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Inductees

  • Guy Lombardo
    Guy Lombardo
    inducted 1978

    The Guy Lombardo Band, headed by Guy Lombardo himself, has made a magnificent contribution to Canadian music and has become synonymous with New Year’s Eve celebrations in Canada and the United States. The man himself, Guy Lombardo, was born in London,… [more]

  • Oscar Peterson
    Oscar Peterson
    inducted 1978

    Oscar Peterson was born August 15, 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The performance career of Oscar Peterson began while he was still a young teenager in high school, as pianist with the Johnny Holmes Orchestra in Montreal. After a few… [more]

  • Hank Snow
    Hank Snow
    inducted 1979

    Clarence Eugene “Hank” Snow was born on May 9th, 1914 in the sleepy fishing village of Brooklyn, Queens County, on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore, just down the tracks from Liverpool. His professional career started at CHNS Radio in Halifaxin 1933… [more]

  • Paul Anka
    Paul Anka
    inducted 1980

    Born July 30, 1941, in Ottawa into a tight-knit Canadian family, Paul Anka didn’t waste much time getting his life in music started. He sang in the choir at Church and studied piano. He honed his writing skills with journalism… [more]

  • Joni Mitchell - Photo Credit: Norman Seeff
    Joni Mitchell
    inducted 1981

    A lifelong interest in the arts, especially painting, and love of dancing to rock ‘n roll emerged early in Joni Mitchell’s childhood. Joni began singing folk music in a local coffeehouse while attending Alberta College of Art in Calgary.  In… [more]

  • Neil Young - Photo Credit: Joel Bernstein
    Neil Young
    inducted 1982

    Neil Young was born in Toronto to well-known Canadian sports writer Scott Young but moved to Winnipeg with his mother when his parents divorced. Like most teenagers in the 1950’s, Young was very influenced by the music coming out of… [more]

  • Glenn Gould
    Glenn Gould
    inducted 1983

    Glenn Gould was born in Toronto in 1932, and enjoyed a privileged, sheltered upbringing in the quiet Beach neighborhood. His musical gifts became apparent in infancy, and though his parents never pushed him to become a star prodigy, he became… [more]

  • The Crewcuts - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    The Crew-Cuts
    inducted 1984

    Paul Myers wrote: The success of Canadian talent is not something that has occurred since the creation of Canadian content regulations, as beneficial as they have certainly been. It’s a fact – believe it or not – that 30 years… [more]

  • The Diamonds - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    The Diamonds
    inducted 1984

    Paul Myers wrote: The success of Canadian talent is not something that has occurred since the creation of Canadian content regulations, as beneficial as they have certainly been. It’s a fact – believe it or not – that 30 years… [more]

  • The Four Lads - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    The Four Lads
    inducted 1984

    From college campuses to supper clubs, fairs to industrial shows, commercials to concert halls, Tokyo’s Latin Quarter to New York’s Copacabana, Glasgow’s Empress Theatre to Notre Dame, Las Vegas’ Sands Hotel to Honolulu Stadium, Okinawa’s Naha Theatre to Manilla’s Aranete… [more]

  • Wilf Carter - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    Wilf Carter
    inducted 1985

    The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences  has chosen this year to honour the legendary Wilf Carter with the Juno Hall of Fame award. Wilf Carter – singer, songwriter, yodeler, was born December 18, 1904, in Port Hilford, Nova… [more]

  • Gordon Lightfoot
    Gordon Lightfoot
    inducted 1986

    If Gordon Lightfoot had written no other songs besides the majestic “Canadian Railroad Trilogy”, his place in the Juno Hall of Fame would likely still be assured.  Few contemporary performers have so well captured the adventure, the hardship, the tragedy… [more]

  • The Guess Who
    The Guess Who
    inducted 1987

    In 1965, Canadian musicians were finding it difficult to crack radio playlists – Canadian content legislation had yet to be passed.  Out of frustration with this situation, Winnipeg band Chad Allen and the Expressions released their single “Shakin’ All Over”… [more]

