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Bachman-Turner Overdrive Tribute to Close THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS as Final Details Revealed for Sunday's Broadcast on CTV

- Matt Mays, Travis Good and Tim Hicks join tribute led by The Sheepdogs -
- Jim Cuddy and Trevor Guthrie confirmed as presenters -
- Classified and Serena Ryder to open THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS with mash-up performance -
- Tickets still available through www.ticketmaster.ca -

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TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today the final details for this Sunday's broadcast of THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS, including the composition for the tribute to Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, Winnipeg's own Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO). The tribute, which closes the CTV broadcast, will feature previously announced band The Sheepdogs along with several 2014 JUNO nominees, including East Coast rocker Matt Mays, country rocker Tim Hicks, and Travis Good, guitarist for The Sadies. The all-star band will perform BTO's classic 1973 hits, "Let It Ride" and "Takin' Care of Business." All four members of BTO are expected to be in attendance to enjoy the special tribute performance in their honour. THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS airs live from Winnipeg's MTS Centre this Sunday, March 30 at 8 p.m. CT/9 p.m. ET on CTV and CTV GO.

In addition, the final presenters for CTV's broadcast were also announced, including singer-songwriter Jim Cuddy and international hit-maker Trevor Guthrie, both 2014 JUNO Award-nominees. They join previously announced presenters A Tribe Called Red, Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida, Commander Chris Hadfield, July Talk, Kardinal Offishall, The Sadies, Sarah McLachlan, Shad, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Small Town Pistols, and Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Gold Medallists in Women's Curling, skip Jennifer Jones and her team, Kaitlyn Lawes, Jill Officer, and Dawn McEwen.

CTV and CARAS also revealed additional details for the broadcast performances, including the opening number: a world premiere, mash-up performance by Classified, performing "Three Foot Tall," and Serena Ryder performing "What I Wouldn't Do." It was also announced that Tegan and Sara will perform their smash-hit "Closer" with a choir comprised of fans from across North America, led by Toronto-based group Choir! Choir! Choir! As well, viral-video sensations Walk Off The Earth are set to rock the MTS Centre with Winnipeg's all-female hand drum group, Red Robe Women's Drum Society.

Performers on Canada's biggest night in music include Brett Kissel, Classified, Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, Matt Mays, OneRepublic, Robin Thicke, Sarah McLachlan, Serena Ryder, The Sheepdogs, Tegan and Sara, and Walk Off The Earth. Additionally, Arcade Fire is confirmed to take part in the broadcast with an exclusive, television premiere, taped performance from South America. Co-hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid, and Serena Ryder, THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS air live, Sunday March 30 on CTV and CTV GO at 8 p.m. CT/9 p.m. ET (check local listings to confirm broadcast times and stations).

For those who can't attend the big night in Winnipeg, viewers can get involved by joining the JUNOS live chat during the show at ctv.ca/junos, where they can interact with Bell Media personalities and fellow Canadian music fans. Also, join the conversation by on twitter by following @CTV_Television and @TheJUNOAwards and using the hashtag #JUNOS2014. In addition, CTV.ca will provide live updates throughout the broadcast, including photos, videos of performances, as well as blog posts straight from the MTS Centre.

**Media Note** - Photos and biographies for THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS performers are available at www.bellmediapr.ca/network/CTV and www.junoawards.ca.

Tickets are still available for THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS. Tickets range from $39 to $189 (plus service charges) and are available through the MTS Centre Box Office, by phone at     1-855-985-5000, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

THE 2014 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 Melanie Berry 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.

Broadcast sponsors of THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS are Dodge Dart, Garnier, TD, and Virgin Mobile.

Sponsors of the THE 2014 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 Manitoba, the City of Winnipeg, Tourism Winnipeg, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, 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 and recording industries 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 43rd Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' (CARAS) website 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 12 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.

Social Media 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

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@MattMays
@TheSadies
@timhicksmusic
@TrevorGuthrie

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