Save the date! The 2018 GGPAA laureates will be announced on March 8.

Nominations for the 2019 Awards are now closed. We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Awards.

You can still watch the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Special Presentation from CBC-TV here. The full live stream is hosted by ICI-Radio-Canada here.

Tweet with us @GovGPAA #ggawards.

The Governor General's Performing Arts Awards are pleased to welcome Birks as presenting sponsor for the GGPAA Gala.

Recipient news

Congratulations to our JUNO-nominated laureates, Michael Bublé, the late Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip, Janina Fialkowska and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

The late Leonard Cohen won a Grammy for Best Rock Performance.

Congratulations to our laureates who were appointed to the Order of Canada, Jean Pierre Desrosiers, Brigitte Haentjens, William Shatner, Denis Villeneuve and GGPAA co-founder Brian Robertson.

Find laureate news, announcement videos and more on our blog.

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