  • The Band - Photo Credit: Elliot Laudy
    The Band
    inducted 1989

    The Canadian Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences (CARAS) takes pleasure in announcing that The Band will be inducted into the Juno Hall of Fame during this year’s Juno Awards presentation. Their musical coontributions have added to the awareness of… [more]

  • Maureen Forrester - Photo Credit: Christian Steiner
    Maureen Forrester
    inducted 1990

    The foremost contralto of our time, Maureen Forrester has been heard by audiences on five continents as distinguished soloist with virtually every major orchestra in the world. A great advocate of 20th-century music, especially composed by her fellow Canadians, Miss… [more]

  • Leonard Cohen - Photo Credit: Dominique Issermann
    Leonard Cohen
    inducted 1991

    Leonard Norman Cohen was born on September 21, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As a teenager, Cohen learned to play guitar, and around the same time, he began writing poetry and novels. Not long after graduating from McGill University, in… [more]

  • Ian and Sylvia
    Ian & Sylvia
    inducted 1992

    Both as vocalists and songwriters, Ian Tyson & Sylvia Tyson influenced the sound of a generation of folk/rock/country musicians, including Gordon Lightfoot, who credits them with paving his way. The duo began in the early 60’s, after appearing in alternate… [more]

  • Anne Murray
    Anne Murray
    inducted 1993

    It is an honour for the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to induct Canada’s most successful female recording artist, Anne Murray, into the Juno Hall of Fame during this year’s Awards telecast. Anne Murray’s signature voice has graced… [more]

  • Rush
    Rush
    inducted 1994

    In 1974, Rush released its first (self-titled) album. It became the biggest selling debut from any Canadian band and brought with it the first of countless Juno nominations. Since then, Rush has shown a phenomenal propensity for both national and… [more]

  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    inducted 1995

    Buffy Sainte-Marie was a graduating college senior in 1962 and hit the ground running in the early Sixties, after the beatniks and before the hippies. All alone she toured North America’s colleges, reservations and concert halls, meeting both huge acclaim… [more]

  • David Clayton Thomas
    David Clayton-Thomas
    inducted 1996

    David Clayton-Thomas began his amazing journey as a homeless street kid and developed into one of the most recognizable voices in music, to date selling over 40 million records. In 1996 he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of… [more]

  • Denny Doherty - Photo Credit: Harbury
    Denny Doherty
    inducted 1996

    Maritimer Denny Doherty has done his share of California dreamin’. In fact, the dream turned into reality with the hugely successful group The Mamas and the Papas, in the 1960s. Born in Halifax, N.S., Doherty formed his first folk trio… [more]

  • John Kay
    John Kay
    inducted 1996

    Born in East Prussia,Germany at the end of World War II, John Kay grew up trapped behind the iron curtain.  His first distinct memory is a daring nighttime escape with his mother toWest Germany; where later he was profoundly affected… [more]

  • Domenic Troiano
    Domenic Troiano
    inducted 1996

    Domenic Troiano was born in Modugno, Italy in 1946. Troiano and his family came to Toronto in 1949. He became a naturalized Canadian in 1955. A little more than a decade after coming to Canada, he was immersed in the… [more]

  • Zal Yanovsky - Photo Credit: Bemard Clark
    Zal Yanovsky
    inducted 1996

    Although in the ’90s he’s famed for his wonderful Kingston , Ont.-based restaurant, Chez Piggy, Zal Yanovsky’s  ’60s specialty was not gastronomic, but musical. A member of the immensely popular group The Lovin’ Spoonful, Yanovsky and bandmates John Sebastian, Steve… [more]

  • Lenny Breau
    Lenny Breau
    inducted 1997

    “I think if Chopin had played guitar, he would have sounded like Lenny Breau.” That tribute was paid to the late jazz guitarist by Chet Atkins, just one in a long line of guitar legends who lauded Breau’s contributions to… [more]

  • Gil Evans
    Gil Evans
    inducted 1997

    Toronto-born pianist / arranger / composer Gil Evans, like most pioneers, was a controversial yet ultimately respected figure in the jazz world. His work with Miles Davis, during which Evans was partly responsible for re-writing the rules on jazz instrumentation… [more]

