The Canadian Academy of Arts and Sciences and CBC announced the complete list of performers and presenters set to take to the 2022 JUNO Awards stage.
This year’s show, hosted by Simu Liu, will broadcast live from the Budweiser Stage on Sunday, May 15 at 8 p.m. EST on all CBC platforms.
The evening will feature performances from artists including; west-coast rapper and five-time JUNO Award nominee bbno$; DJ Shub and JUNO nominated Canadian hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids; JUNO nominee Haviah Mighty; American Idol contestant Lauren Spencer-Smith and first-time JUNO nominee Tesher.
These newly announced artists join a line-up of previously announced performers including; Arcade Fire, Arkells, Avril Lavigne, Charlotte Cardin and Mustafa.
“Earlier this year, it was shared that award-winning recording artist and world-renowned Broadway, television, film and fashion icon, Deborah Cox, will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the 2022 JUNO Awards,” said a May press release. “Toronto Raptors alumni, NBA Hall of Famer, author and music producer, Chris Bosh, will make his debut on the JUNO Awards stage to induct Cox for her tremendous contributions to Canadian music. To celebrate the milestone, Cox will perform a medley of her chart-topping hits during her inductee award presentation and performance presented by TD Bank Group.”
Presenters for the 2022 JUNO Awards include Andrew Phung; Avril Lavigne; Bilal Baig; Minister of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Donovan Woods; Faouzia; National Chief RoseAnne Archibald; Roxane Bruneau; TOBi; and TikTok star and Indigenous activist Tia Wood.
The 2022 JUNO Awards will also see a special appearance by Canadian artist and hometown hero Shawn Mendes, who will receive the International Achievement Award.
“Mendes will be celebrated for his impact on music globally with the JUNO International Achievement Award. Mendes will make a special appearance to receive the distinguished decoration during next month’s show,” said a press release.
Tickets are on sale now at ticketmaster.ca/junos.