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What is a Juno?
A Juno is a Canadian music industry award presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). The event at which these awards are presented is called the Juno Awards, or the Junos for short.
Much like the Grammy Awards in the U.S., the Junos are considered the premiere event of the Canadian music industry. Junos are awarded in dozens of categories. The first event called the Juno Awards was held in 1971. They are named in honor of Pierre Juneau, a Canadian broadcaster.
(CARAS officially spells the name in all capitals, as in the JUNO Awards or the JUNOS.)
When are the Juno Awards?
The 2021 Juno Awards will be held on Sunday, June 6.
The Junos are typically held in late March or early April.
What else does Juno mean?
In Roman mythology, Juno is the name of a goddess considered the queen of heaven. The daughter of Saturn and the wife of Jupiter, Juno is the equivalent of the Greek goddess Hera. The name is sometimes used in a general way to refer to any woman considered regal. It’s also used as a female proper name.
In astronomy, Juno is the name given to one of the largest known asteroids.
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How is Juno used in real life?
The Juno Awards are best known in Canada.
#OnThisDay in 1998, legendary Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip released their 6th album "Phantom Power" featuring the classic Hip songs Poets and Bobcaygeon. The album debuted at #1, is certified 3x platinum and won the Juno for Best Rock Album in 1999. #ClassicRock #TheHip pic.twitter.com/G7enjrVnBN
— 𝐌𝐲𝐑𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐀𝐧𝐝𝐑𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐧 (@RockTheseTweets) July 14, 2018
— HELLO! Canada (@HelloCanada) March 17, 2019
— Becky G. (@iambeckyg) April 1, 2014
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How to use Juno in a sentence
In January, Juno began an extended mission that began with this flyby of Ganymede.
NASA has just released the first pictures of Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede, taken during a flyby by the Juno probe.
Page was nominated for an Oscar in 2008 for his role in “Juno” and is also the star of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy.”
NASA’s Juno spacecraft spotted the flashes for the first time, scientists report August 5 in Nature.‘Exotic’ lightning crackles across Jupiter’s cloud tops|Lisa Grossman|August 5, 2020|Science News
The most recent was Juno, which arrived at the planet in July 2016.
Ellen Page, the Oscar nominated star of films like Juno, Inception, and the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, is gay.Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay in a Beautiful Speech at Human Rights Campaign Foundation Conference|Marlow Stern|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diablo Cody, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Juno, is known for catchy, quotable dialogue.
The Academy loves personal transformation (see Charlize Theron in Monster) and ingénues (Ellen Page in Juno).The Great Transformation of Rooney Mara Into Lisbeth Salander|Isabel Wilkinson|January 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When Palin learned she couldn't make it, she wrote back, "I should try to get back to juno for this one."
Juno writer Diablo Cody is working on a feature film about the blue-eyed queen bees.
I'se gwine to Branchville whar my dahter, Juno Soo, is a dyin' ob fever.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
More than ordinarily tall, she was shaped like a Juno, and moved with all the grace and freedom of an athlete.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Juno lived in a great park, where there was a menagerie, and neither the park nor the menagerie could have done without Juno.
No one had seen them, and nearly every one was sorry, and had something kind to say, for Juno was a favorite with many.
Juno went and lay down in a sunshiny place near the elephant's house, and thought over all these words.