  • Maynard Ferguson
    Maynard Ferguson
    inducted 1997

    King of the High C Verdun, Que.-born trumpet player Maynard Ferguson spent the tail end of the big band era in Canada before making a name for himself in the U.S. in the late ‘ 40s and ’50s with bands… [more]

  • Moe Koffman - Photo Credit: John Reeves
    Moe Koffman
    inducted 1997

    Through the early ’50s, Toronto-born jazzman, woodwind player and arranger Moe Koffman worked in the US. with bands led by Sonny Durham, Buddy Morrow, Jimmy Dorsey, Ralph Flanagan and Tex Beneke before returning to Toronto where he formed the Moe… [more]

  • Rob McConnell - Photo Credit: Barbara McDougall
    Rob McConnell
    inducted 1997

    London, Ontario native Rob McConnell is a four-time Juno Award winner in the Jazz Album category. He has gained international notoriety over the past 25 years as trombonist, band leader, arranger and composer with the progressive big band he formed… [more]

  • David Foster - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    David Foster
    inducted 1998

    Before he became one of the most successful record producers in history — creating albums that have collectively sold in the hundreds of millions — David Foster received a valuable piece of advice from legendary music impresario Quincy Jones. “He… [more]

  • Luc Plamondon - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    Luc Plamondon
    inducted 1999

    Another step to change that will be taken tonight, when he is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, a ceremony that adds to his other Canadian honours: The Governor General’s Award in 1966, and SOCAN prestigious Wm. Harold… [more]

  • Bruce Fairbairn
    inducted 2000

    Bruce Fairbairn never liked to blow his own horn, even when he was blowing his own horn. A classically-trained trumpet player who loved the late ’60s brassy pop of Blood, Sweat and Tears and Chicago, the Vancouver native rarely turned… [more]

  • Bruce Cockburn 80-Photo Credit Plum Communications Inc
    Bruce Cockburn
    inducted 2001

    Bruce Cockburn has always been a restless spirit. Over the course of four decades, the celebrated Canadian artist has traveled to the corners of the earth out of humanitarian concerns—often to trouble spots experiencing events that have led to some… [more]

  • Daniel Lanois 87-Photo Credit Plum Communications Inc
    Daniel Lanois
    inducted 2002

    When Daniel Lanois steps on to the Mile One Stadium stage to be introduced into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, he can reflect upon an illustrious and fascinatingly varied musical career.  After all, how many producer/engineers can boast of… [more]

  • DSC_0229
    Tom Cochrane
    inducted 2003

    A long and fascinating career characterized by creative adventurousness and musical and personal integrity make Tom Cochrane a highly deserving inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Cochrane was born in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, the son of a bush… [more]

  • Bob Ezrin
    Bob Ezrin
    inducted 2004

    In a legendary career as a music and entertainment producer, songwriter, arranger and mixer that has spanned over 40 years, Canadian-born Bob Ezrin has worked with a wide variety of artists including: Alice Cooper, Kiss, Pink Floyd, Fefe Dobson, Peter… [more]

  • The Tragically Hip
    The Tragically Hip
    inducted 2005

    Critically acclaimed for over two decades, The Tragically Hip have remained at the heart of the Canadian music scene by evoking a strong emotional connection between their music and their fans.  A five-piece group of friends including Rob Baker, Gordon… [more]

  • Bryan Adams
    Bryan Adams
    inducted 2006

    With his first self-titled release in 1980, Adams’ meteoric rise began when his album Cuts Like A Knife landed in the Top 10 in 1983. This was soon followed by his #1 charting release “Reckless”, which earned him a Diamond… [more]

  • Bob_Rock
    Bob Rock
    inducted 2007

    Celebrated for his producing talents and credited on multi-platinum selling albums ranging from heavy-hitting metal rock to pop and adult contemporary, Bob Rock has been a fixture in the Canadian music industry and coveted producer for international superstars.  He has… [more]

