (4 March 2014). "Ryder, Reid, Classified named as Juno Awards co-hosts". CBC News. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Brett Kissel, Dean Brody, and Gord Bamford Added to the Performance Lineup for CTV’s Broadcast of The 2014 Juno Awards" (PDF). CARAS. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  8. ^ The Canadian Press (7 February 2014). "City and Colour decides to opt out of performing at upcoming Juno Awards In Winnipeg". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Robin Thicke backs out of Junos to rest voice". CBC News. 30 March 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  10. ^ "Frank Davies to be Honoured with Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award at The 2014 JUNO Awards In Winnipeg, Manitoba". CARAS. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Bachman-Turner Overdrive joins Canadian Music Hall of Fame". CBC News. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  12. ^ "2014 Juno Awards Information" (PDF). CARAS. 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.