Submit now for 2017 JUNO Awards

September 30, 2016

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 JUNO Awards. Interested parties can submit online at www.junosubmissions.ca, and JUNO Week will be held in Ottawa, March 27 – April 2, 2017.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Oct. 21, 2016, 5:00 pm (EDT): Early-bird deadline to receive discounted submission rates
  • Nov. 11, 2016, 5:00 pm (EST): Submission deadline
  • Dec. 1, 2016, 5:00 pm (EST): Submissions open for International Album of the Year and Album of the Year
  • Jan. 5, 2017, 5:00 p.m. (EST): Submission deadline for International Album of the Year and Album of the Year

Those submitting will upload MP3 versions of their music to the submission website, as above. Judges will listen to submissions online, and candidates can add high-resolution photographs, digital booklets and more artist information for judges in the artist’s biography page.

Eligibility for the 2017 JUNO Awards applies to music released for national sale between Sept. 1, 2015 and Nov. 11, 2016. For a complete list of JUNO Awards categories, eligibility rules, and voting criteria go to www.junoawards.ca/submissions.