Singer Bryan Adams and comedian Russell Peters will co-host the Juno Awards next month. They replace Michael Bublé, who takes a professional break to dedicate himself to his son Noah, suffering from cancer.
Bublé also did not appear on the Brit Awards, which took place on February 22nd.
A few days after announcing his withdrawal from the Brit Awards in early February, Bublé had given news of his son, who was making good progress in his cancer treatments.
Both substitutes are regular Juno recipients. Russell Peters hosted the gala in 2008 in Calgary and in 2009 in Vancouver, and Bryan Adams won 18 Junos, including a few of the best artist, best album and best song ever.
The Juno Awards will be held in Ottawa on April 2. Drake, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd are leading the nominations .
Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, The Strumbellas, Ruth B and A Tribe Called Red will perform at the gala.
On this occasion, Sarah McLachlan will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
As for singer Buffy Sainte-Marie, she will receive the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the gala.