CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that Toronto indie rock group and JUNO nominees Metric will take the stage for CTV’s live broadcast of THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS. The ninth performer confirmed for the live broadcast, Metric joins previously announced acts Billy TalentCarly Rae JepsenHannah Georgas,k.d. langMarianas Trench, host Michael BubléSerena Ryder, and The Sheepdogs. The members of Metric and their newest album Synthetica have collectively earned five JUNO Awards nominations this year, including JUNO Fan Choice Award (sponsored by TD Bank Group), Group of the Year and Alternative Album of the Year (sponsored by Long & McQuade). For their contributions to Synthetica, Metric lead guitarist and producer James Shaw is also nominated for Jack Richardson Producer of the Year (sponsored by Slaight Music) and art director and designer Justin Broadbent is nominated for Recording Package of the Year. 

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CTV and TD Bank Group are celebrating THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS with a Guess the Winner contest. To enter, fans can visit JUNOS-TD.CTV.ca now to predict JUNO Award winners in 10 categories including the JUNO Fan Choice Award (Presented by TD) and Single of the Year. One lucky music lover will win two tickets to THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS in Winnipeg plus spending money, airfare, and hotel accommodation. 

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The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is thrilled to announce that Bruce Cockburn is the 2013 JUNO Awards Sustainability Ambassador. In this role, Cockburn will help CARAS and the JUNO Awards raise awareness about actions being taken to reduce their carbon footprint. Bruce Cockburn has focused on a wide range of issues over the course of his career. He has raised awareness, and continues to speak out, about unsustainable logging, pollution, native rights, land mines, and Third World debt, though organizations such as Oxfam, Amnesty International, Friends of the Earth, USC Canada, and The David Suzuki Foundation.

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CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced live from Regina today that JUNO Award nominees Hannah Georgas and Serena Ryder will light up the stage as performers on CTV’s live broadcast of THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS. Georgas and Ryder join previously announced performers including Billy TalentCarly Rae JepsenMarianas Trench, host Michael Bublé, and The Sheepdogs, with additional performers still to be announced.

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