  • Triumph
    Triumph
    inducted 2008

    The Canadian hard-rock power trio Triumph stands out as a visionary, uniquely influential entity among their fellow brethren. Virtuoso musicianship, soaring melodies and exceptional songs with a positive perspective and outstanding live shows made vocalist / guitarist Rik Emmett, bass… [more]

  • Loverboy
    Loverboy
    inducted 2009

    Driven by the powerful vocals of Mike Reno, the relentless rock groove of lead guitarist Paul Dean, the late Scott Smith on bass, keyboardist Doug Johnson and drummer Matt Frenette, Loverboy captivated legions of loyal fans and defined an era… [more]

  • April Wine
    April Wine
    inducted 2010

    In 1969, vocalist/guitarist Myles Goodwyn, guitarist David Henman, drummer Ritchie Henman and bassist Jimmy Henman, came together to form April Wine in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The success of their debut selftitled album and hit lead single, “Fast Train,” gave way… [more]

  • Shania Twain
    Shania Twain
    inducted 2011

    Shania Twain is a world-wide music phenomenon: more than 41 million albums sold in the U.S. and over 4.2 million albums in Canada; the top-selling female artist in history; multi-platinum album sales in 32 countries including Canada, Australia, the UK,… [more]

  • BLUE RODEO
    Blue Rodeo
    inducted 2012

    Spanning nearly three decades, Blue Rodeo has sold in excess of four million records and won an unprecedented 11 JUNO Awards, establishing themselves as one of the premier groups in Canadian music history.  On Sunday, April 1, 2012, Blue Rodeo was… [more]

  • kd-lang
    k.d. lang
    inducted 2013

    k.d. lang is that rare performer who, over 25 years as a major-label artist, has matured before our very ears. The Western Canada native launched her career with a blend of country-rock stylings and playfully punk-like attitude, by turns whimsical… [more]

  • bto-featured
    Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    inducted 2014

    During their most explosive period between 1973 and 1979, Bachman-Turner Overdrive electrified the world with chart-topping rock ‘n’ roll hits like “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” and “Takin’ Care of Business.” During this era, the longest-serving members of the band… [more]

  • Anne Murray
    Anne Murray
    inducted 1993

    It is an honour for the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to induct Canada’s most successful female recording artist, Anne Murray, into the Juno Hall of Fame during this year’s Awards telecast. Anne Murray’s signature voice has graced… [more]

  • April Wine
    April Wine
    inducted 2010

    In 1969, vocalist/guitarist Myles Goodwyn, guitarist David Henman, drummer Ritchie Henman and bassist Jimmy Henman, came together to form April Wine in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The success of their debut selftitled album and hit lead single, “Fast Train,” gave way… [more]

  • bto-featured
    Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    inducted 2014

    During their most explosive period between 1973 and 1979, Bachman-Turner Overdrive electrified the world with chart-topping rock ‘n’ roll hits like “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” and “Takin’ Care of Business.” During this era, the longest-serving members of the band… [more]

  • BLUE RODEO
    Blue Rodeo
    inducted 2012

    Spanning nearly three decades, Blue Rodeo has sold in excess of four million records and won an unprecedented 11 JUNO Awards, establishing themselves as one of the premier groups in Canadian music history.  On Sunday, April 1, 2012, Blue Rodeo was… [more]

  • Bob Ezrin
    Bob Ezrin
    inducted 2004

    In a legendary career as a music and entertainment producer, songwriter, arranger and mixer that has spanned over 40 years, Canadian-born Bob Ezrin has worked with a wide variety of artists including: Alice Cooper, Kiss, Pink Floyd, Fefe Dobson, Peter… [more]

  • Bob_Rock
    Bob Rock
    inducted 2007

    Celebrated for his producing talents and credited on multi-platinum selling albums ranging from heavy-hitting metal rock to pop and adult contemporary, Bob Rock has been a fixture in the Canadian music industry and coveted producer for international superstars.  He has… [more]

  • Bruce Cockburn 80-Photo Credit Plum Communications Inc
    Bruce Cockburn
    inducted 2001

    Bruce Cockburn has always been a restless spirit. Over the course of four decades, the celebrated Canadian artist has traveled to the corners of the earth out of humanitarian concerns—often to trouble spots experiencing events that have led to some… [more]

  • Bruce Fairbairn
    inducted 2000

    Bruce Fairbairn never liked to blow his own horn, even when he was blowing his own horn. A classically-trained trumpet player who loved the late ’60s brassy pop of Blood, Sweat and Tears and Chicago, the Vancouver native rarely turned… [more]

  • Bryan Adams
    Bryan Adams
    inducted 2006

    With his first self-titled release in 1980, Adams’ meteoric rise began when his album Cuts Like A Knife landed in the Top 10 in 1983. This was soon followed by his #1 charting release “Reckless”, which earned him a Diamond… [more]

  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    inducted 1995

    Buffy Sainte-Marie was a graduating college senior in 1962 and hit the ground running in the early Sixties, after the beatniks and before the hippies. All alone she toured North America’s colleges, reservations and concert halls, meeting both huge acclaim… [more]

  • Daniel Lanois 87-Photo Credit Plum Communications Inc
    Daniel Lanois
    inducted 2002

    When Daniel Lanois steps on to the Mile One Stadium stage to be introduced into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, he can reflect upon an illustrious and fascinatingly varied musical career.  After all, how many producer/engineers can boast of… [more]

  • David Clayton Thomas
    David Clayton-Thomas
    inducted 1996

    David Clayton-Thomas began his amazing journey as a homeless street kid and developed into one of the most recognizable voices in music, to date selling over 40 million records. In 1996 he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of… [more]

  • David Foster - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    David Foster
    inducted 1998

    Before he became one of the most successful record producers in history — creating albums that have collectively sold in the hundreds of millions — David Foster received a valuable piece of advice from legendary music impresario Quincy Jones. “He… [more]

  • Denny Doherty - Photo Credit: Harbury
    Denny Doherty
    inducted 1996

    Maritimer Denny Doherty has done his share of California dreamin’. In fact, the dream turned into reality with the hugely successful group The Mamas and the Papas, in the 1960s. Born in Halifax, N.S., Doherty formed his first folk trio… [more]

  • Domenic Troiano
    Domenic Troiano
    inducted 1996

    Domenic Troiano was born in Modugno, Italy in 1946. Troiano and his family came to Toronto in 1949. He became a naturalized Canadian in 1955. A little more than a decade after coming to Canada, he was immersed in the… [more]

  • Gil Evans
    Gil Evans
    inducted 1997

    Toronto-born pianist / arranger / composer Gil Evans, like most pioneers, was a controversial yet ultimately respected figure in the jazz world. His work with Miles Davis, during which Evans was partly responsible for re-writing the rules on jazz instrumentation… [more]

  • Glenn Gould
    Glenn Gould
    inducted 1983

    Glenn Gould was born in Toronto in 1932, and enjoyed a privileged, sheltered upbringing in the quiet Beach neighborhood. His musical gifts became apparent in infancy, and though his parents never pushed him to become a star prodigy, he became… [more]

  • Gordon Lightfoot
    Gordon Lightfoot
    inducted 1986

    If Gordon Lightfoot had written no other songs besides the majestic “Canadian Railroad Trilogy”, his place in the Juno Hall of Fame would likely still be assured.  Few contemporary performers have so well captured the adventure, the hardship, the tragedy… [more]

  • Guy Lombardo
    Guy Lombardo
    inducted 1978

    The Guy Lombardo Band, headed by Guy Lombardo himself, has made a magnificent contribution to Canadian music and has become synonymous with New Year’s Eve celebrations in Canada and the United States. The man himself, Guy Lombardo, was born in London,… [more]

  • Hank Snow
    Hank Snow
    inducted 1979

    Clarence Eugene “Hank” Snow was born on May 9th, 1914 in the sleepy fishing village of Brooklyn, Queens County, on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore, just down the tracks from Liverpool. His professional career started at CHNS Radio in Halifaxin 1933… [more]

  • Ian and Sylvia
    Ian & Sylvia
    inducted 1992

    Both as vocalists and songwriters, Ian Tyson & Sylvia Tyson influenced the sound of a generation of folk/rock/country musicians, including Gordon Lightfoot, who credits them with paving his way. The duo began in the early 60’s, after appearing in alternate… [more]

  • John Kay
    John Kay
    inducted 1996

    Born in East Prussia,Germany at the end of World War II, John Kay grew up trapped behind the iron curtain.  His first distinct memory is a daring nighttime escape with his mother toWest Germany; where later he was profoundly affected… [more]

  • Joni Mitchell - Photo Credit: Norman Seeff
    Joni Mitchell
    inducted 1981

    A lifelong interest in the arts, especially painting, and love of dancing to rock ‘n roll emerged early in Joni Mitchell’s childhood. Joni began singing folk music in a local coffeehouse while attending Alberta College of Art in Calgary.  In… [more]

  • kd-lang
    k.d. lang
    inducted 2013

    k.d. lang is that rare performer who, over 25 years as a major-label artist, has matured before our very ears. The Western Canada native launched her career with a blend of country-rock stylings and playfully punk-like attitude, by turns whimsical… [more]

  • Lenny Breau
    Lenny Breau
    inducted 1997

    “I think if Chopin had played guitar, he would have sounded like Lenny Breau.” That tribute was paid to the late jazz guitarist by Chet Atkins, just one in a long line of guitar legends who lauded Breau’s contributions to… [more]

  • Leonard Cohen - Photo Credit: Dominique Issermann
    Leonard Cohen
    inducted 1991

    Leonard Norman Cohen was born on September 21, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As a teenager, Cohen learned to play guitar, and around the same time, he began writing poetry and novels. Not long after graduating from McGill University, in… [more]

  • Loverboy
    Loverboy
    inducted 2009

    Driven by the powerful vocals of Mike Reno, the relentless rock groove of lead guitarist Paul Dean, the late Scott Smith on bass, keyboardist Doug Johnson and drummer Matt Frenette, Loverboy captivated legions of loyal fans and defined an era… [more]

  • Luc Plamondon - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    Luc Plamondon
    inducted 1999

    Another step to change that will be taken tonight, when he is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, a ceremony that adds to his other Canadian honours: The Governor General’s Award in 1966, and SOCAN prestigious Wm. Harold… [more]

  • Maureen Forrester - Photo Credit: Christian Steiner
    Maureen Forrester
    inducted 1990

    The foremost contralto of our time, Maureen Forrester has been heard by audiences on five continents as distinguished soloist with virtually every major orchestra in the world. A great advocate of 20th-century music, especially composed by her fellow Canadians, Miss… [more]

  • Maynard Ferguson
    Maynard Ferguson
    inducted 1997

    King of the High C Verdun, Que.-born trumpet player Maynard Ferguson spent the tail end of the big band era in Canada before making a name for himself in the U.S. in the late ‘ 40s and ’50s with bands… [more]

  • Moe Koffman - Photo Credit: John Reeves
    Moe Koffman
    inducted 1997

    Through the early ’50s, Toronto-born jazzman, woodwind player and arranger Moe Koffman worked in the US. with bands led by Sonny Durham, Buddy Morrow, Jimmy Dorsey, Ralph Flanagan and Tex Beneke before returning to Toronto where he formed the Moe… [more]

  • Neil Young - Photo Credit: Joel Bernstein
    Neil Young
    inducted 1982

    Neil Young was born in Toronto to well-known Canadian sports writer Scott Young but moved to Winnipeg with his mother when his parents divorced. Like most teenagers in the 1950’s, Young was very influenced by the music coming out of… [more]

  • Oscar Peterson
    Oscar Peterson
    inducted 1978

    Oscar Peterson was born August 15, 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The performance career of Oscar Peterson began while he was still a young teenager in high school, as pianist with the Johnny Holmes Orchestra in Montreal. After a few… [more]

  • Paul Anka
    Paul Anka
    inducted 1980

    Born July 30, 1941, in Ottawa into a tight-knit Canadian family, Paul Anka didn’t waste much time getting his life in music started. He sang in the choir at Church and studied piano. He honed his writing skills with journalism… [more]

