It's not just Grammy season, folks!
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced the list of nominees for the 2012 Juno Awards this morning, while will be airing live on CTV Sunday, April 1st from Scotiabank Place and hosted by none other than William Shatner, and it looks like two of our FAVORITE Canucks, Drake and Feist, are in the lead with FOUR nominations each this year!
And not only that!
Feist, alongside Hedley, Nickelback, Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, and deadmau5 have already been confirmed as performers this year, and there are MORE to come!
Check out the list of nominees…AFTER THE JUMP!
Album of the year:
Avril Lavigne, Drake, Justin Bieber, Michael Buble, Nickelback
New artist of the year:
Alyssa Reid, Dan Mangan, Diamond Rings, Jordan and Lindi Ortega
Pop album of the year:
Avril Lavigne, DWW, Hedley, Lights, Marianas Trench
Rock album of the year:
Sam Roberts, Sheepdogs, Arkells, Matt Good, Sloan
International album of the year:
Adele, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Rihanna
New group of the year:
Braids, Hey Rosetta, Mother Mother, The Rural Alberta Advantage, The Sheepdogs
Arcade Fire, Avril Lavigne, City and Colour, Deadmau5, Drake, Geanette Reno, Hedley, Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Nickelback
Group of the year:
Arkells, Down with Webster, Hedley, Nickelback, Sam Roberts Band
Alternative album of the year:
Braids, Dan Mangan, Destroyer, F*cked Up, Timbre Timber
Metal/hard music album of the year:
Anvil, Cauldron, F*ck the Facts, Ken Mode, Devin Townsend
Artist of the year:
Avril Lavigne, Drake, Justin Bieber, Nickelback, Michael Buble
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