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Complete 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony now available online

Tue, Mar 24, 2015@11:02AM | comments

Rush was the recipient of the 2015 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony in Hamilton, ON back on March 14th. The Award recognizes outstanding Canadian artists whose contributions have positively enhanced the social fabric of Canada. Denise Donlon along with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi presented the Award to Geddy Lee who was on hand to accept it on behalf of the band. Rush manager Ray Danniels was also presented an Award at the ceremony. Universal Music Canada CEO Randy Lennox presented Ray Danniels with the 2015 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award recognizing individuals who have made a significant impact on the Canadian music industry. The complete 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony is now available online at this location, including both Rush's (Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart accepted via pre-taped video) and Ray Danniels's acceptance speeches, tribute videos and introductory speeches (thanks Don C). The Ray Danniels portion runs from 1:12:00 through 1:31:30, and the Rush portion runs from 2:34:15 to 2:48:00. Each of the introductory induction videos can also be seen separately online (Ray Danniels intro video, Rush intro video). For complete coverage of the evening's festivities including backstage photos and video of Geddy Lee and Ray Danniels, check out this post.

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