Junos running back to Saskatoon in 2020

Nelly Furtado celebrates after winning pop album of the year at the Juno Awards in Saskatoon on April 1, 2007. CP PHOTO / Geoff Howe

Saskatoon will once again host the largest music event in Canada.

The 49th annual Juno Awards will be held at SaskTel Centre on March 15, 2020.

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This is the second time the city has hosted the event. It was first held in Saskatoon in 2007 and hosted by singer Nelly Furtado.

“We are deeply proud to have won the competitive bid for the Juno Awards in 2020,” Scott Ford, chair of the 2020 Juno host committee, said in a press release.

“The opportunity to once again showcase our talent, enthusiastic and supportive community and the outstanding facilities of a city experiencing incredible growth, is a privilege.”

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Juno Week festivities in Saskatoon will run from March 9-15, 2020.

The 48th annual Juno Awards will be hosted at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ont., on March 17.

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