  • Rob McConnell - Photo Credit: Barbara McDougall
    Rob McConnell
    inducted 1997

    London, Ontario native Rob McConnell is a four-time Juno Award winner in the Jazz Album category. He has gained international notoriety over the past 25 years as trombonist, band leader, arranger and composer with the progressive big band he formed… [more]

  • Rush
    Rush
    inducted 1994

    In 1974, Rush released its first (self-titled) album. It became the biggest selling debut from any Canadian band and brought with it the first of countless Juno nominations. Since then, Rush has shown a phenomenal propensity for both national and… [more]

  • Shania Twain
    Shania Twain
    inducted 2011

    Shania Twain is a world-wide music phenomenon: more than 41 million albums sold in the U.S. and over 4.2 million albums in Canada; the top-selling female artist in history; multi-platinum album sales in 32 countries including Canada, Australia, the UK,… [more]

  • The Band - Photo Credit: Elliot Laudy
    The Band
    inducted 1989

    The Canadian Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences (CARAS) takes pleasure in announcing that The Band will be inducted into the Juno Hall of Fame during this year’s Juno Awards presentation. Their musical coontributions have added to the awareness of… [more]

  • The Crewcuts - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    The Crew-Cuts
    inducted 1984

    Paul Myers wrote: The success of Canadian talent is not something that has occurred since the creation of Canadian content regulations, as beneficial as they have certainly been. It’s a fact – believe it or not – that 30 years… [more]

  • The Diamonds - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    The Diamonds
    inducted 1984

    Paul Myers wrote: The success of Canadian talent is not something that has occurred since the creation of Canadian content regulations, as beneficial as they have certainly been. It’s a fact – believe it or not – that 30 years… [more]

  • The Four Lads - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    The Four Lads
    inducted 1984

    From college campuses to supper clubs, fairs to industrial shows, commercials to concert halls, Tokyo’s Latin Quarter to New York’s Copacabana, Glasgow’s Empress Theatre to Notre Dame, Las Vegas’ Sands Hotel to Honolulu Stadium, Okinawa’s Naha Theatre to Manilla’s Aranete… [more]

  • The Guess Who
    The Guess Who
    inducted 1987

    In 1965, Canadian musicians were finding it difficult to crack radio playlists – Canadian content legislation had yet to be passed.  Out of frustration with this situation, Winnipeg band Chad Allen and the Expressions released their single “Shakin’ All Over”… [more]

  • The Tragically Hip
    The Tragically Hip
    inducted 2005

    Critically acclaimed for over two decades, The Tragically Hip have remained at the heart of the Canadian music scene by evoking a strong emotional connection between their music and their fans.  A five-piece group of friends including Rob Baker, Gordon… [more]

  • DSC_0229
    Tom Cochrane
    inducted 2003

    A long and fascinating career characterized by creative adventurousness and musical and personal integrity make Tom Cochrane a highly deserving inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Cochrane was born in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, the son of a bush… [more]

  • Triumph
    Triumph
    inducted 2008

    The Canadian hard-rock power trio Triumph stands out as a visionary, uniquely influential entity among their fellow brethren. Virtuoso musicianship, soaring melodies and exceptional songs with a positive perspective and outstanding live shows made vocalist / guitarist Rik Emmett, bass… [more]

  • Wilf Carter - Photo Credit: Plum Communications Inc.
    Wilf Carter
    inducted 1985

    The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences  has chosen this year to honour the legendary Wilf Carter with the Juno Hall of Fame award. Wilf Carter – singer, songwriter, yodeler, was born December 18, 1904, in Port Hilford, Nova… [more]

  • Zal Yanovsky - Photo Credit: Bemard Clark
    Zal Yanovsky
    inducted 1996

    Although in the ’90s he’s famed for his wonderful Kingston , Ont.-based restaurant, Chez Piggy, Zal Yanovsky’s  ’60s specialty was not gastronomic, but musical. A member of the immensely popular group The Lovin’ Spoonful, Yanovsky and bandmates John Sebastian, Steve… [more]

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