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The Bob Edwards Award


Aug 10, 2017

2017 Award Winner Announced

Arden is a celebrated multi-platinum, award winning artist who catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993 with the release of her debut album “Time For Mercy.” Since then, she has released 12 albums with 19 top ten singles.  Her most recent recording, “Everything Almost” was released in 2014. 

Arden has received eight Juno Awards including Female Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and numerous other music awards. She is the proud recipient of a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame; has been inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and has recieved the Vantage Women of Originality Award.  In 2012, she was awarded the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2013 was inducted into the Western Canadian Music Alliance Hall of Fame.

Arden has written three books, If I Knew, Don’t You Think I’d Tell You and I’ll Tell You One Damn Thing, That’s All I Know and her bestselling self-penned memoir, Falling Backwards. She has hosted Being Jann, an hour-long talk show, guest-hosted The Social, made several appearances on the Rick Mercer Report, and produced two documentaries, Free and Jann Takes Manhattan

Whether she is captivating audiences with her heartfelt music, entertaining them with her quick wit or sharing her written word in a boldly honest voice, Arden is a brilliant multi-dimensional talent.