Press Release: Multi-Platinum Selling Artist The Weeknd Confirmed for CTV’s Broadcast of THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS, March 15

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TORONTO (February 26, 2015) – CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that JUNO Award-winning and internationally acclaimed  alternative R&B sensation The Weeknd is set to make his JUNO Awards performance debut during CTV’s March 15 broadcast of THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre. Accompanied by co-writer and producer Stephan Moccio, The Weeknd takes to the JUNO stage with a performance of his hit single “Earned It” from the soundtrack to the film Fifty Shades of Grey. The Weeknd joins previously announced performers Alanis Morissette, Arkells, deadmau5, Hedley, Kiesza, Lights, MAGIC!, Sam Roberts Band, and Shawn Mendes. THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS airs live from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre on Sunday, March 15 live at 7 p.m. ET (8 p.m. AT) on CTV and CTV GO (check local listings to confirm broadcast times).

A native of Toronto, multi-platinum selling artist The Weeknd is no stranger to the stage following sold-out dates in 2013 and 2014 at iconic venues such as the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, The O₂ in London, and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The Weeknd, who won his first two JUNO Awards in 2013, is nominated this year for Artist of the Year and R&B Soul Recording of the Year.

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