The 51st edition of the Juno Awards are back in-person for the first time since 2019. The highly anticipated return of the Canadian awards show will feature a bevy of local talent and awe-inspiring performers and presenters, including godfather of PowWowStep and Midnight alumni, DJ Shub.
As a nominee for Contemporary Indigenous Artist Or Group Of The Year, DJ Shub will be taking the stage with BC Hip Hop group Snotty Nose Rez Kids in a performance set to light up the night. His act is one of 11 unforgettable performances under the stars from artists including Arcade Fire, Arkells, Avril Lavigne, Charlotte Cardin, and Mustafa.
Shub's visual performance of his critically acclaimed, chart topping electronic Indigenous album ‘War Club’ has blazed a message of protest and power across Canadian stages since its curation earlier this year. Music, art, and dance are the weapons, War Club is the message, and DJ Shub is calling forth all dancers to partake.
Also up for nomination is Luca Fogale with his 2020 album 'Nothing is Lost' for best adult contemporary album. "It is important to be recognized and it reinforces that people appreciate your work," says Fogale in a recent article where he further describes the project as "an album about my search for purpose and meaning in life."
As a kick off to award weekend, both Luca Fogale and DJ Shub are set to perform at CBC Music JUNOFest, Friday May 13th at Dine Alone Clubhouse.
Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in to the 2022 Juno Awards on Sunday, May 15. Watch live on CBC-TV and CBC Gem, listen on CBC Radio One and CBC Music, and stream globally at CBCMusic.ca/junos.
Congratulations to all the independent artists and companies who have earned nominations for the 2022 JUNO Awards.
Midnight will be there watching, cheering you on as the night unfolds!