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Wednesday
Feb022011

Drake, Justin Bieber Lead Juno Nominations

Photo Courtesy - Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images (TORONTO) -- The two hottest Canadian artists out there right now have landed a slew of nominations for the Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent to the Grammys.

Drake, who's hosting the Juno Awards ceremony on March 27, landed six nods, including Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for Thank Me Later.  Meanwhile, Justin Bieber scored four nods, including Album of the Year for My World 2.0 and Artist of the Year.

Other nominees include Michael Buble, Sarah McLachlan and, in the international category, Eminem, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift.

Shania Twain will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Toronto ceremony.

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Friday
Jan282011

Neil Young to Receive Humanitarian Award at Junos

Photo Courtesy - John Shearer/WireImage/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Neil Young will be awarded the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Canadian Juno awards on March 27, according to Billboard.  The award recognizes Canadian artists whose actions and humanitarian work leave a positive impact on their country. 

Young, who is a U.S. resident, still holds his Canadian citizenship and is active in social programs within the country.  He's also a five-time Juno recipient. He was inducted into Canada's Music Hall of Fame in 1982 and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2010. 

The Junos are Canada's  of the Grammy Awards.


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Wednesday
Jan122011

Shania Twain to Be Inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Photo Courtesy - Mercury Nashville/ Universal Music Group(TORONTO) -- 2011 is shaping up to be a great year for Shania Twain.

On the heels of her New Year's Day wedding in Puerto Rico comes the news that she's going into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.  Twain will be inducted at the 2011 Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammy Awards, on Sunday, March 27.

The singer last attended the Juno Awards in 2003, when she served as the show's host. 

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