2017 JUNO Awards Submissions Open Until November 11


The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that submissions for the 2017 JUNO Awards will be accepted starting Friday, September 30 until Friday, November 11. They can be submitted online at www.junosubmissions.ca.
JUNO Week 2017 will be hosted in Ottawa, March 27 – April 2, 2017.
Key submission dates:

  • September 30, 2016 – Submissions open
  • October 21, 2016; 5 p.m. EST – Early-bird deadline to receive discounted submission rates
  • November 11, 2016; 5 p.m. EST – Submission deadline
  • December 1, 2016 –  Submissions for International Album of the Year and Album of the Year open
  • January 5, 2017; 5 p.m. EST – Deadline for International Album of the Year and Album of the Year

Submission eligibility:

Eligibility for the 2017 JUNO Awards applies to music released for national sale between September 1, 2015 and November 11, 2016. For a complete list of JUNO Awards categories, eligibility rules, and voting criteria visit www.junoawards.ca/submissions. Note: Save up to 40% on submissions by signing up as a CARAS Academy Delegate at www.junoawards.ca/join.
CARAS has also introduced the following changes this year:

Canadian conductors are now eligible for nomination in Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber, Large Ensemble and Vocal or Choral – as long as they are deemed to be the main focus of the project.


For more information on 2017 JUNO Awards and submissions:

Website: www.junosubmissions.ca, www.junoawards.ca
Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards
Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards