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Arcade Fire, Serena Ryder, and Tegan and Sara Are Multiple Winners at THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS on CTV as BTO Reunites for First Time Since 1991

- A Tribe Called Red named Breakthrough Group of the Year (Sponsored by FACTOR and Radio Starmaker Fund) -
- Arcade Fire's Reflector wins Album of the Year (Sponsored by Music Canada) -
- "Closer" by Tegan and Sara wins Single of the Year -
- Co-hosts Classified and Serena Ryder perform world premiere mash-up -
- Star-studded musical finale pays tribute to Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO); BTO's Canadian Music Hall of Fame lineup reunites on stage for first time since 1991 -

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WINNIPEG, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Performers Tegan and Sara were the sole triple winners on CTV's broadcast of THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS tonight from the MTS Centre in Winnipeg. The duo took home Single of the Year and Group of the Year honours, adding to their victories for Pop Album of the Year (Sponsored by TD) at Saturday's JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards.

Double-winner Serena Ryder launched the two-hour live broadcast on CTV with a world premiere performance alongside co-host Classified. They performed an electrifying mash-up of his song "Three Foot Tall" with Ryder's "What I Wouldn't Do." Ryder garnered the award for Songwriter of the Year (Sponsored by SiriusXM Canada) during the show, adding to her win on Saturday for Artist of the Year.

Arcade Fire won Album of the Year (Sponsored by Music Canada) to top off their Saturday victory for Alternative Album of the Year (Sponsored by Long & McQuade). The band also took part in the broadcast with an exclusive, television premiere of a taped performance from their tour.

The JUNO Fan Choice award went to Justin Bieber, and A Tribe Called Red was named Breakthrough Group of the Year (Sponsored by FACTOR and Radio Starmaker Fund).

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS AT THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS, INCLUDING BIOGRAPHIES AND IMAGES, GO TO WWW.JUNOAWARDS OR WWW.BELLMEDIAPR.CA/NETWORK/CTV

Co-hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid (winner for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year on Saturday), and Serena Ryder, the CTV broadcast and concert extravaganza showcased the incredible diversity within the Canadian music scene. The night featured a stirring, heartfelt tribute to the 2014 inductees to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Winnipeg's own Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO). Commander Chris Hadfield welcomed the group to the stage for their induction and their peers later serenaded them. The musical tribute, which closed the show, featured several 2014 JUNO Nominees including The Sheepdogs, East Coast rocker Matt Mays, country rocker Tim Hicks, and Travis Good, guitarist for The Sadies. The all-star band performed BTO's classic 1973 hits, "Let It Ride" and "Takin' Care of Business." BTO themselves surprised the audience by joining their own tribute, marking the first time Blair Thornton, Fred Turner, Randy Bachman, and Robin Bachman have taken the stage together since 1991.

The weekend's top winners, Tegan and Sara also performed their smash-hit "Closer" with a choir comprised of fans from across North America, led by Toronto-based group Choir! Choir! Choir! Walk Off The Earth also rocked the building with Winnipeg's all-female hand drum group, Red Robe Women's Drum Society, performing a medley of "Gang of Rhythm" and "Red Hands."

The night's performers included a number of Gala Dinner and Award winners: Breakthrough Artist of the Year (Sponsored by FACTOR and Radio Starmaker Fund) Brett Kissel sang "Started with a Song," Country Album of the Year winner Dean Brody performed "Bounty", and Rock Album of the Year (Sponsored by Musicians' Rights Organization Canada) winner Matt Mays played his single "Take It On Faith." BTO tribute performers The Sheepdogs also won Video of the Year (Sponsored by MuchFact, Exclusively Funded by Bell Media) the previous night.

Other performances included Gord Bamford's "When Your Lips are so Close," OneRepublic's "Counting Stars," Sarah McLachlan's "Beautiful Girl," and a second Serena Ryder performance of her single "For You."

The evening's star-studded roster of presenters included A Tribe Called Red, Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida, Commander Chris Hadfield, 2014 Olympic Gold Medallist in Ladies Ski Slopestyle Dara Howell, Jim Cuddy, July Talk, Kardinal Offishall, The Sadies, Sarah McLachlan, Shad, Trevor Guthrie, 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.

**Media Note** - Photos and biographies for THE 2014 JUNO AWARDS performers are available at and www.junoawards.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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