Hamilton’s Own Arkells are Latest Performers Confirmed for CTV’s Broadcast of THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS, March 15

— January 27, 2015

– THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS airs Sunday, March 15 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV and CTV GO from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre – – Tickets currently available through www.ticketmaster.ca –   To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1JAMGYP Join the Hubub: https://www.hubub.com/276287   TORONTO (January 27, 2015) – At today’s press conference announcing the nominations for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS, CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) revealed that two-time JUNO Award-winning Hamilton band Arkells are confirmed to grace “The Ambitious City” stage during CTV’s March 15 JUNO broadcast from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre. Arkells, who gave a surprise performance at today’s press conference, join previously announced performers Hedley, Kiesza, MAGIC!, and Shawn Mendes. CTV also announced today the nationwide broadcast details for the THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS. Canada’s preeminent music awards airs live from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre on CTV and CTV GO at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. AT and at 7 p.m. in all other markets. Check local listings to confirm broadcast times and stations. **Media Note** – Photos and biographies for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS performers are available at www.bellmediapr.ca/network/CTV and www.junoawards.ca. Tickets are currently on sale for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS. Tickets range from $39 to $149 (plus service charges) and are available through the FirstOntario Centre Box Office, by phone at 1-855-872-5000, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca. Additional performer and presenter announcements will be released in the coming weeks. THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS is produced by Insight Productions in association with CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Executive Producers are John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby for Insight Productions, and Allan Reid and Ed Robinson for CARAS. Lindsay Cox is Supervising Producer. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice President, Programming, CTV Networks. Phil King is President, CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming. Sponsors of THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund,” Radio Starmaker Fund, Province of Ontario, Ontario Media Development Corporation, the City of Hamilton, and TD Bank Group. About CARAS The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L'académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l'enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. The main focus of CARAS is the exploration and development of ongoing opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 44th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca or www.carasonline.ca. About CTV CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 13 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca. Web Links: Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca CTV’s JUNO Awards website: www.junos.ctv.ca CARAS website: www.carasonline.ca CTV website: www.ctv.ca Twitter: Arkells – @arkellsmusic  

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  For more information on THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS on CTV, contact: Jessica Charbonneau, 416.384.3016 or jessica.charbonneau@bellmedia.ca Camila Ossa, 416.384.2594 or camila.ossa@bellmedia.ca Amanda Rinaldo, 416.384.5325 or amanda.rinaldo@bellmedia.ca   For more information on CARAS and THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS contact: Adrienne Kakoullis, 416.628.5610 or akakoullis@holmesPR.com


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