Teen sensation Alessia Cara of Brampton, Ontario is the first confirmed performer at the 2016 JUNO Awards main gala which will take place at Calgary’s Saddledome April 3. The R&B singer scored her first gold single this year for “Here” which also recently became a Top 10 hit in the United States. Tickets for the big event go on sale December 11 with a limited special price starting from $34.
Prior to Alessia wooing the crowd in April, her Ontario teen counterpart Shawn Mendes will be doing the same at the U.S. People’s Choice Awards on January 6. He, along with The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, and Drake have received nominations for the event.