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Backstage at the Juno Awards: A radiant Shania Twain, and more

Elaine "Lil' Bit" Shepherd poses with her Juno award for Reggae Recording of the Year at the 2011 Juno gala dinner and awards show in Toronto on Saturday.

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The Juno Awards are Canada's annual celebration of its music industry. Each year, Canadian singers, songwriters and performers are honoured for their achievements across a wide spectrum of musical genres.

This year's 40th anniversary edition is set for 8 p.m. Sunday March 27, from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Join Globe Arts writer Brad Wheeler here as he live tweets the event from behind the scenes.

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