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Paquin Artists Dominate at the 2014 Junos with 8 Awards

Tegan and Sara, Serena Ryder, Bachman-Turner Overdrive and The Sheepdogs Heat Up Sunday Night’s Broadcast

Toronto, ON – April 1, 2014 – Paquin Artists Agency (PAA), a division of Paquin Entertainment Group, proudly salutes its roster of artists after a legendary 2014 JUNO weekend. One of Canada’s premier entertainment companies, PAA celebrates performers Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Serena Ryder, The Sheepdogs, The Strumbellas and Tegan and Sara, who together amassed a stunning collection of eight wins across a variety of categories.  

 “There is no doubt the stars aligned this weekend, “ says PAA president, Julien Paquin. “Any JUNO nomination that turns into an award is an incredible honour, but to witness our artists’ achievements applauded in this way, while in our hometown is something to savour.”

Tegan and Sara and Serena Ryder, who dominated the JUNO Awards with multiple wins, delivered exhilarating performances on Sunday night’s live broadcast, with Ryder also pulling double duty as co-host alongside Johnny Reid and Classified.  The night ended on a high note when music fans were treated to a historical moment: 2014 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees BTO, joined by PAA’s own Travis Good (The Sadies) and The Sheepdogs, performed together for the first time since 1991.

“This year's JUNO Awards brought together a handful of our agency's artists, many of whom we've proudly represented for a large portion of their young careers,” impressed Gilles Paquin, CEO/Founder of Paquin Entertainment Group. “I am deeply inspired by our performers, their musical evolution and the tremendous value they place on their fans. And I could not be more proud of Julien, Todd and the entire Paquin Artists Agency team, who have cultivated strong relationships with the artists they represent, and whose dedication is an integral part of our continued success.”


Bachman-Turner Overdrive – Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee

Serena Ryder: Artist Of The Year; Songwriter Of The Year

The Sheepdogs: ‘Feeling Good’ – Video Of The Year

The Strumbellas: ‘We Still Move On Dance Floors’ – Roots & Traditional Album Of The Year: Group

Tegan and Sara: Group Of The Year; ‘Closer’ – Single Of The Year; ‘Heartthrob’ – Pop Album Of The Year

Paquin Entertainment curated the ‘Songs From Winnipeg’ JUNO Concert Series, which took place December 7th in Toronto, and included performances by Randy Bachman, Members of Harlequin, Nikki Yanofsky, Daniel Greaves and others. 



About Paquin Artists Agency

Paquin Artists Agency is one of Canada’s premier entertainment companies with offices operating out of Winnipeg and Toronto.  The agency proudly represents world-class artists on a national and international level, covering a wide spectrum of art forms. Spanning from music to theatre to dance, its roster is home to over 150 artists including Bachman & Turner, K’NAAN, Tegan and Sara, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Serena Ryder, The Sadies, The Sheepdogs, and Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Paquin Artists Agency is a division of Paquin Entertainment Group whose portfolio holds over 25 years of global experience ranging from agency, artist management, corporate consulting and theatre/film.

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