CTV’s broadcast of THE 2013 JUNO AWARDSgarnered 1.91 million viewers last night, growing 24% from last year’s broadcast (1.54 million) and winning the night among younger viewers aged 18-34. Hosted by the charismatic Michael Bublé, the two-hour broadcast from Regina’s Brandt Centre is the third most-watched JUNO AWARDS on record on CTV*. Nearly seven million viewers watched some or all of the broadcast, which peaked with 2.5 million viewers during Michael Bublé’s first television performance of his new single “It’s A Beautiful Day.” The full show, including the popular opening segment featuring appearances by Russell Peters, Kelly Ripa, Gerard Butler, and Dr. Phil, is available on demand now at Junos.CTV.ca and on the CTV App.

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It was a patriotic party on the Prairies as top Canadian talent took to the stage and the red carpet for Canada’s biggest night in music, THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS. CTV’s blockbuster broadcast rocked Regina’s Brandt Centre, with epic performances, tributes to Canadian music legends, and JUNO Awards handed out in seven categories. The two-hour awards show airs again tomorrow on MuchMusic, next Saturday on CTV Two, and on demand on CTV.ca and the CTV App beginning tomorrow.

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This Saturday, just one day before he hosts THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS on CTV, W5 delivers an intimate glimpse at life – on and off the stage – for renowned Canadian recording artist, Michael Bublé. Premiering this Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “THE VOICE” catches up with the acclaimed international star, whose career has included the sale of more than 40 million albums to date. The Burnaby, B.C.-born artist muses with CTV’s Beverly Thomson about his future plans, becoming a father for the first time, and his upcoming album release, while taking an honest and even touching look back over his career.

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CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today a confirmed list of presenters that will take the stage for CTV’s live broadcast of THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS onSunday April 21. Hosted by superstar Michael Bublé, the awards will be presented by a diverse range of Canadian Talent – from rapper Maestro Fresh Wes (@MaestroFreshWes), singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards (@kittythefool), and hitmakers Dragonette (@dragonette) to fan favourite Jim Cuddy (@JimCuddy), up and comer Victoria Duffield (@VDuffield), and musical legend Anne Murray (@annemurray1). Additionally, chart-topping East Coast rapper Classified (@classified) with David Myles (@mylesdavid), and multi-platinum recording artists The Tenors (@tenorsmusic) are both slotted to be musical presenters performing their respective hit singles “Inner Ninja” and “Forever Young”. THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS brings together some of the country’s most well-respected artists to deliver Canada’s most exciting night in music. THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS airs from Regina’s Brandt Centre, live in Atlantic Canada, Québec, Ontario, and Saskatchewan at 8 p.m. ET (9 p.m. AT/6 p.m. CT), as well as at 8 p.m. CT/MT/PT in Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia. 

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CTV revealed today the details surrounding its upcoming broadcast of THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS, airing live on Sunday, April 21. In addition, CTV announced additional multi-platform coverage including a live chat on CTV.ca during the Awards broadcast and a live stream of the JUNO red carpet on MuchMusic.com. CTV provides surrounding coverage of Canada’s Music Awards on ETALK, as well as an exclusive interview with host Michael Bublé on W5 the night before The JUNO Awards, Saturday, April 20. And to get viewers in the mood for the big night, CTV also announced today it will provide free live streaming of host Michael Bublé’s new album, To Be Loved, beginningtoday, April 11 at CTV.ca and tomorrow, on TheLoop.ca.

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