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Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

City And Colour, Nickelback, Hedley Lead Juno 2012 Nominations

by Andrew Tijs on February 9, 2012

in News

City And Colour, Nickelback, Hedley, Deadmau5, Drake, Feist, Bublé and Lavigne top Canada’s Juno Award nominations.

Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The nominees for 2012’s Juno Awards – Canada’s national music prizes – have been announced, with City And Colour, Nickelback and ex-Canadian Idol pop-rockers Hedley scoring four nominations each.

Electro star Deadmau5, rapper Drake, indie chick Feist, crooner Michael Bublé and pop kid Avril Lavigne all nabbed three nominations.

Justin Bieber only scored two nominations, and previous winners Arcade Fire and Fucked Up scored on each.

The Junos will take place on April 1 and will be hosted by William Shatner. Check out some of the nominees below.

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD
Arcade Fire
Avril Lavigne
City and Colour
Deadmau5
Drake
Ginette Reno
Hedley
Justin Bieber
Michael Bublé
Nickelback

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
City and Colour – Fragile Bird
Hedley – Invincible
Johnny Reid – Let’s Go Higher
Nickelback – When We Stand Together
The Sheepdogs – I Don’t Know

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Adele – 21
Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
LMFAO – Sorry For Party Rocking
Rihanna – Loud

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Avril Lavigne – Goodbye Lullabye
Drake Cash – Take Care
Justin Bieber – Under the Mistletoe
Michael Bublé – Christmas
Nickelback – Here And Now

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
City and Colour
Deadmau5
Drake
Feist
Michael Bublé

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Arkells Arkells
Down With Webster
Hedley
Nickelback
Sam Roberts Band

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Alyssa Reid
Dan Mangan
Diamond Rings
JRDN
Lindi Ortega

NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR
Braids
Hey Rosetta!
Mother Mother
The Rural Alberta Advantage
The Sheepdogs

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Dallas Green Dine Alone*Universal | Publisher: Cobalt “Fragile Bird”, “We Found Each Other”, “Weightless” LITTLE HELL – City and Colour
Dan Mangan Arts&Crafts*EMI | Publisher: Dan Mangan Music“About As Helpful As You Can Be Without Being Any Help At All”, “Post-War Blues”, “Oh Fortune” OH FORTUNE – Dan Mangan
Feist Arts&Crafts*EMI | Publishers: Universal Music MBG Ltd., Heavy Sheet Music / Warner Chappell “How Come You Never Go There”, “Graveyard” – co-songwriters Mocky & Chilly Gonzales, “The Circle Married The Line” – co-songwriters Mike Little & Chris Byrne METALS – Feist
Jim Cuddy Warner | Publisher: Buried Crow Music “Everyone Watched The Wedding”, “Skyscraper Soul”, “Watch Yourself Go Down” SKYSCRAPER SOUL – Jim Cuddy
Ron Sexsmith Warner | Publisher: Ronboy Rhymes/Sony ATV Music Publishing (SOCAN) “Get In Line”, “Believe It When I See It”, “Middle of Love” LONG PLAYER LATE BLOOMER – Ron Sexsmith

ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Cuff The Duke – Morning Comes
Feist – Metals
Jenn Grant – Honeymoon Punch
Jim Cuddy – Skyscraper Soul
Ron Sexsmith – Long Player Late Bloomer

ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Braids – Native Speaker
Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune
Destroyer – Kaputt
Fucked Up – David Comes To Life
Timber Timbre – Creep On Creepin’ On

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Avril Lavigne – Goodbye Lullaby
Down With Webster – Time To Win Vol. II
Hedley – Storms
Lights Lights – Siberia
Marianas Trench – Ever After

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Arkells – Michigan Left
Matthew Good – Lights of Endangered Species
Sam Roberts Band – Collider
Sloan – The Double Cross
The Sheepdogs – Learn & Burn

 

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