Nelly Furtado to host Junos

Published: 2007-01-16
Nelly Furtado has been unveiled as the 2007 Juno Awards host. Furtado is very familiar with the award, having been a 5 time Juno Award winner and 13 time nominee.

Furtado told CTV's eTalk, "The Juno Awards are part of the Canadian fabric and to be asked to host is a privilege I'm charmed to accept...Hosting the Juno Awards is a dream come true and I look forward to carrying on this rich Canadian tradition. See you in Saskatoon!"

Furtado's latest release, Loose has hit platinum status in the US, UK, Australia and has gone 2 times platinum in Germany and Switzerland. In Canada she has gone triple platinum for the album and was said to be the highest grossing album of 2006.

Last year's Juno Awards were hosted in Halifax by Pamela Anderson. For footage of Anderson's experience as host please visit Soul Shine's coverage here:

Furtado will be in Saskatoon at the Credit Union Centre for the 2007 Juno Awards on April 1.

Writer: Soul Shine Staff



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