Juno AwardThe Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). The Junos originated in 1970 with the Gold Leaf awards, presented by RPM magazine. CARAS was established in 1975 to undertake the Juno program. Since then, the Juno Awards has been one of Canada's premier annual telecast events.
The Junos acknowledge artistic and technical achievement in all aspects of Canada's music industry.
Members of the Juno Hall of Fame represent many of the world's great talents, ranging from Guy Lombardo, Oscar Peterson, Lenny Breau and Maynard Ferguson to Paul Anka, Gordon Lightfoot, The Band, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and Bruce Cockburn. Other musicians recognized with Juno Awards include Leonard Cohen, k.d. lang, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Alanis Morissette, and Sarah McLachlan.