17 March 2006 - Bruce will be receiving a special Humanitarian award during this
year's JUNO Award weekend to be held in Halifax on March 31-April 2, 2006. Bruce's award will be presented at a ceremony on March 31st.
This is the first Humanitarian award ever presented by the JUNOs and Bruce will be present at the ceremony. Bruce has been nominated 29
times for a JUNO and has won nine times.
Bruce is also featured on one of the DVDs up for the Music DVD of the Year
17 March 2006 - The DVD is, LIVE 8 - Toronto - Michael Watt, Rob Brooks - Various Artists EMI.
Rob Brooks, The vice-president of marketing at EMI Music Canada, Brooks has worked with an amazing assortment of Canadian acts from The Tea Party and Shaye to Anne Murray and Tom Cochrane.
The single disc features highlights from the worldwide concert to help "make poverty history." The Toronto portion of Live 8 featured Canadian artists Tom Cochrane, Bryan Adams, Bruce Cockburn, Randy Bachman and The Carpet Frogs, Sam Roberts, Simple Plan, Blue Rodeo, Our Lady Peace, The Tragically Hip, Barenaked Ladies and Neil Young.
You can read more about the JUNOs, this year's nominees and Bruce's accomplishments at: www.junoawards.ca.
Jimmy Buffet has recorded Wondering Where the Lions Are
17 March 2006 - Jimmy Buffet has recorded Wondering Where the Lions Are for the theme of a new movie call Hoot, based on the book Hoot. Some of you may remember that Jimmy also recorded Anything Anytime Anywhere and Someone I Used to Love, on his CD, License To Chill, which hit the charts at #1 in 2004. He also recorded Pacing The Cage, which got significant air-play and brought more fans over to find out more about Bruce and his work. The movie is due to be released April 21, 2006 and Bernie said, "Jimmy does a great job on Lions".
Suzanne Myers and ~bobbi wisby