In honour of the Junos coming to Hamilton in 2015, Tourism Hamilton held the Turn It On Songwriter Contest. Musicians throughout the Hammer were asked to submit their amazing songs (with the theme of Turn it On).
February 18, 2015 on Cable 14, six finalists competed and the contest committee (consisting of Boris Brott, Terra Lightfoot, and Steve Strongman) chose the winner. Turn It On! by Kirby with Hachey the MouthPEACE and Ace Bailey received the main prize.
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Later on, the fans had their say and they voted for Turn It On (JUNO 2015 Theme Song) by Anthony DiDomenico Ft Joanna Bis, Dre Pao and Don Carlo
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Below is a list of finalists (click link to hear their submissions):
- Anthony DiDomenico ft. Joanna Bis, Dre Pao, Don Carlo: JUNO 2015 Theme Song
- Derek Palango (Checkerboard Floors): Turn It On Hamilton
- Ginger St. James and SnowHeel Slim: Turn It On
- Kirby and Hachey the MouthPEACE + Ace Bailey: Turn It On
- James Witter: Turn It On
- Robin Magder Pierce (Rocket): Turn It Up: Turn It On
- Sharon Washington and Robin Benedict: Turn It On: Turn It Up
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