Saturday, June 15, 2019

Junos head apologizes for ‘off-script remarks’ about women by Russell Peters

The president of the Junos is apologizing for "off-script remarks" Russell Peters made about young women in the crowd and Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly while hosting the awards show.

Russell Peters’ Junos jokes inappropriate, says heritage minister

Melanie Joly critical of comedian’s jokes — including calling the young females in the audience a ‘felony waiting to happen’ — during Sunday’s awards ceremony.

⚓ Juno Awards: Spectre of loss overshadows the wins

Awards voters wanted it darker, it seems, honouring deceased Leonard Cohen, the ailing Gord Downie and his band — before cutting the latter off in the live telecast. And, still, not much love for Drake.

⚓ Full list of Juno winners

Brampton’s Alessia Cara wins pop album of the year; Pickering’s Shawn Mendes is the fans’ choice.

Star-studded rendition of Bryan Adams’s Summer of ‘69 closes Junos, which honour Leonard Cohen,...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked for it, Bryan Adams delivered. Sunday night’s Juno Awards opened with a skit that had the prime minister phoning in a request for “Summer of ‘69” and the show closed with a celebratory all-star performance.

THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS Honours Canadian Music History, Heritage, and its Future Stars with...

THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS pulled out all the stops at the sold-out live broadcast celebrating Canada's diverse musical talent.

⚓ Russell Peters is excited — really! — to host the Junos with Bryan...

Canadian comedian, Russell Peters, takes a break from shooting CraveTV’s The Indian Detective to co-host awards in Ottawa. While in the middle of filming The Indian Detective, Peters planned a detour to Ottawa to co-host Sunday’s Juno Awards with rocker Bryan Adams. The two were chosen to replace singer Michael Bublé, who stepped down after his 3-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer.

Feist will pay tribute to Leonard Cohen at tonight’s Juno Awards

The Junos will open with a performance from electronic group A Tribe Called Red, before other big acts like Alessia Cara, Sarah McLachlan and Shawn Mendes.

⚓ Some Juno-night predictions — that you shouldn’t count on

Who knows about Junos? Not Ben Rayner. But here's who he thinks will win on Sunday night.

Leonard Cohen’s son says the singer was confident Donald Trump would be elected

Leonard Cohen told his family, in his final days, he was confident Donald Trump would be elected president of the United States. The Montreal singer-songwriter's son Adam recalled the prediction at Saturday's Juno gala dinner, where his father received a posthumous artist of the year prize.

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