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Final Juno Line-Up Names An All-Star Cast

Hosted by Sarah McLachlan, the Sunday night performance additions include Arkells, Bahamas, NAV, Whitehorse, and (pictured) Shawn Mendes.

Final Juno Line-Up Names An All-Star Cast

By FYI Staff

The final set list of performers for the March 17 Juno telecast has been released by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC.


Hosted by Sarah McLachlan, the Sunday night show includes performances by Arkells, Bahamas, NAV, Whitehorse, and Shawn Mendes who has pre-taped his segment as he will be in Europe on tour with Alessia Cara on this date. 

The additions complement previously confirmed performers bülow, Coeur de Pirate and Loud, Corey Hart, Jeremy Dutcher with Blake Pouliot, Loud Luxury and The Reklaws.

Presenters include Amanda Parris, host of CBC Arts: Exhibitionists, The Filmmakers, From the Vaults and Marvin’s Room on CBC Music;  2019 Juno nominee Hubert Lenoir; hip-hop's Maestro Fresh Wes; political satirist and author Rick Mercer; award-winning Toronto Star journalist and the 2018 CBC MasseyLecturer, Tanya Talaga. In a special MusiCounts segment, McLachlan will present alongside Meriel Reed, a young artist and member of MusiCounts recipient organization, London Girls Rock Camp.

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McLachlan will also induct Corey Hart into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

The 2019 Awards are to be broadcast and streamed live from London’s Budweiser Gardens at 8 pm ET on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, and the free CBC Gem streaming service. A global stream can be viewed at cbcmusic.ca/junos.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs attends Day 1 of 2023 Invest Fest at Georgia World Congress Center on Aug. 26, 2023 in Atlanta.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs attends Day 1 of 2023 Invest Fest at Georgia World Congress Center on Aug. 26, 2023 in Atlanta.

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The school will also return Combs' $1 million contribution and terminate a $1 million pledge agreement from the Sean Combs Foundation.

Howard University’s board of trustees voted unanimously on Friday to revoke the honorary degree awarded to Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2014, saying he is “no longer worthy to hold the institution’s highest honor.”

Howard, a private, historically Black research university in Washington, D.C., will also return Combs’ $1 million contribution and terminate a $1 million pledge agreement from the Sean Combs Foundation, the board said in a statement.

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