Canada Newswire : U2 send video tribute to Lanois at Junosdimanche 14 avril 2002
Source : Canada Newswire
Condensed from Canada Newswire :
Twenty-eight JUNO Awards Handed Out at Premier’s Gala and AwardsCeremony in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Double Honour for Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee Daniel LanoisWho Picks-up Additional Award for "Best Producer" Hawksley Workman Only Multiple Winner In Spread Out Victory Field
ST. JOHN’S, NF, April 13 - Twenty-eight JUNO Awards were handed out this evening at a gala event attended by over 1,000 dignitaries and featuring an amazing line-up of Newfoundland and Labrador talent, including the Ennis Sisters, Crush, Damhnait Doyle and The Fables along with dancers, spoon players and more. The non-televised event was hosted by CTV television personality Seamus O’Regan and Newfoundland singer/songwriter Kim Stockwood at the St. John’s Convention Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. For the first time in the history of the JUNOS, an inductee into the Canadian Music Hall has received an award. Daniel Lanois was presented with the Jack Richardson Best Producer award for his work on "Beautiful Day" and "Elevation" from U2’s best-selling album, All That You Can’t Leave Behind - just prior to being inducted into the Candian Hall of Fame by Richardson himself. A video tribute to Lanois including testimonials from Peter Gabriel, Emily Lou Harris and members of U2 who sang their own special version of the traditional Irish song, "Danny Boy". Multitalented singer/songwriter/producer Hawksley Workman (Best New Solo Artist, Best Video) was the only multiple winner in a spread out victory field that included : Nickelback (Best Rock Album), Ben Heppner (Best Classical Album : Vocal or Choral Performance), Diana Krall (Best Vocal Jazz Album), Colin Linden (Best Blues Album), Jann Arden (Best Songwriter), Kevin Parent (Best Selling Francophone Album), and Rufus Wainwright (Best Alternative Album) among others. Local artists, the Ennis Sisters, picked-up a win for Best New Country Artist/Group while Randy Staub won for Best Recording Engineer for "How You Remind Me" and "Too Bad" from the winning rock album, Silver Side Up. (For more details, see attached list of winners)
Winners from the remaining ten categories will be announced tomorrow during a live telecast from Mile One Stadium in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. "The 2002 JUNO Awards" Telecast will be broadcast by CTV at 8 p.m.
A complete list of the 2002 JUNO AWARDS winners announced at the Premier’s Gala and Awards can be found at http://www.junos.sympatico.ca