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2013 JUNO Awards submissions are open! Early bird deadline: Oct. 22 [News]

Toronto, ON – It’s that time of year – submissions for the 2013 JUNO Awards are officially open! In order to be eligible for a 2013 JUNO Award your music must be released between September 1st, 2011 and November 13th, 2012. Your music needs to be available for national retail sale either in stores or online in Canada within this period. More details after the jump.

In other rap related JUNO news, the Rap/Hip-Hop committee has added Alan Greyeyes, the Aboriginal Music Program Coordinator at Manitoba Music. Stay tuned for a full update on the current Rap/Hip-Hop committee roster.

2013 JUNO Awards submissions are open! Early bird deadline: Oct. 22 [News] -

JUNO Submissions

Key Submission Dates

Below are some key dates to keep in mind while submitting:

October 22 – Early Bird Deadline

– $35.00 per submission for CARAS member
– $70.00 per submission for non-members

November 13 – Final Deadline

– $60.00 per submission for CARAS members
– $90.00 per submission for non-members

Submission Details

CARAS is excited that you are considering submitting to the JUNO Awards. The submission process is an important step in the recognition of Canadian talent. There is a lot of information to take in when submitting so please take the time to review the information and complete all requested forms. Don’t worry, we won’t leave you hanging. The CARAS staff is available to assist with your submission questions while a dedicated team of tech reps at Yangaroo will be waiting by the phones to answer any technical issues.

If this is your first time accessing the site, you must click on the Sign Up link below in order to create your username and password. Your CARAS membership ID will not work here and you must create a new user ID each year as we do not keep your personal information on file.


You will need the following before you begin:

  • Short artist biography (200 words).
  • Electronic photo of artist.
  • Contact information for the publicist and manager (if applicable).
  • For technical categories (Songwriter, Producer, Recording Engineer., Recording Package, Video & Music DVD) we will require signatures or email confirmation from the producer, director, etc. so we know they are aware you are submitting on their behalf.
  • A printer! Once you complete the online portion you will need to print out the required forms and send in with copies of your CD/DVD.

Good luck in the upcoming cycle of nominating and voting. We hope to see you at the 2013 JUNO Awards in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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CARAS Membership

If you’re actively participating in the Canadian music industry and plan on making a submission then a CARAS membership is a great option. Along with your discounted submission rates, you will receive voting privileges on 13 JUNO Awards categories, discounts on JUNO Awards ticket packages and more! Check out for more information and to apply.

Submit your music at

For information regarding the 2013 JUNO week in Regina, Saskatchewan, please visit:

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards

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