Juno Awards in 2009
The Juno awards recognizes and awards celebrities in the Canadian Music
industry. Earlier, the
Juno concert series
was held presenting different events relating to the ceremony.
Early February, organiser announced this year's event would be hosted by home-grown star Michael Buble.
Attention is given to artistic as well as technical achievements in the industry. Award categories include 'Album of the year', 'Artist of the year' and other genre specific awards, which are decided by the examination of the sales volume during the preceding year.
The ceremony also features the induction of new members of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
This year's nominations were announced on February 19.