Another year in Canadian music begins with the closing of the 2014 Juno Awards from Winnipeg Manitoba.
The star studded show was hosted by a trio of artists including the one and only Johnny Reid. Johnny also took home an award – Top Adult Contemporary Album for A Christmas Gift to You. Dean Brody wins Country Album of the Year for Crop Circles and Brett Kissel took home some hardware as well, winning Breakthrough Artist of the Year. You can find the full list of nominees and winners here.
Justin Bieber, unable to attend, won his fourth straight fans choice award which was greeted with a smattering of boos from the crowd at the MTS Centre. The exact opposite reaction was given when Winnipeg’s own Bachman Turner Overdrive were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
They’ve been “Taking Care of Business” since the mid 70’s…a well deserved distinction for BTO!